April 1, 2001
The Jubail and Yanbu Electricity and Water Facilities Company (Marafeq) was officially launched recently, with a SR 2.5 billion capital.
The Saudi Arabian government is studying the possibility of levying income tax on workers from foreign countries, sources report from Riyadh.
A recent report appearing in <I>Al-Riyadh</I> newspaper has revealed that the Saudi Al-Jazira Bank recorded a net operating income of SR 52.1 million in 2000, compared with SR 37 million in 1999.
March 29, 2001
Indian and Sudanese expatriates wishing to renew their Saudi work permits will have to produce medical certificates showing that they are not sufferin
An order banning selling cigarettes in residential areas of National Guards personnel in Saudi Arabia has been issued.
Saudi Arabia has launched a project to upgrade and modernize its French-supplied anti-aircraft missiles.
The Yemeni Al-Kuthairy Investment Group has announced that an initial agreement was signed with Saudi businessmen to join an oil refinery project in Makla region in eastern Yemen.
The Jubail and Yanbu Electricity and Water Facilities Company (Marafeq) was officially launched recently, by SR 2.5 billion capital, reported <I>Al-Sharq Al-Awsat</I> newspaper, following the finaliza
March 26, 2001
The Standing Committee for Scientific Research and Fatwa in Saudi Arabia has issued a fatwa, banning the children's game of Pokemon as too much like g
March 25, 2001
Qader Mizbani, an Iranian cyclist, has become champion of the third stage of the Saudi International Contests.
Wicat Systems, Inc, based in Provo Utah, recently announced that they have been awarded a contract to develop and a large number of computer-based tra
March 24, 2001
Belgian defense minister, Andre Flahaut has decided to postpone a planned Gulf tour because of the deteriorating security conditions in Macedonia.
The Saudi ministry of commerce has banned Friday the import of chilled, frozen or canned meat from several Arab and foreign countries following the ou
The Saudi-Korean joint committee for economic and investment cooperation started in Riyadh on Saturday its 11th session.
March 22, 2001
Saudi Arabia is considering the replacement of its inter-bank electronic bourse with a transparent stock market supervised by an independent body.