Category: Opinion

President Trump

President Trump Places Tariffs on Top Trading Partners

Late last week, President Trump announced that he would place conditional tariffs on all Mexican goods. If Mexico does not make additional efforts to stem the flow of migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border, President Trump has threatened to enact a…

help refugees

How Private Sector Can Help Refugees?

Pioneering Study Examines How Private Sector Can Help Refugees in Africa, Middle East. Refugee communities can be further supported by the expansion of formal financing and business opportunities, and increasingly investors, businesses and local communities are interested in participating or…

TOP STARTUPS IN JORDAN TO INVEST IN

The WEF Fourth Industrial Revolution Startups The World Economic Forum, in partnership with the International Finance Corporation, have selected the top 100 Arab world startups that are transforming the MENA region and reshaping the future in the context of the…

work hard

Do not work hard! Step Four: THE ENTREPRENEUR

THE ROAD TO RICHES: A 10-step entrepreneur blueprint to wealth by Abdallah Abu Sheikh Lesson 4 Do not work hard  A big fallacy that this generation is suffering with the “ work hard “ scam. You hear it everywhere, if…

job

THE ENTREPRENEUR – Step Three

THE ROAD TO RICHES: A 10-step entrepreneur blueprint to wealth by the Entrepreneur Abdallah Abu Sheikh. LESSON THREE: ABANDON THE SAFETY NET As an entrepreneur the most dangerous advice you can get is “go to school, get good grades and…

Mentor

THE ENTREPRENEUR – Step Two

THE ROAD TO RICHES: A 10-step entrepreneur blueprint to wealth by the Entrepreneur Abdallah Abu Sheikh. Lesson Two: LEARN FROM THE MASTER Warren Buffet says “ It is good to learn from your mistakes, but it is always better to…

economic

The Jordanian Economy: A Macroeconomic Narrative

By JORDAN STRATEGY FORUM Economic narrative: The population of Jordan, estimated at 10.05 million in 2017, is composed of Jordanians (6.96 million) and non-Jordanians (3.09 million). As commonly known, the Syrian civil war has resulted in a large influx of…

Mining

Saudi Arabia Mining Sector Expands Amid Push for Private Investment

Efforts to encourage greater private sector participation have coincided with strong growth in Saudi Arabia’s mining sector, a key part of the country’s diversification strategy and a prominent driver of broader economic expansion. Mining grew by 6.3 percent year-on-year (y-o-y)…

Riches

THE ENTREPRENEUR – Step One

THE ROAD TO RICHES: A 10-step entrepreneur blueprint to wealth by the Entrepreneur Abdallah Abu Sheikh. The Entrepreneur: It is a fact of life that money is one of the mediums through which earthly success is measured. We also know…

fake news

Summer potpourri: Fake news and Almamlaka’s new TV

At no time in the long history of journalism have societies faced the challenge of what we now call fake news. The first journal was published in ancient Rome, around 59 BC, but the first printed newspaper appeared in Antwerp…