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US workers, employers test ‘unlimited vacation’

Unlimited vacation policies, which have so far been adopted by only a handful of US businesses, have been embraced by both workers and their employers, who say the flexibility increases profitability.

WHO stats shows KSA average life expectancy rises to 75 years

The average life expectancy in Saudi Arabia has risen to the age of 75, up six years from the year 1990, a senior official from the Ministry of Health said on Saturday.

Role of Arabic in fostering culture highlighted

Arabic Language Day was celebrated for the first time in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, with organizers highlighting its status regionally and internationally.

Last Farewells 2013

Following are top famous personalities who left us this year:

Freeman mistaken for Madiba in India billboard error

NEW DELHI: An Indian owner of a billboard dedicated to Nelson Mandela was red-faced on Thursday after the discovery that a photo of actor Morgan Freeman was used instead of one of the anti-apartheid h

Mandela memorial interpreter hospitalized

JOHANNESBURG: The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial, who claimed schizophrenia after being accused of being an arm-flapping fraud, has been admitted to a psychiatric hosp

Beyonce album sets iTunes sales record

LOS ANGELES: R&B star Beyonce’s latest self-titled album surpassed 1 million copies sold worldwide in six days on Wednesday and set a record for iTunes, Apple Inc. and Columbia Records said.

American wins $1m Picasso for just $135

PARIS: A US ticket-holder in a worldwide online charity raffle on Wednesday walked away with an exquisite $1 million Picasso after paying a mere 100 euros ($135), Sotheby’s said after organizing the f

New Saudi film focuses on difficulties of working women

A well-known Saudi filmmaker has just completed a movie looking at the difficulties faced by working women including gender discrimination.

Farah Al-Humaidhi produces beautiful multifunctional pieces

Young Kuwaiti interior designer Farah Al-Humaidhi is known for her beautiful creations of home accessories that have caught at the heart-strings of many Saudi women.

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