Author Archives: Opinion

New World Order

The Rise of Platforms and the New World Order

Fascism is a political system in which governments are directed and driven by economic interests. As such, the political entities which are governments, serve the narrow interests of a national ruling economic class, not the interests of their citizens, whom…

lockdowns

The True Economic Impact of the World’s Lockdowns

By Lucy Desai In this piece we examine the link between the length of time countries across the world have spent in lockdown and the economic damage. Are lockdowns completely to blame for the contraction of GDP around the globe?…

Amman Jazz Festival 2020

Amman Jazz Festival 2020

20 Bands and 77 Local Jordanian Artists Streaming on YouTube, 5th – 10th November 2020. A much-anticipated event on the Jordanian music scene, the Amman Jazz Festival returns this year against all odds, challenging the circumstances and showcasing online 20…

5G

Seize the 5G Opportunity

Since the 1980s, a new form of communications technology has emerged almost every 10 years. From fax machines to mobile telephones, to the internet and now 5G, every new development within the information and communications technology (ICT) sector has a…

Standard Chartered Jordan

Standard Chartered Jordan: POSITIVE PROJECTIONS AHEAD

Here for good: Standard Chartered’s commitment to Jordan’s finance sector CEO Jordan and Country Head of Corporate Banking, Muhannad Mukahall, envisions a steady future for Standard Chartered Jordan Bank and highlights the benefits of finance technologies. With over 20 years…

President Trump

President Trump Places Tariffs on Top Trading Partners

Late last week, President Trump announced that he would place conditional tariffs on all Mexican goods. If Mexico does not make additional efforts to stem the flow of migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border, President Trump has threatened to enact a…

Music

A Jordanian-Musical Prodigy

Karim Said was born in Amman, Jordan in 1988. At the age of 11, he moved to, London, England to study piano, composition, and conducting in Purcell School of Music and later at the Royal Academy of Music. He received…

Website

Bridging cross-cultural communications, France launches Arabic Website

The new Arabic website: France.fr is designed to inspire visitors and create the immediate desire to travel and enjoy experiences across France and its territories. With the goal of welcoming 100 million tourists to France by 2020, the Arabic version…

job

THE ENTREPRENEUR – Step Three

THE ROAD TO RICHES: A 10-step entrepreneur blueprint to wealth by the Entrepreneur Abdallah Abu Sheikh. LESSON THREE: ABANDON THE SAFETY NET As an entrepreneur the most dangerous advice you can get is “go to school, get good grades and…