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Day: January 6, 2021

CGTN: What drives China’s success in 2020

Press Release
BEIJING, Jan. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Facing unprecedented challenges brought by COVID-19 and the complex changes in external environment, the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core has led China to achieve substantial progress in 2020. Upholding the authority of the CPC, putting people first and giving full play to institutional advantages are the key factors driving China’s success in its epic battle against COVID-19 pandemic and poverty last year. ‘People first’ Under Xi’s command, the constant theme of China’s war against coronavirus has been “people first.” “The people’s safety and health always come first, and thus the prevention and control of the outbreak is the country...

شركتا خارون وأكيويتي تتشاركان لدفع فحوص المخاطر المتعلقة بالعقوبات إلى الأمام

Press Release
 لوس أنجلوس ولندن، 12 كانون الثاني/يناير، 2021/ بي آر نيوزواير / -- أعلنت شركة خارون، شركة الأبحاث وتحليلات البيانات التي تركز على التهديدات الأمنية والخلافات الأخرى التي تؤثر على التجارة والتمويل العالميين، وشركة أكيويتي، المزود العالمي الرائد لفحص الجرائم المالية وخدمات الدفع وحلول اعرف عميلك، اليوم عن شراكة بينهما تهدف إلى السماح للمؤسسات بإدارة المخاطر المتعلقة بالعقوبات بشكل أفضل في عمليات فحص العملاء والمعاملات. وبهذه الشراكة، يمكن الآن استخدام بيانات المخاطر المتعلقة بالعقوبات من شركة خارون بمجموعة Firco لحلول فحص الجرائم المالية من أكيويتي. يمكن لمستخدمي مجموعة Firco الاستفادة من بيانات خارون لإضفاء مزيد من العمق على تغطية المخاطر المتعلقة بالعقوبات، بما في ذلك الشركات الفرعية المملوكة بأغلبية الأسهم التابعة لجهات خاضعة للعقوبات خارون  (50 Plus) والشركات الفرعية المملو...

Germany’s BfArM Joins SNOMED International for Nationwide Use of SNOMED CT

Press Release
LONDON, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Germany’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) has announced their membership in SNOMED International for national use of SNOMED CT from the beginning of January 2021. SNOMED CT, the world’s most comprehensive clinical terminology and a recognized critical element for the electronic exchange of health data, is an important building block to achieve Germany’s digitization initiative. Effective January 1, 2021, German users can register to request a free license for use of SNOMED CT by visiting the BfArM’s National Release Center website. BfArM President Prof. Dr. Karl Broich shares, “with SNOMED CT, the digitization of the healthcare system in Germany continues. As an international standardized health terminology, SNOMED CT i...

MoF signs a USD 3 Billion Financing Agreement with Korea Trade Insurance Corporation (K-SURE)

Business
Riyadh, The Ministry of Finance (MOF), represented by the National Debt Management Center (NDMC), has on 22nd December 2020 executed the signing of a long-term financing agreement with K-SURE. The agreement was signed by the Minister of Finance Mohammed Al-Jadaan from the Saudi side, and by the Chairman of K-SURE Lee In-ho from the South Korean side. Al-Jadaan, explained that the signing of the agreement comes within the framework of cooperation witnessed between two G20 members, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Republic of South Korea. The facility was arranged through the National Debt Management Center (NDMC). Fahad A. Al-Saif, CEO (NDMC), stated that the financing provided amounts to USD 3 billion and attracted very strong interest from international banks across geographies. The tra...

KSrelief Establishes 8 Clinics in Aden’s Schools

Education
Aden, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has established 8 medical clinics in the schools of Aden Governorate during the first semester of the current academic year. The clinics are operated by specialized health and technical cadres, each clinic includes a doctor, a nurse, a psychologist and a social worker, in addition to dispensing free medicines and providing awareness to male and female students. The project comes to strengthen school health services and manage malnutrition cases for students and the educational staff in the directorates of Aden Governorate. This comes within the framework of humanitarian and relief projects being provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the KSrelief, for the Yemeni people to improve their living conditions durin...

Health Ministry: 118 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Saudi Arabia

Medical
Riyadh, The Ministry of Health said in a statement today that 118 new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 363,377 cases, including 2,206 active cases receiving necessary medical care. Of these, there are 351 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable. As many as 144 cases have recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 354,899, the Ministry of Health said, adding that 7 new deaths have been reported, bringing the total deaths to 6,272.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

CITC publishes in-depth study on the legislative and regulatory status of cloud computing worldwide

Education
Riyadh, The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) released a study, outlining the legislative and regulatory status of cloud computing at a global level. This study, which benchmarks Saudi Arabia against ten other countries and regions, comes at a crucial time given the global trend towards digitalization and data usage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the recent announcements that Google and Alibaba will work with Saudi entities to create cloud networks in the Kingdom. Cloud computing will play a role in building the new digital economy and healthy competition, facilitated by proper regulation, will encourage innovation. The study mentions a tech innovation “arms race”, a result of intense competition between major cloud service providers, which has helped foste...

Arab Ambassadors, Diplomats Value Saudi Arabia’s Support for ARCO

Politics
Riyadh, A number of Arab ambassadors and diplomats appreciated the efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its rapid humanitarian response to support of the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization (ARCO), in light of the conditions of the brotherly Arab peoples, who suffer from painful humanitarian conditions. This came during the meeting between the General Secretariat of ARCO with Arab ambassadors and diplomats accredited to the Kingdom in Riyadh today, in the presence of representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the General Secretariat of the GCC.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Syrians: Recent terrorist attacks a form of US, Turkish support to terrorists

General
Provinces, Syrian citizens from different provinces held the states which support terrorism, on top the US and the Turkish regime, responsible for supporting terrorist organizations to launch attacks against the Syrian people, the latest of which was the terrorist attack on transport means in the Syrian al-Badia “semi-desert” region which caused the martyrdom and injury of a number of citizens and army personnel. In interviews with SANA’s reporters in Aleppo, Quneitra, Lattakia and Palmyra in Homs countryside, the citizens affirmed their full support to the Syrian Arab Army to eliminate the remnants of terrorist organizations and their cells which are backed by the US and Turkey in the Syrian al-Badia region. They asserted that the coward terrorist attacks are a form of the US and Tu...

Armenian denomination celebrates Christmas … prayers for goodness, peace and hope for Syria

General
Provinces, The Armenian denomination which follows the Eastern calendar, has celebrated Christmas, the birth of Christ, Messenger of love and peace. On this occasion, a holy mass was held at St. Sarkis Church for the Armenian Orthodox in Damascus presided by Bishop Armash Nalbandian, of the Armenian Orthodox Church Diocese of Damascus. In a sermon, Bishop Nalbandian talked about the sublime meanings that the glorious Christmas carries, saying “We receive with great hope and deep faith the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ, the Messenger of love and peace with hearts overwhelmed with joy, peace and hope. Nalbandian pointed out that the past year brought many sad and difficult times, especially as a result of the spread of the Coronavirus, which has claimed and continues to claim innoc...