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Saudi Arabia committed to “25 by 25” to reduce the gap in labor market

RIYADH: Reducing the gender gap in labor participation is a moral imperative as well as a key for growth and sustainable development, which is why G20 countries have committed to reduce the gap in women’s labor participation 25 percent by 2025.

Speaking at a session called “Approaching challenges from different perspectives”"...

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IsDB celebrates ‘International Day of Education’
January 28, 2020

IsDB celebrates ‘International Day of Education’

JEDDAH — The Islamic Development Bank Group’s President Dr. Bandar Hajjar inaugurated “the International Day of Education” event on Monday at the bank’s headquarters in Jeddah.

During the speech, Dr. Hajjar said the world is celebrating these days the International Day of Education for the second year in a row, in accordance with the United Nations General Assembly"...

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GM plant set to close will produce electric cars
January 28, 2020

GM plant set to close will produce electric cars

DETROIT — General Motors said on Monday one of its US manufacturing plant set for closure will instead shift to producing new electric trucks and SUVs.

The US auto giant announced a massive restructuring in 2018 that would have slashed 15 percent of its workforce to save $6 billion, a move criticized by President Donald Trump as 'nasty' because it would have required shuttering several"...

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Tearing down the wall: Saudi restaurants adjust to the abolishment of gender segregation
January 28, 2020

Tearing down the wall: Saudi restaurants adjust to the abolishment of gender segregation

RIYADH: Saudi diners are still chewing over the Kingdom’s move to end the long-standing legal requirement for restaurants to have separate entrances for males and families.

As a result of reforms — involving 103 rules and regulations, manuals, models, and standards aimed at making life easier for citizens and visitors —"...

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Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya reduces use of plastic
January 28, 2020

Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya reduces use of plastic

RIYADH — In an effort to boost environmental protection, Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya has launched a series of sustainability initiatives in the property. The hotel has successfully abolished single-use plastic in its heart-of-house by introducing reusable water bottles among over 300 employees. Additionally, in their approach to protect the planet, the property has taken measures to reduce their energy"...

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IsDB celebrates ‘International Day of Education’
January 28, 2020

JEDDAH — The Islamic Development Bank Group’s President Dr. Bandar Hajjar inaugurated “the International Day of Education” event on Monday at the bank’s headquarters in Jeddah.

During the speech, Dr. Hajjar said the world is celebrating these days the International Day of Education for the second year in a row, in accordance with the United Nations General Assembly"...

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GM plant set to close will produce electric cars
January 28, 2020

DETROIT — General Motors said on Monday one of its US manufacturing plant set for closure will instead shift to producing new electric trucks and SUVs.

The US auto giant announced a massive restructuring in 2018 that would have slashed 15 percent of its workforce to save $6 billion, a move criticized by President Donald Trump as 'nasty' because it would have required shuttering several"...

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