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Big opportunities to help increase petrochemical output in the Kingdom to USD 453.3 billion by 2030January 23, 2019 –   Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mishaal Bin Majid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of Jeddah, the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events is set to host the 16th edition of the Saudi Plastic and Petroch... ... Read more
Lenovo DCG, in partnership with Pivot3, showcases new-edge converged computing and storage solutions at Intersec 2019 tailored around the needs of future Smart CitiesDubai, United Arab Emirates – 23 January 2019:   Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global technology leader, today announced their first participation in Intersec ... ... Read more
‘Boxing Girls’ is the fourth collaboration between MBC Group’s O3 Productions and twofour54 Abu Dhabi Series is penned by first-time writer Afnan Alqasimi and is directed by Saudi filmmaker Samir ArefSaudi Arabia, January 22 2019:   MBC Studios is proud to unveil ‘Boxing Girls’, a brand-new Arabic-language d... ... Read more
The project has a designed capacity of 350 thousand cubic meters per day 22nd January 2019:  HE Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Chairman of the Water and Electricity Company, Chairman of the Supervisory Committee for Privatization in the Environment, Water and Agriculture Sectors - Eng. Abdulrahman Al Fadley signed a Sewag... ... Read more
January 22, 2019:   Following its successful launch, HONOR 10 Lite, HONOR’s latest flagship phone, is now available in Oman. While the flagship device packs powerful hardware it also scores high in style and design, making it a great new-year purchase or gift. It features a refined gradient finish for a youthful, energetic look that... ... Read more
Saudi Arabia, January 20, 2019:  M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a 5-star hotel located in the heart of the holy city of Makkah, honored its employees on its 2nd anniversary, in recognition of their great efforts and contribution to upgrade the hotel to the 19th position in Makkah region, besides winning two international awards.The 2nd annivers... ... Read more
Nissan recharges CES visitors with macchiato brewed using LEAF powerJanuary 20, 2019:  Nissan gave CES trade show attendees a taste of Nissan Energy. Nissan Energy is part of Nissan Intelligent Integration, the company’s vision of a connected world where new developments in battery technology and power generation enable homes and vehicle... ... Read more
January 16, 2019:  ‘The idea of the collection came up at the very beginning of my collaboration with Christopher and it went through many different creative stages and ideas. We knew it had to be narrative, created with a free spirit and no limit or boundaries.’ – Francis KurkdjianIntroducing Burberry Bespoke: a collection o... ... Read more
H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih witnessed the significant progress being made at Barakah   16 January 2019:   H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) expressed his appreciation for the significant development of the Barakah Nu... ... Read more
January 14, 2019:  Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced its passenger and cargo traffic results for December 2018, reached 80.2% load factor in that month. Growth in the number of passengers, revenue per kilometer and load factor, is an important indicator of the continued growing interest in Turkey and Turkish Airlines at the end of t... ... Read more
Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:  As part of the third Global Energy Forum, His Excellency Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia delivered the opening address for day three of the Forum. His Excellency Al-Falih later joined Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Coun... ... Read more
PGA Tour Player of the Year and three-time Major Champion, Brooks Koepka, joins Ryder Cup compatriot, Bryson DeChambeau, and Presidents Cup Captain and Four-Time Major Champion, Ernie Els Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saturday 12 January, 2019:   The Saudi International powered by SBIA has finalised its headline player line-up for... ... Read more
Annual sales of 4,107 are the highest in the marque’s 115-year history Year-on-year sales growth in all regions; the Americas remains largest market Rolls-Royce Motor Cars continues to generate a meaningful financial contribution to its shareholder, the BMW Group  Buoyant demand for all model families, with Phantom a major growth driver... ... Read more
Annual sales of 4,107 are the highest in the marque’s 115-year history Year-on-year sales growth in all regions; the Americas remains largest market Rolls-Royce Motor Cars continues to generate a meaningful financial contribution to its shareholder, the BMW Group  Buoyant demand for all model families, with Phantom a major growth driver... ... Read more
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January 24, 2019:   Speaking to Bloomberg Television’s Francine Lacqua and Haslinda Amin, Saudi Arabia Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan said he expects 2.6% GDP growth in 2019.    Other highlights include: • Saudi may issue non-USD bonds this year • Looking at Euro or other currencies for bond ...read more

24 January 2019:   IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Bougary Holding Co. to develop Crowne Plaza® Makkah Beban. Scheduled to open in December 2019, the new hotel comprising 1200 rooms will be world’s largest Crowne Plaza® and will be a landmark hotel for IHG.  Strategically located in close proximity to the Holy Mosque, the hotel will join the existing InterContinental® and Holiday Inn® in the city and cater to the influx of pilgrim visits expected as part of Vision 2030. IHG is the largest international hotel group in Saudi Arabia, both by number of h ......read more

January 23 2019, Saudi Arabia: Speaking to Bloomberg Television’s Jonathan Ferro, Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser said the oil giant is talking to credit rating agencies in preparation for its foray into the international bond market. Aramco is looking at a potential bond sale to pay for SABIC.    Other highlights include: “We will decide soon how much we would like to take from the bond market. Definitely it is going to be an international bond. We are currently in discussion with regard to how much and where.” Aramco has no intention of buying more than 70% in SABIC Aramco’s 2018 results are “great” ...read more

Big opportunities to help increase petrochemical output in the Kingdom to USD 453.3 billion by 2030 January 23, 2019 –   Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mishaal Bin Majid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of Jeddah, the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events is set to host the 16th edition of the Saudi Plastic and Petrochemical Exhibition, organized by Riyadh Exhibition Company. The event, taking place from 27-30 January 2019, will host industry leaders from the Kingdom, the region and around the world as they discuss the latest developments related to the plastics and petrochemical industries at local, regional and international levels. The exhibition, support ......read more

Lenovo DCG, in partnership with Pivot3, showcases new-edge converged computing and storage solutions at Intersec 2019 tailored around the needs of future Smart Cities Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 23 January 2019:   Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global technology leader, today announced their first participation in Intersec 2019, one of the world’s leading security trade shows, hosted at the Dubai World Trade Centre. During the exhibition, Lenovo DCG is showcasing some of the company’s high-performance computing capabilities, as well as an extensive product offering designed for the ‘Intelligence Revolution’ era. In line with Lenovo&rsqu ......read more

‘Boxing Girls’ is the fourth collaboration between MBC Group’s O3 Productions and twofour54 Abu Dhabi Series is penned by first-time writer Afnan Alqasimi and is directed by Saudi filmmaker Samir Aref Saudi Arabia, January 22 2019:   MBC Studios is proud to unveil ‘Boxing Girls’, a brand-new Arabic-language drama produced by O3 Productions and twofour54 Abu Dhabi. Directed by Saudi filmmaker Samir Aref, ‘Boxing Girls’ is the screenwriting debut of Afnan Al Qassimi, and stars a slew of well-known names in Arab entertainment, including Fatima Al Hosani, Ali Al Sherif and Shaifan Al Otaibi. The programme places young people at the ......read more

