Category: Features

Sharif Eye Centers

Sharif Eye Centers

Dr. Khaled Sharif is an internationally renowned Eye Surgeon who is the Founder and Medical Director of the Sharif Eye Centers Medical Group Inc.; a professional corporation dedicated to providing world-class laser vision correction procedures as well as comprehensive multi-subspecialty…

Silawi

REMEMBERING A DEVOTED-MEDIA VETERAN: SAAD SILAWI

Saad Silawi, the renowned media giant who pioneered Jordan’s media scene, passed away in Beirut on Saturday, September 1, 2018 leaving a legacy of love, passion and professionalism that is etched into the minds of others and touched the hearts…

His Majesty at the 2018 Templeton Prize Ceremony

His Majesty King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan speaking at the 2018 Templeton Prize Ceremony at Washington National Cathedral, November 13. King Abdullah II was awarded the 2018 Templeton Prize in the presence of ambassadors, Jordanian and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

entrepreneurs

Engaging Entrepreneurs

A leading Arab American businesswomen is eager to set Jordanian entrepreneurs and startups on the path to growth. By Nada Atieh Juman Doleh-Alomary, the head of IT auditing at Wayne State University in Detroit, led a session on designing business…

Jamalon

Jamalon: Doing Things by the Book

Jamalon began as a family-driven operation in 2010 but has become a leading distribution line for publishers in the region and an online marketplace for thousands of Arabic and English books. By: Nada Atieh Like many entrepreneurial success stories, Jamalon…

nature

Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature

The chairman of the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN) reflects back on the important work of Jordan’s leading conservation body. By Nada Atieh The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature is the authority for biodiversity in…