NEWS | Riyadh, Dubai Among Top 20 ‘Most Dynamic Cities’ Says JLL

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Cities in the Middle East and Africa are gaining momentum, with Riyadh, Dubai and Nairobi all ranked within the Top 20, according to JLL’s City Momentum Index 2020 which identifies the world’s most dynamic cities from a real estate perspective. Now in its seventh year, the annual Index combines socio … Continue reading NEWS | Riyadh, Dubai Among Top 20 ‘Most Dynamic Cities’ Says JLL

BUSINESS | Johnson & Johnson Quarterly Profit Jumps 32%

MILAN | ITALY - - Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday posted a 32% rise in fourth  quarter profit, boosted by demand for its cancer drugs Darzalex and Imbruvica. The company’s net earnings rose to $4.01 billion, or $1.50 per share, in the quarter, from $3.04 billion, or $1.12 per share, a year earlier. Total sales … Continue reading BUSINESS | Johnson & Johnson Quarterly Profit Jumps 32%

BUSINESS | Why Louis Vuitton Bought The Second Largest Diamond In Modern History

The stones always known the story first. And they were trying to tell me something when I visited the jewelry workshop on the top floor of the Louis Vuitton Place Vendome flagship last year – I’m sure of it. “We are very serious about this here”, I thought I heard a perfect 19.31. unheated Madagascar … Continue reading BUSINESS | Why Louis Vuitton Bought The Second Largest Diamond In Modern History

SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi Government Supports Nationalization Of Workforce In Private

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia has pushed for the implementation process of the nationalization policy of workforce in its private sector. This came as part of its campaign to support Saudis in the business sectors such as institutions, companies, and factories. The government is set to provide allowance amounting to 50 percent of … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi Government Supports Nationalization Of Workforce In Private

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia To Host First Multidisciplinary Global Oil, Gas Conference

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - - Preparations Are underway in Saudi Arabia to organize the first global conference aimed at discussing the multiplicity of specialties, technologies and developments taking place in the oil and energy sector. The 12th edition of the two-day International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) 2020 will take place on January 13 at … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia To Host First Multidisciplinary Global Oil, Gas Conference

BUSINESS | Saudi Arabia Launches Electronic Signature Service

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The electronic signature service has been launched for banks in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdullah Alswaha sponsored the event for the launching of the service at the Banque Saudi Fransi, the first bank to employ electronic signatures in the Kingdom. Tuesday’s event was attended by … Continue reading BUSINESS | Saudi Arabia Launches Electronic Signature Service

BUSINESS | Facebook and eBay Pledge To Better Tackle Fake Reviews

MILAN | ITALY – Facebook And eBay have promised to better identify, probe and respond to fake and misleading review, Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Wednesday after pressing the online platforms to tackle the issue. Customer reviews have become an integral part of online shopping on several websites and apps but the … Continue reading BUSINESS | Facebook and eBay Pledge To Better Tackle Fake Reviews