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Two thirds of Riyadh train project now completed

Sixty-eight percent of the Riyadh train project has been completed, Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar announced Wednesday.
“The project is proceeding at a steady pace and according to its scheduled program and plans,” the prince said, adding that by the end of this year there will be experimental operations on the rail tracks.
Ibrahim bin Mohammed Al-Sultan, member of the Supreme"...

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Can Saudi Arabia manage without its expat workers?
February 25, 2018

What will the Saudis do without the expat workforce? What will happen when all the expats leave? Will Saudi Arabia lose all its lively diversities? Are Saudis up to the task? Are they disciplined enough to take up the challenge to do what others have been doing for them for so long? Very demanding questions for an untried society that has long been accustomed to let the foreigners do most of the work for it.

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Arla Organic Milk launched in Saudi Arabia
February 25, 2018

ARLA Foods, the world’s largest producer of organic dairy products, has launched its first branded organic milk in Saudi Arabia. This is as part of the farmer-owned company’s ambitious business strategy to become the number one organic dairy brand in the Middle East and North Africa by 2020.

A recent report suggests that a rise in popularity is contributing to the significant growth"...

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Magic Leap is reportedly in talks to raise $400 million from Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund
February 25, 2018

Augmented reality startup Magic Leap is reportedly in talks to raise up to $400 million (£286 million) from Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, The Financial Times reported on Friday. The newspaper reported that the deal is set to be announced in the coming weeks, and is an extension of the company's October round of funding. The investment would bring the total amount raised by Magic Leap to $2.3 billion (£1.6 billion), even though it's yet to release a product. In December, Magic Leap announced the design and name of its first product: The Magic Leap One Creator Edition. The augmented reality company's first product uses a pair of smart glasses and a belt-mounted computer. The hardware......

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Saudi Arabia sees oil cuts reduction next year
February 25, 2018

Opec and its allies including Russia may next year ease the crude-output curbs that have helped prices recover from the worst crash in a generation, according to Saudi Arabia’s oil minister.

With the market moving toward equilibrium and bloated inventories shrinking, the next step for global producers will be to phase out the"...

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Can Saudi Arabia manage without its expat workers?
February 25, 2018

What will the Saudis do without the expat workforce? What will happen when all the expats leave? Will Saudi Arabia lose all its lively diversities? Are Saudis up to the task? Are they disciplined enough to take up the challenge to do what others have been doing for them for so long? Very demanding questions for an untried society that has long been accustomed to let the foreigners do most of the work for it.

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Arla Organic Milk launched in Saudi Arabia
February 25, 2018

ARLA Foods, the world’s largest producer of organic dairy products, has launched its first branded organic milk in Saudi Arabia. This is as part of the farmer-owned company’s ambitious business strategy to become the number one organic dairy brand in the Middle East and North Africa by 2020.

A recent report suggests that a rise in popularity is contributing to the significant growth"...

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