08 Dhu al-Hijjah 1445 - 15 June 2024
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Health ministry says no private medical insurance for pilgrims currently
Healthcare | Saturday 15 June, 2024 5:46 am
The Ministry of Health said the Saudi government guaranteed to provide general insurance to ensure the safety of pilgrims during their performance of Hajj, Al Eqtisadiah newspaper reported.   It added that the private medical insurance has not been added to the Ministry of Haj and...
PIF mulls to invest $15B in Brazil: Report
Business & Money | Saturday 15 June, 2024 5:42 am
The Public Investment Fund (PIF) plans to invest $15 billion in Brazil, in areas such as green hydrogen, infrastructure and renewable energy, Reuters reported, citing Alexandre Silveira, Brazil's Minister of Mines and Energy.   The plans were shared by PIF during meetings with...
Saudi Arabia one of major clean energy investors: Minister
Environment & Energy | Saturday 15 June, 2024 5:40 am
Saudi Arabia is one of the major investors in clean energy as it has giant projects aimed at reducing the climate change effects, Saudi Press Agency reported, citing Adel Al-Jubeir, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Climate Envoy.   The Kingdom has a waste recycling program...
King Salman Airport terminal to kick off in 2026: Exec
Business & Money | Saturday 15 June, 2024 5:38 am
King Salman International Airport (KSIA) will open its terminal by 2026, Acting CEO Marco Mejia told Asharq News.   A runway will be launched in 2027, a new terminal in 2028, and the most prominent building in 2030, Mejia said, adding that the construction work will continue until...
Domestic demand seen to remain key driver of Saudi economy: IMF
Business & Money | Saturday 15 June, 2024 5:36 am
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) experts said domestic demand is expected to remain the key driver of Saudi economy, expecting the non-oil growth to reach about 3.5% in 2024, amid a fall in investment growth before rising in 2025 and beyond.   This was attributed to the Public...
Shozon Marketplace Launches in UAE, Offering Free Listing and Referral Rewards
Business & Money | Saturday 15 June, 2024 1:39 am
Dubai, UAE -  Shozon Marketplace officially launches in the UAE, a new licensed platform for real estate, cars, jobs, and classifieds listings. Shozon empowers businesses and individuals to connect with buyers, renters, employers, and potential employees through an easy-to-use...
Plekhanov University in Dubai has announced tuition-free - grant spots for the most outstanding applicants
Culture & Education | Saturday 15 June, 2024 12:36 am
Plekhanov University in Dubai is launching four educational programs—two for undergraduate studies ("Finance" and "Marketing") and two for graduate studies ("Corporate Finance" and "Digital Business").  Two tuition-free – grant spots are provided for each program. Dubai - Applicants...
Esports World Cup and the Esports Awards Announce Three-Year Partnership
Business & Money | Friday 14 June, 2024 4:22 am
 The Esports Awards and the Esports World Cup Foundation (“EWCF”) have announced a three-year partnership that brings the world’s most prestigious esports awards ceremony and platform to the Esports World Cup, the world's largest gaming festival set to take place this summer in Riyadh,...
NEOM and Fahy Studios Announce First-Ever Publishing Deal Between a Saudi Gaming Studio and an International Publisher
Business & Money | Friday 14 June, 2024 3:15 am
 Today, NEOM Media Industries announced a groundbreaking publishing deal between Saudi's Fahy Studios and the renowned international video game developer and publisher, Kwalee, facilitated by the Level Up Accelerator, a key initiative of NEOM. This historic agreement marks a significant...
Edmond de Rothschild to open office in Saudi Arabia this year
Business & Money | Friday 14 June, 2024 2:45 am
Edmond de Rothschild Group, a specialist in asset management and private banking, is set to open an office in Saudi Arabia this year and launch a platform to provide debt finance for infrastructure projects there, Reuters reported, citing the Swiss bank as saying on Thursday. The platform...