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Global accreditation cements facility’s credentials as the leading supplier of turfgrasses for golf courses, sports pitches and landscaping projects in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region. 10th May, 2022 – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia:  Atlas Turf Arabia has become the first certified facility of its kind in the Gulf Region to receive Interna... ... Read more
Company Unveils New Flash and HDD Offerings Inspired by All of the Ways People Use Data Al Riyadh - May 10, 2022 – What’s Next Western Digital Event – At its What’s Next Western Digital event held today at the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco, Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) detailed its mission to unlock the potential of... ... Read more
PUBG MOBILE and Pinkfong Baby Shark are once again partnering to launch exclusive Baby Shark-themed items in-game and release a new music video that brings the fun of Baby Shark to one the world’s most popular mobile games. AlRiyadh – 9th May 2022– Today PUBG MOBILE is launching its second exciting partnership with Pinkfong B... ... Read more
Continuing its mission to spread natural happiness, House of Pops’ extensive range of all-natural ice pops is now available in the Kingdom  . UAE-headquartered House of Pops offers healthy, five ingredient, plant-based ice treats. Saudi Arabia marks company’s first foray outside the UAE. House of Pops, everyone’s favouri... ... Read more
5 May 2022 – ABT Sportsline has confirmed it will return to the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship from the beginning of the Gen3 era, starting in 2023.. The German outfit will enter as a customer team and makes its way back to Formula E having been a fixture throughout the championship's first seven seasons. Despite a hiatus in Season ... ... Read more
NEW YORK- MAY 5, 2022:  Ogilvy today announced that Paul O’Donnell, Chairman of Ogilvy EMEA, will be retiring after 37 years with the agency. Throughout his tenure, O’Donnell has held a range of leadership positions spanning clients, geographies, and businesses.“It has been an honour to have worked with thousands of Ogil... ... Read more
 The Jeddah-born driver registers her first professional career win after securing back-to-back victories in the Pro-Am class in Portugal.  Dubai, 3 May 2022: Saudi female racing driver Reema Juffali “feels it’s going to be a good season” for her after registering back-to-back victories in the Pro-Am class in her ma... ... Read more
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors (MYNM), the official importer of BMW Group in Saudi Arabia, has revealed its exciting Ramadan offerings to conclude the festive celebrations, with exclusive offers across select BMW models including the iconic BMW X5 and BMW X7.  .  . Valid until 30th of April, Mohamed Yousuf Na... ... Read more
 The Jeddah-born driver to line up at International GT Open season-opener in Portugal this weekend for SPS Automotive Performance. Dubai, 28 April 2022: Saudi female racing star Reema Juffali is looking forward to competing in her first full season in a GT3 series when she lines up in this weekend’s International GT Open Championshi... ... Read more
The Best Kitchen Support with Three LG Home Appliances JEDDAH, 27 April 2022 – It has almost been two weeks of the Holy Month, but images of an army of family packed in the kitchen never seem to go away. Even though gatherings might not happen as frequently as in the first half of Ramadan, cravings for a hearty, warm, and well-prepared m... ... Read more
With a prize pool of $100,000Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 26th April 2022 - PUBG MOBILE today announced crowning Nigma Galaxy the title of 2022 PUBG MOBILE Star Challenge Arabia – Ramadan Edition champions. Nigma Galaxy from Iraq managed to secure the grand prize after winning with a massive score of 201 points in a fierce battle during th... ... Read more
The 32-year-old professional racer and successful businessman recently competed in the local Rali Terras D'Aboboreira in Amerante, gaining valuable in-country race experience ahead of the major WRC 2 Rally de Portugal event in the country next month.  . Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 26 April 2022: Saudi professional rally driver Rakan Al Rashed ho... ... Read more
JLL releases its Q1 2022 KSA Market Overview Year Report. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 26 2022: Saudi Arabia’s residential sector saw an acceleration in the number of units completed in Q1 2022, helped by the government’s continued efforts to deliver housing which meets the needs and aspirations of its citizens. . The first quarter... ... Read more
JLL releases its Q1 2022 KSA Market Overview Year Report. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 26 2022: Saudi Arabia’s residential sector saw an acceleration in the number of units completed in Q1 2022, helped by the government’s continued efforts to deliver housing which meets the needs and aspirations of its citizens. . The first quarter... ... Read more


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Today, technology plays a pivotal role in the way people work, play, learn and live. To ensure that everyone, regardless of age, disability or lifestyle, can reap the benefits of the latest advancements, leading tech companies are developing new solutions to make their sophisticated products more accessible.  Here’s a closer look into how inclusive technology is paving the way to a better life for all.  Making Things Easier with Universal Design: Sometimes, it’s not the software design that presents an obstacle for the user, but the design of the hardware itself. In recognition of the everyday hurdles that “appliance architecture” can create for certain ......read more

May 14, 2022:   Australian-Thai star Whitney Hillier captained her mixed fourball to a three-shot victory in the Ladies European Tour’s debut Aramco Team Series – Bangkok presented by Public Investment Fund. Team Hillier, captained by the Australian, whose mother is Thai, led by one after strong opening round performances from Hillier, team-mate Krista Bakker of Finland, and the group’s amateur player, Bangkok businessman Pattanan Amatanon. However, it was the team’s third professional player and other Bangkok local, Chonlada Chayanun, who led the charge on Friday’s deciding day, shooting a five-under-par 67 to help secure the fourball victo ......read more

Celebrating the fans in the region, PUBG MOBILE proves to be bigger than just a game with another key celebrity collaboration from the region Al Riyadh – May 13, 2022 – PUBG MOBILE continues to celebrate fans in the region and collaborates with one of the most prominent stars in the Arab World – Saif Nabeel, for an exciting music video launching on the 13th of May. This one-of-a-kind collaboration introduces a new, edgy side of the popular artist in the action-packed PUBG MOBILE music video. After a month of celebrations, including a special appearance during the PMSC 2022 – Ramadan Edition, partaking in an exciting in-game event during the Holy Month, as well a ......read more

May 12, 2022: The CEO of golf’s Ladies European Tour (LET), Alexandra Armas, has heaped praise on Aramco and Golf Saudi for the role they have played in helping build the Tour’s strongest season on record. Armas was speaking ahead of Thursday’s first day of the Aramco Team Series – Bangkok presented by Public Investment Fund, the newest of now six Kingdom-backed tournaments on the LET’s annual global schedule. The Tour CEO stressed that both had been a “key partner” in elevating women’s golf. Armas said: “Our partnership with Aramco and Golf Saudi has definitely been key in the development of the Tour over the last few years. I ......read more

Following on from the success of its inaugural edition in 2021, Riyadh International Luxury Week is set to be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from 24th – 27th May 2022. The event is designed to showcase the ultimate in watch & jewellery creativity and craftsmanship, featuring over 60 of some of the world’s – and region’s – most prominent brands, as well as a host of interactive experiences for visitors.   Riyadh International Luxury Week offers a gateway for industry specialists to engage with their audience in the Kingdom, debuting novelties, showcasing standout pieces, sharing their heritage and craft, and creating a platform for conversation in the lu ......read more

HONOR X9 5G comes with an innovative 66W HONOR SuperCharge technology and class-leading 120Hz HONOR FullView Display    Riyadh, KSA 12th May 2022: Global technology brand HONOR announced the upcoming launch of the HONOR X9 5G. The HONOR X9 5G is the latest and best addition to of HONOR’s reliable X Series, further expanding the brand’s product portfolio to bring HONOR’s powerful technology to more users than ever before. Backed by HONOR’s major technical innovations, the HONOR X9 5G boasts 66W HONOR SuperCharge technology, industry leading slim and narrow bezels, and is one of the first smartphones in the industry to be powered by the Snapdragon® 695 ......read more

