Saturday, Dec 10, 2016


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

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Sierra Leone

West Africa’s peaceful gem packs potential


West Africa’s peaceful gem packs potential
The foundation stone of the elegant Law Courts in Freetown’s central business district dates the building at December 15, 1910. (Photo: Babak Fakhamzadeh)

From highlighting its natural beauty and welcoming culture to its rich soils and huge untapped business potential, Sierra Leone is encouraging... Dec 05, 2016

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Be Spoiled By The Unspoiled

Discover a ‘lost world’ in South America


Discover a ‘lost world’ in South America
The magnificent Kaieteur Falls, the world’s longest single drop waterfall

Emerging as a unique eco-tourism destination with exceptional pristine rainforests, undisturbed ecosystems, exotic flora & fauna, and... Nov 30, 2016

Read more about Tourism & Culture | Government, South America, Guyana


Global Tourism Appeal

Argentina redoubles its tourism efforts


Argentina redoubles its tourism efforts
Gustavo Santos, Argentina’s Minister of Tourism

Argentina has an undeniably heady mix of natural and cultural wonders to enrapture and inspire tourists, yet in recent years it has lagged... Nov 29, 2016

Read more about Tourism & Culture | Government, South America, Argentina



Seychelloise Heaven

Eden Island, a paradise in the middle of Seychelles


Eden Island, a paradise in the middle of Seychelles

The stunning development includes mansions, villas and apartments like none of the properties seen in the archipelago

Nov 24, 2016

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Visit Uruguay

Maldonado, a lot more than sun and beach


Maldonado, a lot more than sun and beach

Region aims to attract visitors year round with new projects and facilities

Nov 23, 2016

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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Lima launches APEC CEO Summit 2016


Lima launches APEC CEO Summit 2016
Peru’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Ricardo Luna, participated in the official photo of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade as part of the official activities of the APEC 2016 Summit.(Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs ©CC BY-SA 2.0)

On November 17-21, Lima is hosting Asia-Pacific’s leading business event, the APEC CEO Summit 2016, which draws the region’s political... Nov 17, 2016

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Qatar Stock Exchange

Reforms, economic resilience set stock market on path to growth and more listings


Reforms, economic resilience set stock market on path to growth and more listings
Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori, CEO, Qatar Stock Exchange

The first listing of a private company in six years in April has generated renewed optimism around the QSE, whose CEO says that there has... Nov 08, 2016

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10 stops to make #inLombardia

The ultimate Italian getaway


The ultimate Italian getaway
The UNESCO-protected and spiritual Sacro Monte di Varese is one of the highlights of any visit to the Lombardy region

Italy’s northern Lombardy region has culture, charisma and culinary delights at every turn. 

Nov 04, 2016

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Connectivity in Seychelles

New codeshare flights put Seychelles within easier reach of U.S.


New codeshare flights put Seychelles within easier reach of U.S.

Codeshare agreement with Etihad connects six major American cities with the Indian Ocean nation via Abu Dhabi, enhancing the potential for... Nov 03, 2016

Read more about Transport, Africa, Seychelles



Three-Pronged Strategy

United vision and collaboration pave the way for enhanced regulatory reform


United vision and collaboration pave the way for enhanced regulatory reform
From left to right: Michael Ryan (QFCRA), Nasser Ahmed Al-Shaibi (QFMA), and Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud Al-Thani (QCB) have jointly developed Qatar’s first Strategic Plan for regulation

The combined efforts of the Qatar Central Bank, the Qatar Financial Markets Authority and the Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority... Oct 31, 2016

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The Good Life

Italy the ‘Wellness Nation’: a global reference point for a healthy and sustainable lifestyle


Italy the ‘Wellness Nation’: a global reference point for a healthy and sustainable lifestyle

Italy is one of a handful of places on the planet where living the good life is not just a pleasant reverie or wistful state of mind. All... Oct 28, 2016

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Foreign Affairs & International Co-operation

Ready for business & new challenges

Ready for business & new challenges
Dr Samura M.W. Kamara
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation

Sierra Leone has drawn on the strength and resolve of its people to overcome major setbacks... Dec 09, 2016


Agora Hospitalities

Agora rebrands Japanese hospitality

Agora rebrands Japanese hospitality
Aya Aso
President & CEO of Agora Hospitalities

Offering a diverse collection of hotels spanning traditional ryokan to full-featured resorts,... Dec 09, 2016


Biken Techno Corporation

FM experts expand SE Asian network

FM experts expand SE Asian network
Ryusei Kajiyama
President of Biken Techno Corporation

There are two sides to a business: the people that create things from scratch, and the people... Dec 09, 2016


Science, Technology & Productive Innovation

New initiatives boost agri-aquaculture

New initiatives boost agri-aquaculture
Dr Lino Barañao
Minister of Science, Technology & Productive Innovation

Having been at the helm since the ministry’s creation in 2003, Dr Lino Barañao... Dec 08, 2016


Argentine Politics

‘An innovative political process under way’

‘An innovative political process under way’
Marcos Peña
Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers, Argentina

Argentina’s Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers Marcos Peña discusses the work... Dec 08, 2016


