LuLu celebrates Filipino cuisine with Pinoy Fiesta 2017

The festival was inaugurated by Von Ryan S. Ferrera, vice consul at the Philippine Embassy in Saudi Arabia, at Lulu’s outlet in Murabba, Riyadh.
Updated 18 October 2017
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LuLu celebrates Filipino cuisine with Pinoy Fiesta 2017

LuLu Hypermarket Group launched the Pinoy Fiesta 2017 on Monday. The Filipino festival will run until Sunday.
It was inaugurated by Von Ryan S. Ferrera, vice consul at the Philippine Embassy in Saudi Arabia, at Lulu’s outlet in Murabba, Riyadh.
According to a press statement, the festival aims at celebrating Filipino culinary heritage, food and health hygiene, best-quality agriculture produce and food products.
Exclusive promotion campaigns and price-buster offers have been planned for a variety of imported brands, such as Mama Sita’s, Del Monte, Ligo, CDO, Selecta, Lucky Me and UFC Century. A wide range of agricultural produce from the Philippines is on offer, including langsat, curly parsley, white onion, garlic, Philippine mango, bean sprout, morning glory leaves, baby paksoi, saba, guyabano, calamansi, jicama, mangosteen (wild), dragon fruit, pomelo, durian, papaya, kamote (white and violet), tanglad, ube, kamias, rambutan, pineapple, banana, Senorita banana, Hass avocado and sweet corn.
Filipino favorites such as milk fish and dried fish are also available during the festival.
“Authentic flavours from the Philippines will be created by our chef who will be preparing a wide variety of Filipino dishes such as kare-kare, adobo, pinakbet, bulalo, sinigang, caldreta and sweets like pitchi pitchi, puto pao, buko pie, cassava cakes, sapin-sapin, and ginataang mais, all of which will be presented in a traditional way. All kind of Filipino products will be available at attractive prices in LuLu,” the statement said.


Huawei honored for CSR initiatives

King Salman with Charles Yang, president of Huawei Middle East.
Updated 18 November 2018
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Huawei honored for CSR initiatives

Huawei, a global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, has won first prize of the King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award. This announcement was made during the annual awards gala, which took place on Nov. 12 at Al-Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh. During the event, King Salman recognized Huawei for its excellent sustainability practices and responsible competitiveness leadership, as well as its management capabilities and innovative social and environmental initiatives. 

Launched in 2008, the King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award is the first and only award focused on responsible competitiveness and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the Kingdom, and Huawei is the first ICT company to win first place in the award’s history. 

As digital transformation sweeps across the globe, ICT technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, cloud computing and
more will unlock new values of growth and innovation and uplift societies and organizations to great heights of prosperity. 

The award recognized Huawei for its transformative impact in driving forward the Kingdom’s ICT sector as a whole in line with the government’s digitization goals, the National Transformation Program and Vision 2030. In particular, Huawei was celebrated for deploying their most advanced technologies, high-quality products and secured networks in the Kingdom.

Charles Yang, president of Huawei Middle East, said: “We are deeply humbled to receive such recognition from Saudi Arabia’s leadership. In the Kingdom, Huawei is determined to bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. The improvement is endless on the road to providing customers with high-quality products and services. Today’s award is a milestone for us to continue to surpass ourselves. We will continue to play an active role in driving Saudi Arabia’s ICT sector development and grow together with our local partners, openly collaborating to build an ever deeper pool of ICT talent empowered to enable digital transformation.”