Sunday, Feb 26, 2017


Waste management in Malta

WasteServ helping Malta clean up its act


WasteServ helping Malta clean up its act
David Borg, chairman of local waste management and recycling firm WasteServ

Local waste management and recycling firm has put itself at the center of solving Malta’s waste management problem

Feb 22, 2017

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Great Inga Dam project

A solution to Africa’s power deficit


A solution to Africa’s power deficit
The Inga Dam phase I and II

The ambitious Great Inga Dam project on the Congo River, has the potential to generate 42,000 MW, enough electricity to power DRC and much... Feb 13, 2017

Read more about Energy, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo


Industrial Transformation

The robotics solution


The robotics solution
RBI’s Maholo performs experiments previously done by humans using the same laboratory equipment, rotating around seven axes

Japanese industrial robots have been transforming the way industries work and operate, leading to enhanced efficiency and providing a remedy... Jan 31, 2017

Read more about Science & Technology, Asia-Pacific, Japan


AFSIC 2017

AFSIC 2017, The Gate to Africa's Financial Sector


AFSIC 2017, The Gate to Africa's Financial Sector
Rupert McCammon, Founder and Managing Director of the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference (AFSIC)

Bringing together investors Rupert McCammon, Founder and Managing Director of the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference (AFSIC),... Jan 30, 2017

Read more about Finance, Africa



Greentech building Japan

Sekisui House: Building by example with zero-energy housing


Sekisui House: Building by example with zero-energy housing

Leading the greentech building revolution is Japanese firm Sekisui House, the world’s number one constructor of zero-energy houses,... Jan 27, 2017

Read more about Infrastructure, Asia-Pacific, Japan


Hi-Tech Revolution

New technologies drive efficiency in manufacturing sector


New technologies drive efficiency in manufacturing sector

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes that a new technology-driven industrial revolution will underpin a massive expansion of his country’s... Jan 24, 2017

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Qatar's Economic Edge

Most competitive economy in the region


Most competitive economy in the region

The government continues to improve the business climate, facilitating the private sector in order to build a diversified and sustainable... Jan 17, 2017

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Tourism in Peru

Peru: Much more than Machu Picchu



A true feast for the senses, Peru hopes to double tourism arrivals to 7 million by 2021

Jan 16, 2017

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Comprehensive Strategic Cooperative Partnership

Sierra Leone-China intensify relations


Sierra Leone-China intensify relations
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma (left) and China's President Xi Jinping in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on December 1, 2016. (Photo: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma’s recent trip to China to discuss intensifying relations and to express his nation’s... Dec 21, 2016

Read more about Government, Africa, Sierra Leone


Bilateral Relations

UK and Bahrain look to the future as they celebrate 200 years of history


UK and Bahrain look to the future as they celebrate 200 years of history
The UK's Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visited Bahrain in November 2016 to mark two centuries of formal relations between the two kingdoms

When Theresa May became the first ever UK Prime Minister to attend the annual summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council in December 2016, it... Dec 14, 2016

Read more about Government, Middle East, Bahrain



Bahrain Banking & Fintech

Regional leader backed by 40 years of banking tradition


Regional leader backed by 40 years of banking tradition
Bahrain’s banks regard the fintech trend as a way to modernize, internationalize and democratize financial services in the region

As the foremost financial services center in the Gulf, Bahrain has proved to be resilient in the face of liquidity challenges posed by low... Dec 12, 2016

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City Cement Co.

City Cement goes “beyond imagination”


City Cement goes “beyond imagination”
Saleh Al-Shabnan, CEO of the Tadawul-listed City Cement Company

As Saudi Arabia’s new economic masterplan puts the onus on private sector-led growth, City Cement CEO, Saleh Al-Shabnan, talks about... Dec 07, 2016

Read more about Industry & Trade, Middle East, Saudi Arabia


Gaming industry in Malta

Futureproofing the gaming industry in Malta

Futureproofing the gaming industry in Malta
Joseph Cuschieri
Executive Chairman of the Malta Gaming Authority

Years of commitment and vision have led to a conducive regulatory environment that has made... Feb 24, 2017


Insurance in Cote D’Ivoire

Nurturing a culture of insurance in Cote D’Ivoire

Nurturing a culture of insurance in Cote D’Ivoire
Bernard Asso Abouo
Managing Director of La Loyale Group

Bernard Asso Abouo, Managing Director of La Loyale Group in Côte d’Ivoire, discusses... Feb 23, 2017


Agricultural development Argentina

AGD to lead Argentina’s agricultural drive

AGD to lead Argentina’s agricultural drive
Roberto Urquía
Director Aceitera General Deheza (AGD)

As Argentina opens its economy to the world, its key agribusiness sector – long the... Feb 22, 2017


Equatorial Guinea Oil Industry

‘GEpetrol's mandate is to be involved in the economic fabric of the country’

‘GEpetrol's mandate is to be involved in the economic fabric of the country’
Antonio Oburu Ondo
General Manager of GEpetrol

GEpetrol was established as the National Oil Company of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea... Feb 21, 2017


Navitime Japan

Taking personal navigation to new heights

Taking personal navigation to new heights
Dr. Keisuke Onishi
President & CEO of Navitime Japan

Beyond Google maps and Apple maps, Navitime offers a comprehensive service that allows you... Feb 20, 2017


Food Industry Japan

Revolutionizing the food industry

Revolutionizing the food industry
Mr. Junji Torigoe
President of Sagamiya Foods Co., Ltd.

