• Saudi unveils new residential projects; to offer 8,083 homes

    APARTMENTS, VILLA UNITS
    Saudi Arabia has announced the launch of two new residential projects in Jeddah under its Sakani Housing programme, which on completion will provide a total of 8,083 homes, including apartments and villas, to beneficiaries in the kingdom.

  • World comes together to support Expo 2020 Dubai amid Covid-19 crisis


    International Participants from across the globe and official commercial partners have shown solidarity with Expo 2020 Dubai following the agreement to explore postponing the event because of the current global health crisis.

  • Batelco to offer extra 10 GB for mobile business customers


    Bahrain's leading telecom services operator Batelco will provide an extra 10 GB data per month for its mobile postpaid business customers till June end starting from today. The move is aimed at helping businesses continue their operations seamlessly.

  • Saudi RSGT unveils $1.7bn port expansion, renovation plans

    DEAL INKED WITH SAUDI MAWANI
    Saudi-based Red Sea Gate Terminal (RSGT) has announced that it has earmarked nearly $1.7 billion for expansion of its operational capabilities and boosting capacity at Jeddah Islamic Port apart from the future renovation work.

  • Azizi takes preventative measures to tackle Covid-19


    Azizi Developments, a leading real estate developer in the UAE, said it has implemented an array of preventative measures across its offices, sales gallery and projects in bid to tackle Covid-19 outbreak.

  • Aramco 'may account for 20pc of $50bn hydrocarbon capex cut'


    State oil giant Saudi Aramco accounts for 20 per cent of the over $50 billion announced cuts in capital expenditure globally as oil and gas companies grapple with Covid-19 and oil price war, according to a report.

  • Dubai RTA closes customer centres until April 9


    Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is closing customer happiness centres and amending the business hours of others from April 1 to 9 to cope with coronavirus (Covid-19) and to further enhance the smart service offering.

  • Saudi Arabia launches new anti-human trafficking steps


    Saudi Arabia has launched its National Referral Mechanism, which outlines best practices for handling cases of human trafficking, specifying the roles and responsibilities of the mandated authorities in the kingdom.

  • ADPower in deal to build two waste-to-energy plants in Abu Dhabi


    Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) said it has signed an agreement with Tadweer for the development of two waste-to-energy plants with a total capacity of 1.5 million tonnes per year. They will reduce CO2 emissions by 2.5 million tonnes annually.

  • Pipeline specialist Stats Group expands Oman operations


    Stats Group, a leading provider of specialist engineering services for the oil and gas sector, said it has boosted its presence in Oman with the opening of a new workshop, storage and testing facility in the capital Muscat.

  • Stockholm’s golden bridge arrives safely


    A 143-m-long golden bridge that will connect Stockholm’s Gamla Stan island with Södermalm on the mainland has safely completed its voyage from China, thanks to GAC Sweden’s expert management of its arrival in the Swedish capital.

  • UAE issues decree to regulate private sector jobs


    The UAE's Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has allowed private sector businesses affected by the Covid-19 measures to restructure the contractual relationship with employees, said a report.

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Saudi unveils new residential projects; to offer 8,083 homes

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