Patterns of Saudi Arabia | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Patterns of Saudi Arabia | Destination KSA When art and culture intertwine. Traditional handicrafts are an important aspect in our culture. Patterns that we have seen in old photos of our parents and grandparents have our identities and heritage, their steadfastness a strong proof of the Saudi community’s commitment to authenticity. Al Qatt Al AsseeriBorn in the heart of the Asir Region southwest of the Kingdom, Al Qatt Al Asseeri is a geometrical art technique usually applied on interior walls…

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Bad Behavior at Work is Strictly Punishable in Saudi – Photobook Photography Article

Bad Behavior at Work is Strictly Punishable in Saudi Saudi Arabia News By shafprince | October 10, 2019Ministry of Labor & Social Development has approved control over the acts against bad behavior at work. As per the resolution passed the aim is to protect freedom, dignity and privacy of an individual.This resolution will start from October 20 2019 and as per Khaled Abba Al-Khayl who is the official spoke person has explained that this decision was taken to improve work environment across Saudi…

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Get a Good Start With a Good Breakfast – Photobook Photography Article

Get a Good Start With a Good Breakfast Here’s an eggs-quisite breakfast roundup to start your day right, at these hot breakfast spots! Urth Caffé This trendy, nature-inspired café accommodates most dietary restrictions by offering a pretty good selection of vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free items on its menu. Sip on an organic tea and enjoy Urth Caffé’s earthy ambience, which is just as wonderful as its food.Our Pick: Stuffed French Toast Location: Le Prestige Mall, King Abdulaziz Branch Road,…

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Get a Good Start With a Good Breakfast – Photobook Photography Article

Get a Good Start With a Good Breakfast Seven Here’s an eggs-quisite breakfast roundup to start your day right, at these hot breakfast spots! Scramble Scramble offers a wide array of dishes ranging from pancakes to foul. Mismatched furniture and a number of houseplants create a warm, cozy atmosphere perfect for friends taking a break from their daily hustle, or for a low-key family outing.Our Pick: Eggs Benedict Location: Zaid Ibn Alkhattab St., Al Ulaya, KhobarInstagram: scramble_sa Eggsplosion This brightly…

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Can we get a family visit visa for a sister or brother? – Photobook Photography Article

Can we get a family visit visa for a sister or brother? Expats living in Saudi Arabia are keen to know if they can apply for a family visit visa for their sisters, brothers, mother, father, wife, children or sister-in-law in 2019. To address, the questions related to this subject, we have decided to write a separate article on the topic. Before we start discussing if it is allowed to apply for a family visit visa for a sister or…

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2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition opens in Riyadh Friday – Photobook Photography Article

2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition opens in Riyadh Friday Some 350 exhibitors from more than 20 countries, falcon breeders, amateurs and enthusiasts will attend the 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition to be launched in Riyadh on Friday. The five-day exhibition, which will be held on an area of 36,000 square meters near the Riyadh Business Front, represents a distinguished platform combining culture and preservation of heritage. More than 30 specialized departments, including the Veterinary Supplies Section, the Falcons…

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Showcase Your Startup at the Largest Startup Gathering in the Kingdom! – Photobook Photography Article

Showcase Your Startup at the Largest Startup Gathering in the Kingdom! What better space to delve into new markets, meet industry leaders, and gain exposure than at the largest startup gathering in the Kingdom! This year, Arabnet Riyadh, the Kingdom’s largest technology event, is expected to convene over 2,000 corporate executives and senior government leaders and 4,000 entrepreneurs, youth, and students under one roof. Do you have a startup and wish to gain exposure, venture into a new market, distinguish…

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Women Running Entrepreneurship and Digital Innovation in the Kingdom! – Photobook Photography Article

Women Running Entrepreneurship and Digital Innovation in the Kingdom! The entrepreneurial scene in Saudi Arabia has been on a roll in the past few years with an increase in startup investment. This entrepreneurial growth could be attributed to its Vision 2030 objective of achieving a thriving economy through fostering and investing in startups. Saudi’s 2030 Vision does not only focus on expanding entrepreneurship and enterprise opportunities per se, but it also aims at more female inclusion and participation in different…

