Category: News & Views

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?…

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…

The Country

The Country Has A Task Ahead To Lure Global Investors

Jordanian Prime Minister Dr. Omar Al Razzaz, during his visit to the Ministry of Planning and international Cooperation in the first week of July, claimed that the financial support “represented in the direct loans and financial aid my country is…

US Largest Decline

US Personal Spending to Record Largest Decline since 1959

The entire Coronavirus crisis has severely hit economies all over the world. The United States is not an exception. Pandemic pushes US personal spending to record largest decline since 1959. Research by Finbold.com shows that the United States’ personal spending has significantly dropped…

COVID-19

WB Group Increases COVID-19 Response to $14 Billion

To Help Sustain Economies and Protect Jobs, the World Bank Group Increases COVID-19 Response to $14 Billion. The World Bank and IFC’s Boards of Directors approved an increased $14 billion package of fast-track financing to assist companies and countries in…

Princess Lamia Al Saud

Princess Lamia Al Saud: UN-Habitat Goodwill Ambassador for Arab States

HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Al Saud appointed as first ever UN-Habitat Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Arab States. Princess Lamia Bint Majed Al Saud, Secretary General of Alwaleed Philanthropies, chaired by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has…

Solar Water

Official Partnership: UK firm Solar Water Plc and JPMC

The British Ambassador Edward Oakden, hosted on Tuesday a signing ceremony of the official partnership between the UK firm Solar Water Plc and the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company (JPMC). The ceremony was held to celebrate one of the largest UK technology…