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Saudi Ladies International confirmed for 2021 after “hugely inspiring” debut tournament attracts TV audience of millions and sees more than 1,000 Saudi women & girls register to take up golf • Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF & Saudi Ladies Team International were the Kingdom’s first ever women&... ... Read more
November 22, 2020 — Ogilvy announced today that Devika Bulchandani has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ogilvy North America and Global Chairwoman of Advertising. Devika will be responsible for driving all aspects of Ogilvy’s core business across the United States and Canada which spans Advertising, Brand & Content, Public ... ... Read more
Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 22, 2020 – Though reassuring advancements and results relating to vaccines have been all the buzz globally in recent weeks, it does not mean we should not still be exercising a degree of Covid-based caution. It also, however, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a tailored semblance of familial activity no... ... Read more
United Arab Emirates -  November 21, 2020:   Tory Burch announces the opening of a new boutique at Mode Al Faisaliah Mall, a luxury shopping center in Riyadh, on November 15. The new store further extends the brand’s footprint in Saudi Arabia, complementing its boutiques in Jeddah, Al Khobar and Riyadh.  It will be the 24t... ... Read more
• Pedersen pockets $207,500 after winning both the SLTI’s team and individual events following her victory at the weekend’s debut Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF• Triumph also means 24-year old wins the Ladies European Tour’s 2020 Race to Costa Del Sol • Australian teenager Stephanie Kyriacou... ... Read more
• Ladies First Club launched in the hope of introducing more Saudi women to golf• Registration opened on Day 1 of the Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF with space for 1,000 members• By tournament’s fourth and final day the Club was at capacity – with waiting list opened• Members will be given free go... ... Read more
Newly Released HONOR 10X Lite is Packed with Enhanced Features RIYADH, KSA NOVEMBER 16, 2020:  Global technology brand HONOR continues to innovate the smartphone industry and the newly launched HONOR 10X Lite supports this ethos with a flurry of intelligent upgrades for the digital lifestyle. The HONOR 10X Lite is HONOR’s lates... ... Read more
• Emily Kristine Pedersen holds off Georgia Hall in tense play-off to win Saudi Arabia’s first professional women’s tournament and claim $150,000 winner’s cheque• Pedersen’s stunning approach shot on the final hole: “It was one of the best shots I’ve ever hit”• England’s Georgia Hall fi... ... Read more
See Pandora’s celebrity friends Mil-lie Bobby Brown, Halima Aden, Georgia May Jagger and more as you have never seen them before. November 14, 2020:  In collaboration with renowned animation studio, Andy Baker Studios, Pandora is revealing a mixed media short film named ‘One Lovely Day,’ to help spread holiday spirit and love... ... Read more
United Arab Emirates -  November 14, 2020:   In celebration of the launch of Saudi Arabia’s pioneering National Golf Sustainability Strategy – announced on Wednesday, ahead of this weekend’s $1million debut event – the lush fairways of Royal Greens Golf & Country Club were made to be even greener than usua... ... Read more
The Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund marks the return of live sport in the Kingdom on 12th November 12 November 2020, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  Zahid Group; a Saudi Arabia based, multi-national organisation encompassing a diverse portfolio of companies that operate across 11 sectors has signed up as an of... ... Read more
Saudi Arabia was once again at the centre of golf news as the world’s best players descend on the Kingdom for the country’s inaugural ladies tournament Wednesday 12, November 2020:  His Excellency Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan, Chairman of Golf Saudi and the Saudi Golf Federation today kicked off the inaugural Aramco Saudi Ladies ... ... Read more
Jeddah street race, confirmed for November 2021, is the first of a long-term partnership that aims to reach new audiences and inspire millionsJeddah, 7th November 2020: History will be made in 2021, when one of the world’s biggest sports events comes to Jeddah for the first ever Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.  The race in Novem... ... Read more
Jeddah street race, confirmed for November 2021, is the first of a long-term partnership that aims to reach new audiences and inspire millionsJeddah, 7th November 2020: History will be made in 2021, when one of the world’s biggest sports events comes to Jeddah for the first ever Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.  The race in Novem... ... Read more
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SAUDI ARABIA - December 03, 2020:    Refinitiv and The Saudi Central Bank inaugurated today the 12th edition of the Compliance and Anti Money Laundry Seminar in Saudi Arabia.   His Excellency Dr. Ahmed bin Abdul Karim Al-Kholifey, Governor, Saudi Central Bank, and Chairman of the Anti-Money Laundering Permanent Committee, delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony highlighting the emergence of new compliance risks following the Corona outbreak this year.   “Among the most prominent of those risks observed during the pandemic period are the increase in financial fraud cases, namely, emergence of individuals claiming to invest in digital currencies or cl ......read more

Drive witnessed a successful participation of employees from the local office, who donated blood to support the people of Saudi Arabia amidst COVID-19.  Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - December 02, 2020:   As part of its CSR efforts in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region, Mitsubishi Power Saudi Arabia Co., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Power, Ltd. hosted a blood donation campaign. Taking place in Dammam, the campaign was organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Health. The campaign witnessed over 40 employees from the local office and factory sign up to donate blood which will be used to save lives. All necessary precautions to ensure public safety during ......read more

Inspired by the Andalusian riads, the hotel is an urban retreat for the most sophisticated travellers     Saudi -  November 30, 2020:   Shaza Riyadh, the contemporary luxury hotel residence situated next to the iconic Al Rajhi Grand Mosque at the Riyadh city, has been named as the Saudi Arabia's Leading Hotel Residences 2020 by the World Travel Awards 2020. The property delivers a contemporary resampling of the Andalusian charm. Each detail of Its interiors and architecture boasts a story about the bygone days of enchanting Andalusia. Apart from the vibrant colours and the Arabic motifs that decorate every corner inside the hotel, each room is prepar ......read more

Unique educational programme tailored to support Saudi Nationals career pathway in, and through golf Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 29 November 2020:  Golf Saudi and the Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) have signed an ambitious new partnership which will see both organisations work together to roll out a multi-level, certified Arabic language educational programme, the first of its kind, aimed at spiking interest and encouraging Saudi nationals pursuit of a future career in golf. The agreement with the CMAE underlines Golf Saudi’s seriousness in implementing training and education programmes, designed to discover and create future national leaders for the Kingdom&rs ......read more

November 29, 2020- -Saudi German Hospital Jeddah announced its 12th successful liver transplant surgery on a 58-year-old mother whose liver was extremely damaged with an abnormally large amount of scar tissue. The son of the patient, whose liver was found to be a compatible match, donated 60 per cent of his liver to his mother. The surgery, which took approximately 13 hours to be completed, was performed by one of the most prominent Liver Transplant Surgeons in the Middle East, Head of the Liver Transplant Unit at Saudi German Hospital Jeddah, Prof. Dr. Amr Abdel-Aal. The hospital's liver transplant surgery department is the only medical facility of its kind in the Western region of t ......read more

2021 Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers looks set to be one of the strongest events on the 2021 European Tour schedule Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – November 26, 2020:    European Ryder Cup stars Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Paul Casey, Tommy Fleetwood, Sergio Garcia, Tyrrell Hatton,  Ian Poulter, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson and Lee Westwood join defending Champion Graeme McDowell in looking to get their campaign to qualify for the 2021 European Ryder Cup team off to the strongest possible start at the Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisers, Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, 4 – 7 February 2021. With World Numb ......read more