Jeddah: Future buildings – that use new technologies to enable economical use of resources and create healthy spaces - have become a fast-growing trend around the world. This is especially due to increasing focus on climate change and its repercussions, resulting in an urgent need to create sustainable, safe and comfortable buildings. These buildings of the future represent a key transformation in the energy sector, and the beginning of working towards a net-zero carbon world. In traditional buildings, data, building technologies, and even basic building devices such as HVAC-R and security systems operate in isolation. In smart buildings, these are all linked together, with the help ......read more

Global accreditation cements facility’s credentials as the leading supplier of turfgrasses for golf courses, sports pitches and landscaping projects in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region 10th May, 2022 – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia:  Atlas Turf Arabia has become the first certified facility of its kind in the Gulf Region to receive International Turfgrass Genetic Assurance Program (ITGAP) certification for its production of Platinum TE™ Paspalum. ITGAP certification confirms that Atlas Turf Arabia is producing Platinum TE to a rigorous set of global guidelines, which protects against contamination during production. The turfgrass will be a valuable part of the supply chai ......read more

Company Unveils New Flash and HDD Offerings Inspired by All of the Ways People Use Data   Al Riyadh - May 10, 2022 – What’s Next Western Digital Event – At its What’s Next Western Digital event held today at the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco, Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) detailed its mission to unlock the potential of data by harnessing the possibility to use it. In a series of keynotes delivered by company leaders, Western Digital also unveiled breakthrough HDD and Flash innovations inspired by the ways individuals and businesses use data to create what’s next.    In his opening remarks, David Goeckeler, CEO of Western Digital, ex ......read more

PUBG MOBILE and Pinkfong Baby Shark are once again partnering to launch exclusive Baby Shark-themed items in-game and release a new music video that brings the fun of Baby Shark to one the world’s most popular mobile games.   AlRiyadh – 9th May 2022– Today PUBG MOBILE is launching its second exciting partnership with Pinkfong Baby Shark, one of the most influential pop culture icons behind the most-watched YouTube video of all time. This time around, players can get their hands on a variety of different Baby Shark-themed cosmetic items, as well as enjoy an all-new music video featuring PUBG MOBILE and Baby Shark’s airdrop-hunting team!     ......read more

Continuing its mission to spread natural happiness, House of Pops’ extensive range of all-natural ice pops is now available in the Kingdom    UAE-headquartered House of Pops offers healthy, five ingredient, plant-based ice treats Saudi Arabia marks company’s first foray outside the UAE House of Pops, everyone’s favourite all-natural brand of ice pops and ice creams, which combines natural ingredients, hand-crafted recipes, sustainability and happiness in an irresistible treat – is now coming to Saudi Arabia. Specifically offered to more health-conscious people in the East Kingdom – Damman and Khobar – the UAE home grown brand is excite ......read more

5 May 2022 – ABT Sportsline has confirmed it will return to the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship from the beginning of the Gen3 era, starting in 2023. The German outfit will enter as a customer team and makes its way back to Formula E having been a fixture throughout the championship's first seven seasons. Despite a hiatus in Season 8, ABT can still count itself among the most successful teams in Formula E history, with 47 podiums and 1,380 points to its name. The team won the first ever Formula E race in Beijing in 2014 while Lucas di Grassi steered to the Drivers' title in 2017. ABT sealed the Teams' crown a season later and partnered with Audi between 2017 and ......read more

NEW YORK- MAY 5, 2022:  Ogilvy today announced that Paul O’Donnell, Chairman of Ogilvy EMEA, will be retiring after 37 years with the agency. Throughout his tenure, O’Donnell has held a range of leadership positions spanning clients, geographies, and businesses. “It has been an honour to have worked with thousands of Ogilvy colleagues and clients across the globe during my career. It has been a rich and fulfilling experience in which I have travelled the world and helped grow brands and businesses in just about every market you can imagine,” O’Donnell said. “The longevity of my career was due to two things: working with great people and managi ......read more

Airline Shares Universal Greeting from SAUDIA to the World Celebrates EID With Special Flight Offers Jeddah, SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, has released a special Eid Al Fitr campaign, marking the conclusion of the Holy Month of Ramadan. Eid is a period of celebration with family and friends to mark the end of Ramadan in which Muslims around the world fast for a month. The newly released campaign from SAUDIA conveys a heartwarming greeting to all guests. A video with the meaning and message of Eid featuring international award-winning music artist, Akon, can be viewed on both the airline’s and Akon’ ......read more

 The Jeddah-born driver registers her first professional career win after securing back-to-back victories in the Pro-Am class in Portugal.    Dubai, 3 May 2022: Saudi female racing driver Reema Juffali “feels it’s going to be a good season” for her after registering back-to-back victories in the Pro-Am class in her maiden International GT Open in Portugal.   Racing in the SPS Automotive-run #18 Mercedes-AMG GT3 EVO, Reema could not have asked for a better start to her first full GT3 Series at Estoril. Sharing driving duties with British team-mate Adam Christodoulou, the duo were in top form and finished on the podium in both encounters as Ree ......read more

Highest Quarterly Revenue in Company’s History Reflect Strong Demand for Premium LG Home Appliances and Auto Parts Dubai, April 29, 2022 — LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced first-quarter 2022 consolidated sales of KRW 21.11 trillion (USD 17.53 billion) – the highest quarterly revenue in company history. Operating profit of KRW 1.88 trillion (USD 1.56 billion) was positively impacted by royalty income, partially offset by a one-time workforce restructuring cost.   Compared with the first quarter a year ago, revenues grew by 18.5 percent and profitability soared by 6.4 percent, reflecting very strong demand for LG home appliances as consumers around ......read more

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors (MYNM), the official importer of BMW Group in Saudi Arabia, has revealed its exciting Ramadan offerings to conclude the festive celebrations, with exclusive offers across select BMW models including the iconic BMW X5 and BMW X7.     Valid until 30th of April, Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors is offering a unique option for new buyers across the BMW X5 and BMW X7 models, with customers able to pay 50% upon purchase and 50% after 2 years of purchase*, as the nation continues celebrates the holy month of Ramadan.    New owners will also receive an exclusive comprehensive BMW Warranty Package valid up to 3 years or 2 ......read more

The 32-year-old professional racer and successful businessman recently competed in the local Rali Terras D'Aboboreira in Amerante, gaining valuable in-country race experience ahead of the major WRC 2 Rally de Portugal event in the country next month    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 28 April 2022:  Saudi professional rally driver Rakan Al Rashed hopes his recent participation in the local Rali Terras D'Aboboreira series will prepare him for next month’s WRC 2 Rally de Portugal race.    The 32-year-old, who is also a successful business professional and entrepreneur, used the local series event as an acclimatisation experience, expecting that the priceless ......read more

 The Jeddah-born driver to line up at International GT Open season-opener in Portugal this weekend for SPS Automotive Performance.   Dubai, 28 April 2022: Saudi female racing star Reema Juffali is looking forward to competing in her first full season in a GT3 series when she lines up in this weekend’s International GT Open Championship in Portugal.   Juffali will again be part of the SPS Automotive Performance team for the season-opening race in Estoril – her first competitive outing since finishing an impressive second-place in the GT3-AM class at this year’s Dubai 24 Hours race in January. She will alternate at the wheel of the Mercedes-AMG G ......read more

