Monthly Archives: December 2015

Anton Mosimann, signs exclusive partnership with Swiss Education Group

World-renowned chef, Anton Mosimann, signs exclusive partnership with Swiss Education Group in the presence of Stanislas Wawrinka Montreux. Swiss Education Group, the leading Swiss provider of hotel management and culinary education, has announced the signing of an exclusive partnership with the world-renowned Swiss Chef, Anton…

Mahmoudia Trading Company Inaugurates Second Tufenkjian Boutique in Amman

In keeping with its long-term commitment toward further developing and expanding its brand, Mahmoudia Trading Company – the sole and official dealer of Tufenkjian Jewelry in Jordan – hosted an exclusive reception for media and social media influencers on Monday…

Netflix Set to Expand Into the Middle East

Netflix, the paid-for streaming platform behind such popular TV shows as Orange is the New Black and House of Cards, is hiring new staff to help launch the service in the Middle East next year. The California-based media giant recently…

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Budget 2016: The Numbers Don’t Add Up

The forecasts contained within the government’s recently-unveiled 2016 budget bill fail to convince. By Khalid W. Wazani The government has yet again built a budget based on unrealistic assumptions. In 2016, the government expects a real growth rate of 3.7…

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WFP Launches Donation App for Refugee Children

The World Food Programme (WFP) last month launched an app that allows users to donate money to help feed thousands of Syrian refugee children in Jordan. Through the simple click of a button, users of the ShareTheMeal app have the…

The Importance of Philanthropy

King’s Academy Chairman of the Board HE Bassem Al-Salem explains why giving is essential for a school like King’s. Last month, at a gala dinner held at his home and attended by guests from all over the world, including keynote speaker HRH…

Daoud Tycoon’s Open Revamped International Multi–Brand Shop

The revamped international multi-brand shop by Daoud Tycoon’s is now open. Daoud Tycoon’s is opening a new shop in Wadi Saqra, West Amman. The trusted brand name in luxury menswear has refurbished the shop to provide elegant and charming ambiance…

The Insurance Sector: Dealing with the Disarray

A recent buyout in Jordan’s fragmented and overcrowded insurance sector could mean some much needed market consolidation is finally underway. But even so, big challenges still loom large. By Dina al-Wakeel Over the summer, First Insurance, which provides services based…

Plaza Dental Center Inaugurated by Architect Abu Atwan and Dr Al-Momani

Architect Mohammed Awni Abu Atwan has recently finished one of his spectacular projects: the Plaza Dental Center (owned by Dr. Ayham Al-Momani) in Swefieh, Amman. Dr. Ayham welcomed his customers and VIP guests, journalists and media invitees as well as…