RAMADAN2020 | Ramadan Moon Sighted In Saudi Arabia, Holy Month Amid Coronavirus Begins On Friday

The Ramadan crescent moon has been sighted in Saudi Arabia, meaning the holy month will officially begin on Friday, according to an official announcement from the Kingdom’s Supreme Court. The sighting of the moon was confirmed by a team of astronomy observers in Saudi Arabia’s Hautat Sudair, a small village located at an intersection between … Continue reading RAMADAN2020 | Ramadan Moon Sighted In Saudi Arabia, Holy Month Amid Coronavirus Begins On Friday

Spending Ramadan In Lockdown? Here’s What You Can Do During The Month

As hundreds of countries have gone into lockdown to curb the deadly coronavirus outbreak, Muslims across the world are preparing for the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, marks the period when Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset as a show of gratitude and reflection. This year, Ramadan is … Continue reading Spending Ramadan In Lockdown? Here’s What You Can Do During The Month

ARTS & CULTURE | You Can Now Take An Online Tour Of The Louvre Abu Dhabi For Free

Opened to the public in November 2017, The Louvre in Abu Dhabi was inaugurated in partnership with its original French cousin, The Louvre Paris, and is currently the only other Louvre in the world. With 8,000 square meters of galleries – it is the largest art museum in the Arabian Peninsula. Since the coronavirus outbreak, … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | You Can Now Take An Online Tour Of The Louvre Abu Dhabi For Free

TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | Passports Calls On Visitors With Visit Visa To Adhere To Regulations

RIYADH – The General Directorate of Passports affirmed the importance of all visitors with a visit visa to adhere to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s regulation and instructions, and to abide to extend the visit visa before its expiry date, stressing that who is not abiding to extend the visa, he/she shall be exposed to … Continue reading TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | Passports Calls On Visitors With Visit Visa To Adhere To Regulations

TRAVEL ALERT | NEWS ALWERT | Saudi Arabia Bans Citizens From Traveling To China

The General Directorate of Passports has announced the suspension of travel citizens and expatriates to the People’s Republic of China, within the framework of the health procedures adopted in Saudi Arabia to prevent the novel coronavirus. ‘Trips to China by citizens or (foreign) residents are suspended in accordance with the preventive health measures the Kingdom … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | NEWS ALWERT | Saudi Arabia Bans Citizens From Traveling To China

TRAVEL | U.S. Issues New Rules Restricting Travel By Pregnant Foreigners, Fearing The Use Of “Birth Tourism”

U.S. Issues new rules restricting travel by pregnant foreigners, fearing the use of “birth tourism” The Trump Administration will implement a new policy Friday to make it more difficult for foreign nationals to travel and to give birth on U.S. soil to ensure their children become American citizens, a practice commonly known as “Birth Tourism”. … Continue reading TRAVEL | U.S. Issues New Rules Restricting Travel By Pregnant Foreigners, Fearing The Use Of “Birth Tourism”

SAUDI BUSINESS | Saudi Arabia Approves Bank of China License To Open In Kingdom

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday approved the granting of a license to Bank Of China to operate in the Kingdom and authorized the finance minister to decide on any request to open more branches. The brings up the number of non – Saudi licensed leaders in the Kingdom to 15 … Continue reading SAUDI BUSINESS | Saudi Arabia Approves Bank of China License To Open In Kingdom

TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | UAE Cabinet Approves 5 – Year Multi – Entry Tourist Visa

The UAE Cabinet has approved the issuance of a five-year multi-entry tourist visa for all nationalities visiting the country. The decision was made during the Cabinet's first meeting during 2020 the Year of Preparation, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The move comes … Continue reading TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | UAE Cabinet Approves 5 – Year Multi – Entry Tourist Visa

HEALTH CONFERENCE | Riyadh To Host 4th International Alzheimer’s Disease Conference

Riyadh will host the 4th International Alzheimer’s Disease Conference, to be organized by the Saudi Alzheimer’s Disease Association in cooperation with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), at KACST’s headquarters to be held during 27 – 29 January 2020. This Conference represents the Association’s endeavors with decision makers in serving Alzheimer’s patients in … Continue reading HEALTH CONFERENCE | Riyadh To Host 4th International Alzheimer’s Disease Conference

BUSINESS | Saudi Arabia Sets Out Night Shift Labor Code

JEDDAH | Saudi Arabia – Business can now hire people for night shifts as the Kingdom shifts to 24-hour trading, with the government releasing the terms and condition for employment. The regulations are to make sure the rights of night shift workers are protected and that employers maintain a healthy work environment. Night shifts run … Continue reading BUSINESS | Saudi Arabia Sets Out Night Shift Labor Code