The Best Kitchen Support with Three LG Home Appliances   JEDDAH, 27 April 2022 – It has almost been two weeks of the Holy Month, but images of an army of family packed in the kitchen never seem to go away. Even though gatherings might not happen as frequently as in the first half of Ramadan, cravings for a hearty, warm, and well-prepared meal remain. There’s nothing like feeling you got all the help you need in the kitchen, especially after a long day of not just preparing Iftar, but also looking forward to eating it. This Ramadan, get the help of these LG Electronics (LG) soldiers in your kitchen for the most seamless preparation support.   An All-in-One El ......read more

With a prize pool of $100,000 Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 26th April 2022 - PUBG MOBILE today announced crowning Nigma Galaxy the title of 2022 PUBG MOBILE Star Challenge Arabia – Ramadan Edition champions. Nigma Galaxy from Iraq managed to secure the grand prize after winning with a massive score of 201 points in a fierce battle during the final. Cryptic Esports from Morocco secured second place with 168 points, and Yalla Esports from UAE came in third place with 159 points. The tournament’s MVP is the player ID7 from Rico Infinity team, who secured incredible 32 eliminations. All 16 teams share prize pool of $100,000, with the winning team taking home $35,000. 2022 ......read more

The 32-year-old professional racer and successful businessman recently competed in the local Rali Terras D'Aboboreira in Amerante, gaining valuable in-country race experience ahead of the major WRC 2 Rally de Portugal event in the country next month   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 26 April 2022: Saudi professional rally driver Rakan Al Rashed hopes his recent participation in the local Rali Terras D'Aboboreira series will prepare him for next month’s WRC 2 Rally de Portugal race.   The 32-year-old, who is also a successful business professional and entrepreneur, used the local series event as an acclimatisation experience, expecting that the priceless on-ground lo ......read more

JLL releases its Q1 2022 KSA Market Overview Year Report Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 26 2022: Saudi Arabia’s residential sector saw an acceleration in the number of units completed in Q1 2022, helped by the government’s continued efforts to deliver housing which meets the needs and aspirations of its citizens.  The first quarter of the year saw the completion of 4,000 and 2,000 units in Riyadh and Jeddah respectively, partly driven by the Ministry of Housing’s various initiatives to increase home ownership in the Kingdom to 70% by 2030. Year-on-year, rents rose 5% in Jeddah and by 3% in Riyadh in Q1. On the same basis, sale prices in Riyadh rose by 5% and by ......read more

LG’s Strong Climate Action Efforts and Smart Home Technology Underscored by Dow Jones Sustainability Index and The Global 100 JEDDAH, 24 April 2022 – Thinking of going green in time for Earth Day this year? Smart home technology can make your sustainable journey that much easier, helping you to save electricity and water consumption and shrinking your household’s energy footprint. LG Electronics (LG) has just recently been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, which comprises global sustainability leaders as identified by S&P Global through the Corporate Sustainability Assessment. LG also has been recognized by the Corporate Knights as one of the 1 ......read more

18,000 health staff dedicated to serving pilgrims in 1st Ramadan season after covid pandemic  Riyadh:  Saudi Minister of Health, Eng. Fahd Al-Jalajil confirmed a reassuring health status for all pilgrims and visitors to Makkah this Ramadan. He added that no epidemic outbreaks or any threats to public health have been recorded so far. Noting the Saudi government’s keenness to provide the best services for pilgrims and to maintain their health and safety. Al-Jalajil added that the Ministry of Health continues to provide preventive, and emergency services to pilgrims through hospitals and primary health care centers in Makkah and health centers around the Grand Mosque. N ......read more

Riyadh, KSA – 25 April 2022 – Samsung Electronics Saudi Co. Ltd., in partnership with Zamil Air Conditioners, participated in the Big 5 Saudi exhibition, inaugurated by H.E. Eng. Osama bin Abdulaziz Al-Zamil, Deputy Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (SAMSUNG | ZAMIL) has launched its latest edition of Variable Flow Conditioning (VRF) (DVM S2), thanks to its advanced technology, with a wide range of sizes and efficient cooling capabilities. Suitable for high-rise apartment complexes and small commercial buildings, the (VRF) (DVM S2) system is a unique solution for buildings that require high cooling efficiency, total control and ins ......read more

With crowds returning to normal in the Holy Mosque in Makkah during Ramadan after the lifting of the COVID-19 precautionary measures, and with soaring temperatures, it is essential that all areas of the Holy Mosque are equipped with fresh cool air and are well ventilated at all times to maintain the health and safety of the millions of pilgrims that are coming from all over the Kingdom and the world. For this purpose, Al Salem Johnson Controls (YORK), a leading provider of integrated solutions that incorporate HVAC equipment, fire and security systems, building management systems and controls, is implementing its district cooling solutions — one of the most efficient cooling solut ......read more

Celebrate the beautiful month of Ramadan with elegant hand-finished jewellery by Pandora. Featuring highquality metals and craftmanship, choose from a range of stunning designs to compliment your style this Ramadan. Making the perfect Eid Al Fitr gift for either yourself or that special someone, choose meaningful pieces from the Pandora Moments collection and delicate sparkling designs from the Pandora Timeless collection. #MomentsWithPandora #PandoraTimeless   ...read more

This summer SAUDIA airlines resumes their international operations and direct flights to this magnificent island destination   Dubai, UAE - April 22, 2022:  SAUDIA Airlines resumes direct flights to Mauritius 3 times a week. With the resumption of flights Saudis are now able to travel again into this magnificent destination, and enjoy what this paradise island has to offer. From the start Saudis visiting Mauritius will instantly feel welcome, they are treated to a warm attitude by locals, the Mauritian hospitality, rooting from an extraordinary mix of cultures, religion and ethnicities. All the communities live in harmony by nurturing their own culture and heritage, and shar ......read more

• As with all Ford launches in the region, the all-new Taurus underwent exhaustive testing the by in-market product development team conducted at the height of the Middle East summer • Taurus, coming to the region soon, will arrive with an all-new modern design, be equipped with Ford’s established exemplary EcoBoost engine, and boast competitive driver assist and convenience features   Dubai, UAE - April 22, 2022 – The all-new Ford Taurus has endured tortuous testing conditions in the Middle East ahead of its imminent arrival, though remains safely under wraps for now. Despite soaring mercury outside, Ford Taurus’ cabin will remain a comfortable plac ......read more

Free of charge service for patients with ongoing symptoms  Riyadh - April 22, 2022:  Saudi Ministry of Health launched a long-covid treatment clinic, to help patients who have previously contracted the virus across the Kingdom. An appointment can be booked in the new clinics by calling the toll-free number 937. Ministry experts indicate that the coronavirus has long-term symptoms that may appear 4 weeks after infection, which include a persistent cough, shortness of breath, exhaustion and fatigue, joint and muscle pain, sleep problems, loss of sense of smell and taste, bad mood, in addition to the loss of focus and cognitive impairment. ...read more

• The Dubai-based carrier resumes flights to Ha’il and Tabuk in Saudi Arabia from 09 May with five flights a week • The resumption of flights to Ha’il and Tabuk sees flydubai’s network in Saudi Arabia grow to ten points Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 21, April 2022: flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced today that it will resume operations to Ha’il and Tabuk in Saudi Arabia, which will bring the number of destinations served by the carrier in the Kingdom to ten. Flights to Ha’il and Tabuk will commence on 09 May with five weekly flights.   flydubai has built a network of more than 95 unique destinations in 50 countries se ......read more

