Daily Archives: January 19, 2015

Russia’s Downturn Adds to Weakness in EBRD Economies

A sharp fall in the price of oil has piled pressure on an already fragile Russia, and is hitting growth in energy exporters and other emerging nations with close links to eastern Europe’s largest economy, according to the EBRD’s latest…


Umniah Supports Youth in Southern Jordan

Trip to Innovation partner with Umniah. Umniah has effectively renewed its partnership with the Trip to Innovation for the fourth year. Under the partnership, Umniah supported the initiative’s 14th workshop which aims to strengthen leadership skills and creativity among young Jordanians….

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Will Robots Inherit the Earth?

For some, the great leaps being made in the field of artificial intelligence will only benefit mankind. But the possibility of thinking machines has others worried. By Zeid Nasser Artificial Intelligence (AI) is all around us, whether in the form…

Italy Offers Eco Expertise

Specialist Italian companies are keen to help Jordan deal with its big energy and environmental challenges. By Elisa Oddone Italian Trade Commissioner Alessio Ponz de Leon Pisani said a recent visit by a group of eco-minded Italian firms, aimed to…