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  1. Discover the gateway to the holy cities

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sesha Sam Jeddah- Bride of the Red Sea Every year, millions of Muslim pilgrims pass through the port city of Jeddah in western Saudi Arabia. The second-largest city in the kingdom, after ... to the tanks on the roof. Another noteworthy site is Sharbatly House, the only remaining building of the British legation during the first world war. It is said T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia ...

  2. The light fantastic

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a park, the famed Giardini, on the shores of the Venice lagoon. Countries represented for the first time include Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Rwanda, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Andorra. ...

  3. Rail firm expects loss from Mecca project

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih China Railway Construction Corporation expects to incur a total loss of roughly 4.15 billion yuan (HK$4.82 billion) from the Mecca Light Rail Project, a metro light railway designed to serve Muslim pilgrims to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The contract value of the project is 12.07 billion yuan, but the total cost is estimated at 16.07 billion yuan. Together with finance ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Yemen's security challenge tests China's foreign policy

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... border with Saudi Arabia. The Saudi government has long worried about extremists slipping across that border to enter Saudi Arabia itself. It also worries about Shia movements in the region. The risk of Yemen's collapse creating problems for Saudi Arabia would clearly add to the already high risk premium on international oil prices. With Saudi Arabia providing 19 per cent ...

  6. Events diary

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, HK: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Fewer hours, more money?'. Hong Kong Club. Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce meeting with HRH Princess Loulwah Al Faisal Bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia and a delegation of women executives. Australian Chamber of Commerce Women's Day panel discussion. Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. Tomorrow, HK: Australian Chamber ...

  7. Rich heritage opens up for visitors to explore

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sesha Sam The government is drawing up plans to breathe life into the dormant sector THE KINGDOM OF of Saudi Arabia is one of tourism's best kept secrets. Its topography, history ... Europeans and Africans through Saudi Arabian Airlines' 'Discover Saudi Arabia' promotion. The tourists came on one- to two-week package tours and were taken to resorts and heritage ...

  8. Beijing talking tough on Iran strait shutdown

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... conference in Doha, Qatar, on Wednesday at the end of a six-day trip that also included stops in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. 'We believe under all circumstances the security ... was the first Chinese premier to visit Saudi Arabia in 20 years, and the first ever in the UAE and Qatar - said Beijing would play a bigger role in the Arab region. 'When political turmoil emerged ...

  9. China must look beyond its Mideast commercial interests

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to be struck in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar - energy is, after all, what Wen is going for. China's formula has worked well so far: butter up Gulf states with energy deals ... withdrawal, external powers lack presence in Egypt and Libya, while proxy tussles for regional dominance between Saudi Arabia, Iran and Turkey will keep playing out in Syria, Bahrain, Lebanon, ...

  10. University aims to be a world leader

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... focuses on areas that are strategically and economically important to Saudi Arabia and the region, such as solar technology, water desalination, stress tolerant plants and catalysis. Hammad Al-Rowaily, Saudi Arabia's Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau, says the university is equipped with cutting-edge laboratories, enabling researchers to carry out important work that can benefit ...




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