• STYLI’s funds to Children with Disabilities Association will go towards providing aid to approximately 4,000 children across the Kingdom during the month of Ramadan.   • The donation is part of Landmark Group’s commitment to support and empower communities across the region.   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - 21, April 2022 – STYLI, Landmark Group’s online-only fast fashion brand, has successfully raised over SAR 100,000 for Children with Disability Association (CDA) to support children across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and make a significant difference to their lives.    The funds were handed over at a recent ceremony held at ......read more

• Global study finds 97% of people believe society has not made enough progress on sustainability and social efforts  • 85% of people in Saudi Arabia are frustrated and fed up with the lack of progress made by businesses • 97% of Saudi business leaders believe human bias and emotions hurt corporate sustainability efforts   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia — April 21, 2022 – People around the world are demanding more progress on sustainability and social efforts and are looking to businesses to step up, according to a new study by Oracle and Pamela Rucker, CIO Advisor and Instructor for Harvard Professional Development. The study of more than 11,000 consum ......read more

Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia -  21,  April 2022:  For the seventh year in a row, Ford Mustang® – which celebrated its 58th birthday this Sunday – is the world’s best-selling sports coupe, according to Ford analysis of registration data from S&P Global Mobility*.  Mustang retains its sales crown for 2021 led by the pinnacle of 5.0-liter V8 performance, Mustang Mach 1, and the track-ready Mustang Shelby® GT500®, the most powerful street-legal Ford in history and the most advanced Mustang ever for street, track or drag strip use. “When enthusiasts around the world get into a Mustang, they unlock that feeling of freedom ......read more

  More than 50 businessmen and companies supported charitable healthcare in 2022  Riyadh:   Under the patronage of the Saudi Minister of Health and Board Chairman of the Health Endowment Fund Eng. Fahd Al-Jalajel. The Fund held a ceremony on Saturday, April 16, to honor benefactors. The ceremony was attended by Vice Board Chairman and Advisor to the Minister, Dr. Muhammad Al-Qassem, and with the participation of more than 50 honored businessmen and companies. During the minister’s speech, which was delivered on his behalf, Dr. Al-Qassem noted that the endowment’s efforts are a key lever in achieving the target of 5% contributions to the nonprofit se ......read more

20 April 2022 – Over the past couple of years, Guinness World Records™ witnessed an exceptional interest in the world record title of Tallest stack of M&M's®, which has just been topped up by an additional piece to become 7 in total, as achieved by Ibrahim Sadeq, a 29 years old from Iraq. In a video of unbelievable gravity-defying way, Sadeq was able to stack the 7 chocolate sweets on top of each other in no more than 2 minutes. An attempt that took so much more to be achieved by the previous record holders over the years. “I am using a mix of mind and body focus but people usually define it as a gravity defying act,” said the Iraqi national from his ......read more

Today, Western Digital, a leader in data infrastructure, releases data exploring the attitudes and behaviours of over 634 employees (data users) and employers (data managers) around highly sensitive data in the Middle East. Research found that 77 per cent of data managers believe employee behaviour is a bigger threat to their highly sensitive data than external hackers and that almost a third (32 per cent) of data security incidents originates with employees.    In summer 2021, Western Digital spoke to 210 managers and 424 data users in Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Respondents work in media and entertainment, the public sector, legal professional services, healthcare and financi ......read more

April 19, 2022:   Desperately needed rains across the Horn of Africa have so far failed to materialise, almost a month into the current rainy season, and if these conditions continue, along with stagnant and even decreasing humanitarian aid, the number of hungry people due to drought could spiral from the currently estimated 14 million to 20 million through 2022, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned today.  With Somalia facing the risk of famine, half a million Kenyans one step away from catastrophic levels of hunger and malnutrition rates in Ethiopia well above emergency thresholds, time is fast running out for families who are struggling to survive. &nb ......read more

JEDDAH – 18 APRIL 2022 - Throughout the kitchen there are many appliances working together to create a cohesive home environment. Whether it’s cooking, cleaning, or storing food, the kitchen is the epicenter of the home activity. Which means the refrigerator needs to be that accountable partner, working 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so not just any fridge will do. The appliance must be durable, efficient, and capable of storing food to maintain quality and freshness.  LG Electronics (LG) refrigerators come with a host of innovative features that complement a range of lifestyles and kitchen configurations. From French 3-door and 4-door refrigerators to side-by-side and t ......read more

Riyadh, 18 April 2022: The Qimam Fellowship program returns to an in-person format this year as it launches its 5th edition with an expanded network of corporate sponsors and leading private- and public-sector executives. This unique program aims to identify, develop, and empower the most promising and distinguished university students from Saudi Arabia to achieve their full potential.  In its fifth year, Qimam has had 17K+ students apply, with 159 candidates successfully shortlisted based on a thorough review of their qualifications, including, academic achievements, sense of initiative, and an exhibited degree of social responsibility and service to the community. Fifty individua ......read more

InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) voco Riyadh and voco Al Khobar hotels are offering a distinct “Ramadan nights” experience to guests throughout the holy month. The hotels have launched elaborate iftar and suhoor buffets, serving delicious eastern and western cuisines in a luxurious and serene ambience. voco Riyadh and Al Khobar aim to offer a phenomenal experience for both its residents and guests, reflecting voco’s high-end luxurious standards, which the brand is known for the world over. Guests of voco Riyadh can enjoy Ramadan nights at three different venues within the hotels. The main space is the Ramadan tent called “Bait al-Qamar,” offer ......read more

April 18, 2022:   LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced its preliminary earnings results for the first quarter of 2022.LG reported revenues of KRW 21.1 trillion in the first quarter of 2022, 18.5 percent higher than the same quarter the previous year. Operating profit for the first quarter was KRW 1.9 trillion, 6.4 percent higher than the same quarter the previous year. These figures are the tentative consolidated earnings based on K-IFRS provided as a service to investors prior to LG Electronics’ final earnings results including net profit. Details regarding each division which will be announced officially later this month. ...read more

The UN World Food Programme (WFP)’s operational costs for 2022 will go up by US$ 136 million in West Africa alone due to the ripple effect of the conflict in Ukraine which is driving up global food and fuel prices. This, as acute hunger in the region has quadrupled in three years – reaching a 10-year high this year, with 43 million women, men and children expected to face acute food insecurity by June 2022.  This additional cost to WFP’s operations could have been used to provide six million school children with a daily nutritious meal for six months. This is unfortunate as millions of families in the region are unable to meet their basic food needs as a result of ......read more

Four ambassadors viewed the latest Saudi health initiatives  Riyadh:  Saudi Minister of Health, Eng. Fahad Al-Jalajel, met on Sunday, March 10, with Mr. Neil Crompton, the UK ambassador to the Kingdom, Mrs. Dominique Mineur, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to the Kingdom, Dr. Abdul Sattar Al Janabi, Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the Kingdom, and Mr. Ameer Khurram Rathore, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Kingdom, in his Riyadh office. The four meetings witnessed the discussion of several topics related to strengthening health cooperation between the Kingdom and friendly countries, as well as reviewing the current situation of the Corona ......read more