SAUDI ARABIA – November 25, 2020:   Refinitiv today announces the winners of the Lipper Fund Award Winners for the Saudi Arabia Fund Industry 2020. These highly-respected awards recognize funds and fund management firms that have excelled in providing consistently strong risk-adjusted performances relative to their industry peers – the merit of the winners is based on objective, quantitative criteria.   As to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Equity Awards, Jadwa GCC Equity Fund by Jadwa Investment won the three, five, and ten-years category. The Global Equity Awards went to AlJazira International Equities Fund by AlJazira Capital for the three and five-year c ......read more

Saudi Ladies International confirmed for 2021 after “hugely inspiring” debut tournament attracts TV audience of millions and sees more than 1,000 Saudi women & girls register to take up golf   • Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF & Saudi Ladies Team International were the Kingdom’s first ever women’s golf events when they took place last week • Despite being closed to spectators the tournaments had considerable impact worldwide • Featured $1.5m prize money, 100+ LET golfers and TV broadcast that reached more than 300 million households – with 1,000 Saudi women & girls signing-up to learn sport • ......read more

November 22, 2020 — Ogilvy announced today that Devika Bulchandani has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ogilvy North America and Global Chairwoman of Advertising. Devika will be responsible for driving all aspects of Ogilvy’s core business across the United States and Canada which spans Advertising, Brand & Content, Public Relations & Influence, Experience, Growth & Innovation, and Health. She will also support Ogilvy's advertising business across the global network.     Andy Main, Global CEO for Ogilvy said: “Dev is a leader with relentless drive, a sharp understanding of our clients’ rapidly evolving needs, and an undeniable ......read more

Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 22, 2020 – Though reassuring advancements and results relating to vaccines have been all the buzz globally in recent weeks, it does not mean we should not still be exercising a degree of Covid-based caution. It also, however, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a tailored semblance of familial activity normality. With drive-in cinemas having made a comeback in the current climate, harking back to their ‘Fifties and ‘Sixties heyday – affording an opportunity to socially distance while dabbling in the latest cinematic releases – they’ve no doubt offered a responsible break from boredom. But with a few extra accessorie ......read more

November 21, 2020 - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - The Ministry of Transport carried out maintenance work on the road leading to Jadeedah Arar port, coinciding with its opening on November 17 under the patronage of the Governor of the Northern Borders Region, Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Sultan.    The opening of the port was part of a package of joint agreements between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of Iraq. The agreements aim at creating investment opportunities across all sectors and securing all roads to and from the port, the foundation of which was laid by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz.   Deputy Minister of Transport Eng. Badr A ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  November 21, 2020:   Tory Burch announces the opening of a new boutique at Mode Al Faisaliah Mall, a luxury shopping center in Riyadh, on November 15. The new store further extends the brand’s footprint in Saudi Arabia, complementing its boutiques in Jeddah, Al Khobar and Riyadh.  It will be the 24th Tory Burch location in the Middle East since launching in Dubai in 2011. A wide assortment of the Tory Burch collection will be available at the new boutique including ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags and accessories.    The store’s façade is distinguished by a green awning and orange lacquer doors– signature Tory Burch ......read more

• Pedersen pockets $207,500 after winning both the SLTI’s team and individual events following her victory at the weekend’s debut Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF • Triumph also means 24-year old wins the Ladies European Tour’s 2020 Race to Costa Del Sol  • Australian teenager Stephanie Kyriacou breaks course record with stunning final round 63 – the lowest round by any women in Saudi Arabia • HE Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan: “This has been an historic time for Saudi Arabia and women’s golf”   21 November, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Emily Kristine Pedersen crowned an unbelievable two weeks in Saudi Ar ......read more

Saudi, 19 November 2020:  Hyundai Motor has introduced a new range of variants under the eight-generation Sonata, offering a bespoke performance to customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Hyundai highlighted the completely new design and futuristic technology available with 2.5 GDi, N Line and Hybrid variants of Sonata, Hyundai’s longest-standing and most successful model.    The 2.5 GDi engine comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission with high-efficiency combustion. It boasts a generous 191 horsepower at 6,100 rpm and 181 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm while providing a better fuel economy compared to previous models.   Sonata N Line provides ......read more

• Ladies First Club launched in the hope of introducing more Saudi women to golf • Registration opened on Day 1 of the Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF with space for 1,000 members • By tournament’s fourth and final day the Club was at capacity – with waiting list opened • Members will be given free golf lessons, range access and rounds at three courses • Ladies European Tour heralds the impact of “superb” initiative in growing the game   19, November, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: A world-first ‘free golf’ initiative launched by Saudi Arabia to get women and girls into the sport saw more than 1,000 ......read more

• Move comes in line with the company’s plans to cater to the surging demand for 3D printing and digitization services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (“KSA”) by acquiring two Saudi based companies and investing to expand them.   17 November 2020: Immensa Technology Labs, the region’s leading additive manufacturing (3D Printing) company, has announced its foray into the Saudi market through the acquisition of two leading 3D- printing companies in KSA, Shakl3D and LayLabs. The move is part of Immensa’s mandate to further extend its presence regionally and expand its reach and range of services to its clients in the Kingdom. Shakl3D and LayLabs w ......read more

Newly Released HONOR 10X Lite is Packed with Enhanced Features  RIYADH, KSA NOVEMBER 16, 2020:  Global technology brand HONOR continues to innovate the smartphone industry and the newly launched HONOR 10X Lite supports this ethos with a flurry of intelligent upgrades for the digital lifestyle. The HONOR 10X Lite is HONOR’s latest phone equipped with a HUAWEI Kirin 710A chipset which is packed full of features to help users stay entertained, all at an affordable price tag.  HONOR 10X Lite: Powerful Performance Powered by a massive 5000mAh battery, HONOR 10X Lite delivers a remarkably long battery life with SuperCharge capability. Combined with the Magic UI s ......read more

• Emily Kristine Pedersen holds off Georgia Hall in tense play-off to win Saudi Arabia’s first professional women’s tournament and claim $150,000 winner’s cheque • Pedersen’s stunning approach shot on the final hole: “It was one of the best shots I’ve ever hit” • England’s Georgia Hall finishes runner up ($90,000), Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall in third ($60,000)   16 November 2020, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  Denmark’s Emily Kristine Pedersen held her nerve to secure a dramatic play-off victory over Georgia Hall to win the inaugural Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF.  The pa ......read more

See Pandora’s celebrity friends Mil-lie Bobby Brown, Halima Aden, Georgia May Jagger and more as you have never seen them before November 14, 2020:  In collaboration with renowned animation studio, Andy Baker Studios, Pandora is revealing a mixed media short film named ‘One Lovely Day,’ to help spread holiday spirit and love. In a time when togetherness is needed more than ever, Pandora has brought together Millie Bobby Brown, Coco & Breezy and the Pandora Muses – Nathalie Emmanuel, Halima Aden, Georgia May Jagger, Larsen Thompson, Tasya Van Ree and Margaret Zhang – in a new colourful, virtual world. United in their mission to spread holiday spi ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  November 14, 2020:   In celebration of the launch of Saudi Arabia’s pioneering National Golf Sustainability Strategy – announced on Wednesday, ahead of this weekend’s $1million debut event – the lush fairways of Royal Greens Golf & Country Club were made to be even greener than usual as the tournament’s players donned their best emerald shades to show their support for Golf Saudi’s new eco-initiative. The course’s pin flags were also turned green, as were the tournament leaderboards, and the famous 16th hole was adorned with two ‘Green Agenda’ tee boards in other ways to herald the world-fir ......read more

The Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund marks the return of live sport in the Kingdom on 12th November  12 November 2020, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  Zahid Group; a Saudi Arabia based, multi-national organisation encompassing a diverse portfolio of companies that operate across 11 sectors has signed up as an official partner of the first-ever Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF when it takes place between 12-15 November 2020.  The Aramco Ladies International presented by PIF is the first professional ladies’ golf tournament in the history of the Kingdom and is the first international sporting event to return to Saudi Arab ......read more

Saudi Arabia’s leading medical research facility turns to high performance computing solutions provided by Oracle’s second-generation cloud region in Jeddah Riyadh, 12 November 2020: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), one of the leading biomedical and clinical research institutions has chosen Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to provide high performance computing (HPC) to power its complex research into a potential treatment for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. “At KAIMRC, one of our strategic goals is to conduct advanced medical research focusing on complex health problems, and in line with this, we started analyz ......read more

Saudi Arabia was once again at the centre of golf news as the world’s best players descend on the Kingdom for the country’s inaugural ladies tournament  Wednesday 12, November 2020:  His Excellency Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan, Chairman of Golf Saudi and the Saudi Golf Federation today kicked off the inaugural Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by the Public Investment Fund, a historic occasion for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The tournament commencement was accompanied by an announcement that Saudi Arabia has also created a comprehensive national golf sustainability strategy that embraces an innovative culture and ambitious outlook across key environmental, ec ......read more

Cristal Amaken Riyadh has been declared winner of the coveted ‘Saudi Arabia’s Leading New Hotel 2020’ trophy at the 27th Annual World Travel Awards. Saudi -  November 11, 2020:   Commenting on the achievement, Menno De Boer, Chief Operating Officer – Consulting General Manager, Cristal Amaken Hotel, stated, “The World Travel Awards is the most sought-after travel and tourism recognition and we are truly honoured to have been voted Saudi Arabia’s Leading New Hotel 2020 by both industry professionals as well as our guests. These challenging times make this prestigious accolade extra special. The extraordinary efforts of our owners, manageme ......read more

• Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF can inspire “next generation of young boys and girls here in Saudi Arabia” • Charley Hull: “The 16th next to the Red Sea is one of the prettiest holes I’ve ever played anywhere” • $1m prize money is “huge statement” for this week’s maiden Ladies European Tour event at KAEC’s Royal Greens Golf & Country Club • LET’s first Arabic player Maha Haddioui speaks of pride in “representing my region in my region”   11 November 2020, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  Stars of the Ladies European Tour are ready to make golfing history th ......read more

Saudi - November 11, 2020:  Experience the thrill of gaming at 120 frames per second, with faster loading times, richer, more dynamic worlds and much more on Xbox Series X, our fastest most powerful console ever, and Xbox Series S, delivering next-generation performance at an affordable price in the smallest Xbox ever. Plus, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership on console now includes EA Play. The future of gaming starts today with the launch of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, bringing the most performant, immersive and compatible next-generation console gaming experiences to players around the world. The launch of these next-generation consoles is the continuation of our vision of ......read more

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 11 November 2020:  In line with the Kingdom’s goal to drive forward digital innovation, Samsung Electronics Co., today Ltd., concluded its Samsung Innovation Campus (SIC), a worldwide initiative which aims to provide students with academic and professional skills in fields such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT), to support their employability and boost their career prospects. Held in cooperation with Misk Academy, the Artificial Intelligence program was developed in alignment with the Saudi Vision 2030 to help young adults in the Kingdom prepare for the evolving technology-driven job market. The local editi ......read more

International competition to be called Aramco Saudi Ladies International 10 November 2020, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Golf Saudi is pleased to confirm that Aramco, the world’s largest integrated energy company, is the title sponsor of the first female golf tournament in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Aramco Saudi Ladies International is taking place from November 12th to 15th at the Royal Greens Golf and the Country Club, King Abdullah Economic City, near Jeddah. Top names from the world of women’s golf will compete for cash prizes totaling a record $1 million. The Aramco Saudi Ladies International, presented by the Public Investment Fund (PIF), is the first professional f ......read more

Empowered by the “SwiftAssess” Intelligent Platform from GamaLearn   The university deployed the latest e-learning technologies, representing an exceptional success story for the digital transformation in Saudi Arabia and emphasizing the capabilities of GamaLearn’s "SwiftAssess"   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 10, November 2020:  As part of its endeavour to be a world leader in smart learning technologies, assessment, and developing educational quality KPIs, GamaLearn announced the success of its Intelligent Assessment Management Platform, “SwiftAssess”, by conducting remote assessments for more than 12,000 students o ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  November 09, 2020:   As women champion all areas of life, they tend to feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices of products when it comes to skincare. Olay’s new Power Duo allows women to take on challenges without worrying about their skin while reconnecting with their original, fearless selves. Where beauty meets resilience, the newly launched product duo is designed to motivate and revitalize both mind and body. It’s time to fear less and glow more  “We at Olay recognize that woman’s life can be sometimes tough and stressful. We want to help her by providing superior skincare products backed by intensive rese ......read more

Riyadh, KSA 9, November 2020: Sports fans across Saudi Arabia can now live stream sports matches, and get the latest news, scores and standings with the new GSA Live platform. Developed in collaboration between the Ministry of Sports and Saudi super app Hala Yalla, the platform gives sports fans a choice of a dedicated website, mobile & tablet apps, and a newly launched Apple TV app, to watch live matches and keep up to date with news from their favorite teams and athletes. The Kingdom’s first Super App for Sports, Entertainment, and Tourism, Hala Yalla helps people in Saudis to discover new experiences, organise events and more. The Super App aligns with Vision 2030 goals ......read more

• King Abdullah Economic City is home to the $1m Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF and $500,000 Saudi Ladies Team International – Saudi Arabia’s first ever ladies golf events • Coastal resort now has initiated ‘safe zones’ strictly for the Ladies European Tour players, event staff, accredited media and KAEC employees  • All those granted permission inside ‘bubbles’ will require a series of negative COVID tests • The ‘women’s week of golf’ promises to be a landmark occasion for the Kingdom as the country aims to inspire its next generation under the ambitions of Saudi Vision 2030   ......read more

• Improved economic activity and agile response to Covid-19 drive top-line growth  • Material impact of Breakthrough Program turnaround strategy realised on bottom-line  • 9M revenue of SAR 736.2 million improved by 5.4% from 2019 • 9M net profit of SAR 6.2 million compared to net loss of SAR 45.3 million in 2019   09 November 2020:  Shaker Group (“Al Hassan Ghazi Ibrahim Shaker Co.”, the “Company” or the “Group”), Saudi Arabia’s leading importer, manufacturer and distributor of Air Conditioners and Home Appliances, has announced its financial results for the period ended 30 September 2020. ......read more

