Monthly Archives: December 2015

EMP

EMP Partners with UnionPay International

Emerging Markets Payments (EMP), the leading pan-African and Middle Eastern payments processor has announced a partnership with UnionPay International (UPI) to expand its card acceptance in the Arab World starting with Jordan. UnionPay is a fast growing international bankcard scheme…

Oasis500 Reaches For the Stars with New Tech Fund

Oasis500 has launched a new multimillion dinar venture fund which seeks to develop businesses based around space technologies. The startup accelerator’s Jordan Space Ventures Fund will provide funding and mentorship to entrepreneurs using technologies like satellite communication systems to tackle…

Jaguar XF-S: Ready to Pounce

Jaguar’s flagship executive saloon combines a luxurious ride with sporty handling.  By Ghaith Madadha Launched globally in September and set for an imminent appearance in Jordanian showrooms, the all-new second generation Jaguar XF-S is an even more high tech and…

Lanfranco “Frankie” Dettori honoured at Longines ceremony

Italian-born, British-based jockey Lanfranco “Frankie” Dettori clinched the second title of the Longines World’s Best Jockey during the prestigious gala dinner hosted by the Hong Kong Jockey Club in prelude to the Longines Hong Kong International Races on Sunday, December…

ArabiaWeather to Fund Expansion With $7 Million Investment

ArabiaWeather, Jordan’s popular privately-owned weather website, recently raised $5 million in funding that will be used to fund a major expansion drive. Mohammed al Shaker, ArabiaWeather’s founder and CEO, said the investment deal was led jointly by Silicon Badia and…

Samsung

Samsung Electronics Levant Provides Customers with Unparalleled Mobile Experience

Stemming from its commitment to create new possibilities and bring its customers the best mobile experience, Samsung Electronics Levant offers a variety of protection plans and advices for its customers. The mobile booklet guides users with important information on how to correctly handle a…

school

Solving our Parking Woes

Jordan’s chaotic free-for-all parking can’t continue. It’s time to clean up the mess, reclaim our streets, and regulate parking on and off the road. By Hazem Zureiqat Looking outside my office window every morning, I see the most bizarre uses…

Honda

Honda Announces the Launch of All New Pilot

Tahboub Automotive, the distributor of Honda Cars in Jordan, has unveiled the All New Honda Pilot during an event at Tahboub showrooms which was attended by several guests and media representatives in early November. The third generation Honda Pilot brings…

King's academy

King’s Academy Appoints New Board Members

King’s Academy recently elected three new members to join its board of trustees – Chairman of the Board of Arab Bank Mr. Sabih Masri, Cultural Advisor to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs in Abu Dhabi Mr. Zaki Nusseibeh and Vice Chairman at…