New virtual hospital shines in Ramadan holy season  Riyadh:  Great distances between a specialist doctor residing in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, and the holy city of Makkah, did not prevent him from saving the life of an elderly woman who suffered a stroke inside the Grand Mosque while performing the all-year pilgrimage known as Umrah on Tuesday 12 March. The 62-year-old woman was transferred by local paramedic teams to an emergency center inside the Grand Mosque after feeling weak on the left side of her body, looseness in her facial muscles, and a decrease in her level of consciousness. The preliminary evaluation was a suspicion of a stroke. She was immediately transferre ......read more

Pandora introduces its new limited edition Lightbulb dangle charm, a continuation of its Charms for change initiative in support of UNICEF. The glow-in-the-dark charm has been designed to represent a brighter future and to celebrate the potential of every young person worldwide, with AED 60 from each charm sold donated to UNICEF. The Pandora for UNICEF charm is made with blue glow-in-the-dark glass, reflecting light all day and night, and symbolising that every child can let their potential shine. Marissa Saretsky, Director of Corporate Sustainability comments: “We all have a role to play in empowering the young minds of the next generation. Proceeds from this charm will help UNI ......read more

Guinness World Records reveals the world’s tallest family is an average of 203.29 cm tall      April 14, 2022:  The Trapp family from Duluth, Minnesota has achieved the Guinness World Records title for tallest family. The family is an average of 203.29 cm (6 ft 8.03 in) tall.   The heights of each family member measure at:  • Kristine Trapp, mother: 191.2 • Scott Trapp, father: 202.7 • Savanna Trapp, daughter: 203.6 • Molly Steede, daughter: 197.26 • Adam Trapp, son: 221.71   “I love saying I’m the shortest person in the world’s tallest family at 191.2 cm!” joked Kris ......read more

PCI DSS certification affirms conformity to industry’s most thorough global payment-card security standard    Dubai, 14 April 2022: Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA), has announced that Network International Arabia has been assessed as compliant with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) v3.2.1, marking a key milestone in the company’s Saudi Arabia expansion.    PCI DSS is an established global industry standard for compliance and security, established by the PCI Security Standards Council to protect sensitive information and prevent fraud. It applies to any organ ......read more

The new premium Jeddah hotel welcomes Muntaser Allaf, with 26 years of hospitality experience April 12, 2022 – Jeddah, KSA: Muntaser Allaf has been appointed General Manager of the recently opened Jeddah Marriott Hotel Madinah Road in Saudi Arabia. The highly respected hospitality professional will head up the team with more than 26 years of experience in hotel operations, including strategic planning and leadership.  Muntaser began his career with the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center in 1996, ahead of more than two decades spent progressing with a number of Marriott brands. His dynamic career journey took him from North America to the Middle East, where he e ......read more

Riyadh, 13 April 2022 - With a longstanding legacy of hosting the city’s finest Iftar and Suhoor gatherings in Ramadan, Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh sets a new benchmark this year by rolling out an array of exquisite dining experiences during the Holy Month. Fawanees Experience The Fawanees Experience at Al Faisaliah Hotel has long established itself as the byword for Ramadan gatherings in Riyadh, and this year is no exception: guests can enjoy a lavish Iftar with their loved ones in the most exquisite environment with an array of speciality dishes, a variety of desserts and a wide assortment of traditional Ramadan beverages. The signature grand Iftar tent and the lavish buffet ......read more

Over 700 Participants Are Invited to Compete in the Week-Long Competition, Offering Premium Prizes from LG to Both Winners and Viewers of the Game   JEDDAH, 13 April 2022 – LG Electronics (LG) announces the beginning of its exciting new LG OLED gaming tournament, where players from all over Saudi Arabia will have the chance to compete in 128 teams of six in a bid to win the grand prize. This tournament follows LG’s latest gaming competition, Spot of Triumph, where over 7,000 Saudi gaming enthusiasts had the chance to participate in a month-long series of gaming battles and challenges to win the top prize.   In its upcoming OLED gaming competition, LG has par ......read more

Upon release on April 15, 1972, the Royal Oak designed by Gérald Genta created a stir with its large body of hand-finished stainless steel, its octagonal bezel secured with visible hexagonal screws, its highly stylised integrated steel bracelet and its extra-thin selfwinding mechanism. Inspired by the cultural and industrial revolution of the 1970s and launched in the early years of the quartz crisis, this watch combining sportiness with ancestral know-how heralded the beginning of a new fine watchmaking era in tune with changing lifestyles.    Over the years, the Royal Oak gave rise to a full-fledged collection with new sizes, materials, styles and movements. 50 years on, ov ......read more

PROFESSIONAL, OPEN, STUDENT AND YOUTH WINNERS ANNOUNCED     © Adam Ferguson   The World Photography Organisation is delighted to announce the overall winners in the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards 2022. The acclaimed photographer Adam Ferguson (Australia) has won the Photographer of the Year title and accompanying $25,000 (USD) cash prize and a range of Sony digital imaging kit. Also announced are the ten category winners alongside 2nd and 3rd place of the Professional competition as well as overall winners of the Open, Student and Youth competitions.    Winners are revealed in a celebratory announcement video featuring interviews and ......read more

Dubai, UAE – 12 April, 2022: Following the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Final Draw, Hisense, the Official Sponsor of this quadrennial tournament, has outlined plans to provide regional football fans with hyper-realistic stadium-like at-home viewing experiences through the comfort of their home during the largest international sports event, which is taking place from November 21st until December 18th. During the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM Final Match Draw, Hisense unveiled the regional debut of its super smart 100L9G TriChroma Laser TV – the brand’s latest large-screen from the groundbreaking TriChroma Laser TV series. Significant figures that attended the substant ......read more

Reveal your extraordinary with the new FLE XXL mascara this holy season! Xtra Volume,Xtra fulness, Longer lashes for your Eid look Priyanka Chopra Jonas's favorite eye look for EID   Introducing the NEW False Lash Effect XXL Mascara, inspired by salon lash extensions, and mastered by Max Factor – a mascara that gives a dramatic result that lasts all day.   Priyanka Chopra Jonas’s new favourite combo for the perfect Eid eye look: NEW FLE XXL Mascara, NEW browfinity longwear brow tint, colour Xpert waterproof liner, brow shaper pencil.    The NEW XXL Mascara along with the other Max Factor eye products will be your best allies during ......read more

Riyadh, KSA - 12, April 2022: As families spend more time with loved ones during the Holy Month of Ramadan, allow the WIKO T3 to capture these treasured moments in stunning detail. Ramadan is a time of self-reflection, caring for others and creating new memories with the ones we love most. Whether that is for a Iftar meal with old friends or enjoying the atmosphere of an evening stroll through a souk, these are special memories that should be saved forever. Fortunately, the WIKO T3 is capable of doing this in superb detail with its powerful Triple AI camera setup, immersive display and large battery that allows users to take photos, surf the internet or watch their favourite Ramada ......read more

Saudi Health merged all its previous apps into one  Riyadh, KSA: A recent official report ranked the (SEHHATY – My Health) app as the most downloaded application in Saudi Arabia during 2021. According to the report (Internet in Saudi Arabia 2021) published last March by the Communications and Information Technology Commission CITC coinciding with its annual ICT Indicators Forum 2022. The report hailed the swift digital transformation efforts by the Saudi Ministry of Health, which aimed, by integrating all its previous applications into a unified version to facilitate easy access to healthcare services throughout the Kingdom. The application allows users to book medica ......read more

