Tuesday, 22 Sep 2020

Day: August 8, 2020

LONGi unveils RE100 roadmap to achieve 100% green energy use by 2028

Jointly launches RE100 China Initiative with renewable energy leaders in China SHANGHAI, Aug. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd, or LONGi Group, a leading global solar technology company, announces an 8-year roadmap to achieve 100% renewable energy use for its global operations by 2028. The world’s largest mono-crystalline PV products manufacturer […]

THRIVE II: This Is What It Takes releases trailer August 8th in 15 languages for sequel to one of the top watched documentaries of all time

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — THRIVE: What on Earth Will it Take? is one of the most widely viewed documentaries in history with over 90 million views across 27 different languages. Released in November 2011, the unconventional documentary lifted the veil on what is truly happening in our world by uncovering the global consolidation of […]

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates President of Singapore on National Day

Riyadh, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of congratulations to President Halimah Yacob of the Republic of Singapore on the anniversary of her country’s National Day. In his cable, the King wished the President constant good health and happiness and the Government and people […]

Wall Street Closing

New York, U.S. stocks were mixed Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 46.50, or 0.2 percent, to 27,433.48. The broader Standard & Poor’s 500 index was little changed, rising 2.12 to 3,351.28. The technology-heavy Nasdaq composite index fell 97.09, or 0.9 percent, to 11,010.98.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Arab League Secretary General Meets with Lebanese Officials

Beirut, Secretary-General of Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit met here today, separately, with Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab, the former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Harriri, and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of Lebanon Charbel Wehbe. During the meetings, they discussed latest developments in Lebanon and the circumstances of the Beirut Port explosion as well […]

Juventus Sacks Sarri After Champions League Exit to Lyon

Riyadh, Juventus announced in Turin today sacking their coach Maurizio Sarri, one day after Juventus elimination from the UEFA Champions League in the round of 16 by Lyon. In a statement, the club: “We announce sacking Maurizio Sarri from his position as coach of the first team, and the club would like to thank him […]

Saudi Ophthalmology 2020 Virtual Symposium Concludes Its Sessions

Riyadh, The Saudi Ophthalmology 2020 Virtual Symposium concluded its scientific sessions today. The virtual symposium was held for 3 days from August 6-8, 2020, and co-organized by the Saudi Ophthalmologic Society and King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital in cooperation with the Department of Ophthalmology at College of Medicine of King Saud University, where these scientific […]

UAE Continues Providing Aid to Victims of Beirut Port Explosion

Abu Dhabi, A UAE plane carrying 40 tons of medical and food supplies as well as nutritional supplements for kids has arrived in Beirut in support of the victims of the massive explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital on Tuesday. The Emirates Red Crescent had rushed to provide the assistance from the country’s strategic emergency […]

Arab League: Abul-Gheit’s Visit to Beirut Confirms Readiness to Mobilize Arab Support to Lebanon

Cairo, Assistant Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ambassador Hossam Zaki, confirmed that the visit of the Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ahmed Abul-Gheit to Lebanon, which was concluded today, has achieved its objectives in terms of expressing its solidarity with Lebanon and its people afflicted in the disaster of Beirut port’s explosion, in addition to […]

Japan, Britain Broadly Agree on Post-Brexit Trade Deal

Tokyo, Japan and Britain broadly agreed today, on Friday on a free trade deal, setting the stage for companies to remain under existing bilateral tariff arrangements after the transition period for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union concludes at year-end, Kyodo reported. “In most areas, we have reached substantial agreement,” Japanese Foreign Minister […]