Monthly Archives: May 2018

The Order of the Crown

The Order of the Crown from the King of Belgium

Jordanian Business Owners Receive the Order of the Crown from the King of Belgium. This took place at a reception hosted by the Belgian Ambassador H.E Hendrik Van de Velde on Tuesday May 8th to honor these two Jordanian business…

dead sea

More than skin deep

As a local cosmetic producer of skincare products based on Dead Sea minerals and plant extracts, Rivage has grown quickly since its inception two decades ago and now competes on an international platform. By Nada Atieh Rivage was brought to…

Tamatem: A Jordanian success story

A promising company started working in the field of mobile games in 2013 and is valued at more than $8 million today. Here’s a look at Tamatem, a Jordanian mobile gaming company. Analysts and experts agree that mobile games is…

OFFTEC Holding Group

OFFTEC Holding Group Elects New Board of Directors

The OFFTEC Holding Group’s (OHG) Shareholders General Assembly has elected a new Board of Directors,an election process which takes place every four years, during the Ordinary General Assembly Annual Meeting. The 2017 meeting was held on Wednesday 25 April, 2018…

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The Backing of Britain

Jordan can count on the backing of Britain when facing the challenges and opportunities posed by a complex and rapidly evolving region.  By UK Ambassador Edward Oakden From the Great Arab Revolt a century ago—when British Forces fought alongside the…

The founding of Sigma Investments

Iman Mutlaq is an entrepreneur and financier. She founded Sigma Investments, and is our special guest on today’s Women in Business. Sigma Investments started operating in Jordan in 2006, most of its projects back then were in Iraq and Libya before…

off-plan

Off-plan Led Recovery?

Affordable off-plan developments are showing signs of potential amid a wider downturn in Abu Dhabi’s residential market. Off-plan projects that offer residential buyers attractive incentives and greater affordability could help offset soft demand in Abu Dhabi’s broader real estate market,…

Renewable energy advances

Our Guest today is the executive manager of the Jordan Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Fund, which is a governmental institution affiliated with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. We are hosting our guest today for a Dialogue related…

Assistive technologies

Assistive technology: this is a business worth hearing about!

A Jordanian firm specializing in assistive technologies for the deaf is finding demand for its products all over the world. By Nada Atieh According to the World Health Organization, almost 80 percent of the international deaf community can’t read or…

fake news

Is it time to unfriend Facebook?

We urgently need to wake to the reality that Facebook has been allowed to hoover up our data unhindered for too long. The latest revelation that Facebook allowed a British data analytics firm to harvest the personal information of more…