• Jaguar TCS Racing’s Mitch Evans wins Round 5 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in Rome, matching his Round 4 victory on Saturday  • Jean-Éric Vergne claims second place putting the DS TECHEETAH racer at the top of the Drivers’ standings • Envision Racing’s Robin Frijns takes third in Round 5 going up to second in the Drivers’ standings just two points behind rival Vergne • Almost 20,000 ticket holders attended the Rome E-Prix double-header weekend     Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Monday 11 April 2022 – Jaguar TCS Racing's Mitch Evans claimed back-to-back victories in the Rome E-Prix double-header ......read more

Founder's Memorial YKONE, the leading international influencer marketing agency in the fields of luxury and beauty, continues to expand in the Middle East. Present in Dubai since 2016, the agency announces the opening of two new offices in the region’s most dynamic cities, Riyad and Abu Dhabi. Already established in Dubai for the past six years, YKONE has developed a regional hub through which to work alongside brands on influence campaigns and content creation. In the Middle East, YKONE already counts among its clients Procter & Gamble, L’Oréal, Coty, Canon and Marriott. At the heart of Dubai Design District, its local office will continue to collaborate with fashion, ......read more

11 April 2022 – Jeddah, KSA: Shangri-La Jeddah has unveiled ALFOLK, a contemporary Ramadan venue with modern design elements where Iftar and Suhoor offerings are inspired by the city’s role as the historical Gateway of Jeddah.  Discover delicious culinary creations as you transport through the city’s maritime heritage in a magical atmosphere. As the moon and stars have long guided sailors, fishermen, merchants, and pilgrims to safety, they also form the backdrop to this year’s Ramadan celebrations that are sure to be more meaningful than ever. The lavish Iftar and Suhoor buffets offer an array of mouth-watering dishes from around the globe including Saudi, Ea ......read more

New Report: The world turns its back to petrol-fueled vehicles as it enters a new energy era Riyadh:   Analysis across industries suggests the global auto industry is emerging as a relatively strong performer in the recovery from the pandemic. The automotive sector’s level overall activity in Q2 of 2021 was running well above pre-Covid levels (measured at Q4 2019) and ahead of most other industrial sectors measured. Activity levels in the sector were 33.1% higher than they were at the end of 2019, before the pandemic impacted economies across the world.  Amid this transformation, there are bright prospects for electrified vehicles in the context of a green reco ......read more

• Formula E and specialist brand partner stichd announce long term licensed product and retail partnership from this season  • New product collections are in development for fans of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship and race teams with a classic selection available now and an extended range to come marking the new era of Gen 3 racing  • New e-commerce site launched on 6th April  • At-track retail stores open from the Rome E-Prix weekend on 9 and 10 April     Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 8 April 2022 – Formula E and stichd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Puma SE Group, on Wednesday announced the specialist brand partner ......read more

07 April 2022:  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air cargo markets showing that demand increased in February despite a challenging operating backdrop.    Several factors benefitted air cargo in February compared to January. On the demand side, manufacturing activity ramped-up quickly after the early February Lunar New Year holiday. Capacity was positively influenced by the general and progressive relaxation of COVID-19 travel restrictions, reduced flight cancellations due to Omicron-related factors (outside of Asia), and fewer winter weather operational disruptions. Note: We are returning to year-on-year traffic comparis ......read more

1300 Health Heroes help support Ramadan spiritual event  Riyadh:  The Health Volunteer Centre at the Saudi Ministry of Health launched its annual Ramadan campaign for this year, which comes within a framework incorporating religious incentives to encourage all forms of healthcare volunteering. Volunteers from the SAWAEED Health initiative are currently participating in several opportunities available in different locations within the cities of Makkah, Madinah, Jeddah, and Taif. Health volunteers, whose numbers exceeded 1,300 volunteers this year, work in three main areas, providing core, preventive, and support services. Those who join the cadre of SAWAEED volunteers can pr ......read more

• New innovations help personalize the hybrid work experience for employees and customers • Industry-first partnership with Ford to create the ultimate mobile office • Extending Webex’s Embedded App Framework to Webex devices, mobile phones, and tablets    Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 6, 2022 – Cisco today unveiled new hybrid work solutions in Webex that empower companies to put people first.   Reimagined workspaces: Hybrid work requires organizations to transform workspaces to deliver an amazing, consistent experience – whether in-office, at home or on the go. • An industry-first partnership with Ford looks to ......read more

visited SVH the largest virtual hospital in the world  Riyadh:  Saudi Minister of Health, Eng. Fahad Al-Jalajel, met Thursday, 31st of March , in his Riyadh office with Mr. Francesco Rocca, President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), and his international delegation. The meeting discussed international developments and mutual corporation initiatives. Mr. Rocca valued the Kingdom's efforts in the global humanitarian field represented by the Saudi Crescent Authority. Attendees included ministry spokesperson Dr. Muhammad Al-Abdulali, and Dr. Fahd Al-Hajjaj, Vice President of the Saudi Red Crescent Authority. Following the meet ......read more

A myriad of Iftar and Suhoor menus, heritage and cultural tours and adventure experiences make AlUla the place to spend quality time together and do something different this Ramadan  AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 05 April 2022:   This Ramadan, AlUla invites you to celebrate the Holy Month among the city’s ancient landscapes and natural beauties. Whether fasting or relaxing, there are spectacular Iftar and Suhoor settings in AlUla’s newest restaurants, as well as  outdoor morning and evening adventures to gather in nature, connect and revive the traditional old sentiments of Ramadan.   Enjoy Iftar and Suhoor surrounded by Mother Nature: Habitas AlUl ......read more

• Ford’s second annual Integrated Sustainability and Financial Report marks the company’s 23rd year of sustainability reporting  • Supplementing the report is a standalone human rights report – a first for Ford and the U.S. auto industry – plus a combined task force on climate-related financial disclosures and climate risk scenario report   • Ford’s path toward carbon neutrality and producing more than 2 million electric vehicles globally by 2026 includes managing climate risk, respecting human rights, responsibly sourcing raw materials and supporting a Just Transition plan     Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 4 Apr ......read more

Dubai, UAE, April 4, 2022 – Ford Middle East recently announced the winners of its annual Henry Ford Excellence and President’s Awards – a programme designed to recognize its distributor partners for delivering outstanding customer experience and operations in 2021. The awards ceremony and handover of the trophies occurred during the Ford Middle East Distributors' Council at the Dubai Expo 2020.   “At Ford, these are the most prestigious awards we, as a company, give to our distributor partners annually,” said Ravi Ravichandran, Executive Director, Middle East. “They are our way of recognizing the most outstanding initiatives and performance ......read more

Companies to first lead standardization of Zoned Storage technology; Cooperative efforts include developing and promoting hardware specifications and software application models to build a robust ecosystem Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – April 4, 2022 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Western Digital (Nasdaq: WDC) have announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a unique collaboration to standardize and drive broad adoption of next-generation data placement, processing and fabrics (D2PF) storage technologies. The companies will initially focus on aligning their efforts and creating a vigorous ecosystem for Zoned Storage solutions. These steps will enabl ......read more

Company Earns 25 Awards for Product Design Excellence, Including Three “Best of the Best” Accolades Jeddah, April 4, 2022 — LG Electronics (LG) has taken home 25 honors from this year’s Red Dot Award, continuing its success at the prestigious annual design awards program. Among the company’s impressive haul were three Best of the Best accolades for the LG washer and dryer with an upgradability option, a new LG lifestyle OLED TV and the LG DualUp Monitor Ergo. The LG washer and dryer pairs offers outstanding performance, a minimalist ‘flat’ design and can even be upgraded to meet the unique and changing needs of each customer. Another Best of th ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 02, 2022 – He took up exercise seriously almost all his life, but mountaineer Yousef Al Refaie has taken it to the next level setting a Guinness World Records title for being the Youngest person to climb the Seven Volcanic Summits at 24 years and 119 days.  Al Refaie is not only 24 but he is also the 24th globally to climb each continent’s tallest volcano. Notoriety is not the key component here as ascending the seven calderas is a very rare achievement, so becoming the youngest person to complete the circuit is even rarer feat.  “You came from the desert, I wouldn’t think you will be able climb the highest mountains& ......read more

