Category: Features

waragami

Waragami: Recipient of EY Entreprepreneur Award

Laith Abu Taleb and Aysha Salman managed to fulfil most people’s dreams by turning a hobby into a full-time job, Waragami. During their time at university together, both Abu Taleb and Salman enjoyed the Japanese art of paper folding, origami,…

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The EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Celebrating Excellence

Three Jordanian business owners have received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award at a prestigious annual award ceremony organized by the global consultancy EY. For over 30 years, the consultancy EY, which was previously known as Ernst and Young,…

airlines

Airlines Navigate Changing Skies

Airlines in the region are having to adapt to growing competition and high customer expectations. By Nada Atieh Air connectivity in the region has grown dramatically over recent years, with the number of city pairs rising from nearly 200 in…

Angela

Achtung Angela

Surprise election results have thrown Germany’s usually staid political scene into chaos and raised questions about the future of Angela Merkel’s leadership. Fiercely moral. Shrewd political survivor. Cool-headed pragmatist. This is how some have described Angela Merkel, the incumbent German…

Philip Morris

Philip Morris International Commits to Revolutionizing the Tobacco Industry

With its groundbreaking new commitment to a smoke-free future, Philip Morris International is working to radically revolutionize the tobacco industry. Jordan and Palestine’s Commercial Director for Philip Morris, Jindrich Preis, discusses how this shift in business has been accompanied by a…

women

Getting Women Into the Workforce

Efforts are underway to convince more companies in the region of the clear benefits of hiring more women. But will it be enough? Dina al Wakeel Citigroup Inc. recently estimated that significant reductions in workplace gender inequalities could lead to…

Campbell Gray

Taking Luxury to a New Level

Campbell Gray Living aims to meet the growing demand for high-end real estate in Jordan. Jordan’s real estate sector seems to have finally found its footing following some challenging years. Heavyweight companies from across the region are busy building high-end…

project

Breathing Life into the Badia

An ambitious project is underway to make Jordan’s arid areas bloom again while creating a new green economy in the process. The Sahara Forest Project is a Norwegian social enterprise that aims to bring together the latest green technology to…

economic relations

Seven Decades of Trading and Talking with Turkey

Turkey and Jordan recently marked seven decades of diplomatic and economic relations. The Turkish Ambassador to Jordan believes the next 70 years will be even more fruitful. By Dina al Wakeel Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held talks with HM…