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There are many places to visit in Saudi Arabia, including museums, shopping centres, zoos, and outdoor attractions. However, the Kingdom has yet to open a movie theatre… that is, until today! You heard that right! In collaboration with AMC Entertainment, the Development and Investment Entertainment Company (DIEC) is launching the first public cinema in Saudi [...]

Just there are many awesome places to visit in Saudi Arabia, there are lots of great places to stay in, as well. In fact, more and more hotels are being constructed to accommodate the numerous travellers and tourists that flock to the Kingdom every year. This year alone, almost 60 percent of the country’s current [...]

A senior member of the top clerical body in Saudi Arabia has announced that Saudi women do not need to wear the “abaya.” It is the latest statement amid major reforms that have been taking place in the Kingdom lately. Last September, King Salman made the headlines when he issued a decree allowing women to [...]

Every year, thousands of foreign workers apply for jobs in Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom, with its thriving and progressive economy, offers many opportunities to aspiring job seekers. Indeed, more and more expats keep on coming to live and work here! Upon arriving in Saudi Arabia, you’d be surprised to see many modern buildings, amazing architecture, [...]

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is home to about 33 million people, of which more than 8 million are non-nationals. It is bordered by several countries, namely Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates. The capital city is Riyadh. For several decades now, people from different parts of the world [...]

For several decades now, many Filipinos have sought jobs in Saudi Arabia. Some of them work as domestic workers or house service workers (HSWs) in the Kingdom. In 2013, the two countries signed an agreement that focused on the welfare and protection of these workers. The historic agreement was signed by officials from the Department [...]

Last week, King Salman issued a decree allowing women to drive, and the people of Saudi Arabia are still celebrating. On social media, Saudi men have been posting selfies — with their mothers, wives, and sisters at the wheel. Award-winning Saudi director Fahad Al Sharif has taken the lead. Smiling widely at the camera, he [...]

After several years of banning Internet phone calls, Saudi Arabia now allows the use of Skype, WhatsApp, and other Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services. It is the latest move in a series of changes that aim to make the Kingdom more attractive for outside businesses. It may be recalled that in 2013, the Saudi [...]

King Salman of Saudi Arabia has recently issued a decree allowing women to drive in the Kingdom. It is the latest move in a series of social and economic reforms in the country. “The royal decree will implement the provisions of traffic regulations, including the issuance of driving licenses for men and women alike,” according [...]