Saudi -  November 08, 2020:    Offering the residents of Saudi Arabia an escape in the pleasant winters, The Ascott Limited has recently introduced the Residents Special Promotion across its properties in the country. Part of its participating portfolio is Citadines Al Salamah Jeddah, Ascott’s stylish and comfortable serviced apartments in the popular Salamah Street.   Featuring studios, one-, two-, and three-bedrooms, the property offers savvy travellers a vibrant lifestyle with well adorned living and dining areas. Guests can step in and enjoy an exclusive range of global amenities, which include a gymnasium, restaurant & café, outdoor games area, confer ......read more

Jeddah street race, confirmed for November 2021, is the first of a long-term partnership that aims to reach new audiences and inspire millions Jeddah, 7th November 2020: History will be made in 2021, when one of the world’s biggest sports events comes to Jeddah for the first ever Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.  The race in November 2021 will see the world’s best drivers and constructors, at the pinnacle of motorsport, race through the streets of Jeddah for a spectacular night race.   The race will start and finish on the corniche, which runs along the banks of the Red Sea, providing a stunning coastal backdrop for a full weekend of live motorsport ......read more

-         17 speakers will present their visions during the two-day event organized by King Abdul Aziz and His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba) and G20 Saudi Secretariat -         Attendees from all over the world are expected to take part in the virtual conference, which coincides with Mawhiba's 20th anniversary RIYADH November 07, 2020:  Online registration to attend the 1st Global Conference on Giftedness and Creativity, which will be held under the theme “Imaging the Future,” is underway on 8-9th Nov, 2020; 4:00-8:00 PM (+3 GMT) The two-day virtual conference is likely to attract la ......read more

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 5th November 2020:  Arabian Centres Company, the largest owner, developer and operator of contemporary lifestyle malls in Saudi Arabia will implement Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications, as part of a major core business process transformation. The initiative will help Arabian Centres Company enhance business efficiency, deliver unique omni channel customer experience, introduce innovative services and prepare a digital ready workforce.  “Customer expectations and priorities for a retail experience have changed dramatically over the past few months, and while our 21 lifestyle malls across 11 cities can cater to more than 100 million visitors, we now need ......read more

The Openwork Star Constellations Charm evokes the mystery of the galaxy with its spherical shape, openwork lines and sparkling, elevated stones.   November 05, 2020:    This year and every year, Pandora helps you celebrate the holidays with elegant, exquisitely crafted jewellery that makes every moment shine a little brighter. Whether through sterling silver pieces that are as festive as the season or a gift that shows your loved ones how special they are, the Pandora Timeless collection is designed to elevate and celebrate. On 29 October, Pandora will release highly anticipated new designs to join the range. “This collection of classic, sparkling jewellery is p ......read more

Golf Saudi aim to deliver the strongest field on the middle east swing with many more stars to be announced in the coming weeks Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – November 4, 2020:  Major Champions Shane Lowry, Sergio Garcia, Phil Mickelson, Patrick Reed, Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson have confirmed their participation in the third edition of the Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisers, 4 – 7 February 2021. Joining the three Major winners already announced - World No.1 Dustin Johnson, 2020 US Open Champion Bryson DeChambeau and defending Champion Graeme McDowell – an impressive total of nine Major Champions will be amongst the stellar field at R ......read more

• Cisco celebrates 25th annual Partner Summit with virtual global event to ensure its channel community are “Future Ready”  • Nearly 13,000 partners spanning 157 countries will attend • Company Announces Simplified Partner Program, Breakthrough Software Solutions to Fuel IT Agility, Cloud-Native Security Innovation and New Webex Solutions for Governments   Riyadh, KSA, November 03, 2020:  Cisco’s 25th annual Partner Summit kicked off virtually last week with nearly 13,000 partners in attendance representing 157 countries. Sessions and announcements focuse on being “Future Ready”, providing partners with the latest busine ......read more

November 03, 2020 - RIYADH, Saudi Arabia:   The Ministry of Transport and the Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) signed on Monday a memorandum of cooperation to develop the land, sea and air transport sector in the Republic of Yemen and improve roads in Yemeni cities.   The memorandum of cooperation was signed by the Saudi Minister of Transport Saleh Bin Nasser Al-Jasser and SDRPY Supervisor General Ambassador Mohammed Bin Saeed Al-Jaber.   The agreement is part of SDRPY efforts to develop and support civic services and vital sectors in Yemen.   Al-Jasser said the agreement would help achieve the livelihood and economic balanc ......read more

November 02, 2020:   Attention online beauty shoppers! November at Sephora Middle East is bringing you the hottest offers! Enjoy from 30% to 50% off on your most-loved and must-have products on Sephora.ae / Sephora.sa , and the Sephora APP (available in UAE and KSA). If that’s not enough temptation for you to surf and shop, here are 6 REASONS more to spoil yourself at Sephora this Beauty November.    #1 Exclusive online daily discounts on your favorite brands Consider yourself lucky! From November 1st till the 30th, you will have daily access to discounts on some of your favorite brands.  How is this possible? Every day, a new brand will be marked up to ......read more

Game’s most exciting and dynamic new golf market wins Vision Award at 2020 virtual ceremony 31 October, 2020 - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia:  The World Golf Awards, one of the industry’s most prominent and revered accolades, has awarded Golf Saudi with a Vision Award, during their COVID-modified annual ceremony in Dubai.  The awards which brought together market leaders from more than 40 nations across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, North America and Oceania, was a celebration of the best courses and destinations across the golf industry.  The World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world-class ......read more

• Online series explores the significance of the feats of five different Saudi women • Discovers what it means to each of them to be a ‘first woman’ in the Kingdom • Features Olympic medalist, Arctic diver, DJ, football manager & dance studio founder • Women discuss landmark nature of Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF and Saudi Ladies Team International – Saudi Arabia’s first ever ladies golf events   27 October, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  Inspirational Saudis who overcame gender barriers to achieve a string of firsts for women in the Kingdom have reflected on the ground-breaking nature of their feats in a ......read more

PA40141WLBK POLICE ROCKSTONE BLK/BLU WALLET PA40142WLBK POLICE ROCKSTONE BLK WALLET CARD CASE   October 27, 2020:    The POLICE DNA is all about freedom. A brand that has its finger on the fashion pulse, the accessories from POLICE are not just fleeting cursory fashion moments, they are the choices of a generation that is fearless when it comes to letting its voice be heard. To be subversive, bold and authentic in a world living vicariously through social media filters, zoom meeting and hashtags is a revelation in itself. Celebrating this unique and brazen spirit is the new collection of wallets and small leather goods from POLICE.    Debuting this ......read more

27, October 2020:   Procter & Gamble (P&G) in partnership with AbuDawood donates one million masks to the Saudi Health Endowment Fund as part of the efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. The company’s far-reaching force for good initiatives are aimed at protecting everyday heroes, providing support for communities, relief agencies and their employees as part of its  P&G “Protect Our Heroes” relief missions. Omar Channawi CEO P&G Middle East, East and West Africa and General Exports Markets, said: “Our mission to step up and serve others as a force for good starts in the communities we operate in. We want to do our part to suppo ......read more

