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  1. Saudi university offers riches to lure students from HK

    Posted Feb 20th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... A luxury university in Saudi Arabia will begin recruiting students from Hong Kong at an education fair opening tomorrow - with a generous scholarship as bait. The university will offer ... fees, housing and travel costs. Those selected for the scholarships at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) will be invited to travel to Saudi Arabia for any event related ...

  2. HK businesswoman finds sisterly market for beads

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Lau's company are proving popular in Saudi Arabia, particularly among women. The beads are traditionally carried by the faithful when offering devotions, but are also cherished as gifts ... in Saudi Arabia, and I noticed that the women there were very active and doing a lot of business themselves,' Ms Lau said. 'I studied what those businesswomen were doing and discovered ...

  3. Literary works look at kingdom

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Saudi Arabia does not have a strong literary tradition. However, the kingdom and the Islamic faith at its heart are increasingly showing up in the keenly observed works of outsiders, ... appeal to a more male readership. A topical spy thriller set partly in Saudi Arabia, author Paul Ulrich knows of what he writes. He has worked as an economic, telecoms and policy consultant ...

  4. Saudi companies hoping to set up HK business council

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Tsang when he led a business delegation to Saudi Arabia. 'I think a Saudi-Hong Kong Business Council is a must and is badly needed,' Mr Jeraisy said. 'I believe it will help in the relationship between the two economies.' Saudi Arabia's consul general in Hong Kong, Alaudeen Alaskary, said the consulate would endorse the new business council if it was approved. ...

  5. Opportunities are 'limitless'

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Kong and Saudi Arabia draws to a close when the kingdom's first consul-general to the city returns to his homeland at the end of the year. Consul-general Alaudeen Alaskary became Saudi ... steadily strengthen. 'I was the first one to take the post, and for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to open a consulate here was a very good decision. At the time it was seen as another method ...

  6. PCCW Saudi venture 'about exporting skills'

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung PCCW, the city's largest telecommunications firm, will shy away from making an aggressive overseas push despite winning a full licence in Saudi Arabia, according ... in the Middle East country. 'Our approach is to keep it minimal,' Mr Arena said. 'PCCW will export our skills in overseas markets like Saudi Arabia, and some others are in discussions. ...

  7. Mainland firms eye investments in US$30b Saudi industrial park

    Posted Nov 06th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng in Jizan The global economic turmoil has not dented Saudi Arabia's resolve to create a US$30 billion industrial park in the southwest corner of the world's top ... of preliminary expressions of interest with various mainland firms on co-operating in the Jazan Economic City (JEC). As Saudi Arabia is at an early stage of its big industrialisation drive, the JEC plan ...

  8. Surprise at departure of popular Saudi consul general

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Some of the local Arabic community were a bit surprised to learn at last Thursday's Saudi Arabia 78th National Day ... office here five years ago- will become the new chief of protocol with the Saudi foreign ministry in Riyadh. With Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen as his guest, Alaskary drew a gasp from ...

  9. Saudis seek action over 'Arab chamber'

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Envoy warns controversial trade group's existence threatens HK-Middle East ties Saudi Arabia's consul general has called on the government to cancel the business registration of the Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Alaudeen Alaskary, the Saudi consul general, said the existence of the chamber, established by Lebanese businessman Edwin Hitti in November ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Education-careers expo begins More than 500 educational institutes, government departments, and commercial and professional groups took part in the 18th Education and Careers Expo, which began yesterday at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. Exhibitors at the four-day event come from 14 countries including Australia, the US, Britain and Saudi Arabia. ...




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