Category: Interviews

The state of the Foreign Exchange Reserve

The decline of Foreign Exchange Reserves in any country affects investors’ confidence in its economy. In 2017 the Foreign Exchange Reserves in Jordan declined significantly. What are the reasons and what are the solutions? We are looking for answers on…

Jordan’s Digital Chance

Our guest, Dr. Baha Al Deen Al Khasawneh, holds a PhD in Computer Science, specifically in the multimedia field. He has over 20 years of experience in developing IT systems and consulting in Jordan and the United States, in addition to teaching in Princess…

Questioning education

Education is considered the main pillar which major economics depend on. Problems related to the education sector in Jordan are not only related to the outcome quality but also include the major increase of university and school fees, especially in…

Meet one of the most successful women in the Middle East

Today’s guest on Women in Business is not an ordinary woman; she was classified by Forbes magazine as one of the 100 most powerful women in the Middle East and North Africa. A woman who fought in the insurance sector,…

Going mad for MadfooatCom

When he returned to Jordan from the Gulf, he went to pay the electricity bill and was shocked when the employee told him it was not possible for him to pay using his credit card. That situation prompted him to…

Manufacturing trademarks

Some trademarks often go beyond their geographical boundaries to accompany us everywhere. Today, you will meet one of the creative individuals who manufacture such trademarks and create its user experience at Plexable Company. Whoever believes in excellence and success believes that…

design

The Business of Design

Sima Najjar’s design platform is aiming to help designers get creative and business savvy. Over the past decade, serial entrepreneur Sima Najjar has built and sold several companies, including a website dedicated to creating Arabic content. Her latest project is…

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Taking Stock

The Chairman of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) is quietly confident that 2018 will be a good year for the beleaguered bourse. According to ASE data, trading value increased by 25.6 percent in 2017, reaching JD2.9 billion but the number…

biotechnology

The business of biotechnology

Penelope Shihab is out to prove that Jordan can become a leading hub for scientific research in biotechnology and development. Penelope Shihab is the founder of MonoJo, the only biotechnology research firm in Jordan, and Skinue, an American skincare line…

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Traffic Rights Dispute Grounds Air Arabia Ambitions

The CEO of low-cost carrier Air Arabia says a traffic rights dispute has grounded the ambitions of its Jordanian subsidiary. By Nada Atieh When it first began flying from its hub at Queen Alia International Airport in 2015, Air Arabia…