22 January 2019; Dubai, UAE:   Executive summary  The Cabinet of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced that the issuance of long-term residence permits for investors, outstanding students, foreign nationals with exceptional talents, and similarly-situated foreign nationals, as determined by the UAE government, will begin on 3 February 2019.  Categories of applicants A five-year residence permit will be available to the following categories of foreign nationals:  •        Investors in the UAE real estate market;   •        Entrepreneurs and up to three executives working for the qualifying entrep ......read more

The project has a designed capacity of 350 thousand cubic meters per day  22nd January 2019:  HE Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Chairman of the Water and Electricity Company, Chairman of the Supervisory Committee for Privatization in the Environment, Water and Agriculture Sectors - Eng. Abdulrahman Al Fadley signed a Sewage Treatment Agreement (STA) for the development of the new wastewater treatment plant in Dammam. The plant has a designed capacity of 350,000 cubic meters per day and an initial capacity of 200,000 cubic meters per day and will serve the western region of Dammam. The project is the first independent sewage treatment plant project (ISTP) to be t ......read more

January 22, 2019:   Following its successful launch, HONOR 10 Lite, HONOR’s latest flagship phone, is now available in Oman. While the flagship device packs powerful hardware it also scores high in style and design, making it a great new-year purchase or gift. It features a refined gradient finish for a youthful, energetic look that turns the device into an instant style icon, giving you a refreshing start in 2019. As Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to dominate new technology and devices in 2019 and beyond, the AI-powered HONOR 10 Lite front camera will offer a superior selfie experience to smartly capture the best possible selfie in any moment. The front camera can ......read more

Saudi Arabia, January 20, 2019:  M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a 5-star hotel located in the heart of the holy city of Makkah, honored its employees on its 2nd anniversary, in recognition of their great efforts and contribution to upgrade the hotel to the 19th position in Makkah region, besides winning two international awards. The 2nd anniversary ceremony was attended by the hotel guests and staffs, and entertained in the presence of a number of celebrities from the Makkah’s Arts of Hijaz, including the vocalists Alaa Fida and Ahmed Fattan, and the Pakistani vocalist Asad Qureshi who performed the beautiful folk songs of Hijaz region & Islamic anthems. The ceremony was ......read more

Nissan recharges CES visitors with macchiato brewed using LEAF power January 20, 2019:  Nissan gave CES trade show attendees a taste of Nissan Energy. Nissan Energy is part of Nissan Intelligent Integration, the company’s vision of a connected world where new developments in battery technology and power generation enable homes and vehicles to better harness and power each other. At the CES Nissan display, visitors relaxed and sipped on a freshly-brewed macchiato topped with their self-portrait crafted from foam while watching Nissan Energy in action. The barista station ran purely off a Nissan LEAF, demonstrating Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company’s vision for ch ......read more

January 16, 2019:  ‘The idea of the collection came up at the very beginning of my collaboration with Christopher and it went through many different creative stages and ideas. We knew it had to be narrative, created with a free spirit and no limit or boundaries.’ – Francis Kurkdjian Introducing Burberry Bespoke: a collection of seven exclusive fragrances created by renowned perfumer Francis Kurkdjian under the creative direction of Christopher Bailey. Each scent is available in either one, two or three varying concentrations. Burberry Bespoke is inspired by artistry, the elements and the great British outdoors. Each scent is as individual as the emotions a smell ......read more

H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih witnessed the significant progress being made at Barakah     16 January 2019:   H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) expressed his appreciation for the significant development of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in a recent visit to the UAE. H.E. Eng. Al Falih commended the Emirati workforce who are highly skilled in the nuclear sector and committed to developing their skills and knowledge. H.E. Eng. Al-Falih was briefed on the latest developments of the Barakah Plant, located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi Emirate. &n ......read more

January 14, 2019:  Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced its passenger and cargo traffic results for December 2018, reached 80.2% load factor in that month. Growth in the number of passengers, revenue per kilometer and load factor, is an important indicator of the continued growing interest in Turkey and Turkish Airlines at the end of the year as well.    According to the December 2018 Traffic Results;  Total number of passengers carried went up by 1% reaching 5.5 million passengers, and the load factor went up to 80.2%.  In December 2018, total load factor improved by 0,5 points, while international load factor increased by 0,5 points to 80%, do ......read more

January 13, 2019:  Foreign nationals who are not residents of the United Arab Emirates can no longer apply for visas to Saudi Arabia through the Saudi visa application centre in Dubai.    Foreign nationals who are not residents of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can no longer apply for visas to Saudi Arabia through the Saudi visa application centre in Dubai.  Although no official announcement has been made, this information was conveyed to Fragomen verbally by a representative of the Saudi visa application centre in Dubai – VFS Tasheel International.  Background Previously, foreign nationals applying for Saudi visas could do so through the Saudi visa ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:  As part of the third Global Energy Forum, His Excellency Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia delivered the opening address for day three of the Forum.  His Excellency Al-Falih later joined Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council, on a panel titled 'An Update On Saudi Vision 2030 and The Oil Market' . ...read more

PGA Tour Player of the Year and three-time Major Champion, Brooks Koepka, joins Ryder Cup compatriot, Bryson DeChambeau, and Presidents Cup Captain and Four-Time Major Champion, Ernie Els   Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saturday 12 January, 2019:   The Saudi International powered by SBIA has finalised its headline player line-up for the inaugural tournament taking place in King Abdullah Economic City at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, from 31st January to 3rd February 2019, announcing five more world-class players.   Headlining the field, which already includes world nos. 1 and 3, Justin Rose and Dustin Johnson, will be three-time Major winner and wor ......read more

Annual sales of 4,107 are the highest in the marque’s 115-year history Year-on-year sales growth in all regions; the Americas remains largest market Rolls-Royce Motor Cars continues to generate a meaningful financial contribution to its shareholder, the BMW Group  Buoyant demand for all model families, with Phantom a major growth driver  Record levels of Bespoke commissions establishes Rolls-Royce as a true Luxury House Cullinan garners stellar headlines worldwide following a highly successful launch. First few Cullinans delivered to customers in time for Christmas Cullinan advance orders running well into the second half of 2019 200 new jobs take total Rolls ......read more

The event will aid the two countries in their strategic partnership for boosting economic ties and developing opportunities for trade and growth 9th of January 2019:   Breakbulk Middle East (BBME), a yearly conference gathering top industry leaders and experts from around the world, will be reiterating its goal of enhancing economic collaboration between the UAE and Saudi Arabia. The event, held under the patronage of  Dr.Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and the Chairman of Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime, will be taking place in Dubai for its fourth edition from 11th  February to 12th February 2019, at the Du ......read more

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, January 8. 2019:  SHUAA Capital psc (SHUAA), the UAE-based financial services group is pleased to announce the issuance and private placement of a USD135 million SAR 506 million dollar-denominated five-year Sukuk for Jabal Omar Development Company (JODC), one of the largest publicly-listed real estate companies in Saudi Arabia as it seeks to strategically diversify its capital base. SHUAA acted as the sole arranger for the Sukuk , (The Sukuk was originally issued in the 2nd half of 2018). The Sukuk represents a fitting choice of financing for JODC, given the long-term nature of its requirements as a real estate developer and its focus on the holy city of Makk ......read more

