12 Dhu al-Qi'dah 1442 - 22 June 2021
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Twitter relaunches verification process with new approach
Technology & IT | Monday 24 May, 2021 8:11 am
witter has announced that, as of today, it will be rolling out its new verification application process, and reviewing public applications for verification on Twitter.   The latest milestone in Twitter’s plans to provide greater transparency, credibility and clarity to verification on...
GPCA to host virtual edition of 12th Supply Chain Conference
Business & Money | Sunday 23 May, 2021 6:28 am
The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), the voice of the chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf, will host the 12th GPCA Supply Chain Conference in a virtual format on May 26-27, 2021. The conference which will take place under the theme ‘Powering a resilient, responsive and ...
Al-Rajhi approves setting up ‘Science for All Society’
Business & Money | Sunday 23 May, 2021 6:26 am
 Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) Minister Eng. Ahmed Al-Rajhi has approved the setting up of the “Science for All Society”, which is deemed the first Saudi private society of its kind. The founder and Chairman of the Board of the society Abdulrahman Al-Sultan said that...
Saudi-UAE Housing Council holds 4th meeting, review future projects
Business & Money | Sunday 23 May, 2021 6:24 am
The Saudi-Emirati Housing Council, one of the initiatives of the Saudi-Emirati Coordination Council, held its fourth meeting in Dubai. The virtual meeting was attended by Prince Saud Bin Talal Bin Badr, under-secretary at the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing for housing...
Sakani benefits 49,000 families under “ready units”, “under-construction” options
Business & Money | Thursday 20 May, 2021 6:50 am
The number of beneficiary families from subsidized real estate loans options to buy “ready units” and “under-construction” residences exceeded 49,000 households between the beginning of the year and the end of April, 2021. This is as part of the program’s efforts to facilitate...
Plan for joint Saudi-Greek cultural program in next 2 years
Culture & Education | Thursday 20 May, 2021 6:43 am
Saudi Culture Minister Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan met with Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou at the presidential palace in Athens on Wednesday. Prince Badr is on a two-day official visit to Greece that will include meetings with Greek officials to look into cultural cooperation ...
Business & Money | Thursday 20 May, 2021 6:41 am
SAUDIA, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates’ national airline, Etihad Airways, announced a new reciprocal loyalty agreement, expanding on the existing codeshare deal between the two airlines. Members of the ALFURSAN and Etihad Guest...
Majid Al Futtaim continues to expand across Saudi Arabia with opening of VOX Cinemas The Spot – Sheikh Jaber
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 19 May, 2021 11:41 am
VOX Cinemas, the dedicated cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia is continuing to expand its footprint across Saudi Arabia with the opening of a new multiplex at The Spot – Sheikh Jaber, Riyadh....
HRH Crown Prince: Saudi Arabia affirms its pioneering role in advancing development in African continent, its support for international and regional efforts to lay foundations of security and stability
Government | Wednesday 19 May, 2021 8:54 am
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia affirmed its pioneering role in advancing development in the African continent countries and its support for international and regional efforts in cooperation with the African Union to lay the foundations of security, stability, and conflict resolution. The Kingdom...
HSBC Saudi Arabia to transfer three units to SABB-owned Alawwal Invest
Business & Money | Wednesday 19 May, 2021 8:43 am
HSBC Saudi Arabia said it had agreed to transfer its asset management, retail brokerage and retail margin lending businesses to Alawwal Invest, a unit of the Saudi British Bank (SABB). The deal allows HSBC Saudi Arabia to focus on its investment banking, institutional brokerage and custody...