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Saudi prequalifies 17 firms to bid for its first independent water storage project: MEED

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has prequalified 17 companies from 34 firms that expressed interest to bid for the contract to develop the Kingdom's first independent strategic water reservoir project, ISWR, in Makkah, MEED reported. The project owner Saudi Water Partnership Co. is expected to issu...
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With 500,000 jobs and 50 new companies, PIF finds Saudi Arabia a place in the sun

  • RIYADH: When Saudi Arabia announced its Vision 2030 in 2016, aimed at accelerating the growth of the non-oil sector, skeptics doubted how a nation that has been relying heavily on oil-based revenue for so many decades would execute it with perfection. Six years later, the progress made by the...
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KAEC gears up to become the automotive capital of the region, CEO says

  • JEDDAH: The King Abdullah Economic City is all poised to become the automotive capital of the region, with car companies evincing interest in setting manufacturing facilities in the city, said its CEO Cyril Piaia. The megacity has been finalizing deals with car manufacturers after the US-base...
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Green startup to raise funds via NFT to clear plastics off the oceans

  • DUBAI: For many companies, sustainability is a corporate social responsibility initiative on the fringes; for Oceans and Us, a Dubai-based startup initiated by serial entrepreneur Joel Michael, it is the core area of focus. But the future health of our planet is not the only forward-thinking ...
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Effat University’s student film festival ends on a high note

  • With a dazzling closing ceremony, Effat University in Jeddah concluded the activities of three rich and fruitful days of “The 9th Showreel — Effat Student Film Festival.” The event took place in the presence of a number of Saudi and international filmmakers. The closing ceremony was held under ...
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How a visually impaired talented Saudi realized her full potential

  • DUBAI: Ebtehal Al-Nasir was in her first year of medical school when she lost her sight as a result of illness. She had long dreamed of becoming a doctor but suddenly it felt like a successful career in any field was now out of her reach. “I wondered what would happen to the hard work I had p...
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Saudi Arabia signs cooperation deal with WEF’s UpLink platform

  • DAVOS: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Economy and Planning on Saturday signed a cooperation agreement with UpLink, the open innovation platform of the World Economic Forum. The deal aims to “expand the scope of the most innovative solutions which address sustainable development challenges,” the mi...
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Why Saudis are choosing trust over fear

  • Fear is a complex emotion with both positive and negative aspects. It allows us to function in society, but may also hinder us. A better basis for society and for our individual well-being is trust. This is the step we in Saudi Arabia have taken in recent years when it comes to expressing our o...
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Is the Syrian front about to witness new disruption?

  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened a new incursion into the northeast of Syria. He said last Thursday that a decision would be taken on the matter. Turkey today can benefit from the position it acquired due to the Ukraine war to impose its conditions on the different players....
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Queen Elizabeth’s platinum jubilee could be a turning point

  • Queen Elizabeth celebrates 70 years on the British throne in the coming week, with her platinum jubilee shining a spotlight on the uncertain future of not only the monarchy, but also the UK and the Commonwealth. The queen is now 96 and, sadly, her health has visibly declined in the past year s...
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