UAE, January 08, 2019:  Sony Corporation (“Sony”) will exhibit at the CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, held from Tuesday, January 8.  Sony Corporation President & CEO Kenichiro Yoshida spoke at the Sony press conference held on Monday, January 7(local time), stating that “Sony is a Creative Entertainment Company. We at Sony partner with content creators who make the music, the movies, the television shows and the games that engage billions of eyes and ears and minds around the world. We’d like to showcase how Sony’s professional grade technologies support creators across the entertainment industries to produce compelling content. You will also see ......read more

LG CTO Envisions Life Enhanced by Next Generation of  Consumer-Focused Artificial Intelligence Innovations Jan. 8, 2019 — LG Electronics (LG) President and CTO Dr. I.P. Park outlined the company’s vision for the future in his CES 2019 keynote, titled AI for an Even Better Life, on January 7 at the MGM Park Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. At CES, the world’s premier consumer electronics show, LG’s CTO outlined how the three key pillars of artificial intelligence – Evolve, Connect and Open – could deliver a robust AI ecosystem with diverse solutions for the real world. A leading proponent of consumer-focused AI technology, LG has continued t ......read more

Join Vatika Extreme Challenge to win hundreds of Souq.com shopping vouchers and a chance to feature in Vatika Styling Gel’s next ad film January 8, 2019 –   Hair gel is a great styling product for active people living an on-the-go lifestyle. But, not all gels are the same. Dabur has introduced an all-new challenge to demonstrate Vatika Extreme Hold Styling Gel’s strong and long-lasting hold that will keep your hair tame for hours. The winner of Vatika Extreme Challenge will feature in Vatika Styling Gel’s next ad film and the first 1,000 entries will receive an exclusive shopping voucher from Souq.com. Popular vloggers ‘The Saudi Reporters’ ......read more

January 08, 2019:  British Airways’ new year’s resolution is to provide its customers with even more quality and choice in every cabin on every route -  with a £6.5bn investment and 19 great reasons to look forward to flying with the airline in 2019.    Here are some of the reasons to fly with British Airways this year: The January sale – on now. Bag a bargain to dozens of top global destinations. Do it now, before everyone else does.  New routes. Customers can try out the airline’s new routes to Charleston y’all, with Pittsburgh, Osaka, Kos and Corsica, Ljubljana, Montpellier, among others. It’s the airline&rsq ......read more

Newly developed tyres are being tested under real life conditions to ensure premium quality Automation allows for improved processes and more conclusive results  Driverless tyre tests based on prototypes of Continental’s automated Cruising Chauffeur January 7, 2019 -   Continental, the premium German tyre and technology company, has commissioned the first driverless tyre test vehicle, using pioneering technology based on the company’s automated Cruising Chauffeur. Launched at the Continental test site in Texas, USA, the innovative system will see newly developed tyres being tested under real life conditions across a wide range of road surface, making te ......read more

Event to highlight contributions of petrochemicals to local economic diversification efforts Saudi Arabia, January 07, 2019-   Under the support of Diamond Sponsor SABIC, the 16th Saudi Plastics and Petrochemicals Exhibition will convene local, regional, and international industry leaders to discuss the latest technologies, services, and innovations in the plastics and petrochemicals sectors that are considered major economic contributors in Saudi Arabia. Taking place from January 27 to 30, 2019, the event backed by leading companies who will highlight the role of the two industries in the government’s ongoing economic diversification efforts.  The Saudi Plastics a ......read more

January 7, 2019 —  “I wanted the images to capture the ease, confidence and irreverent attitude of today’s luxury travelers,” says Michael Kors of the Spring 2019 Michael Kors Collection ad campaign, photographed by renowned Dutch photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. “At a time when everyone is on the go 24/7, our Collection woman has already arrived.”  The new campaign portrays a modern interpretation of the designer’s iconic jet set sensibility. Inez and Vinoodh capture model Binx Walton in the intimacy of her hotel suite at the storied Le Negresco in Nice, France. The hotel’s lavish and playful interiors u ......read more

With Bahri as strategic partner, Saudi Maritime Congress forum to catalyze country’s ‘Vision 2030’ goals  Saudi Arabia, January 6, 2019 -   Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector is set to receive a much-needed boost with a generous allocation of SAR 33 billion (USD 8.8 billion) for the energy, industry, mining and logistics sectors in its recently announced budget for 2019. In fact, the country is on an aggressive growth and diversification path, with substantial government spending expected to catalyze its ‘Vision 2030’ goals and drive sustainable growth and development. On the back of strong growth, revenues in the Kingdom are also projected t ......read more

Run by highly skilled and trained Saudi males and females with a new retail sales model Riyadh, January 6, 2019:   Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia announced the inauguration of its first ever store in the Kingdom which opened at Riyadh Park Mall in the capital city Riyadh, and is the largest store in the Middle East and Africa region. The official opening was attended by His Excellency Deputy Governor of investments for the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority Mr. Sultan Mufti, His Excellency Mr. Li Huaxin, Chinese Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, and C-level Executives from Huawei and members of the media.  His Excellency the Deputy Governor of investments for the ......read more

In the summer of 2014, I began to notice the appearance of these small, raised and pigmented spots on the temples of my face. Due to their location, I could hide them easily with a bit of foundation and conceal their presence with my hair. I’d mistakenly believed that their existence was genetic as my mother had similar spots in the same locations too. Over time I had completely forgotten about their existence. All this changed in the early months of 2018, when these spots started to appear all over my face, especially on my cheeks. Covering it with concealer helped hide their pigmentation but I couldn’t cover the fact that they were raised! This began to bother me more in ......read more

January 03, 2019:    Capri Holdings Limited, a global fashion luxury group, announced today that it has changed its name from Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE: KORS), and beginning on January 2, 2019, its New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol will be CPRI. The company is also pleased to announce that it has completed its acquisition of Versace.   John D. Idol, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Capri Holdings said, “With the acquisition of Versace, we have now created one of the leading global fashion luxury groups in the world. The new name for our group, Capri Holdings, is inspired by the fabled island which has long been recognized as an iconic, gla ......read more

“For 5G markets that choose to not work with Huawei–they will be like an NBA game without star players” Huawei 2018 sales revenue is expected to reach 108.5 billion US dollars, up 21% year-on-year. Dubai, UAE, January 02, 2019:   In a New Year letter sent by Huawei Rotating Chairman Guo Ping to the company 180 thousand employees worldwide, he expresses his confidence about the company business performance as Huawei never stopped pushing forward, and as a result the company 2018 sales revenue is expected to reach 108.5 billion US dollars, up 21% year-on-year.     Listing some 2018 milestones, he mentioned that Huawei has signed 26 c ......read more

Celebrating 20 Years of Visible Running Tech From the 90s  December 30, 2018:  Following PUMA’s relaunch of the CELL from the 90’s Running archive that saw the CELL Endura back in its OG glory, the global sports brand follows it up with the CELL Venom. One of PUMA’s pinnacle models, this iteration is a new innovative take on the archive runner. When PUMA CELL technology first launched in 1998, it was revolutionary.  Hexagonal cells in the midsole provided the optimal shape for stable and maximum cushioning that allowed runners to move faster and stronger with a more confident stride that aided their performance.  Originally a training shoe made ......read more