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MBC’s Suicide Bomber Promo (I can’t believe I’m writing this) – Photobook Photography Article

The above tweet from MBC has now been deleted I’m going to say from the outset that everyone makes mistakes. And I also have considerable respect for work the Middle East Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), the largest broadcaster in the Middle East, has produced (Ahmed Al Shugairi’s Khawatir is the most inspiring program ever aired on Arabic-language television). But what I saw on MBC’s social media channel yesterday horrified me. Before I describe the scene for non-Arabic speakers, I’m going to…

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WWE® Crown Jewel Set For Thursday, October 31 – Photobook Photography Article

TICKETS AVAILABLE THIS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30. WWE Crown Jewel will take place at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Thursday, October 31 at 8 pm AST. Tickets re available this Monday, September 30 at 6 pm AST via www.TicketMX.com. Ticket prices start at 25 SAR. WWE Crown Jewel is a signature event of the Riyadh Season and will feature WWE Superstars Seth Rollins, Kofi Kingston, Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar, “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, The New Day, Randy…

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A Guest Bedroom Makeover – The Design Souk – Photobook Photography Article

Last year, I helped my dear friend Huong with her living room makeover, and this year she really needed some help with her guest room! To be fair, I think these before pictures are a lot more dramatic than I think the situation really was at her house, but they do show you how confused she was about how to use this specific space. It was an office, craft room, guest room when she needed it to be,…

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List of 49 Countries Eligible for Saudi Tourist Visa – Photobook Photography Article

Per the earlier News regarding Saudi Transit or Tourist Visa which will be issued within a record time of 7 minutes.Here are the List of 49 Countries Eligible for Saudi Tourist Visa:Saudi Tourist Visas within 7 minutes for these countries  (Canada, US, Switzerland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Andorra, Monaco, Russia,Malta, Montenegro, San Marino, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Portugal, Poland, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Croatia,Cyprus, Czech Republic, Spain, Sweden,Estonia, Finland, Norway, Luxembourg, France, Greece, Slovenia, Holland, Hungary, Iceland,Italy, Lativa, Brunei, Japan, Singapore,…

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Sheikh Mohammed’s ‘Move Ahead Agenda’ and MENA’s need for more CCOs – Photobook Photography Article

الإخوة والأخوات .. المواطنين والمواطنات .. مع بداية موسم جديد للعمل والانجاز في بلادنا .. أحببت أن أوجه مجموعة من الرسائل … pic.twitter.com/aJ6EXyDxa5— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) August 31, 2019 At the end of August Dubai’s Ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum published an open letter to officials. The message, nicknamed his ‘Move Ahead’ agenda by the media, focused on a number of issues, including the need to engage face-to-face with people they are serving, the responsibility to act…

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Visa for 49 Countries in Just 7 minutes – Photobook Photography Article

Visa By shafprince | September 27, 2019E-Visa to be issued to 49 countries within a record time of 7 minutes by Saudi Arabia and these transit Visa will be issued starting 28th of September 2019. this announcement was made by one of the board of directors of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH). This decision is also taken keeping in mind Kingdom’s Vision 2030 as the Visa will attract more Visitors to Saudi for Investment and Business purpose.Visa for 49 Countries…

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Parking Lots Privatization Initialized in the Kingdom – Photobook Photography Article

Saudi Arabia News By shafprince | September 26, 2019Saudi Council of Ministers have approved an initiative for privatizing Parking lots in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.There have been many parking spaces in Riyadh, Makkah, Madinah which will be utilized for such initiative. The Council of Economic & Development Affairs (CEDA) has decided to offer a public-private partnership projects for parking space in Makkah, Madinah, Riyadh region and the Eastern Province on an experimental basis on unused land owned by the mayoralties.Parking Lots Privatization…