Japan is leading key developments in the global food processing industry, and Sagamiya Foods... Feb 20, 2017


Innovating in Japan

Yokogawa Electric pioneers innovative AI and AR solutions to industrial automation and control

Yokogawa Electric pioneers innovative AI and AR solutions to industrial automation and control
Mr. Takashi Nishijima
President & CEO Yokogawa Electric Corporation

The deregulation of the energy market has opened new opportunities for Yokogawa Electric.... Feb 17, 2017


Building Bahrain

Real developments based on real demands

Real developments based on real demands
Aaref Hejres
Chairman of BaPDA

The Bahrain Property Development Association (BaPDA) is a non-profit organization established... Feb 16, 2017


Cultural tourism Bahrain

Bahrain: where modern meets ancient

Bahrain: where modern meets ancient
H.E Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa
President of Bahrain Authority For Culture and Antiquities

“Distinct from regular tourism, Bahrain’s cultural tourism specifically celebrates... Feb 16, 2017


Renewable energy Japan

West Group at the forefront of the green revolution

West Group at the forefront of the green revolution
Mr. Takashi Kikkawa
Chairman and Representative Director of West Group

After years of being a “salary man”, Mr. Takashi Kikkawa decided to go it alone... Feb 16, 2017


Bahrain Finance

Islamic Finance as a key pillar on economic growth

Islamic Finance as a key pillar on economic growth
Mr. Abdulhakeem Yaqoob Alkhayyat
Managing Director & CEO of Kuwait Finance House (KFH)

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Abdulhakeem Y. Alkhayyat explains how KFH-Bahrain... Feb 13, 2017


MCAST Malta

From the schoolbench to the workbench

From the schoolbench to the workbench
Dr Silvio De Bono
President of the Board of Governors of MCAST

Established in 2001, the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) is the country’s... Feb 13, 2017


Banking on Sierra Leone

‘Bank on our integrity’

‘Bank on our integrity’
John D. Okrafo-Smart
Managing Director of Rokel Commercial Bank

John D. Okrafo-Smart, Managing Director of Rokel Commercial Bank, speaks to The Worldfolio... Feb 13, 2017


Tourism Bahrain

"Capital of Tourism in the GCC"

H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa
CEO of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA)

Gulf’s main crossroads for over 4.000 years, Bahrain was recently appointed as the... Feb 13, 2017


eGovernment Bahrain

Bahrain leads the Arab ICT Index

Bahrain leads the Arab ICT Index
Mohammed Ali Al Qaed
Chief Executive of Information & eGovernment Authority

The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked 11th globally in the Telecommunications Infrastructure Index... Feb 13, 2017


Saudi Insurance Industry

‘We are upgrading and raising the bar every year’

‘We are upgrading and raising the bar every year’
Raeed Al-Tamimi
Chief Executive Officer Company for Cooperative Insurance (Tawuniya)

Voted the best insurance company 2016 by Arabian Business Magazine, the Company for Cooperative... Feb 10, 2017


Gulf Air

Gulf Air undergoes major expansion plan

Gulf Air undergoes major expansion plan
Maher Salman Al Musallam
CEO of GULF AIR

Bahrain is located in the heart of the GCC, a country with a rich aviation history and a... Feb 10, 2017


Japan gaming industry

HAL Laboratory bets on unique attention to details and customers’ happiness to be at the forefront of the dynamic gaming industry

HAL Laboratory bets on unique attention to details and customers’ happiness to be at the forefront of the dynamic gaming industry
Mr. Masayoshi Tanimura
Chairman and CEO HAL Laboratory

In an interview with United World, Mr. Masayoshi Tanimura, Chairman and CEO of HAL Laboratory,... Feb 10, 2017


LINE

LINE shapes the smart communication portal of the future pioneering AI

LINE shapes the smart communication portal of the future pioneering AI
Takeshi Idezawa
CEO of LINE

LINE is the operator of Japan's most popular messaging service. In an interview with... Feb 01, 2017


Leading Japanese Technology

Riken Corp: will to innovate remains key component of industrial leader’s future drive

Riken Corp: will to innovate remains key component of industrial leader’s future drive
Mr. Noritada Okano
Chairman and CEO of Riken Corporation

One of the world’s leading piston ring makers, synonymous with technological advancement,... Jan 31, 2017


Banking in Equatorial Guinea

CCEI BANK: Reinventing the financial system of Equatorial Guinea

CCEI BANK: Reinventing the financial system of Equatorial Guinea
Alberto Doria Lajay
General Manager of CCEI Bank

CCEI Bank is a strong financial institution that keeps betting on Equatorial Guinea in order... Jan 31, 2017


Japan INC. global expansion

Pigeon expands in the US with Lansinoh pioneering IoT

Pigeon expands in the US with Lansinoh pioneering IoT
Shigeru Yamashita
President of Pigeon

Last fiscal year Pigeon recorded a 21.3% ROE. With already a high domestic market share... Jan 30, 2017


Japan economy

Nihon M&A leverages on SMEs’ know-how, R&D, and technology to unleash their potential and support their global expansion

Nihon M&A leverages on SMEs’ know-how, R&D, and technology to unleash their potential and support their global expansion
Mr. Suguru Miyake
President of Nihon M&A

In an interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Suguru Miyake, President of Nihon M&A, explains... Jan 30, 2017


Mines & Hydrocarbons

Public-private projects bring out the best in EG’s resources

Public-private projects bring out the best in EG’s resources
Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima
Minister for Mines and Hydrocarbons

Equatorial Guinea’s Minister for Mines and Hydrocarbons Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima... Jan 30, 2017






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