Profeta Health - Synonym for Halal Health All products are rigorously laboratory tested and undergo a stringent vetting process All of our healthcare supplements are made using premium grade vitamins, minerals and ingredients  We use the latest internationally renowned scientific research to develop our products with optimum and effective levels of vitamins, minerals and active ingredients in-line with recognised safe upper levels for dietary supplements. Our products conform to international and natioanl standards. Including Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). These industry best practices help ensure the safety, quality and efficacy of products. All of our products are ha ......read more

Saudi Arabia, December 27, 2018:  Al-Jazeera Paints participated in a workshop titled "The Forum of Engineering Offices and the Effectiveness of Fire-resistant Paints in Buildings". It was held recently in the building of innovation and entrepreneurship at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran. It was inaugurated by the Director of Civil Defense in the Eastern Region, Major General Rashed bin Saleh Al Marri, in the presence of a number of safety specialists, civil defense personnel, a number of government and civil authorities, offices and engineering companies in cooperation with the Saudi Engineers Organization and the Saudi Society for Safety and Fi ......read more

Suadi Arabia, December 26, 2018:  The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO), the Saudi Building Code National Committee (SBCNC), and the GCC Standardization Organization (GSO) have signed a partnership to support The Big 5 Saudi (10-13 March 2019, Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events), organisers dmg events announce. At the event, the governmental organizations, which are committed to protect consumers and strengthen the competitiveness of the national economy, will provide crucial intelligence to local and international participants, paving the way for the future development of the Saudi construction industry. The partnerships come at a time when more than 5,2 ......read more

Family Suite Promotion starting from 333 SR Makkah, KSA (23 December 2018):   M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a 5-star hotel located in the heart of the holy city of Makkah, is your ultimate place to create unforgettable memories with your family. With excellent facilities combined with superior hospitality, both adult and young guests are guaranteed the sweetest escape in the city. The hotel recently unveiled its Family Suite package giving families plenty of reasons to enjoy the winter season. With rates starting from 333 Saudi Riyal, guests will stay in one of the hotel’s luxurious and spacious suites featuring the best amenities, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi interne ......read more

Riyadh,19 Dec.,2018 –   Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski is proud to announce the appointment of Chef Fahad Abdullah Saleh Bukhari as Executive Chef. Fahad Bukhari comes with 17 years of experience having worked as Head Chef at Saudi Arabian Airlines, Executive Chef at Palace of the Queens - Jeddah, and later became Banquet Chef at Jeddah Hilton Hotel. He also held the position of Chef de Cuisine for the Western Kitchen at HRH Prince Al Waleed bin Talal’s palace. For presenting the Saudi cuisine in its authenticity Chef Fahad has won several medals and awards in national and international competitions, among them the award for “Best Hygiene and Food Safety” ......read more

40% of entertainment plans to be funded by private sector. 16 entertainment complexes and three additional leisure hubs to be delivered by 2030. Tourism figures expected to reach 26 million inbound visitors by 2023. 18 December 2018:   Saudi Arabia’s real estate market is expected to experience exponential growth as the Kingdom focuses on advancing its entertainment and tourism sectors – according to a new whitepaper released by leading global real estate advisor CBRE.   CBRE, which began operations in Saudi Arabia earlier this year, shared its key insights on the Kingdom’s fledgling entertainment and tourism sectors as part of its whit ......read more

European stars Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia, Henrik Stenson and Ian Poulter all confirmed for inaugural event  Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Tuesday 18 December, 2018 –   The Saudi International powered by SBIA continues to bolster its field strength, announcing today the confirmation of European Ryder Cup stars world No. 2, Justin Rose; 2017 Masters Champion, Sergio Garcia; 2016 Open Champion, Henrik Stenson; and 17-time worldwide winner, Ian Poulter, in the inaugural event, taking place in King Abdullah Economic City at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, from 31st January to 3rd February 2019. The tournament, which features on the European Tour schedule for ......read more

Saudi Railway Company, Fawaz A. Alhokair & Co, Saudi Telecom Company and SADAFCO among others awarded for their outstanding performance and exceptional leadership   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 17, 2018:   Held alongside the 6th Annual Saudi Trade Finance Summit, organized by QNA International, at the Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh, the second day witnessed the recognizing and awarding of great finance leadership and initiatives supporting the vision and innovation of the finance leaders in the Kingdom for fulfilling key strategies in line with Saudi Vision 2030. The event highlighted, honored and celebrated path breaking achievements of public & private sec ......read more

Saudi Arabia, December 17, 2018:  This paper provides a review of the hospitality sector in Makkah and analyses how the market’s fundamentals are anticipated to change over the coming years in light of the wide-ranging initiatives, national reform programs and infrastructure projects set to be delivered in the short to medium term.   “As large infrastructure projects reach completion, the traditional demand-side bottlenecks related to capacity constraints will be alleviated allowing for increased visitation and revenue inflows, which will ultimately uplift hotel values in the medium to long term.” While most hospitality markets in the GCC are driven by ......read more

Marafiq, a utility business in Saudi Arabia, is embarking on a journey to enhance its intelligent, digital-utility enterprise using SAP SAP’s intelligent enterprise enables customer centricity, growth agility, holistic visibility, and differentiate innovation to digitize utility businesses in the Kingdom  December 17, 2018:  As the Saudi Arabian utility sector undergoes digital transformation to optimize its operations, modernize its infrastructure, and reshape offerings, all aligned with Saudi Vision 2030, Saudi Arabian utilities provider, Marafiq, has embarked on enhancing its digital intelligence with SAP.   Marafiq provides power and utility infrastructur ......read more

December 16, 2018:  Marni’s avant-garde spirit is perfectly expressed by Marni Rothko, featuring rectangular frames that play with geometric silhouettes and bold volumes.  Part of the new Fall/Winter 2018 collection, the new Marni Rothko sunglasses feature a 7-layer acetate structure further enriched by a multiple milling process which is applied to the frame-front to emphasize the unique geometric design. The frame has a faceted profile that creates a chromatic play of light, while the thick, transparent temples reveal the unexpected internal core wire detail.  The color palette includes four gorgeous custom-made acetate shades including Grey, Blue, Sage and Wi ......read more

Bounce converted a 3,500 square meter warehouse into a huge entertainment venue featuring wall-to-wall trampolines, an X-Park Adventure challenge course and more.  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Dec 16, 2018:   The anticipation has been building for weeks and now finally the world’s first female-only trampoline park has opened its doors in Riyadh.   An indoor adrenaline pumping venue, packed with activities, BOUNCE Rawdah for Ladies and Children (boys under the age of 10), is the perfect place to have fun, get active, or just hang out.   The largest trampoline venue in Riyadh, at 3,500 square meters, BOUNCE is located in Rawdah on the main East/West Khurais Road. ......read more

Jaguar I-PACE makes its regional dynamic debut in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ahead of the 2018-2019 Formula E and I-PACE eTROPHY Championships.  Eleven Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY racecars will take to the grid at the world’s first international championship for production-based electric cars on Saturday. Guests to the race have the opportunity to drive the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE for the first time in the region through the Smart Cones driving challenge. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 15, 2018:   Arguably the most anticipated car of 2018, the award winning, All-Electric Jaguar I-PACE made its Middle Eastern debut yesterday at the showroom of Jaguar Land Rover’s ......read more

