Unemployment rate among Saudis falls to all-time low of 8%

Unemployment rate among Saudis falls to all-time low of 8%

  • Workforce participation among female citizens on the rise
  • Latest data showed 94.1 percent of unemployed Saudis would accept jobs in private sector
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia, Miami offering development blueprint for rest of the world: FII Priority panel

Saudi Arabia, Miami offering development blueprint for rest of the world: FII Priority panel

  • FII Chairman and Saudi Public Investment Fund Gov. Yasir Al-Rumayyan joined Miami Mayor Francis Suarez to discuss how humanity can get through the challenges of a post-COVID world
  • Al-Rumayyan said progress could be achieved anywhere in the world by running full diagnostic of economy and society
By DANIEL FOUNTAIN ·

Lebanon scraps controversial airport expansion: minister

Lebanon scraps controversial airport expansion: minister

  • Some had questioned how a caretaker government with limited powers could announce major infrastructure project
  • Civil society organizations and lawmakers noted the absence of tender process
By AFP ·

Red Sea Global organizes local, regional meetings in bid to expand partnerships

Red Sea Global organizes local, regional meetings in bid to expand partnerships

  • First regional meeting in Doha attracts over 100 businesses
  • Contracts worth about SR25bn are being sought by the Saudi tourism development company
By Arab News ·

Arab League calls for serious measures to end Israeli occupation

Arab League calls for serious measures to end Israeli occupation

  • AL’s General Secretariat underlined the need to grant Palestinians the right to freedom, stop Israeli violations
  • Statement reaffirmed full support for Palestinians’ right to self-determination, independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital
By Arab News ·

Prince Harry back in court for phone hacking hearing finale

Prince Harry back in court for phone hacking hearing finale

  • The Duke of Sussex made a late arrival and early departure for the finale of a four-day High Court hearing on his invasion of privacy case
  • The publisher denied the allegations and has argued that lawsuits based on alleged incidents dating as far back as 1993 should be thrown out
By AP ·

Give youth tools to overcome cost-of-living crisis, Saudi envoy to US tells FII Priority conference

Give youth tools to overcome cost-of-living crisis, Saudi envoy to US tells FII Priority conference

  • Princess Reema bint Bandar said that ‘having financial literacy and financial engagement at a younger age will allow us all to be more efficient citizens’
  • She highlighted the success of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 national development project in engaging the Kingdom’s youth and the speed with which new opportunities have been created
By DANIEL FOUNTAIN ·

CNN preaches patience as ratings tank during turnaround

CNN preaches patience as ratings tank during turnaround

  • CNN's dip is most dramatic — 61% in prime time in March, with Fox News Channel down 27% and MSNBC off by 12%
  • CNN is a year into new corporate management with Warner Bros
By AP ·

CNN preaches patience as ratings tank during turnaround

CNN preaches patience as ratings tank during turnaround

  • CNN's dip is most dramatic — 61% in prime time in March, with Fox News Channel down 27% and MSNBC off by 12%
  • CNN is a year into new corporate management with Warner Bros
By AP ·