Shoura demands independent monitoring of Aramco's sales
During the Shoura Council's session on Monday, members of the council accused those in charge of the "Hadaf" program under the Ministry of Labor of wasting millions of riyals on systematic errors in Saudi Aramco's sales saying that these errors had been proven by the performance indicators of the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF).
Mandatory thermal insulation of buildings soon in KSA
The government has announced that it would soon make it mandatory for buildings to have thermal insulation in 24 major cities to save on rising energy costs.
GCC to face shortage of 1m homes by 2018
With the majority of real estate launches still chasing high-end investors rather than end-users, Gulf markets could be facing a shortage of more than one million homes by 2018. The issue will worsen as populations increase and the number of affordable homes being built falls.