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6 Forums Towards A New Digital Era In the Kingdom – Photobook Photography Article

The Kingdom’s largest technology gathering is back for its 8th edition on December 10-11 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center. For the second consecutive year, Arabnet will host 2,000+ corporate executives and senior government leaders, 4,000+ entrepreneurs, youth and students, a showcase of 300+ startups, and bring together 250+ experts and speakers from around the world, with full tracks of programming covering a range of topics in 6 forums: Inspire Saudi According to Arabnet Business Intelligence, more than…

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Losing weight with meal replacement – Saudi Weight-Loss – Photobook Photography Article

Meal replacement products are popular with people take personal health seriously. With meal replacement you can have any type of meal you like, high or low in protein, high or low in carbohydrates and low in fat and cholesterol.  Formula1 Nutritional Shake is Herbalife meal replacement for weight management. It’s popular in more than 25 countries. To be fair you can lose weight with any good quality meal replacement in the market and Formula1 Nutritional Shake is one of the…

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SR 30 Bn for Expat Fees to be borne by State – Photobook Photography Article

Saudi Arabia News By shafprince | September 25, 2019Saudi government has recently shared a news that Expats Fees will be taken care by State for those who are working in factories. Maximum of SR 30 Billions will be bared by the government towards the expatriate fees in industrial sector for a period of five years.This decision was made by the Saudi government to boost investors towards Industrial sector and to give short-term solution to factory workers Jobs to achieve Vision 2030 goal.The Ministry…

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The Final Post – Five Years in Saudi – Photobook Photography Article

I used to love writing this Saudi blog. It kept me sane putting down all my thoughts about a country so complex and multi-layered that it would take a lifetime to really understand it. Then, suddenly, I got paranoid that my honesty could be used against me during some particularly testing times at work. Within hours I’d taken down all the ESL advice pages and most of the blog posts – while my Saudi Season wasn’t over, the blog almost…

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The Story of 2 Muslims Kids, Who Created Alphabet for a Language Spoken by 40 Million People – Photobook Photography Article

When they were 10 and 14, brothers Ibrahima and Abdoulaye Barry set out to invent an alphabet for their native language, Fulfulde, which had been spoken by 40 million people in 20 countries for centuries but never had its own writing system. While their friends were out playing in the neighborhood, Ibrahima, the older brother, and Abdoulaye would shut themselves in their room in the family’s house in Nzérékoré, Guinea, close their eyes and draw shapes on paper. When one of…

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Things Happening in Saudi Arabia – Sep 2019 – Photobook Photography Article

Saudi Arabia News By shafprince | September 24, 2019– 89th National Day Celebrations completed successfully– Women Empowerment in line with Vision 2030 carried out in all sectors– Aramco standing strong even after the drone attack– Housing project for 30,000 NEOM workers launched– Restructuring of Transit, Hajj & Umrah Visa– Multiple VISA with One year Visa Validity for SR 300– Saudi woman appointed as traffic collision inspector with Najm– King Salman to attend inauguration of KAIA project– Ministry of Justice starts 15 e-services for…

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Windows 10 Related Posts (Updated) – Photobook Photography Article

 Windows 10 Tip: Text suggestions expands language support | Windows Experience Blog Editor’s note: We’re back with the latest batch of weekly Windows 10 tips posts, which highlight some of the many helpful features that come with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to make your daily life easi… http://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2019/09/… View Now  [Solution] – Unable to Upgrade to Windows 10 May 2019 Update (1903) This blog contains posts about: Apps/Software, Audio, Come to Islam, Cooking/Food, Events, Facts, Fun…

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Good News for Expats – State to Bear Expat Fees for Few Roles – Photobook Photography Article

Saudi Arabia News By shafprince | September 21, 2019Expatriates working in industrial installations, holding industrial licenses (factory workers) Expat Fees will be now beared by the State itself for five years.This decision was issued so that expatriate fees in industrial installations, holding industrial licenses, for a period of five years.Based on the above decision the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources will lay down the required criteria in co-ordination with the Ministry of Labor and Social development.This decision will definitely boost industrial investments…