● Foodics Capital Fund set to further help small business owners post Covid-19 ● Foodics partnered with Maalem Financing for the Fund set to revolutionize SME lending ● Micro loans are Shariah-compliant and focused on helping restaurants expand faster   27 October 2020, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia:   FOODICS, the F&B and Retail tech startup based in Saudi Arabia, officially announced today the launch of FOODICS CAPITAL, its micro lending arm.    The tech start-up, which offers an all in one restaurant management platform helping restaurant owners run their business, has announced it has raised US$100 million (SAR 375m) to further ......read more

October 27, 2020:    From sparkling moons to stars, the new collection is full of iconic symbols that take on unique meanings for women everywhere. The new bracelets, charms, earrings and rings allow you to express yourself at a deeper level by wearing symbols of who you are and what you believe in. Beyond exceptional design and craftsmanship, these symbolic jewellery pieces also tap into the wellness that has shifted our collective focus inward, towards personal happiness and journeys of self-discovery. Where do you come from and where do you want to go? What and who matters most to you? The pieces in the new series allow women to tell their stories with jewellery that represen ......read more

October 27, 2020:   Riyad Bank, a listed company on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., announced that Riyad Bank had signed a partnership agreement with JCBI to enable the acceptance of JCB Cards at all Point of Sale systems, online and ATMs throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   As part of a push to make the Kingdom a cashless society and support for financial inclusion that is both in line with the aims of the Saudi Vision 2030, this partnership will enable JCB Cardholders to use JCB Cards through Riyad Banks's network for Point of Sale and ATM ......read more

World No 1 Dustin Johnson, 2020 US Open Champion Bryson DeChambeau and Defending Champion Graeme McDowell Head Star-Studded Field for the 2021 Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers  Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – October 26, 2020:  World No.1 Dustin Johnson, 2020 US Open Champion Bryson DeChambeau and defending Champion Graeme McDowell have confirmed their participation in the third edition of the Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisers, February 4 – 7, 2021.  Shaping up to be the strongest line-up on the European Tour’s Middle East swing, the first two winners of the Saudi International powered by SoftBank ......read more

• Saudi fresh graduates enhance their potential in an innovative and engaging environment • Program fast-track and train potential leaders to meet business challenges of the future   October 26, 2020:    Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has been running a three-years Fresh Graduate Program in Saudi Arabia since 2018 that has employed more than one hundred persons. The program has created an open ecosystem for research and implementation of innovative projects enabled by 5G - the next generation of wireless technology - in order to accelerate the Kingdom’s digitalization in line with Vision 2030.   Designed to build ICT leaders of the future, the gradu ......read more

The new Heated Razor by GilletteLabs boasts a host of innovative and advanced features to reimagine shaving experiences for users across the UAE 26, October 2020:  Gillette Middle East is proud to announce the release in the UAE of the world’s first heated shaving product, the Heated Razor by GilletteLabs. Available across the six The Art of Shaving stores in the UAE and online on theartofshaving.ae , the high-tech device promises to deliver newfound value to consumers. The razor provides an uninterrupted heat sensation thanks to its specially created warming bar, enabling users to experience the soothing pleasure of a hot towel shave with every stroke. The first-of-its- ......read more

October 26, 2020:    Parmigiani Fleurier continues to showcase its dedication to métiers d’art and high watchmaking with the launch of the Tonda Reine de Mai collection. Inspired by the bucolic landscape in Switzerland surrounding its manufactures and the flowers found there, it combines Parmigiani Fleurier’s commitment to in-house manufacturing, fine finishing, and artistry. Nature and the beauty of the golden ratio are enduring sources of inspiration, and the Manufacture uses a wide array of artistic techniques to bring them to life in this release, including hand-chiseling, hand-diamond-setting, hand-polishing, hand-sandblasting, and marquetry. T ......read more

October 25, 2020:    In continued support of their partnership with UNICEF and ahead of World Children’s Day on November 20, Pandora hosted a creative workshop driven by a wish to inspire young minds to envision their future. As captured in a short film voiced by actor and Pandora ambassador Millie Bobby Brown, the Copenhagen-based event brought together a group of children to get creative, dream big and show what they could create with a simple cardboard box. Through exercises in self-expression facilitated by a creative consultant, the children were encouraged to explore their passions. Each child received a variety of tools and materials and was asked to create somethin ......read more

By Fadhel Isa, Chief Technology Officer at Ericsson Saudi Arabia  October 22, 2020:    At the dawn of a new decade, we have continued to leverage our technology towards our customers and achieved a significant milestone by securing the company’s 100th commercial 5G contract. As we celebrate this momentous occasion, we also celebrate being on the forefront of the 5G race and take a moment to look ahead at the mountains we must still climb.  Saudi Arabia was one of the first countries in the Middle East region where we collaborated with local operators to launch 5G. That is because Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is an important driver of Saudi A ......read more

October 22, 2020:   Parmigiani Fleurier continues to showcase its dedication to métiers d’art and high watchmaking with the launch of the Tonda Reine de Mai collection. Inspired by the bucolic landscape in Switzerland surrounding its manufactures and the flowers found there, it combines Parmigiani Fleurier’s commitment to in-house manufacturing, fine finishing, and artistry. Nature and the beauty of the golden ratio are enduring sources of inspiration, and the Manufacture uses a wide array of artistic techniques to bring them to life in this release, including hand-chiseling, hand-diamond-setting, hand-polishing, hand-sandblasting, and marquetry. Th ......read more

October 22, 2020:    When Cartier’s nature becomes surreal – or how the crocodile and the panther are transformed within an exercise of abstraction. Unique onyx spots and vibrantly intense emeralds, multiple settings for panther pavings and a mastery of composition and colour for a wave of coral and mother-of-pearl scales.  ...read more

• Golf Saudi today unveil ‘Ladies First Club’, which is available to women across the Kingdom • Will grant first 1,000 registrants free lessons, club membership and rounds of golf • Aimed at introducing women to the sport, welcoming them to clubs and getting more Saudis regularly active • The initiative will launch next month ahead of the $1m Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF and $500,000 Saudi Ladies Team International – Saudi’s first all-women golf events   21 October, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia has today announced a world-first initiative that will offer free golf to women across the Kingdom. To be ......read more

On the occasion of her birthday, the celebrated Emirati singer, Balqees Fathi  announced on October 20th, 2020 through her Instagram Page, the launch of her new luxury makeup brand – BEX Beauty. Balqees has always had an unrivaled passion for makeup and for creating colors, which started ever since she was a little girl, watching her mom apply her makeup. She grew to follow makeup tutorials, trends, and be-friend all her makeup artists to learn about this magical world of colors. When asked about why she created BEX Beauty, Balqees said:  “Being so connected to my Arab & GCC fans on social media, I could tell that many of them struggled with finding t ......read more

Calm the spirit and uplift one’s mood with an amalgamation of fresh floral and fruity fragrances   Dubai - UAE, October 21, 2020:  Aromas are known to be intrinsically linked to how our brains react, impacting our emotions and energy; both are inevitably intertwined, heavily influencing one’s moods.     A scent can infuse the darkest hour with zesty aromatic sunshine. It can transport a person to sunny skies, valleys, forests and even orchards abundant in fruit. A scent can transport one back into their childhood-the lingering bright and warm aura of their mother, the aroma emanating from brewing coffee, the smell of the earth after a rainy da ......read more