December 15, 2018:  Some media have reported incorrectly that UAE and Saudi Arabia have started using digital currency for cross-border settlements which will be backed by fiat currencies of the 2 nations.  The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) would like to clarify that CBUAE is working with the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) on a joint project which constitutes a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) for experimenting with Blockchain technology to facilitate cross-border payments between the two countries.  The PoC is still at an early stage and will help CBUAE gain a deeper understanding of the feasibility of distributed ledger technology in this field and explore the potenti ......read more

A downtown spirit, a modern attitude – both have always been at the heart of DKNY. For Holiday 2018, the brand delivers plenty of each, along with an intriguing blend of understated glamour and elevated ease. December 13, 2018:  In this collection of contrasts, quintessential DKNY signatures – sportiness imbued with femininity, tailoring accented with edge, innovative outerwear and knits – strike the illusive balance between effortless and sleek, with exaggerated peplums nipping the waist, color blocked denims, and free-flowing pleated skirts lending movement to chunky cowlnecks.  True to the season, DKNY launches its Middle East exclusive collection of glam ......read more

Merited for best Service, Family and Luxury hotel among 670 hotels in Makkah Province by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site Makkah, KSA, 13 December, 2018:   Makkah Millennium Hotel, the luxury hotel serving the pilgrims coming to Makkah and located directly over the Holy Haram Piazza, has been consistently ranked one of the top two hotels in Makkah province in 2018 by TripAdvisor. Makkah Millennium Hotel was placed alternatively between Top One and Top Two best hotel among 670 Hotels in Makkah, KSA, based on thousands of positive reviews and opinions collected from TripAdvisor travellers worldwide. Saad Khayat, General Manager, Makkah Millennium Hotel and ......read more

December 12, 2018:  Q&A WITH ASIL ATTAR    1. Tell us about the relationship between DKNY and Al Yasra Fashion. How has it evolved during the years?   The relationship between DKNY and Al Yasra is one of the best. DKNY has always had a strong presence in the region and a very strong and loyal customer base.  GIII Apparel Group are the new owners of DKNY and bought the brand from the LVMH Group in 2016.  They have a vision to re-focus their energy on the DNA of the brand as it used to be. We have a very strong relationship with GIII on multiple levels – we work closely together on product development, purchasing, marketing, product asso ......read more

December 10, 2018:   Saudi Arabia has experienced tremendous transformation in 2018, bouncing back from low oil prices with the largest expansionary budget and history-making reforms. King Salman’s Vision 2030 was a guiding principle for many of the country’s reforms along with Crown Prince Mohammed’s leadership has lead Saudi Arabia to modernise the Kingdom. Reviewing 2018, we can see major shifts that will impact Saudi Arabia’s future.  One of the major business reforms this year was the introduction of VAT. We also saw other GCC countries undergo the shift with Saudi Arabia. The tax was set at a standard rate of five percent however, there were so ......read more

Saudi, Arabia, December 10, 2018:  BLOOVO, a regional fast-growing online recruitment platform that uses intelligent algorithms, announced today the entry of the Saudi-based Maharah Human Resources Company as a strategic shareholder to help in regional and international expansion as well as technology development. The blockbuster acquisition creates a regional HR giant that challenges international HR players operating in the MENA region and paves the way for international expansion for the two players.  Yousef Alghafari, Maharah’s Chief Executive Officer commented on this acquisition saying: “being one the largest human resources companies in the entire MENA region, ......read more

Riyadh, KSA, 9 December 2018:   Xerox Saudi Arabia employees joined more than 1,000 volunteers for the second annual Tashgeer sustainability initiative. With a goal to make the city of Riyadh greener, the team helped plant 200 trees along King Khaled and King Salman roads. A total of 8,000 trees were planted in one day.  The “Making Riyadh Greener” initiative – launched by the Riyadh Development Authority in October last year – is aimed at increasing the afforestation rate in Riyadh city, doubling the number of trees, and taking care of them. The green campaign is part of the Riyadh Environmental Program, which seeks to improve the city's environ ......read more

Saudi Arabia, December 09, 2018:  Despite having the largest market in the GCC in terms of population and consumer spend, Saudi Arabia’s tech startup ecosystem is small and nascent compared to its vast oil sector. SMEs make up a small proportion of the economic activity in the Kingdom, contributing about 20% to the GDP. Unemployment among Saudi nationals is around 12.8%, but youth – who comprise about half of the 32 million population – face a more difficult challenge, as the public sector, which has traditionally been the main employer of university graduates, has become overcrowded.   These were the findings published in a new report by Wamda in collaborat ......read more

Saudi Arabia, 9 December, 2018:  Lenovo, a global technology leader in driving Intelligent Transformation today announced the appointment of Emad Aldaous as the new Data Center Country Manager for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In his new role, he will be responsible for growing Lenovo Data Center Group’s (DCG) business in the Kingdom, while aiding the company transform the data centre industry regionally. His sphere of activity includes building strong relationships with existing and potential channel partners and he will report to DCG Regional Director for the Middle East, Richard Wilcox.   “We’re excited to have Emad on board for this key role in the busine ......read more

Run by highly skilled and Trained Saudi Males and Females and the largest showroom for Huawei in the Middle East and Africa Riyadh, December 6, 2018:   Based on its belief in the importance of the Saudi market and its desire to be closer to the user, Huawei Saudi Arabia will officially open its first main flagship showroom in Riyadh in January 2019. Not only does this showroom display the latest flagship devices from Huawei, it is also fully run by highly skilled and trained Saudi males and females. It is also the largest flagship showroom for Huawei in the Middle East and Africa region, demonstrating Huawei’s commitment towards the Kingdom and its trust in the local marke ......read more

December 06, 2018:  PopSockets; the makers of popular collapsible phone grips, loved around the world by celebrities such as Gigi Hadid and Kylie Jenner, are thrilled to announce the release of their glamourous capsule collection adorned with Swarovski crystals– just in time for the holiday season. Having launched in the US last month, the shimmering luxe-range is making its way over to the GCC, available in a variety of eye-catching crystal colours, including; Golden Shadow, Silver, Jet-Black and Siam Red; the collection will be available from November- just in time for the holidays. The Siam Red features a unique three-way shimmer effect that reflects different colours, such ......read more

IMAGES: https://we.tl/t-riYunpUUUZ   December 06, 2018:  Charm, atmosphere and pure relaxation are guaranteed when visiting Switzerland.  Enjoy the Mediterranean flair in Summer while Island hopping in Ascona-Locarno, create your very own watch in Geneva or challenge your taste buds by tasting over 30 different kind of chocolates in Zurich. During the colder months, visit Switzerland to indulge in world-class skiing and the ultimate spa experiences set in true winter wonderlands.   ISLAND FEELING IN ASCONA-LOCARNO   Enjoy stunningly beautiful Brissago Islands on Lake Maggiore with their diverse botanical gardens. Easy to reach by boat from Asco ......read more

