Monthly Archives: September 2018

King Abdullah II outlines key regional concerns in Fox News interview

US cable channel Fox News broadcast on Wednesday night a recorded television interview with His Majesty King Abdullah II on its “Special Report” program, anchored by Bret Baier, the channel’s chief political anchor. Following is the text of the broadcast interview:…

Millennials

Despite Their Struggles, MENA’s Millennials Are Transforming The Region

Based on the findings of region-wide survey “#Millennials”, Ipsos results reveal that this generation, while facing challenges, is bringing about major change.Millennials in MENA have unprecedented connectivity levels, with 97% having access to the internet, and 94% are on social…

Remarks by His Majesty during the UN General Assembly

“We can’t simply give up because the task is hard,” His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan during the Plenary Session of the 73rd UN General Assembly: “The UN was born in the ashes of the Second World War, out of…

Campbell Gray Living

Lifestyle Experience: Campbell Gray Living Amman

Earlier this month, representatives from the Kingdom’s top-tier media outlets were invited to a cocktail reception hosted by Campbell Gray Living Amman at its residential show unit, giving attendees a first-hand introduction to the Campbell Gray Living experience and a…

EY Jordan

EY Jordan Launches ‘EY Entrepreneur of The Year™’ Award Program for 2018

EY Jordan has announced the launch of the ‘EY Entrepreneur of The Year’award program for 2018 . The eighth cycle of the program, held under Royal patronage, aims to honor exemplary business leaders and entrepreneurs, especially those who have established distinguished startups…

Swiss brands

Most Valuable Swiss Brands

From world-renowned confectionery, watchmaking and financial services, to engineering brands, the Swiss economy demonstrates diversity and excellence, according to Brand Finance’s annual report on the most valuable Swiss brands. Luckily, some of them are present in Jordan. Nestlé Nestlé Group…

Alfa

A Truly ‘Alpha’ Super Saloon

Alfa Romeo’s new 503 bhp beast is set to snuff out its German rivals in a closely contested segment. As the high-performance version of Alfa Romeo’s recently resurrected Giulia sports saloon model line, the Quadrifoglio re-adopts a more sporting rear-drive…

Loan guarantee

The Jordan Loan Guarantee Corporation: Loaning to the Little Guy

SMEs in Jordan have long been held back by a lack of access to finance. The Jordan Loan Guarantee Corporation is working to change this. By: Dina Al-Wakeel A public shareholding company that was created in 1994, the Jordan Loan…

fake news

Summer potpourri: Fake news and Almamlaka’s new TV

At no time in the long history of journalism have societies faced the challenge of what we now call fake news. The first journal was published in ancient Rome, around 59 BC, but the first printed newspaper appeared in Antwerp…