• The virtual event will focus on restoring and developing buyers’ business connections, growing network, and learning how to make a comeback in the travel industry • Nearly 50% of registered buyers interested in the Middle East region  • Over 100 exhibitors from the Middle East confirmed so far   October 20, 2020:  Buyers from travel firms around the world can reconnect with established partners, forge new contacts and make business deals at next month’s WTM Virtual (9-11 November) from 7am to 10pm GMT, to allow access to all the different time zones across the globe.   Organisers of the online event aim to host 5,000 pre-sele ......read more

October 19, 2020:  Created in 2014, La Panthère fragrance dared to revisit the legendary chypre with an innovative feline-floral accord born out of pure, mesmerising gardenia and sensual notes of musk. The panther awaits within, the sensual heroine of a solar sillage, floral yet feral, like a love trap set by the most irresistible of creatures. Greats such as Theophrastus and Dante celebrated its scent, the most seductive in the animal kingdom. The fragrance, designed by Mathilde Laurent, is a new addition to La Panthère olfactory repertoire, intensifying the feline, floral accord of the original Eau de Parfum. A wave of added warmth enhances the aura of this radiant icon. T ......read more

Celebrating 50 years of Oman October 19, 2020:  Hublot and Oman partners Mistal came together once again to collaborate on a special edition. Building on the success of their first collaboration, the watchmaker and its Oman partners celebrate the Sultanate’s 50th anniversary with the release of the CLASSIC FUSION SPECIAL EDITION OMAN GOLDEN JUBILEE.   "Hublot is happy to celebrate the Sultanate’s 50th anniversary with this new edition, and we are looking forward to seeing the watch on the wrists of our Omani Hublotistas. This launch sets a mark in history, and embodies a fusion of time, history and culture.  - David Tedeschi    Regional ......read more

First Saudi woman to achieve a Guinness World Records title singlehandedly  Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 19 October 2020:  Ohud Abdullah Almalki, known as ‘The Artist of the Nation’ marks an incredible milestone becoming the first Saudi woman to achieve a Guinness World Records title singlehandedly, the global authority on record-breaking achievements said. The Al Naseem neighbourhood product in Jedda draws the Largest coffee painting in the world using expired granules, illustrating seven renowned figures of Saudi Arabia and the neighbouring United Arab Emirates.  Two giant pictures of the founding fathers of the two nations, the late King Abdulaziz bin Abdul ......read more

UAE images captured oddly silent marketplaces in old Dubai and contrasting images of life outdoors and indoors This year’s competition judging panel features Mohammed Muheisen, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner National Geographic photographer   Abu Dhabi, October 19, 2020: ‘Moments’, the Middle East and North Africa’s largest annual regional photography competition by National Geographic Abu Dhabi (NGAD) and Almarai, is receiving an overwhelming response from budding photographers across the MENA region – with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia dominating GCC submissions, followed closely by the UAE.  Celebrating its tenth-year anniversary, &l ......read more

October 16, 2020:  After struggling with facial hair from my early teen years, I was looking for ways to deal with my problem of dark facial hair. I tried every natural treatment to remove hair but nothing seemed to work. Following the recommendation of friends and family, I paid a visit to Dr. Olimpia Carmen at the Wellbeing Medical Clinic.  Prior to the visit, I had never received any facial treatments and was very nervous for the pain any treatment would cause.  After a quick consultation, Dr. Olimpia recommended me to go in for the laser treatment around my upper lip and side burns in order to remove the dark, course hair. She also noticed some spider veins on the surfa ......read more

Innovative new golf format revealed for debut Saudi Ladies Team International – with ‘NFL-style’ draft, professionals teaming-up with amateurs and $500,000 up for grabs • Unique three-day event will see 36 LET-playing captains choose their own teams • Each fourball will comprise captain, two fellow LET professionals, and one amateur • Captain will openly select first professional team-mate – with the second determined by random draw  • $500,000 Saudi Ladies Team International will run 17th-19th November – two days after debut $1million prize-fund Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund   ......read more

 MenaBev successfully deploys Infor supply chain software with SNS SAUDI ARABIA, 15 October 2020:   Infor today announced that MenaBev, a multinational franchise organization of PepsiCo, has implemented Infor WMS warehouse management solution at its more than 300,000-square-meter bottling facility in Jeddah. Underpinning MenaBev’s end-to-end operation, from raw material receipt through to the production, storage and shipping of finished goods, Infor WMS will increase automation across the organization, optimizing business processes to boost capacity and support continued growth. The project was successfully managed by Infor alliance partner SNS, a leading ......read more

• Almarai Supports Saudi Vision 2030’s Local Manufacturing and Self-Sufficiency • SAP S/4HANA Intelligent Suit Optimizes Production and Distribution to Tens of Millions of Consumers Across the GCC, Egypt, and Jordan     RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 13 October 2020:  Almarai, the Middle East’s largest food & beverage manufacturer and distributor of dairy products, baked goods, poultry, juice, food, desserts, and infant formula, has announced the next phase of its digital transformation with the global technology company SAP to optimize operations and support food self-sufficiency in Saudi Arabia and the region.   Every ......read more

Ogilvy's New Study is the First to Quantify Wellness Gaps for Brands Looking for Growth   October 14, 2020:  The US$4.5 trillion global wellness economy – growing twice as fast as the global economy – is now so pervasive that for 73% of global consumers, wellness is now considered an essential element of a brand’s strategy. The Ogilvy Wellness Gap study released today has, for the first time, quantified the gap between consumers’ wellness expectations of brands and how they judge delivery against those expectations in seven key sectors – food, snacks, skincare, airlines, hotels, cars and banking.   Ogilvy surveyed 7,000 consum ......read more

13, October 2020:  The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is pleased to announce that The International Medical Center has earned 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level 9, the only one in the MENA region and the first one in Saudi.  The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively healthcare organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities. “Levels 9 and 10 represents healthcare technology leaders that often leverage these technologies in innovative ways and have encouraged d ......read more

October 13, 2020:   Hublot develops its precious movements From Haute Horlogerie to Haute Joaillerie (fine jewellery), the quality of the setting work is crucial in showcasing the splendour of precious stones. This highly specialised craft, performed within the bounds of strict predefined constraints, must be subtly executed to allow the brilliance of the stones to take centre stage. The radiance of precious stones is the result of the stone-setter's painstaking craftsmanship. Three new Hublot models marry the technical performance of the manufacture movements, the sophisticated beauty of diamonds and the expertise of master watchmakers.     Hublot High J ......read more

October 12, 2020:  Refer to important disclosures at the end of these reports (see links below). Please note, you may quote directly from this research report solely in your reporting as a member of the media; however all quotes must be cited as having come from a BofA Global Research report. All other copying, redistribution, retransmission, republication and any other unauthorized dissemination or use of the contents of the report or the link thereto are prohibited. If you are interested in interviewing an analyst, your request must be directed to Research Communications & Media Relations. EMEA Equity Research Daily Highlights Global Steel: Greener Steel: Molten Oxide Electr ......read more

