|Dec 19 2013||KSA to set up 50 additional seismic monitoring stations ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) Saudi Arabia will set up an additional 50 advanced earthquake monitoring stations soon, said Hani M. Zahran, director of the National Center for Earthquake & Volcanoes at the ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudis, Emiratis join hands to mark week for disabled ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) Saudi students from different universities in the UAE, in cooperation with the Saudi Embassy, observed the "Disabled Week" in Abu Dhabi and Dubai coinciding with the World ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - Nazaha denies report on diplomat's graft ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) The National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha) on Wednesday rejected a report published by a local Arabic daily newspaper that it was investigating a Saudi ambassador for ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - 1,000 teachers correct status ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) Some 1,000 dependent expatriate teachers in the private sector have rectified their status, local media reported.
A source said the process is in line with the Education ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - '50 percent of teachers not qualified' ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) The National Center for Assessment in Higher Education (Qiyas) has found that 50 percent of teachers in the Kingdom are not qualified to teach students.
This was revealed by ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - Rice firms fined for cheating ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) The government has fined several rice companies SR40 million for breaking the country's competition laws, Commerce and Industry Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said.
This decision was ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - Death from charcoal heating raises alarm as winter takes hold ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) With bitterly cold weather gripping the country, several foreign missions here have warned their workers not to use smoke-producing fuel to heat their rooms because of the danger ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - Loggers to be named and shamed ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) The Ministry of Agriculture is studying ways to defame local log merchants who sell wood in violation of the law.
Jabir Al-Shahri, official spokesman for the Ministry of ...|
|Dec 19 2013||140,000 Ethiopians sent back from KSA ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) Ethiopia has received close to 140,000 citizens from Saudi Arabia, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Wednesday.
Thousands are continuing to arrive daily ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - Thousands of Saudis flock to cities for jobs ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) Thousands of Saudis from small towns and villages are flocking to Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam because 75 percent of new jobs are in these cities, said experts here recently.
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - World-class port to open at KAEC ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal will open the world-class seaport at King Abdullah Economic City on Jan. 1. Spreading on an area of 15 million square meters, the King ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - Outlook broadly stable for GCC banks ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) Fitch Ratings says the rating outlook for almost all banks in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region is stable, largely driven by the probability of sovereign ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - King Abdullah Financial District builds on green drive success ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) is the world's largest green building development with more than 1.6m square meters of gross site area.
Saudi Binladin Group disclosed ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - Industrial output amounts to SR279.5 billion ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) The volume of the industrial output in the Kingdom amounted to SR279.5 billion in 2012 and realized a growth rate of 10.9 percent compared to figures of last year, local media ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - Bahri subsidiary receives new chemical tanker in South Korea ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (BAHRI) announces that its 80 percent owned subsidiary company, the National Chemical Carriers Ltd. Co. (NCC), received a new ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Saudi - TADAWUL: Agriculture sector crosses 9,000-mark ,Arab News|
|(MENAFN - Arab News) The Saudi stock market continued its positive movement, marking another gain of 0.34 percent Wednesday.
The Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) jumped (+40 points) into the green ...|
|Dec 18 2013||Dutch retailer signs deal for Oman supermarkets ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Nine new Spar supermarkets will be opened in Oman by 2016 under an agreement between Spar International and Khimji Ramdas, Arabian Business reported.
The agreement is the latest deal for ...|
|Dec 18 2013||MAF plans more ski resorts in ME ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim Group is planning for more ski resorts across the Middle East, Arabian Business reported.
MAF's Arabian city, a tourist attraction in Dubai, includes an ...|
|Dec 18 2013||Dubai increase public employees pay by up to 100 percent ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) The government in Dubai decided to increase salaries for public employee by up to 100 percent, Arabian Business reported.
Government staff in 32 departments will benefit from the raise, ...|
|Dec 18 2013||Oman rebuffs imposing tax on expat remittances ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) The State Council in Oman rebuffed plans to tax expatriate's remittances, Arabian Business reported.
The economic and financial committee of the Shura Council recommended imposing a two ...|