Monthly Archives: July 2018

aluminum

Venture Explains: America’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

The US government has decided to impose import tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum from Europe, Mexico and Canada. Other countries, including Japan, Washington’s closest ally in Asia, are already subject to the tariffs. Why?…

entertainment

Saudi Arabia: Opening Up to Entertainment

Widespread reform in Saudi Arabia is opening up lucrative investment opportunities in the kingdom’s underdeveloped media and entertainment sector. Saudi Arabia’s debut at the Cannes Film Festival, coupled with moves to expand the number of cinemas and promote local filmmaking,…

fleet

RJ Seeks to Add 23 Planes to its Fleet – Report

Royal Jordanian is in talks with plane manufacturers to add up to 23 narrow-body aircraft to its fleet, the carrier’s CEO Stefan Pichler told The National. “We are now in the process of a fleet rollover in the short-haul ……

cloud

Solutions in the Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the arm of the tech giant that provides on-demand cloud computing, is finally eyeing the Middle East market and plans to expand its services through more offices and partners. By Dina Al Wakeel AWS  held its…

convertible

Aston Martin DB11 Volante: Versatile and Visceral

Aston Martin has delivered a truly elegant convertible grand tourer which can comfortably soak up the miles and impress on the track. By Ghaith Madadha The Aston Martin DB11 Volante, which was launched earlier this year, is an elegantly sporting…

atomic energy

JAEC says Nuclear Program Cost JD112 Million

Approximately JD112 million were spent between 2008 and 2017 on developing the Kingdom’s nuclear energy program, the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) said in a new report. A large proportion of this figure was spent on local expertise as well…

school

Trusting in Transport Tech

The Technology-based transportation solutions springing up in countries across the world can only thrive with adequate public and private sector support. From global ride-hailing platforms to regional and local apps for carpooling or for making public transport more reliable, entrepreneurs…

CFA Society

CFA Society, the gold standard in the financial services industry

You may have seen the CFA letters at the end of names of people you have dealt with professionally, but do you know what they stand for? The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) credential is held by over 150,000 professionals around…

Economic Resilience

The Economic Resilience Initiative – European Investment Bank

We are pleased to announce our media partnership with the EIB’s 2018 MED Conference which is scheduled to be held on the 2nd of July, 2018 in Amman, focusing on Economic Resilience. The EIB’s 2018 MED Conference will bring together leaders and…