 High net worth individuals, families, family offices, and foundations plan to increase their allocation to impact investing from 20 per cent of their portfolios in 2019 to 35 per cent by 2025.  A quarter (27 per cent) of all investors expect to move to more than 50 per cent invested for impact within five years.  Nine-in-10 (87 per cent) investors say climate change influences their investment choices, while over half (52 per cent) view climate change as the greatest threat to the world.  Seven-in-10 (69 per cent) say COVID-19 has affected their views of investing and the economy, while 66 per cent say that it is likely to broaden their risk assessment to includ ......read more

• Saudi Arabia's younger healthcare professionals are well prepared for both the clinical and non-clinical aspects of their roles by their medical education • 51% of younger healthcare professionals in Saudi Arabia know a lot about value-based care, which is among the highest awareness out of all of the countries surveyed • 84% of Saudi’s next generation of healthcare professionals believe that digital health technologies will improve patients’ experiences • 83% agree that advancements in medical technology make them excited about the future of the healthcare profession   October 12, 2020:   Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA ......read more

As Saudi residents spend more time indoors, do we really know what’s lurking in our homes?      12 October 2020, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - The WHO estimates that we spend up to 90% of our time indoors .  Dust mites and their faeces are the most relevant inducers of allergic diseases worldwide . But how much do we really know about these microscopic bedfellows?   WHAT ARE DUST MITES? House dust mites are microscopic arachnids that can be found in homes all around the world. Their average lifecycle is 65-100 days and during that time they will produce approximately 2,000 faecal pellets and secrete even more proteins through their saliva &nd ......read more

>An increase of 107 per cent in regional sales over September 2019, Lincoln has continued an incredible run of increased demand for its SUVs    >The flagship Navigator remains Lincoln’s most popular offering, followed closely by the newly launched Aviator, both of which contributed significantly to an overall 63 per cent Q3 sales boost over the same period last year   Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 11, 2020:   Lincoln Middle East’s summer of success has rolled into September, ensuring the luxury marque’s third quarter numbers for new vehicle sales exceeded those of last year’s Q3 by an impressive 63 per cent. Even more n ......read more

For the first time ever, Saudi Arabia hosted a G20 Tourism private-public event focused on the recovery of the sector  Saudi Arabia leading and coordinating the global Travel & Tourism agenda At the request of Saudi Arabia, WTTC presented a plan to resume international travel and save 100m jobs in the world October 11, 2020:   The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC),  pays tribute to the leadership of Saudi Arabia, and for its support to the local and global private sector, at the historic meeting of G20 Tourism Ministers and more than 45 CEOs of the world’s biggest travel companies, and private sector leaders from the G20 countries During ......read more

• Future Hospitality Summit will welcome a comprehensive line-up of hospitality and government leaders, industry captains, founders, change-makers, insight experts, and media, on 26-27 October.   • The jam-packed line-up includes Arne Sorenson (Marriott International), Arnold W. Donald (Carnival Corporation), Gloria Guevara (WTTC), Alexandre de Juniac (IATA), Geoffrey JW Kent (Abercrombie & Kent), and more.     Riyadh, KSA  - October 11, 2020:  uture Hospitality Summit (FHS)– the hybrid virtual conference developed to explore big ideas and tackle the challenges facing the hospitality industry – has revealed its exciting line ......read more

• Managed and operated by VFS Global, the newly launched centres have started to accept passport renewal requests from Sunday to Saturday between 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM   Saudi - October 08, 2020: In a bid to ease the passport renewal process for Philippine nationals living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), The Republic of the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs and VFS Global, the world's largest visa outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, have signed a contract to provide Passport Renewal services in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al Khobar.   H.E. Adnan Villaluna Alonto, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plen ......read more

• The 24-year old commits to November’s “unprecedented” two tournaments  • She will be chasing her second Middle Eastern title after 2019 triumph in Abu Dhabi • Hull will join Solheim Cup teammate Georgia Hall for Golf Saudi and Ladies European Tour events – Saudi Arabia’s ‘women’s week of golf’ • Golfers will compete in $1m Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF 12th-15th November and $500,000 Saudi Ladies Teams International, 17th-19th November   7 October, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:   English golfing sensation Charley Hull has today confirmed her spot in Saudi Arabia’s &lsqu ......read more

The massive explosion that ripped Beirut apart in August 2020 created significant immediate and long-term humanitarian needs. We’re supporting Medair to deliver emergency assistance to those impacted and displaced by the disaster – in particular to meet their shelter and health needs – and to assist in the rehabilitation of damaged buildings and public facilities. Medair’s teams will also work to provide mental health support to the most vulnerable groups. United Arab Emirates,  October 07, 2020:  On 4 August 2020, a horrific explosion rocked the Port of Beirut with a force equal to a 3.5-magnitude earthquake. Homes collapsed, high rise buildings were r ......read more

Instagram celebrates its birthday today, marking a decade since the platform launched and went on to shape the global cultural fabric!    October 06, 2020:  Since the earliest days of Instagram, we’ve been constantly inspired by the creativity we’ve seen in our community. We’ve seen people come together with loved ones, express themselves in new and more visual ways, inspire others with similar interests, and rally around causes they believe in. Our community has always set the cultural agenda - they push culture forward and inspire us to explore new ways of creating and communicating.   To celebrate this milestone, we dove deep into our regi ......read more

As everything in the world is quickly changing and developing so is the e-commerce market around the globe. With people getting fast internet access and reliability over modern technology, they have switched from traditional shopping to online shopping. And this online shopping has given rise to the e-commerce market.  While the e-commerce market is gaining pace in the rest of the world, the Middle-East is also growing as an e-commerce hub. The Arab states have a large and growing market of new & eager internet users on peak who are all caught up in online shopping. Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Oman, Qatar, and other Middle East countries are continuously putting efforts to increas ......read more

October 05, 2020:  Following nomination for the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève 2020 in the Calendar and Astronomy category, Parmigiani Fleurier unveils the secrets, invisible at first glance, of their Hegirian Perpetual Calendar. Parmigiani Fleurier, renowned for its fine craftsmanship, design and manufacturing prowess, spared no attention to detail in the extraordinary care and development given to its Hegirian Perpetual Calendar. With this in mind, they sought the expertise of Mr. Stefano Macaluso, who redesigned each of the bridges of the new PF009 movement. "The inspiration behind the Parmigiani Fleurier Hijri Perpetual Calendar was drawn from the architecture of t ......read more

October 04, 2020:  Pandora, in collaboration with Lucasfilm, invites you to show your support for either the light or the dark side with the release of three new AR Filters. The filters launch alongside Pandora’s Star Wars-inspired collection on 1 October. The filters give fans the opportunity to show their allegiances as they hunt for the Galactic Empire’s ultimate weapon, the Death Star, as part of the AR experience. Use the AR Face Filters to imitate Princess Leia’sTM signature braids or capture yourself wearing Darth Vader’sTM uniform. Available on both Pandora’s Instagram account and Pandora’s Facebook page, users can choose between the filter ......read more