The Digital Saudi 2030 learning platform in-line with the Saudi Vision 2030 goals and mission enabled more than 400+ c-level executives to meet with over 25 solution providers from across the globe on the 19 & 20th of November 2018. Digital Saudi 2030 powered by SAP along with the National Digital Transformation Unit and Saudi e-Government (Yesser program) is currently recognized as the most exclusive event for Digital Transformation. The program was designed for leaders looking to brush up on their knowledge and explore the latest technology applications and offerings that make future processes simple, enjoyable, engaging and efficient for employees and customers at each touch point. ......read more

Get glowing this holiday season with Skin Republic’s luxurious gold masks December 04, 2018:  Whether you’re getting ready for a party or pampering yourself the day after, these age-defying face masks, infused with 24 carat gold, will get your skin looking smoother, firmer and more luminous than ever before. They’re the perfect sidekicks for the festive season.  24K Gold Peel-Off Face Mask (AED 35 for 3 applications) This Skin Republic mask is infused with 24 carat gold, known for its potent anti-aging capabilities. Rich in age-defying minerals, the formulation helps to reduce wrinkles and fine lines, while fruit acids gently exfoliate for a bright and lu ......read more

December 04, 2018:  The HP ProBook x360 11 G3 EE and HP ProBook x360 11 G4 EE are the world’s thinnest rugged convertibles Since 2015, HP’s Education Edition PCs have consistently reset the bar for ruggedness and innovation for schools. With amazing new features designed to enhance instruction and minimize cost of management and downtime, the HP ProBook x360 11 Education Edition G3 and G4 allow users to: Learn in the classroom and on the go. Thinner than its predecessor, these devices are built to withstand the rigors of active students with shock-absorbing molded rubber trim, a reinforced power port, Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3, and a spill-resistant keyboard.&n ......read more

Saudi Arabia, December 04, 2018:  Al Jazira Paints has opened a new production line called "Making Joy", coinciding with the International Children's Day. The company has recently enabled hundreds of children to work together with KIDSDOM for two consecutive days at Al Hayat Mall in Riyadh on the impact of rain showers in the capital." "We always strive to draw a smile on the lips of our children, male and female, and bring pleasure to their hearts. We saw on the International Children's Day a beautiful occasion to express our love and affection for our small buds and their happiness, " said Abdullah bin Saud Al Rumaih , CEO of Al Jazeera Paints. and to ......read more

NEW YORK, NY & LONDON, UK, NOVEMBER 20, 2018:  Marchon Eyewear, Inc. and Victoria Beckham Ltd., announced today that they have entered into an exclusive, long-term global licensing agreement for sun and optical eyewear.  New collections developed under the licensing agreement will roll-out globally beginning Fall 2019. The collections will be developed in Italy and will continue to embody Victoria Beckham’s intuitive and refined aesthetic, taking cues from the brand’s distinctively modern ready-to-wear and accessory offerings and sophisticated femininity.  Said Paolo Riva, CEO of Victoria Beckham Ltd., “This new partnership with Marchon comes at an ......read more

The last rays of the sun filter through the luxurious brocade curtains of the palazzo. Bathed in their golden light, a glimmering sextet of precious flasks sealed by a refined monogram conceal a hidden treasure of scents and emotions… November 27, 2018:  Throughout the world, the Roberto Cavalli fashion house is renowned for its fine craftmanship, its flamboyant sense of style and its deep attachment to its Italian heritage. But the true cornerstone of the brand’s well-deserved reputation is the exclusive use of the noblest and most refined materials. Roberto Cavalli’s annual Gold Collection is the quintessential tribute to this philosophy. Each fragrance it inclu ......read more

Held Under the Patronage of His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah 25 November 2018:   INJAZ Al-Arab – member of Junior Achievement Worldwide – is hosting their 12th Annual Young Arab Entrepreneurs Competition in Kuwait between November 26 and 29, 2018. The competition will see 80 students from 11 countries across MENA compete over 12 award categories before their peers and a panel of high-profile judges.    Held under the patronage of His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the event will welcome over 180 attendees from INJAZ teams, volunteers and chaperons. The ......read more

November 25, 2018:  Step into the magical world of Chloé this festive season with its most iconic fragrance. A fragrance that captures the full spirit of Chloé. Its effortless, sophisticated style. Its natural, spontaneous view of femininity. Eau de Parfum Chloé was based on the eternal feminine element of French perfumery: the rose. But a reinvented, revisited rose. A rose to rediscover. A surprising, spontaneous rose that embodies the liberty and free spirit of the Chloé woman. Not to mention her innate elegance. This special rose is so different because new facets of its natural scent are enhanced by every ingredient that is combined with it. Peony, lychee and freesia hig ......read more

Stay more and pay less from 28 November till 4 December Saudi Arabia, November 21, 2018:  Makkah Millennium Hotel and Towers, the luxury hotel serving the pilgrims coming to Makkah and located directly over the Holy Haram Al Sharif Piazza and King Fahd Gate, joins the United Arab Emirates’ National Day Celebrations by offering its guests an exclusive “Stay More and Pay Less” package from 28 November to 4 December, 2018. On this occasion, guests can book any 4 nights but pay only for 3, in addition to an early check-in and late check-out. They can also enjoy 20% discount on all outlets and In Room Dining, besides High Speed Wi- Fi. Saad Khayat, General Manager ......read more

Four new shoe designs created for the Kingdom, available exclusively at Robinsons Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 21, 2018:   Luxury British footwear brand, Malone Souliers by Roy Luwolt, is bringing elegant design and style to the newly launched Robinsons department store in Kingdom Mall, Riyadh. The brand has released four new designs, created exclusively for Robinsons in Saudi Arabia. The collection pays tribute to Malone Souliers’ attention to detail and understated glamour, which is prevalent across the four designs. The collection consists of varying high heel options, available in four different shades, including green, silver, red and pink, each with its own uniq ......read more

How does a comedy improv show become the juggernaut of creative marketing in the region? November 20, 2018:  The answer to that is a recent show featuring the region’s top standup comedians including Bader Saleh from Saudi Arabia, Khaled Mansour from Egypt, Nemr Abou Nassar from Lebanon, Ahmad Al Shammari from Kuwait and Ali Al Sayed from the UAE – and they talked about, well you guessed it, dandruff. “I wish you were the dandruff in my head, so I could carry you on my shoulders wherever I go,” quipped comedian Nemr Abou Nassar to an audience reeling with laughter.  The improv show tapped into two elements that are loved almost universally: comedy a ......read more

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – November 19, 2018:   The new Huawei custom operating system comes with the all-new gesture navigation mode. So how does this improve upon the already stellar FullView user experience?  Effective One-Handed Operation In times of travel and transportation, everyone knows the value of a smartphone in helping to have a good time. A thumb’s usually good enough for normal browsing, but at times you’ll want to switch things up and use other apps—then it dawns on you: you’re having a hard time reaching the navigation bar with that finger, while holding on to their other hand with a cup of coffee that's hard to control. But ......read more

