Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: Lifestyle


PIF’s Lifera partners with CENTOGENE for global omics diagnostics.

RIYADH: Patients in the Gulf Cooperation Council region could get faster and more accurate diagnoses after the Public Investment Fund-owned Lifera announced a joint venture with CENTOGENE.  The biopharmaceutical company will be working with the German-based firm to provide multiomic testing services — a concept in biological research that aims to comprehensively characterize and quantify large numbers of molecules in complex samples.

Saudi Esports Federation partners with Razer for Gamers8 event.

RIYADH: The Saudi Esports Federation has announced that lifestyle brand Razer is to be the gaming gear partner at Gamers8: The Land of Heroes, the world’s biggest gaming and esports festival.

Saudi Sports Minister Attends Special Olympics World Games Opening in Berlin

RIYADH: Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, the Saudi minister of sports and president of the Union of Arab National Olympic Committees, attended the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin on Saturday — on behalf of KIng Salman — at the city’s Olympic Stadium. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier officially inaugurated the event, which began with a procession of the participating countries, including Saudi Arabia, followed by a speech delivered by Dr. Timothy Shriver, chairman of the Special Olympics International Board of Directors.

Saudi start-up wins Visa award for digital finance

RIYADH: A Riyadh start-up has won top prize in a Visa-sponsored competition that seeks to improve digital shopping. Amwal Tech, which was set up last year, came top in the Saudi heat of the Visa Everywhere Initiative, taking a SR150,000 ($40,000) prize for its all-in-one encrypted transaction and identity app that processes payments quickly and safely. Lamaa, a Saudi financial tech firm, was runner-up with prize money of SR100,000, and also won a separate “social impact award” with a SR50,000 prize. Monak, a “digital lifestyle” company, came third and won SR50,000.

NEOM and Rajasthan Royals launch community sports program

NEOM: The Saudi smart city NEOM has partnered with one of India’s premier T20 cricket teams, the Rajasthan Royals, to deliver its first ever cricket program. The landmark pilot scheme aims to facilitate an active and healthy lifestyle within the growing workforce, forecast to reach 60,000 people by the end of the year.

Saudi Arabia: A Trendsetting Lifestyle Laboratory

RIYADH: Impressed by the “out-of-the-box” approach of the Saudi government to drive innovation and growth, a top official of an IT firm said his company is keen on partnering with the Kingdom to become part of its success story. In an interview with Arab News, Alain Carpentier, senior vice president of worldwide sales at HPE Aruba Networking, said his company has made significant investments in the Kingdom in the last two years.

Zimbabwe Ambassador Angel Involved in Gold Smuggling: Who is She?

The Zimbabwean preacher and ambassador has been mired in controversies, long before a recent Al Jazeera documentary.


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