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Numerous members of the influential council have called for investigations into the Ministry of Transport
Plan to give private sector workers a two-day weekend off is reportedly put on ice after pressure from business community
Reports of 'differing views' among members of influential advisory body but no decision on setting up wealth fund
The world’s largest exporter of crude oil is preparing to launch its first SWF to manage hundreds of billions of dollars in budget surpluses.
King Abdullah has appointed 30 women to body that advises gov't on new legislation
Decision means female must unveil for security purposes, even in front of male inspectors
Shura Council decides against introducing charge for foreigners working in kingdom
Shoura Council member says minimum wage needed for Saudis working in private sector
Low- to mid-level developers to benefit most from real estate boom, say analysts
New legislation still in discussion stage, will give boost to Saudi real estate sector - officials.
Shoura Council backs proposal for international airport to benefit Haj, Umrah pilgrims.
Shoura Council member says subject should be taught 'with some constraints'.
Draft law would see penalties, public areas in which smoking will be banned.
King Abdullah highlights importance of education as part of 20-year jobs strategy.
Kingdom seeking to lower its dependence on oil and continue policy of 'moderation'.
Shoura Council urges all gov't departments to draw up plans to prevent tragic repeat.
Talks on draft ruling to redefine relationship between employer, housemaids.
Kingdom's Shura Council considers law to halt surging number of 'reckless divorces'.
Kingdom retains foreign exchange and monetary policy after Shura council meeting on inflation.
Reviewing exchange rate of riyal versus US dollar a 'necessity', says council member.
Members of Saudi’s gov’t advisory body say the Nitaqat system has failed to deliver results
One fifth of advisory body are now female in move that has riled conservative clerics
King Abdullah issues royal decrees; women to be appointed to 30 out of 150 places
Saudi Arabia’s advisory body is set to appoint women for the first time in history
Amal Institute in Jeddah reportedly competes in sports tournament for the first time following Shura Council ruling
The influential Shura Council has recommended allowing public school girls to exercise as long as it is in private, female only instructors
Inventor and Shura Council member invited to sit on Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary General
New ruling says women can win seats on Shura Council, vote in municipal elections
UPDATE 1: Gov't body renews call for kingdom to revalue as a way of fighting inflation.
Shura Council agrees on final changes to law, passes it to King Abdullah for final nod
Inventor, scientist, entrepreneur, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and Shura Council member Hayat Sindi is a role model for young people in the Gulf. The Saudi national speaks exclusively to Arabian Business...
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