The Ministry of Education Saudi Arabia and G20 Saudi Secretariat as part of The International Conferences Program, honoring the G20 Saudi presidency year 2020 announced as the co-hosts of EduTech Digital Summit, to be organised by Terrapinn Middle East   Saudi,  October 04, 2020:   Terrapinn Middle East has revealed the first details of the upcoming EduTech Digital Summit.  Organised alongside the Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia, the event will take place on October 5-6th live from Riyadh.  The show will also welcome speakers and attendees from homes or offices around the world. “EduTech Digital Summit arrives at a time of unpre ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  October 03, 2020:  To reflect the fact that every woman is unique, Parmigiani Fleurier presents a sumptuous new Tonda line, available in different versions to fulfil every desire. The manufacture's watchmakers have struck a delicate balance between technical accomplishment and the finest jeweller's art. Refined yet understated, the new Tonda Métropolitaine rose gold rainbow Opal embodies every aspiration of the modern woman, making each moment of the day unique. Reflecting today's multicultural and multifaceted society, this new line of timepieces, with its variety of dials, functions and diameters, is an ode to diversity and features luxury co ......read more

Unveiled at IFA 2020 the new smartwatch comes with enhanced GPS technology and weather alerts   RIYADH, KSA October 1, 2020:   Global smartphone brand HONOR announced earlier this month the launch the HONOR Watch GS Pro. For adventure lovers to fitness enthusiasts, this smartwatch makes outdoor training and pursuing fitness goals more productive and with more style. The announcement was made at the 2020 IFA technology conference and is part of the brand’s unwavering commitment to helping consumers live a truly smart, productive and healthy life.  HONOR has witnessed immense growth in the wearables sector and continues to reinvent its offerings to keep up ......read more

Uniquely designed to accelerate every move, the new drives offer nearly 2x the speed over previous generations to move rich content with ease      Saudi Arabia, October 01, 2020:  Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today released two new SanDisk® portable SSDs that offer nearly 2x the speed over previous generations. The SanDisk Extreme® and SanDisk Extreme PRO® portable SSDs are purpose-built to keep up with today’s high-quality content demands. Professional photographers, videographers and enthusiasts capture and keep life’s best moments every day and they need reliable solutions that perform on the move at astonishing speeds.  ......read more

30 September 2020:   Breaking a Guinness World Records™ (GWR) title is more than just doing something amazing. It took 33-year old Pakistani national Azmat Khan 6 minutes and 1 second to break the previous Guinness World Records title for Fastest mile dribbling a basketball. Khan is a Kohat product, and he also holds the record title for the 10 miles equivalent. Khan’s story with GWR started by deciding that he wanted to take his achievements to the next level, so he had to find something he thought he could handle on a global level. Searching GWR site, a record title on basketball drew his attention held by American national Reed McManigal who managed to set th ......read more

Affordable Smart Device Offers Innovative Features at an Accessible Price Point  RIYADH, KSA September 29:  Global technology brand, HONOR, has strived to develop a comprehensive suite of products that meet the needs of digital consumers. With this ethos in mind it should come as no surprise that the latest smartphone from HONOR, the HONOR 9X Lite, is a feature-laden and affordable smartphone that promises to deliver intelligent experiences for today’s sophisticated and digital-first consumers. The HONOR 9X Lite, the latest member of HONOR’s 9X series, offers more accessibility to innovative technology for those who are budget conscious.  The HONOR 9 ......read more

New cloud environment to support the company’s business growth and need for enterprise-grade security   JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, September 28, 2020:  Saudi Bugshan Company (SBC), in collaboration with its technology arm Brmaja Commercial Company (Brmaja), has selected IBM Cloud to host its IT infrastructure. This transition aims to support SBC’s business growth plans and meet its critical need for infrastructure performance and enterprise-grade security, while accelerating the company’s digital transformation.  SBC is the holding company of one of the largest conglomerates in the Middle East and North Africa region and has its headquarters in Jedda ......read more

• Golf Saudi and the Ladies European Tour announce back-to-back November golf events to be staged in King Abdullah Economic City • Week of live golf will have $1.5million in prize money up for grabs – with pros and amateurs playing in unique new tournament format • The event is the first professional ladies’ golf tournament in the history of the Kingdom – and is the first international sporting event to return to Saudi Arabia following the COVID-19 pandemic  • Tournament organisers Golf Saudi and lead sponsors reaffirm commitment to women’s game    28 September 2020: Saudi Arabia is to welcome international live s ......read more

New report by WTTC and Oliver Wyman provides recommendations on how we can ensure a more seamless recovery of the sector Consumers are paying more attention to 'sustainability' of brands Destinations need to adopt new protocols for health and hygiene measures September 27, 2020:  The World Travel & Tourism Council [WTTC], today unveils a new report that explores the implications of the trends for each of four key Travel & Tourism stakeholders: travellers, businesses, workforce, and communities. WTTC, which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, worked closely with Oliver Wyman, a global management consulting firm, along with number of W ......read more

International hospitality standards with high preventive measures  September 27, 2020:  With the gradual return of many commercial activities in Makkah Al Mukarramah, Millennium and Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem hotels have completed all reopening preparations and will start receiving Makkah visitors on 1st October.  The two hotels provide quality services with international standards and adopt the highest safety and preventive measures. Shafqaat Bukhari, Cluster General Manager, Millennium and Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem, said: “Guests safety is our top priority and maintaining hygiene and cleanliness is paramount in the hospitality industry. We want every guest to ......read more

For the Launch of Its New Pasha Watch, Cartier Unveils a New Campaign Highlighting a Community of Unique Personalities Who Are Changing the Codes of Success by Forging Exceptional and Diverse Paths of Creativity   September 24, 2020:  Cartier is launching a multimedia campaign fronted by five extraordinary talents, Rami Malek, Troye Sivan, Willow Smith, Maisie Williams and Jackson Wang. The campaign, to be disseminated across the world, marks the celebration of the launch of the new Pasha watch, a cult watch marked by its distinctive codes and extraordinary design.  Since its creation in the 1980s, the Pasha watch has embodied a certain idea of success that is evi ......read more

More than 10 million minutes of meetings were supported over 3 months, assuring education continuity in the Kingdom   The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 24 September 2020: Cisco’s Webex collaboration platform enabled the rapid adoption of new remote learning models by KSA universities and schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. 31 educational institutions in the country delivered over 10.6 million minutes of meetings and more than 23,000 sessions over the digital meeting platform between March 1st and June 1st, 2020. As 91 percent of the world’s student population was faced with the reality of not being able to attend universities and schools in person, distance lear ......read more

Experts from six WPP companies across the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia share insights in the report.   September 23, 2020:   Kantar announces the inaugural launch of the BrandZ™ Top 30 Most Valuable Emirati and Saudi Brands on 6 October 2020 at a virtual event. The ranking identifies the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia’s Top 30 most valuable brands, based on interviews with+12,000 consumers across the two countries about their opinions on over 300 brands across 19 categories. BrandZ™ then calculates the dollar value of the intangible brand, enabling businesses to assess how much ‘brand’ drives revenue, grow ......read more

RIYADH, KSA, September 23, 2020:   Global technology brand, HONOR is pleased to celebrate Saudi National Day with exclusive offers across its advanced digital products.  With a diverse range of smart devices, Saudis can find an intelligent companion to enhance the holiday weekend.    Capture picture perfect celebrations on smartphone devices like the HONOR 10i or 9X PRO, with innovative features sure to create fun filled memories with close friends and family. With an ultra-wide-angle lens on both phones, users can capture precious moments with the whole family. Users can keep track of all the holiday activities, whether active or relaxed, with smart weara ......read more

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