• High-tech transport systems for 11 cities

    Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 10 minutes ago
    JEDDAH -- The Public Transport Authority will develop transport systems in 11 cities through advanced technology, said Dr. Abdul Aziz Al-Ouhali, its president, adding that priority would be given to densely populated cities. "Our projects will eventually reach cities across the ...
  • SR1bn Eid boost: SAMA injects new currencies

    Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 9 minutes ago
    JEDDAH -- The Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) has pumped new Saudi Riyal currencies worth SR1 billion to meet growing demand on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, when the Saudi central bank usually issues new currencies in different denominations. "The newly ...
  • Matmo brings stormy weather to eastern China

    The Associated Press 12 minutes ago
    BEIJING (AP) — Typhoon Matmo is bringing stormy weather to parts of eastern China on the heels of another typhoon that killed at least 56 people. Matmo is traveling north through the mountainous eastern province of Fujian on Thursday, packing winds ...
  • Survey: honey bee colony losses in Va. continue

    The Associated Press 12 minutes ago
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia continues to see steep honey bee colony losses. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says a survey from October through April found that nearly 33 percent of managed honey bee colonies in the state ...
  • W.Va. capital region takes aim at heroin

    The Associated Press 12 minutes ago
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A task force aimed at combatting the rising heroin problem in the capital city region is scheduled to meet. The Heroin Eradication Associated Task Force, or HEAT, is to meet Thursday in Charleston. Part of the ...
  • O'Malley holds 'Buy Local' cookout

    The Associated Press 12 minutes ago
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley is urging Maryland residents to buy locally produced food. The governor and the first lady will host a buy local cookout at the governor's residence in Annapolis on Thursday. It is the ...

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