Author: Web Desk

The current trend in the tourism market in Saudi Arabia is experiencing a strong development focus to make it a country of key, luxurious tourism by 2030. This, especially under the Vision 2030 master-plan, where $3. 2tn has been set aside, is making high-end travel service providers look for ways to tap into the kingdom. Where some organizations for example Thriwe, Pastor & Co. , and EaseMyTrip are taking advantage of this opportunity is by providing ultra-luxury traveling and other related services that will meet the needs of the new one percent travilers. They include privileges to attend the special…

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The adopted methods of implementing AI based technologies have seen the Dubai Police General Command incorporate AI into 29 administrative processes within the departments. This step is also in line with the strategies stipulated by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and contributes to the ‘Dubai Artificial Intelligence Global Strategy,’ which aims to save time at work for employees as well as customers of the security sector while providing better security in the emirate and improving Dubai’s competitiveness and quality of life. Enhanced Police Operations According to the statement of Major General…

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There are credible reports that an unnamed Saudi royal is bidding for the Premier League club Everton through a consortium that has tabled an offer of $510m (BBC sports). The club has encountered multiple off-pitch problems and an extended saga over the ownership takeover, following the acquisition of the 94 percent stake by the British-Iranian businessman Farhad Moshiri for the agreement for the sale to American investors 777 Partners in September last year. Nevertheless, the number remains undisclosed, and the acquisition is still with 777 Partners while other competitors can also tap interest. Introduction of a New Consortium for ‘Fashion…

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Some of the recent developments include the fact that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has cut processing time for work permits and Residency visas from thirty to five days. This successful result has come after the implementation of the second phase of Work Bundle platform, a work soft-launch involving multiple government ministries and federal authorities. It seeks to help employers to recruit new expatriates easily and also assist those who wish to renew their work permits prematurely. The first stage which was launched in April this year was initially conducted only in Dubai but now has reached all the seven…

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The Oman Vision 2040 Implementation Follow-up Unit held its second annual meeting on the Wednesday of June 5, 2024 in Muscat and was formed of vision offices of different governmental organizations. The meeting focused on the following objectives: Outcome: To examine the current or latest strategies as well as identification of solutions towards implementation problems of on-going projects. Accompanying the meeting, the guidelines on the Georgian vision implementation follow-up offices’ functioning was prepared to ensure the proper interaction and co-ordination of these offices within the governmental institutions. Speaking at the seminar entitled ‘Vision Office: A New Governance Approach towards Implementation’,…

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A considerable overhaul of Netflix’s TV app layout is currently underway in order to try to make the company’s personalised content curation cleaner and less cluttered. The new design de knots the use of static tiles that are often seen in Most popular shows & Movies with dynamic boxes that pop up upon the click of a button with previews of information. As for the changes, it was mentioned that scrolling over a title used to show the trailer and details at the top of the screen, while with the updates, all the necessary information is grouped in the larger…

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UAE

With the onset of summer in UAE becoming even more felt with the hot months now setting in, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC (Empower) has called on the residents to adjust their air conditioning systems’ default temperature to 24 °C. This practice which Empower introduced through the PowerSaver light bulbs “Set at 24°C and Save” campaign is focused on lowering electricity bills and energy usage. The initiative has been launched for the eleventh time in a row and aims to urge both the residential and commercial customers to cease using this energy-saving measure after the summer. Ahmad bin Shafar,…

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In their attempt to enhance consumer protection, the UAE Ministry of Economy, in coordination with the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA), has launched new rules for telemarketing calls. these Rules apply to all the licensed companies this was accompanied by new drastic penalties for violation of the rules and regulation The rules apply to all licensed companies including the free zones. In order to consider the key aspects of the new regulations, we can proceed following a three-step approach, which is explained as follows: Fines and Penalties: Business establishments found guilty of breaching the new telemarketing rules and…

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A new “Peaky Blinders” movie project is yet unnamed which is set to go on the sets in September, 2024. The series by Peaky Blinders will feature Cillian Murphy as Thomas Shelby returning in the lead role, as well as co-producing alongside Steven Knight and Caryn Mandabach and Guy Heeley. Produced by Emily Cook and directed by Tom Harper, the film’s script is written by Knight based on all 36 episodes of the original series. The movie will directly follow the sequence of the sixth and final series of the show airing on the BBC channel, and will focus the…

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an obviously non-typical weather event for a country in the desert, and in this June, the UAE residents were greeted by hail storms, which are normally associated with winter only. There were two times hail in the week according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), the latest of which was along Al Watan road, Hatta en route, with heavy thunderstorm and hail at around 5 PM today, Saturday, 8th June. This was clearly shown in a video posted by the Storm Centre that featured storm chaser Fahad Mohamad Abdul Rehman dancing during the strong wind and enjoying the hard-typed…

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