More than two million deals on products from leading brands  Souq empowers over 14,000 sellers and local brand across the region to succeed this White Friday Local and global brands go on sale from 20 to 24 November with up to 70%  More deals than last year across all categories, from electronics to furniture, fashion, toys and more 15 November 2018:   SOUQ.com brought White Friday to UAE in 2014 and is today announcing the return of its biggest online shopping event, with more deals than ever. From the 20th to the 24th November, customers across the GCC and Egypt can choose from more than two million deals and offers, with discounts of up to 70% available.& ......read more

14th November, 2018:   Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, won the first place prize of the prestigious King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award. This announcement was made during the illustrious annual Award Gala which took place Monday 12th of November at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh.  Huawei was honored for its excellent sustainability practices and responsible competitiveness leadership, as well as its exceptional management capabilities and innovative social and environmental initiatives.  Launched in 2008, the King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award is the first and o ......read more

Huawei's mobile platforms available in Kingdom's major cities to users to experience the smartphones prior to purchasing  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia November 14, 2018:   In order to provide more live experiences before purchasing, Huawei Saudi Arabia went around between major cities in the Kingdom showcasing the latest products of its new HUAWEI Mate20 Series. Huawei plans to bring the phone closer to its customers so they can use it through mobile platforms during the month of November, which include retail outlets such as the Red Sea Mall in Jeddah, Granada Mall in Riyadh and Al Rashid Mall in Dammam. Mr. Pablo Ning, Vice President of Huawei Saudi Arabia, said: " ......read more

14 November 2018:  Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced its passenger and cargo traffic results for October, reached 83.4% load factor in that month. On top of the strong base effect of the last year, the growth in the number of passengers, revenue per kilometer and load factor, is an important indicator of the continued growing interest in Turkey and Turkish Airlines in the last quarter of the year as well.    According to the October 2018 Traffic Results;  The passenger growth trend continued in October, thus total number of passengers carried went up by 5% reaching 6.5 million passengers, and Load Factor went up to 83.4%.  In October 2018, To ......read more

November 13, 2018:  Tryano, the only luxury department store in Abu Dhabi is happy to announce the launch of ELEMIS, the first one in the Middle East exclusively at Tryano. ELEMIS is the pioneering British skincare and spa brand, working with over 1,600 luxurious spas and salons, 155 lavish cruise ship spas and over 150 retail stores around the globe. It was acquired in the region by Luxuria Middle East in June 2017. The successful combination of powerful, natural ingredients, cutting-edge formulation technology and proven clinical trials has enabled ELEMIS to bring to market some of the most influential anti-ageing skincare products and professional spa therapies the beauty indus ......read more

Inspired by the Purity of Shapes and Colours Seen in Nature in Winter, the New  Purely Pandora Jewellery Series Offers a Contemporary Take on Iconic Styles. November 11, 2018:  The new Purely PANDORA series takes PANDORA’s signature metals and design elements to a whole new dimension. High-quality materials from timeless sterling silver to blush-hued PANDORA Rose serve as an eye-catching backdrop for elegant beads and freshwater cultured pearls – a key element of PANDORA’s design DNA – and bring a sense of harmony and luminosity  to the collection. Bubbling textures, unique proportions and beautifully hand-finished details create a striking mix of ......read more

November 08, 2018:  Chloé’s  unique  aesthetic  distinguishes  the  new  Spring/Summer  version  of  the  iconic  “Rosie”  style,  now  revamped with a subtle heart-shaped design. The brand’s artisanal flair is revealed in the intricate finishing achieved by applying a double milling phase and a hand-made buffing process to the 4 mm lenses. The two techniques are expertly combined to create a multifaceted effect glowing with grace. The 3-piece frame is equipped with a metal bridge and matching temples fitted with temple tips made with Mazzucchelli acetate and fixed to the front through su ......read more

KSA; November 8, 2018:   Epson, a market leader in printing and imaging solutions, is championing Saudi businesses to ‘Make the Switch’ to inkjet printing, an energy saving printing option in line with Saudi Vision 2030 commitment to environment.    Epson is currently showcasing its market leading business solutions in Jeddah, Riyadh and Al Khobbar. Products on display include: WorkForce Enterprise WF-C20590 D4TWF, the superfast 100ipm colour A3 business MFP. Visitors can also experience WF-C869RD3TWFC, WF-C5790 DWF and WF-M5799 EB 1470 UI laser Ultra Short Throw wireless interactive projector with Full HD Resolution and White and Colour brightne ......read more

November 08, 2018:  Who doesn't love the festive season? The truth is no one, because it's days filled with holiday parties, family lunches and dinners, sweet treats and lots and lots of gifts. Sounds amazing, but no one enjoys the horrors of finding the best gifts, so here's something to help you.    To keep you winning on your gift-giving game, we’ve curated a list you'll want to carry with you when you’re holiday shopping for the beauty obsessed women in your life; be it your best friend, your wife, your sister, and even your mom. You can’t go wrong with these fabulous beauty finds!    1. Oh So Heavenly Lavender Luxury ......read more

7 years old; average age of child in Saudi Arabia to receive first mobile device Two out of three parents (82%) in Saudi Arabia admit they are worried about setting a bad example by spending too much time on mobile devices Saudi Arabia, 07 November 2018 -   Parents feel guilty about the amount of time they spend online in front of their children, and their children are not shy about reprimanding them according to recent research from Norton by Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC). The survey found that more than three in four respondents in Saudi Arabia (82%) suggested parents are setting a bad example by spending too much time online, and more than half (60%) admitted they have been ......read more

D1 Milano Introduces the Khaleeji Collection Exclusive to the Middle East Region November 06, 2018:  Italian watch brand wonder, D1 Milano is proud to announce the addition of another jewel to its crown – ‘The Khaleeji’, designed exclusively for the Middle East. The Limited Edition timepiece comes in a stunning Rose Gold finished stainless steel case, with a full metal bracelet, completed by a custom-made metallic green dial with Rose Gold Arabic indexes uniquely made for this edition.  Details make all the difference in this piece, from the green stone meticulously applied on the crown, to the laser engraved Mashrabiya on the back case, each timepiece is un ......read more

And “ITA’AM” project qualifies to the RECon awards in Las Vegas  November  5, 2018:   Continuing the great streak of success and achievements by maintaining the standards of excellence and innovation through campaigns that were launched throughout the year, the Red Sea Mall in Jeddah was crowned with the “ICSC Foundation” prestigious award and the RECon MENA awards at a ceremony (The Middle East and North Africa Retail and Shopping Center Awards 2018) held on October 30 at the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Center. The awards, organized by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Middle East Council of S ......read more

November 04, 2018:  The Emirates Defense Companies Council (EDCC), is taking part in the Saudi National Security and Risk Prevention Expo (SNSR), which opened today in Riyadh and is being held under the patronage of HRH Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Interior Minister of Saudi Arabia. Patronized by Tawazun Economic Council and organized by the EDCC, the UAE Pavilion at the SNSR features 25 leading Emirati companies, specialized in defense and national security-related products and services. Sultan Abdulla Al Samahi, Acting General Manager of the EDCC, said the UAE Pavilion is the largest of all 19 national pavilions taking part in the Expo, including ......read more

