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  1. Saudi Arabia Quiz

    Posted Sep 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Test your general knowledge. The answers are below. 1In what year was the modern kingdom of Saudi Arabia founded? 2The national football team is known as al-Sogour: what does this mean? ... 20 kershers and 100 what? 7 What is the Tadawul? 8On what days does the weekend fall in Saudi Arabia? 9How many times has the Saudi football team won the AFC Asian Cup? 10Saudi Arabia has ...

  2. Saudi envoy ready for 'home sweet home' after consulate's biggest celebrations

    Posted Sep 12th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Kimberly Chou and Phoebe Cheng. After hosting Saudi Arabia's biggest birthday party in Hong Kong last Thursday, Consul-General ... ago. I was in television at the time. I had an old camera and still have a lot of pictures and film from then. 'Saudi Arabia is for me home sweet home, but Hong Kong is a very enjoyable ...

  3. Kingdom opens up to the world

    Posted Sep 06th 2007, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... The country is working hard to strengthen economic, trade and tourism links with Hong Kong and beyond, writes Robin Lynam The establishment of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Hong Kong ... number of Muslims of other nationalities here and in Asian countries nearby who had religious reasons for wishing to visit the kingdom. 'Saudi Arabia wanted to make it easier for all Muslims ...

  4. Role model

    Posted Nov 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Saudi Arabia wants to have its own version of Ocean Park. In view of the attraction's success, is it time for the government to amend the law so the park can take on projects for paid services? Write to us. ...

  5. PCCW in bid for Saudi licence

    Posted Mar 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung PCCW and China Telecom have submitted separate bids for a telecommunications licence in Saudi Arabia, according to the government Communication and Information Technology ... and helped them prepare for the bidding document,' the source said, adding that PCCW is not making an investment or operation in Saudi Arabia. Cascade is a wholly owned subsidiary of PCCW ...

  6. Hi-tech cities ushering in a new era of economic growth

    Posted Sep 06th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Watt

    ... is made up of construction projects under way in Saudi Arabia. Planned as a 'modern, world-class metropolis', the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), under construction on the coast ... and industry. Emaar the Economic City (EEC), a consortium headed by global real estate major Emaar Properties and numerous high profile investors from Saudi Arabia, has already made substantial progress ...

  7. Rebel's Saudi trip in doubt

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Muslim rebel leader Nur Misuari is due to walk out of maximum security detention in the Philippines today to attend a conference in Saudi Arabia- but a government ... unless Saudi Arabia allows Manila to send armed escorts and guarantees he will not be granted political asylum. Misuari is planning to attend a meeting in Jeddah, hosted by the Organisation ...

  8. Rare idmi gazelles released into wild

    Posted Sep 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Seventeen captive-bred idmi mountain gazelles have been successfully released into the wild in Saudi Arabia, according to the Zoological Society of London. They were released in two groups, with each group consisting of adult and young males and mixed-age females. They were all radio-collared before being released, which will allow scientists to track them in their new home. ...

  9. More than 200 held in Saudi terror raids

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Associated Press in Riyadh Arrests thwart attack on oil facility: Riyadh Saudi Arabia announced it had arrested 208 suspected terrorists in six cells and thwarted several planned attacks ... in an incident later claimed by the Saudi branch of al-Qaeda. In August, Saudi Arabia said it was setting up a 35,000-strong special force to protect its oil facilities because of increasing al-Qaeda ...

  10. Chaotic and preachy mess

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to date. The movie stars Jamie Foxx as Fleury, an FBI agent who leads a small team of US investigators into Saudi Arabia. An American compound near the capital Riyadh is devastated by a terrorist attack in which hundreds of Americans- oil workers, children, housewives and a few FBI agents- are killed. 'We are good at this,' Fleury tells the Saudi police when he demands his FBI ...




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