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Expats To Close Bank Accounts Before Exit

I just read in today’s edition of Arabnews that the Interior Ministry has warned citizens and residents to be careful with their bank account because this might be used for terrorism purpose. Expats are...

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Holiday for Governmental Office and School

Due to the recent death of King Abdullah, Saudi government announced that tomorrow, January 25, 2015 will be holiday for Governmental Offices and School. SPA – “Due to the death of Custodian of the...

Ministry of Interior (MOI) and Ministry of Labor (MOL) Helps Illegal Worker in Saudi Arabia By Giving Additional Exceptions 0

Ministry of Interior (MOI) and Ministry of Labor (MOL) Helps Illegal Worker in Saudi Arabia By Giving Additional Exceptions

Below is the unofficial translation of the Ministry of Interior (MOI) and Ministry of Labor (MOL) announcement regarding the additional provision given by the Saudi Government for Saudi Workers with problem on their iqama....

Orbit Says GMA Pinoy To Be Replaced By TFC Channels 2

Orbit Says GMA Pinoy To Be Replaced By TFC Channels

This post is intended for Filipinos in Saudi Arabia I was surprised to see in our TV screen that GMA 7 Pinoy Channel will now be replaced by TFC (The Filipino Channel)  starting April...

Magnitude 8 Earthquake in Iran Felt in Riyadh 1

Magnitude 8 Earthquake in Iran Felt in Riyadh

According to Reuter’s tweet a magnitude 8 earthquake shook Iran, But this time I felt it also in Riyadh. Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Iran: USGS #breaking — Reuters Top News (@Reuters) April 16, 2013...

Have You Registered Your SIM Card ? 40

Have You Registered Your SIM Card ?

For all our readers information, ( As received from SMS) As per the directives of the Communication and Information Technology Commission, please note that starting 12/9/1433 H a new mechanism for prepaid recharge SIM...

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has died in Geneva 0

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has died in Geneva

According to different news site, It has been reported that the Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has died in Geneva. The news has been confirmed through the Saudi state television on...

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal invested $300 M in Twitter 0

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal invested $300 M in Twitter

It was all over the social media news yesterday that Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the chairman of Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) has invested $300m in popular social networking site Twitter. According to...

Jarir is Now Accepting iPhone 4s Reservation | Over Priced? 0

Jarir is Now Accepting iPhone 4s Reservation | Over Priced?

We have received information that Jarir Bookstore have started getting reservations for iPhone 4s but the price is really high. They are using their facebook page to received the reservation. Here is the price...

Crown Prince Sultan, deputy premier and minister of defense and aviation, has died, 0

Crown Prince Sultan, deputy premier and minister of defense and aviation, has died,

Image from CNN.com According to Arab News and CNN.com, Crown Prince Sultan, deputy premier and minister of defense and aviation, has died, according to a statement from the Saudi Royal Court early Saturday. He...

Saudi Arabia bans iPhones and Galaxy ‘tablets’ at Security Organizations 0

Saudi Arabia bans iPhones and Galaxy ‘tablets’ at Security Organizations

I just learn from Saudi News report that Saudi Arabian government issue a ban of use for iPhones and Galaxy Tablet as a precaution since those mentioned gadget could easily be hacked. The Saudi...

National Fire Fighting Manufacturing Company (NAFFCO) @ RESTATEX 1

National Fire Fighting Manufacturing Company (NAFFCO) @ RESTATEX

National Fire Fighting Manufacturing Company (NAFFCO) is now participating at RESTATEX 14th Expo & Forum Exhibition until 4th May 2011 at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center – RICEC. Timings will be from 10:30am-...

ATTENTION : Saudi Civil Defense : Strong Sand Storm Heading Riyadh 0

ATTENTION : Saudi Civil Defense : Strong Sand Storm Heading Riyadh

Saudi Civil Defense have used the mobile technology, through STC and Mobily, to issue warning to all residents of Riyadh about the strong sandstorm heading from North ( Khasim Area ), Everybody is recommended...