Saudi Arabia, November 04, 2018:  Saudi Airlines Cargo Company has once again helped bring World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) event to the Kingdom by transporting all the equipment and supplies for the long-anticipated Crown Jewel tournament to Riyadh. The WWE event, which millions of wrestling enthusiasts look forward to, will go ahead on time and as planned thanks to its highly-advanced logistics capabilities of the cargo company and its dedicated operations team. Organized by the General Sports Authority, the Crown Jewel event will be held tomorrow (Friday) at King Saud University stadium in Riyadh with the participation of the best professional wrestlers in the world.  ......read more

Mazen Pharaon to lead Deloitte Digital Center in Riyadh Saudi Arabia, November 01, 2018:  Deloitte has appointed Mazen Pharaon as the Leader of the Deloitte Digital Center (DDC) in Riyadh. Mazen will lead the DDC’s full-range of Digital services for clients in the region, which also include the development of the DDC’s digitally focused talent initiative.  Mazen, a Saudi Arabian technology expert, has over 20 years’ experience accumulating and evolving from previous assignments as Chief Technology Officer and other strategic IT management roles in major banks and other financial institutions across the Middle East and in Saudi Arabia. He will lead the Deloit ......read more

Leading local and international interior design companies descend upon Riyadh  Riyadh, KSA, 1 November 2018:   Majid bin Abdulmohsen AlHokair, Vice Chairman of the Board of Al Hokair Group officially opened the inaugural edition of INDEX Saudi 2018, a new regional interior design show connecting more than 5,000 designers, architects, project managers and procurers. Welcoming recognised industry brand names from around the world, AlHokair toured the exhibition halls and met company representatives who have gathered in the Kingdom for the three-day event, which finished yesterday (1 November) at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The new trade sh ......read more

2520 Female Visitors within 5 Days of Asir Campaign Saudi Arabia, October 31, 2018:  The National Campaign Events for Early Detection of Breast Cancer (2018), which was held by the General Directorate of Health Affairs in Asir Region was fulfilled. It was organized by the Department of Communication, Relations and Awareness of the Directorate under the guidance of the General Manager of Health Affairs in the Region (Khalid Ayedh Asiri) and sponsored by AL-Jazeera paints company at AL-Rashed Mall in Abha city. The campaign was a great success and attracted many attendees and participants. The most important of these was Dr. Meshabab Bin Saeed Al- Asmari, Assistant General Mana ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2018:  Achieving Saudi Arabia’s ambitious Vision 2030 requires consolidation of regulations in order to attract foreign investment, create new jobs and transfer private sector skills to the public sector. This was the consensus during accountancy and finance body ICAEW’s Corporate Finance Faculty roundtable about how Saudi business is evolving to support a thriving economy. The event was held at the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) in Riyadh, in partnership with the Saudi Organization for Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA) and in association with award-winning data room provider Drooms. Panellists included Ahmar Azam, ......read more

Saudi Arabia, October 30, 2018:  The Ideal Teacher Center, an affiliate of Dar Al-Hekma University, marked the World Teachers’ Day on Wednesday October 3rd by launching the Ideal Teacher Program Seventh Session under the theme “Innovative Learning Institution”. Monetary prizes for innovative schools and teachers were announced with SR10,000 for first place; SR7,000 for second; and SR5,000 for third. A large number of faculty members attended the event.  Dr. Sanaa Askool, Director of Consultation and Business Development Center, delivered the opening speech on behalf of Dr. Suhair Al-Qurashi, President of Dar Al-Hekma University, in which she talked briefly abou ......read more

Saudi Arabia, October 30, 2018:  Saudi Airlines Cargo Company has signed an agreement with Gallup Inc., the global management consulting company, for developing Saudia Cargo employee performance and studying its employee trends and performance levels. The agreement comes in line with the company's Strategy 2020.   Saudia Cargo CEO Omar Talal Hariri said the company attaches great significance to the development of its human capital, which is its greatest asset, and also aims to turn the Kingdom into one of the major global logistics platforms in line with Kingdom's Vision 2030.   “The agreement aims to create and implement clear strategy and vision to ......read more

INSPIRATION October 30, 2018:  The timepiece has been named after the Italian city of Florence. Culturally rich and diverse, Florence is known as the ‘cradle of Renaissance’. Painted by the imagination of Michelangelo and strewed with extraordinary architecture at every turn, the city serves as the perfect backdrop for the Firenze timepiece.  A story of revival, renewal and rediscovery, AIGNER Firenze is inspired and named after the beautiful Italian city of Florence. From bezel to buckle, the limited edition timepiece resonates with the artistic strokes of medieval brilliance. In essence, the timepiece is the metaphorical transition of AIGNER’s craft of ......read more

Saudi Arabia’s DIEC invests SR10 billion to help build more cinema halls, estimated to reach 2,600 cinema screens in 2030 that will drive revenues as Saudi Arabia’s youth ready to spend more on entertainment   Key Announcement: SR12 billion is being invested in Saudi cinema industry between now and 2030 Saudi Arabia to see the development of 2,600 cinema screens by 2030 Saudi Cinema revenue expected to reach US$1.5 billion a year by 2020 The GCC region will see the development of 1,000 new cinema halls in 5 years Saudi Arabia, October 29, 2018:  Total cinema revenue in Saudi Arabia is expected to reach US$1.5 billion (Dh5.5 billion) in 2030, ......read more

Saudi Arabia, October 29, 2018:  Saudi Airlines Cargo Company appointed Abdulrahman Al-Mubarak as Chief Ground Handling Officer for the company’s ground handling business unit. This appointment comes as part of Saudia Cargo’s recognition of the important role its ground handling business unit has in achieving its Strategy 2020 transformation program. It reflects the company’s ongoing investments into its facilities projects, its cargo terminals and people. Al-Mubarak joins Saudia Cargo with a decade of experience in commercial, cargo and logistics, planning and strategic management. Prior to joining Saudia Cargo, Al-Mubarak held several executive positions i ......read more

October 28, 2018:  This fall, Bottega Veneta introduces L’Absolu eau de parfum, an exceptionally exquisite scent. Offering a more intense take on the iconic leather chypre featured in the first eau de parfum, this new and distinctive interpretation honors the use of the finest natural raw materials synonymous with Bottega Veneta fragrances. Created by master perfumer Michel Almairac in collaboration with Bottega Veneta, the warm and enveloping blend is identifiable by a familiar leathery accord that is emphasized by jasmine sambac absolute and ambroxan for a sensual finish.  The addition of ambroxan, a multi-faceted ingredient evocative of natural ambergris, brings new ......read more

Space Grill – The World’s Best Full Size and Indoor Certified Fold-Away BBQ Launches in the Middle East   October 27, 2018:  With many of us Dubai and GCC residents enjoying apartment living, the award-winning Space Grill is an amazing new-to-the-region cooking solution for those who enjoy a little al-fresco balcony dining but don’t have the space for a full-sized BBQ. Developed as the ultimate outdoor cooking solution, Space Grill is your perfect, fold-away BBQ for those with limited outdoor space. Whether you have a smaller garden, a compact terrace area or balcony, you can now enjoy the delightful aroma and overall enjoyment that a BBQ brings.  &n ......read more

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