The kingdom has said it's planned NEOM area will be the biggest building site on Earth. It's meant to become a global center for trade and investment and reduce Saudi Arabia's dependence on revenues from oil.
Saudi Arabia has announced it's aiming to build a mega international business zone, which will have its own tax and labor laws. It's yet another attempt to reduce the kingdom's dependence on oil exports.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has had members of the royal family arrested. They are accused of corruption. Perhaps he really plans to reform the country — but he may just as well have other reasons.
Saudi Arabia claims to be the first country to have granted citizenship to a robot. But the decision has garnered mockery from social media users as the robot may have more rights than human women in the kingdom.
Former Siemens chief Klaus Kleinfeld is back with a bang. Just half a year after his involuntary departure from US company Arconic he's now in charge of one the world's most spectacular infrastructure projects.
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