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Approval for Restructuring Haj & Umrah Visas form Shoura Council – Photobook Photography Article

Visa By shafprince | September 21, 2019There was a recent news regarding Restructuring of Hajj & Umrah Visas for visitors and pilgrims coming to Saudi Arabia and now the Shoura Council has approved the Restructuring of the system for Transit Visa, Hajj and Visit Visa.This decision was taken by the Shoura Council after a report presented by Security Affairs Committee and all the observations of a number of members.Approval for Restructuring Haj & Umrah Visas form Shoura CouncilCouncil has also directed all the…

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The Importance of Execution: Lessons from the Night of McDonald’s Giveaways – Photobook Photography Article

Any idea is only as good as the execution. Which McDonalds found out on Thursday Now, I love my creativity when it comes to marketing and communications. Especially when it involves bridging the online and offline worlds. McDonalds should have come up with a cracker of an idea. For one night only, the fast food chain was giving out freebies including “Night In” apparel and accessories, including McDonalds-branded loungewear, socks, slippers, games, and more. All consumer had to do was…

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Purpose Marketing: Nada Dairy’s Ad for Saudi National Day Backfires – Photobook Photography Article

Nada’s attempt to mix politics with branding have backfired I’ve spoken previously about the issue of purpose marketing in the Middle East (mainly the lack of any local brand engagement on big issues such as gender equality and sustainability). One popped into my timelines this week. Sadly, it’s an example that will be long remembered for what went wrong, rather than right. Nada Dairy is one of the largest manufacturers of dairy products in the Gulf. The company decided to…

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My Thursday Faves – The Design Souk – Photobook Photography Article

Source: A Classic Meets Modern, White Inspired SoCal Home (By Abby Larson at SMP Living) | Photography: Vanessa Lentine   Happy Saudi National Day Long Weekend! I’m so excited to have 4 days off this weekend – I hope you have something fun planned for it!! As you could probably see from my IG stories, we have been traveling quite a bit… so I’m super thrilled to be spending this weekend vegging out on my couch and watching…

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منتجات هيربالايف السعودية – Saudi Weight-Loss – Photobook Photography Article

يعتبر فورمولا 1 منتج التغذية الرئيسي في هيربالايف . وهو عبارة عن بودرة تحتوي على المركبات الغذائية الرئيسية التي يحتاج اليها الجسم وهي : الكربوهيدرات – البروتينات – الدهون – المعادن الرئيسية – الفيتامينات . توجد هذه المركبات بشكلها البسيط , فلا تحتوي على مركبات معقدة تحتاج إلى تكسير.,وبالتالي فلن يلجأ الجسم لاستخدام انزيماته لتكسير هذه المركبات , ولا يحتاج الكبد عند توزيعها أو تخزينها إلى زيادة مستوى الانزيمات التي تكسر… This is only a snippet of a Photobook Photography…

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4 Days Holiday – Saudi Arabia’s 89th National Day Celebrations – Photobook Photography Article

Saudi Arabia News By shafprince | September 18, 2019Saudi Arabia is preparing for its 89th National Day Celebrations which is on 23rd September. National Day Celebrations will start few days prior and the country’s entertainment authority is organizing all the arrangements for celebrating Saudi’s 89th National Day.Saudi has announced 4 day holiday for it National Day for all the people living in the country to enjoy the occasion. Celebrations includes fireworks, entertainment concerts, and other exciting events.Here is a list of events scheduled…

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Hameed, a psychic locked in a grocery store rescued – Photobook Photography Article

Since the beginning of the year 2019, Hameed had been suffering from depression. His life was a struggle which caused upset mental health. Disturbed by his presence at the house, his brother shifted him to a deserted grocery store building and locked him down. Finally, he has been rescued and has been shifted to a hospital. Much appreciation is extended towards the integrated team of home doctors, who took the step of providing poor Hameed a proper place for getting…

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