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Jupiter Systems Announces Canvas 2.2, the New Version of Its Award-Winning Collaborative Visualization Suite

Jupiter Systems, the world’s leading supplier of collaborative visualization solutions for global enterprises and public agencies today introduced Canvas 2.2, an updated version of its collaborative visualization solution. Canvas 2.2 was developed to more efficiently deliver shared video, data, and other mission-critical information to control centers and remote teams via video walls, PCs, tablets and"...

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Calls for canceling HIV test for job applicants
December 22, 2014

The Saudi Charity Association for AIDS Patients (SACA) is coordinating with several authorities to cancel the condition requiring new applicants in the private sector to take an HIV test, Al-Yaum daily reported.

Musa Hayazeh, SACA director in Jeddah, said they want to cancel this requirement for some jobs because it has deprived several HIV-positive patients of the right to get a job.

“We want HIV patients to be able to work without any reservations except...

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Foreign investors: Differences with SAGIA simmer
December 22, 2014

Foreign investors who are members of the Makkah Chamber of Commerce and Industry have expressed dissatisfaction with the Saudi Arabian Investment Authority (SAGIA) and asked it to honor incentives offered to them by the government.

They asked SAGIA to implement the royal decree regulating foreign investments in the Kingdom and its bylaws that were internationally recognized.

“The regulations issued by SAGIA have had a negative impact on both Saudi and...

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Saudi Arabia consumes 3.3m of desalinated water
December 22, 2014

Saudi Arabia consumes an estimated 3.3 million of desalinated water per day from plants powered by 1.5 million barrels of oil per day, according to an expert.

Dr. Raed Bkayrat, Vice President for the Kingdom at First Solar, said: “To meet the rising water demands in a region that is typically arid, governments have turned to large scale desalination and wastewater treatment.

Notably, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region accounts for about 38...

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Trade in illegal maids flourishes
December 22, 2014

Many Saudi families have resorted to hiring illegal housemaids, since the legal recruitment of domestic workers has become more challenging. Some expat women who have entered the Kingdom illegally are offering their services to families who need them urgently, creating a flourishing black market for this kind of services.

Saudi families have been struggling to hire domestic help following a ban by Asian and African countries on sending housemaids to work in the Kingdom....

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Calls for canceling HIV test for job applicants
December 22, 2014

The Saudi Charity Association for AIDS Patients (SACA) is coordinating with several authorities to cancel the condition requiring new applicants in the private sector to take an HIV test, Al-Yaum daily reported.

Musa Hayazeh, SACA director in Jeddah, said they want to cancel this requirement for some jobs because it has deprived several HIV-positive patients of the right to get a job.

“We want HIV patients to be able to work without any reservations except...

Continue Reading

Foreign investors: Differences with SAGIA simmer
December 22, 2014

Foreign investors who are members of the Makkah Chamber of Commerce and Industry have expressed dissatisfaction with the Saudi Arabian Investment Authority (SAGIA) and asked it to honor incentives offered to them by the government.

They asked SAGIA to implement the royal decree regulating foreign investments in the Kingdom and its bylaws that were internationally recognized.

“The regulations issued by SAGIA have had a negative impact on both Saudi and...

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