April 01, 2022:  As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins, the soaring cost of food staples in import-dependent Middle Eastern and North African countries is creating ever greater challenges for millions of families already struggling to keep hunger at bay, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today.  Traditionally a month of festivities, when families gather over traditional foods to break their day-long fast, this year millions will be struggling to buy even the most basic foods for their families as the conflict in Ukraine has pushed food prices even higher than the troubling levels at the start of the year.  “We are extremely concerned about t ......read more

• JAGGAER has officially opened its new office in Riyadh to support businesses in the country with the challenges surrounding supply chain disruptions, material scarcity and the global talent shortage • The company to capitalise on the appetite in Saudi for new IT and technology, with the market estimated to be worth more than US$33 billion in 2021   JAGGAER has today announced the expansion of its regional foot-print with the opening of the company’s new office in Riyadh.     Hany Mosbeh, General Manager, JAGGAER Arabia   As part of JAGGAER’s growth within the Middle East, the new office in the Saudi Arabian capital will have ......read more

With shoppers becoming more mindful of energy-efficiency, LG becomes one of the air solutions brands compliant with SEER standards in the Saudi market for cutting down on energy consumption   RIYADH, March 31, 2022 – With the recent increase in global temperatures, it is becoming an increasing priority for consumers and enterprises alike to carefully watch their carbon footprints. In light of the Yalla Green initiative, LG Electronics (LG) has reiterated its undertaking to a greener Kingdom especially after the recent SASO announcement.    The Saudi Standards, Metrology, and Quality Organization (SASO) recently introduced a new requirement for Air Conditioner ......read more

• Adopting additional indicators for the region and expanded the research in quantity and quality • Report identified key weaknesses in Arab countries' SDG results so far, most notably in SDG 5 (gender equality) • Six countries lead the regional scores, with a total index score of 66 or more • Only three countries achieved one of the development goals • The report recommends the countries in the region to urgently invest in more resources   Dubai - 31 March 2022:  A report released by the World Government Summit Organization in partnership with the Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government under the title "Arab Region Sust ......read more

• The KSA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai celebrates impressive achievements throughout the course of the six-month event   31, March 2022 – Having received almost 5 million visits during the event’s six-month period, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai held a gala evening on 28 March to celebrate its impressive achievements and as a gesture of appreciation to the host country, the United Arab Emirates.  Celebrations at the KSA Pavilion included a VIP reception followed by a mesmerizing theatrical celebration.  The Open Square LED screen showcased breathtaking images from AlUla, Jeddah, Ad Diriyah, Riyadh and Al Ahsa that showcase ......read more

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; 30 March 2022 – BinDawood Holding Co. (Tadawul: 4161 and the “Company”), one of the leading grocery retail operators of hypermarkets and supermarkets in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (‘KSA’), today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2021 financial results. Financial Highlights (SAR Millions)   FY2021 FY2020 % Up / (Down)   FY2019 Revenue 4,382.2 5,156.5 -15.0% 4,843.8 Gross Profit 1,438.9 1,671.9 ......read more

JEDDAH (SAUDI ARABIA) – March 30th 2022: With the inaugural Rally Jameel now underway, the organizing team is now busy looking after the competitors, running the rally route and ensuring everyone stays safe during the event. Amongst the large organizing team is a number of women all helping the event to go off without a hitch. Under the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which recognises that a modern and progressive nation must encourage and empower all members of society in all forms, including sport, women have been heavily involved behind the scenes at Rally Jameel, an initiative by Abdul Latif Jameel Motors. Some hold key roles that are critical to the event’s daily operation ......read more

Award aims to spread empathy culture and Human-centric healthcare  Riyadh:  Saudi Minister of Health, Eng. Fahd Al-Jalajel, honored on Sunday, March 27th, the recipients of the Patient Experience Excellence Awards, in its third session. The award aims to spread the concept of human-centric healthcare and motivate health care providers and their leaders to build a culture of partnership and empathy with patients. The General Director of Health Affairs in Najran, the Executive Director of Al Mousa Specialist Hospital in the Eastern Province, and the Director of King Faisal Medical Complex in Taif, were awarded the Excellence Award in the Effective Leader Track. While the Exc ......read more

Under the artistic direction of Nigo, KENZO releases the third drop in a series of limited-edition capsule collections for Spring-Summer 2022. Available in flagship stores worldwide in April 2022, it is the most compre-hensive capsule wardrobe to hit stores since the appointment of Nigo as Artistic Director of KENZO in September 2021. The drop follows the desi-gner’s debut runway show for the Maison in January 2022, with one addi-tional capsule to come. The third capsule collection revolves around denim. A key element in Ni-go’s own design tradition, Japanese denim is exercised across a selection of reinterpreted wardrobe tropes and married with the KENZO boke flower created b ......read more

CH Carolina Herrera introduces an exclusive Ramadan 2022 Collection, available across the Middle East CH Carolina Herrera welcomes you to join the joyous and festive season of Ramadan in its newest collection, Alegria de Vivir.  Under the evening crescent, this collection will take you from Iftar evenings to late night Suhoors in its vibrant, celebratory shades of Carolina red and emerald green intermixed with pale pink and burgundy tones. This collection emanates traditional and modern Ramadan silhouettes that play with volume and proportions, with beautiful silks in floral and geometric prints, emphasizing comfort for ease of transition from day to night. Each look is suited to ......read more

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 29 March 2022: Global technology leader Cisco is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its establishment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this month. During this time, Cisco has become a key contributor to the Kingdom’s innovation journey, through initiatives such as the Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) program. Cisco CDA works through an ecosystem of partners and contributes to digital transformation initiatives in national priority sectors including energy, healthcare, education and smart and sustainable cities. Through CDA, Cisco helped local healthcare providers implement tele-consultation services for patients in remote areas, created hybrid le ......read more

26, March 2022:  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 78th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit will take place 19-21 June 2022 in Doha, Qatar, hosted by Qatar Airways. This will be the second time that the global gathering of aviation’s top leaders will be held in Qatar; the first being in 2014. Originally, the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit were planned for the same dates in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, hosted by China Eastern Airlines. The decision to change the venue reflects continuing COVID-19 related restrictions on travel to China. “It is deeply disappoi ......read more

Riyadh, KSA, 25 March 2022:  Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN will make a huge step towards its presence in the metaverse as it unveils a partnership with Everdome, the world’s first hyper-realistic metaverse, to provide a digital home for the future of their community and fan engagement. Through this partnership, Everdome will be providing Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN with the most powerful metaverse experience in existence - a place where fans and the wider racing community will come to interact with the team and brand in the team’s own real estate.  The metaverse is a new channel for the future of racing teams and fans alike, adding a futuristic dynamic to the trad ......read more

