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Saudi breaks cinema ban, screens 'Black Panther'

A woman walks at Saudi Arabia’s first commercial movie theater in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 18, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia launched its first commercial movie theater on Wednesday, ending a nearly 40-year ban on ...

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AR startup Magic Leap raises $461 million from Saudi Arabia fund

Magic Leap, a secretive startup working in the augmented reality space, said on Wednesday it raised $ 461 million in its latest funding round, led by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s sovereign investment arm. The company said it raised $ ...

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Saudi to spend billions on Western-style entertainment

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia announced plans Thursday to spend billions on building new venues and flying in Western acts, in a total overhaul of its entertainment sector that would been unthinkable not long ago. Long known for its ultra-conservative mores, ...

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500 babaeng nars kailangan sa Saudi

May urgent hiring ngayon ang Ministry of Health ng Saudi Arabia na nangangailangan ng 500 nars. Bukod sa mataas ang sahod, maganda rin ang benepisyo, na mayroon pang paid annual vacation at libreng round trip plane ticket.    Ilan sa mga ...

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Pamilya ng Pinoy na balik-bitay sa Saudi, nanawagan ng tulong

Masamang balita ang sumalubong sa Bagong Taon ng anim na Pinoy matapos katigan ng criminal court ng Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ang hatol sa kanila kaugnay sa pagpatay sa tatlong kapwa Pilipino noong Abril 2006. “Ang nangyari naglabas ng sentensiya ‘yung ...

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Saudi, UAE introduce VAT in first for Gulf

DUBAI – Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates introduced value-added tax from Monday, a first for the Gulf which has long prided itself on its tax-free, cradle-to-grave welfare system. Saudi Arabia compounded the New Year blow for motorists with ...

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Saudi Arabia to spend big after economy shrinks

Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday its economy contracted for the first time in eight years due to painful austerity measures as it announced record spending to stimulate growth. The OPEC kingpin said gross domestic product for 2017 shrank by 0.5 ...

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Saudi stocks drop after corruption probe detains businessmen, officials

DUBAI – Saudi Arabia’s stock market fell in early trade on Sunday after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman moved to consolidate his power and crack down on corruption with a cabinet reshuffle and a string of detentions of prominent figures. ...

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Saudi oil minister makes high profile Iraq visit, calls for economic cooperation

The Iraqi and the Saudi oil ministers Jabar al-Luaibi and Khalid al-Falih open the Baghdad International Exhibition, in Baghdad, Iraq Saturday. Khalid al-Mousily, Reuters BAGHDAD – Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih made a high profile visit to Iraq on Saturday, ...

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New Saudi budget carrier to commence flights next month

JEDDAH – Saudi Arabia’s new budget carrier Flyadeal said Thursday it will start flying next month, as the kingdom seeks to expand air services to boost tourism in a radical overhaul of its oil-dependent economy. Flyadeal, a subsidiary of the ...

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