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Intersec Saudi Arabia 2019’ slated in Jeddah

JEDDAH - The 3rd edition of the trade for security, safety, and fire protection “Intersec Saudi Arabia 2019” will be held on April 14-16, 2019, with more than 150 exhibitors from 20 countries covering 11,000sqm at the Jeddah Center for Forums & Events.

The Director of Civil Defense - Jeddah Governorate, Jeddah Governorate Colonel Dr. Abdulaziz Al Zahrani disclosed at a press conference"...

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Around 2.82 million arrested for residency, labor violations in KSA
March 24, 2019

Around 2.82 million arrested for residency, labor violations in KSA

RIYADH: Nearly 2.82 million violators of residency, work and border security systems have been arrested in a year-long roundup, according to an official report.
Since the campaign began in November 2017, there have been 2,827,564 offenders, including 2,204,460 for violating residency regulations, 432,461 for labor violations and 190,643 for border violations, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported....

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New technologies help increase number of flights, passengers in Saudi Arabia’s airports — GACA
March 24, 2019

New technologies help increase number of flights, passengers in Saudi Arabia’s airports — GACA

JEDDAH: New technologies applied in Saudi Arabia's airports has contributed to aviation growth in the Kingdom and has provided solutions for passenger’s trips, air cargo and investments, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has said.

GACA earlier reported an 8 percent increase in passenger numbers and 4 percent"...

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Gulf will lead digital currency world’
March 24, 2019

Gulf will lead digital currency world’

LONDON: The Gulf is overtaking Asia as the global leader in cryptocurrencies, as countries such as Saudi Arabia and the UAE embrace blockchain technology despite the crash in coin prices, according to the cofounders of a new digital-currency exchange.
Bitcoin prices have plummeted by more than 50 percent in the last year, from a high of $9,683.54 on May 4, 2018 to under $4,000 on Thursday afternoon."...

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Saudis to travel between cities using Hyperloop by 2020
March 24, 2019

Saudis to travel between cities using Hyperloop by 2020

RIYADH — The Deputy Chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One in the Gulf, Colin Rice, expects Saudis to begin using the latest transport technologies in the world by 2020.

Speaking to Okaz/Saudi Gazette, Rice said the travel time between Riyadh and Jeddah will not exceed 50 minutes. Meanwhile, the distance between Riyadh and Qidiyyah Recreation City will take just seven minutes.

He"...

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Around 2.82 million arrested for residency, labor violations in KSA
March 24, 2019

RIYADH: Nearly 2.82 million violators of residency, work and border security systems have been arrested in a year-long roundup, according to an official report.
Since the campaign began in November 2017, there have been 2,827,564 offenders, including 2,204,460 for violating residency regulations, 432,461 for labor violations and 190,643 for border violations, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported....

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New technologies help increase number of flights, passengers in Saudi Arabia’s airports — GACA
March 24, 2019

JEDDAH: New technologies applied in Saudi Arabia's airports has contributed to aviation growth in the Kingdom and has provided solutions for passenger’s trips, air cargo and investments, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has said.

GACA earlier reported an 8 percent increase in passenger numbers and 4 percent"...

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