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The opening of the Saudi economy

The opening of the Saudi economy

Until 2000, the opportunities for foreign investment in Saudi Arabia were extremely restricted, essentially limited to foreign minority shareholdings in industrial development projects involving technology transfer to Saudi Arabia. Foreign participation in service or...

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No more boring days in Saudi Arabia

No more boring days in Saudi Arabia

Link for EXCLUSIVE ARTISTS & SHOWS SAUDI - Better Entertainment Entertainment in Saudi Arabia has changed. For the last year and a half, the government has been offering a variety of entertainment programmes to its citizens, filling the previous void of empty,...

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Jeddah Autism Center – 10 Years Later

JAC (Jeddah Autism Center) celebrated its 25 years anniversary on April, 2nd 2019. At that time there was little awareness and acceptance of autism in society. Today, it is a different picture.   In 2009 I visited the JAC at its first location. The center was located...

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Driving was a dream. This is freedom.

Driving was a dream. This is freedom.

Passport for Saudi Women: The Saudi Arabian government announced this week on many different sites; AlArabiya TV news, “Akhbar AlSaudia“ portal, online newspaper "Sabq" and others that it has changed its laws and regulations to allow women to obtain passport without...

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Relaxation in Guardianship Rule

Relaxation in Guardianship Rule

Read here: Saudi Arabia weighs loosening more controls on women: https://www.economist.com/middle-east-and-africa/2019/07/18/saudi-arabia-weighs-loosening-more-controls-on-women  Things take their time in Saudi Arabia to change or develop. It’s called doing The Saudi...

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