Monthly Archives: October 2017

Port of Call

The reopening of the Iraqi border in August 2017 was a significant development for many industries in Jordan. But it was of special importance to the Aqaba Container Terminal, which hopes to revive its well-earned reputation as a major gateway…

Printing

Milan and the Print4All Conference offers a new spin on printing

Milan and the Print4All Conference offers a new spin on printing Milan, the capital of the Lombardy Region in Northern Italy, hosted the 2017 edition of the prolific Print4All Conference offering a new spin on printing. In cooperation with the…

Altibbi Health Platform Wins $6.5 Million Funding

Altibbi, the Amman-based health consultation platform, has raised $6.5 million in a new round of funding led by DASH Ventures and Middle East Venture Partners, along with strategic investors TAMM, RIMCO Investments, Endeavor’s Catalyst Fund and other undisclosed investors. The…

A Simpler Way to Sell

Zeid Husban is out to convince businesses to switch from traditional point-of-sale (POS) technology to POS Rocket, his cloud-based solution with a customizable interface. By Nada Atieh Cloud-based POS systems have been used by businesses in the United States and…

Is Britian Worse off with Brexit?

Britain’s exit from the European Union has been a tale of two halves. A satisfactory economic performance following the shock referendum result have gradually given way to a slowdown. The uncertainty of the UK’s future both economically and politically does…

Lessons in Development

Thailand is an economic powerhouse that’s eager to share its development know-how with Jordan. Renowned for its sandy beaches, ornate temples, and hospitable people, Thailand is a destination that many seasoned travelers return to again and again. But on a…

Electrifying Ability

Tesla’s flagship combines executive refinement with near-hypercar performance. By Gaith Madadha Having finally begun officially selling its cars in Jordan earlier this year, Tesla, the Silicon Valley upstart electric automaker, is likely to perform well in the Kingdom thanks to…

Range Rover

THE NEW 2018 RANGE ROVER

THE NEW 2018 RANGE ROVER – TO BE REVEALED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE REGION AT DUBAI INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW The new 2018 Range Rover will make its debut in the Middle East at the 2017 Dubai International Motor…

Job Creation Leaps 50 percent in H1

The number of jobs created during the first half of 2016 increased by 50 percent compared to the same period the previous year, according to recent figures by the Department of Statistics. The DoS said 26,000 jobs were created during…

Embrace Online Education- Edraak

Calls for the greater adoption of digital learning methods were made during a regional conference recently organized by Edraak, the not-for-profit online education platform. “The idea is that instead of focusing on the transfer of knowledge in the classroom which…