25, March 2022; Riyadh, KSA:  Almunajem Foods (the “Company” and TASI: 4162), a market leading importer, distributor and producer of frozen & chilled and dray food in Saudi Arabia, today announced its financial results for the full year (“FY”) and fourth quarter (“Q4”) ending 31 December 2021.   Financial Performance Highlights   FY 2021 vs. FY 2020  Broad and diverse product offering, balanced sales channel mix and strong brand recognition supported stable top line growth as the market gradually began to return to pre-Covid 19 demand trends.  - Net revenues increased by 1.5% YoY to SAR 2.6 billion, driven b ......read more

• The bundle of enhancements across Saudi Tadawul Group’s subsidiaries will support the continuous development of the Saudi capital market into a technologically advanced, diverse, and integrated capital market  • The enhancements are the largest in the history of the Saudi capital market and intend to provide investors with increased investment opportunities and access to a diverse range of financial instruments and new products • The introduction of these enhancements come as part of Saudi Tadawul Group subsidiaries’ ongoing efforts to reduce systemic risks and enhance market efficiency that in turn reinforce its position as a globally attractive inves ......read more

H2 2021 Dividend of AED 1.285 billion (10.285 fils per share), bringing 2021 total dividend to AED 2.57 billion (20.57 fils per share) Company reaffirms its commitment to maintaining its growth momentum, with plan to deliver 60-80 new stations in 2022, including 20-30 in the UAE and 40-50 in international markets Positive growth outlook and earnings momentum in both fuel and non-fuel businesses to accelerate in 2022 and beyond Company remains on track to deliver minimum of $1bn EBITDA by 2023 Attractive dividend policy set to continue with a minimum of AED 2.57 billion dividend for 2022 and yearly dividend equal to at least 75% of distributable profits from 2023 onwards March ......read more

A new star appears in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia    Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – March 24th, 2022– WIKO today announced the launch of the WIKO T3 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a new member to the WIKO’s product portfolio. Spanning a more comprehensive and accessible price range, the WIKO T3 is designed to enable more consumers to experience the advanced technological innovation of an immersive screen, powerful battery and diversified camera setup. WIKO has won the trust of consumers around the world and is a reliable mobile phone brand with extensive experience  in mobile phone design, operation and service. Equipped with a 5000mAh  large batter ......read more

• Forum was held under the patronage of HE. Mohammed El-Kuwaiz, Chairman of the Capital Market Authority and saw over 1500 attendees • The Saudi Tadawul Group and its subsidiaries make key announcements • The winners of the Saudi Capital Market Awards 2021 are announced • Five workshops were held on topics related to the capital markets industry   Riyadh - 24, March 2022: The Saudi Tadawul Group concludes the inaugural Saudi Capital Market Forum 2022, held under the patronage of HE. Mohammed El-Kuwaiz, the Chairman of the Capital Market Authority. During the forum, the Saudi Tadawul Group announced its intention to launch a bundle of enhancements ......read more

WA'AI offers 1 million riyals for original visual content  Riyadh: Saudi Ministry of Health launched on Monday, its 5th annual health awareness campaign (Wa'ai Awards). which is one of the ministry’s main initiatives in partnership with the National Health Insurance Council. The award encourages citizens of Arab countries to produce creative content that contributes to living a healthy lifestyle, under the slogan "Arabs agree on awareness".   Award tracks include short films, motion graphics, infographics, photography, and a special track for out-of-the-box creative ideas, which is the new addition to this season. MOH announced that this y ......read more

In support of CH Hope, CH Carolina Herrera will support Autism awareness causes in 2022, kicking off with a Mother’s Day celebration focused around raising awareness and donating to local causes across the region, followed by a volunteer opportunity in honor of World Autism Day on April 2nd, 2022. In support of CH Carolina Herrera’s CH Hope program, a global initiative to support and better communities regionally and globally, CH Hope will regionally raise awareness for autism spectrum disorder. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continues to increase in global prevalence in recent decades with increasing affects in the Middle East. According to the World Population Review, the ......read more

Iconic group and R&B star to close spectacular F1® race weekend in Jeddah on Sunday, March 27th   Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:– The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) – Promoter of the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2022 – is thrilled to confirm that multiple Grammy winning and million-selling supergroup, Black Eyed Peas and R&B megastar, Chris Brown, will perform on Sunday 27th March after the Formula 1® race in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has concluded.   The concert will again take place on the Main Stage of the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, F1®’s newest, longest and fastest street circuit.    Over the past 25 years, the iconic Los An ......read more

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 22 March 2022: Schneider Electric announced today that it has received a certificate of approval for its EVlink Smart Wallbox charging stations from the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO), highlighting the company’s commitment towards Saudi Arabia’s vision to leverage Electric Vehicles (EV) to cut vehicle emissions.  Schneider Electric’s reliable and durable EVlink Smart Wallbox charging stations increase energy efficiency while optimizing electrical costs with smart features that provide added convenience and an enhanced charging experience for both the station owners and drivers.  Mohamed Shaheen, Cluster P ......read more

News Summary: • Cisco’s 2022 Data Privacy Benchmark Study surveyed more than 4,900 professionals across 27 geographies. It finds that 88 percent of respondents in KSA consider privacy a business imperative. • Organizations continue to invest in privacy and estimate return on investment at nearly 1.8 times spending on average.  • Privacy legislation in the Kingdom has been well received with 89 percent viewing privacy as integral to an organizations’ culture.  • Customers want more transparency and are concerned about the use of data in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automated decision-making.    Riyadh, KSA – March ......read more

With Easy Installation and Maintenance, this Controlled Air Solution Packs Powerful Performance  Jeddah, March 21, 2022 – LG Electronics (LG) has been a longtime investor and operator in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, emphasized by its most recent addition to the Riyadh facility to expand production facility for its domestic and industrial range. In light of that, LG Electronics presents the LG Inverter Single Package, made for Saudi businesses looking for comfort and energy-efficiency. Designed to provide a highly efficient cooling and heating unit, packing powerful performance, and promising convenient maintenance. Simple Setup with Energy Saving Support  The LG Invert ......read more

• 24-year-old sets new LET record with birdies on each hole from four through 11 • Eight-birdie run one better than previous Tour record, held by five players • Stunning run propelled Epson Tour player to a sixth-place finish in Jeddah   March 21, 2022: Breakout US golf star Kelly Whaley set a new Ladies European Tour record with an incredible EIGHT birdies in a row on Sunday’s final day at the Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund. The 24-year-old went -8 from the fourth hole through 11, en route to equaling Royal Greens’ course-record 63. It was the first time in history any player has bagged more than seven ......read more

• The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion has won U.S.-based EXHIBITOR Magazine’s BEST XL PAVILION award • The 13,059 sq.m. pavilion also received two Honorable Mentions for BEST EXTERIOR DESIGN and BEST EXHIBIT/DISPLAY • The latest win adds to a roster of Guinness World Records attained by the KSA Pavilion, one of the most sustainable and visited structures at Expo 2020 Dubai   21, March 2022 – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion – a record-breaking structure that is also one of the most visited sites at Expo 2020 Dubai – has won a prestigious World Expo Award from U.S.-based EXHIBITOR Magazine, adding a new trophy to its rich roster of ......read more

• World #25 seals second LET win, to add to only other – the 2018 Women’s Open • Kristyna Napoleaova (CZR) and Johanna Gustavsson (SWE) come joint second •   American Kelly Whaley equals course record 63 with an LET tournament record 8 consecutive birdies      March 21, 2022: England’s Georgia Hall delivered a measured final round 71 to win the $1million Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund by five shots at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, on the Jeddah coast.   After being congratulated on the final green by Solheim Cup team member and good friend Emily Kristine Pedersen, a ......read more

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