Author Archives: Venture Staff

The Smartest Smartphones

There are a number of excellent handsets on the market at the moment. We review four of the smartest smartphones here. Apple iPhone X www.apple.com Apple’s latest range-topping iPhone is shaping up to be a big hit with consumers, despite…

index

ASE Edges Up Despite Financial Index Drag

By Zain Majali The General Index appreciated by 0.19 percent during the period to close at 2,100 points. However, it remains 3.24 percent lower compared to its close of last year, and 2.22 percent lower compared to its levels during…

journalism

Fighting Fake News

Independent and accurate journalism has always been hard to come by in our part of the world. But thanks to work of Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ), the tide is finally turning. By Rana Sabbagh It’s not often these…

Isuzu

A Promising Partnership

Regional vice president of Isuzu aims to build on the strong momentum his automotive brand has built up over recent years. By Ghaith Madadha Isuzu Motors is one of the world’s oldest automotive brands and a leading light and medium…

economic growth

Senior Banker Eyes Continued Global Economic Growth

With rising corporate and consumer confidence in most major economies and little upward pressure on prices, global economic growth is expected to continue, said Chief Economist and Strategist Xavier Denis at the Societe Generale private banking conference in November. The…

Jordanian manufacturers

EU Export Guide Launched for Jordanian Manufacturers

A new how-to guide has been launched for Jordanian manufacturers wanting to start exporting to the European Union, which recently eased its rules of origin for products made in the Kingdom as part of efforts to mitigate the impact of…

Soft Opening for Fairmont Amman

Fairmont Amman Hotel is now welcoming guests after its soft-opening earlier in the summer. The city’s latest luxury hotel has 16 floors, 317 rooms and suites, nine meeting rooms and one ballroom. It also has a spa and health club,…

Jordan Slips Down Global Competitiveness Table

Although its score remained unchanged, Jordan slipped from 63 to 65 in the newly published World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) report. The report said Jordan benefited from a relatively efficient institutional system and strong infrastructure, innovation, and business…

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

iPhone 8 – Apple’s Also-Ran?

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, two of the three smartphones released in Apple’s 2017 lineup, went on sale last month but have been met with low demand. “The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are virtually perfect phones. And yet…