The Power List:  Where Wealth And Influence Lie In Jordan’s Business World

The Power List: Where Wealth And Influence Lie In Jordan’s Business World

Even though Jordan’s economy has matured greatly down the years, a group of long-established families still dominate the Kingdom’s business…

Making Clothes Matter

Making Clothes Matter

Jordan’s apparel manufacturers are keen to highlight their importance to the Kingdom’s economy and dispel misconceptions that they believe have…

Setting the Privatization record Straight

Setting the Privatization record Straight

A year-long investigation on privatization has now concluded that the sell-off of public assets was smoothly executed, but some deals were…

Sweet Startup Success

Sweet Startup Success

  Jordanians can’t seem to get enough of the tasty homemade treats meticulously crafted by a new wave of Internet-savvy…

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A year-long investigation on privatization has now concluded that the sell-off of public assets was smoothly executed, but some deals were marred by negligence, incompetence, and a lack of transparency.

 

 

Jordanians can’t seem to get enough of the tasty homemade treats meticulously crafted by a new wave of Internet-savvy startups.

 

Jordan’s apparel manufacturers are keen to highlight their importance to the Kingdom’s economy and dispel misconceptions that they believe have held back their billion-dollar industry for too long. Just how convincing is their case?

 

The region’s tourism sector might be passing through a rocky period, but billionaire developer Samih Sawiris, sees a bright future for his resorts in Jordan and Egypt.

 
Executive Interview

Printing Tomorrow

Armed with groundbreaking software designed to make 3D printing easier, Mixed Dimensions Inc. CEO Muhannad Taslaq, aims to dominate an emerging technology sector that’s revolutionizing manufacturing as we know it.

 

By providing a platform to work remotely, Handasiyat turns challenges into opportunities for female engineers in Jordan. 

 

Two teams from Jordan will be heading to Doha this month to compete in the pan-Arab semi-finals of this year’s Microsoft Imagine Cup, the closely fought global student technology competition.

 

Abdali Boulevard, the pedestrian corridor that runs the length of the multi-billion dollar Abdali mixed-use mega project, is finally set to open this month after years of delays caused by the global financial crisis.

 

Jordan’s beleaguered tourism industry was given a major boost last month when Egypt’s Amer Group laid the foundation stone for its mammoth JD800 million mega project on the shores of the Dead Sea.

Columnists

 

Editor's Letter

EL 052014

After a conspicuous delay, the IMF is finally expected to release a further $264 million chunk of its $2 billion loan to Jordan, which was agreed upon in the summer of 2012 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hot Wheels

HW

The latest in a line of unpretentious and uncomplicated hot versions of popular European Fords. 

 

 

 

 

 

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