King Fahad Medical City

Medical city at the forefront of Saudi healthcare revolution

Medical city at the forefront of Saudi healthcare revolution
Dr Mahmoud Al Yamany
CEO of King Fahad Medical City

Commissioned in 2004, King Fahad Medical City (KFMC) has evolved into one of the most advanced... Dec 07, 2016


'The Argentinean Secret'

Chaco enables companies to grow & generate jobs

Chaco enables companies to grow & generate jobs
Domingo Peppo
Governor of Chaco Province

With Argentina’s aperture to global capital markets and federal reforms granting greater... Dec 07, 2016


New, Renewable Energy & Conservation

Indonesia’s energy program is going green

Indonesia’s energy program is going green
Rida Mulyana
Director General for New and Renewable Energy & Energy Conservation

Discussing Indonesia’s key priorities within the renewable energy sector, Rida Mulyana,... Dec 06, 2016


Abunayyan Holding

Innovative solutions for scarce resources

Innovative solutions for scarce resources
Khalid Abunayyan
CEO of Abunayyan Holding

As a 65-year-old diversified family company that has grown in tandem with the Saudi Arabia,... Dec 05, 2016


Tourism & Cultural Affairs

Sierra Leone: the hidden paradise

Sierra Leone: the hidden paradise
Sidi Yahya Tunis
Minister of Tourism & Cultural Affairs

Major iron ore producer Sierra Leone’s economic progress has taken a double hit in... Dec 04, 2016


Grupo Rocío

Tech & teamwork boost ‘superfood Peru’

Tech & teamwork boost ‘superfood Peru’
Ulises Quevedo
CEO of Grupo Rocío

R&D has undoubtedly been essential to Peru successfully developing its agro-industrial... Dec 02, 2016


Yutaka Electronics Industry

United robotics R&D to put Japan ahead

United robotics R&D to put Japan ahead
Takafumi Morita
President & CEO of Yutaka Electronics Industry Co., Ltd.

If Japan wants to enhance its innovative capacity robotics, it should coordinate the effort,... Dec 02, 2016


Minerals Supply Africa

Rwanda: ‘a modern-day miracle’

Rwanda: ‘a modern-day miracle’
David Bensusan
CEO of Minerals Supply Africa (MSA)

Speaking frankly and positively about the reality of doing business in Rwanda, David Bensusan,... Dec 01, 2016


Banque Populaire du Rwanda (BPR)

Digital & rural reach expands banking access

Digital & rural reach expands banking access
Konde Bugingo
Deputy CEO of Banque Populaire du Rwanda (BPR)

Providing far-reaching access to tailor-made banking products both digitally and in even... Nov 30, 2016


Foreign Trade & Tourism

‘Peru offers countless experiences, and we will be delighted to welcome visitors’

‘Peru offers countless experiences, and we will be delighted to welcome visitors’
Eduardo Ferreyros Küppers
Minister of Foreign Trade & Tourism

Peru has led economic growth in the region for the past decade. Tourism, with average growth... Nov 29, 2016


General Electric

A partner in the transformation of Saudi Arabia

A partner in the transformation of Saudi Arabia
Hisham Al Bahkali
President & CEO of General Electric, Saudi Arabia & Bahrain

Having been present in Saudi Arabia for more than 80 years, General Electric announced investments... Nov 28, 2016


Earth Chemical

Adaptability, formula to chemicals success

Adaptability, formula to chemicals success
Katsunori Kawabata
President & CEO of Earth Chemical Co., Ltd.

Producer of a wide range of household products and insecticides, Earth Chemical has proven... Nov 28, 2016


Costa del Sol Wyndham Hotels

Hospitality rises to Peru’s ambitious tourism challenge

Hospitality rises to Peru’s ambitious tourism challenge
Mario Mustafá
President of Costa del Sol Wyndham Hotels

More than just Mach Picchu, Peru has a great wealth of natural, cultural and adventurous... Nov 25, 2016


Peru LNG

Enabling environment fuels gas expansion

Enabling environment fuels gas expansion
Igor Salazar Zanelli
General Manager of Peru LNG

Peru LNG is a clear example of how large-scale investments can be carried out in the country,... Nov 25, 2016


Developing New Drivers of Growth

Open trade regime and reforms target economic diversification

Open trade regime and reforms target economic diversification
Alfredo Thorne
Minister of Economy and Finance

Peru’s Economy & Finance Minister Alfredo Thorne discusses the nation’s... Nov 24, 2016


Malta Council for Science & Technology

MCST inspires R&I in Malta

MCST inspires R&I in Malta
Dr Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando
Executive Chairman of the Malta Council for Science & Technology

An international ambassador for Maltese research and innovation, Malta’s Council for... Nov 23, 2016


FDI in Malta

Investors bet on Malta’s long-term appeal

Investors bet on Malta’s long-term appeal
Mario Galea
CEO of Malta Enterprise

Malta is not only successful in attracting companies and industries to set up shop on the... Nov 22, 2016


ICT in Uruguay

Antel puts Uruguay ahead in ICT

Antel puts Uruguay ahead in ICT
Horacio Andrés Tolosa Barla
President of Antel

By investing heavily in boosting home connectivity, 4G mobile services and fiber-optic reach,... Nov 21, 2016


ADK Group

Ad agency takes profound market analysis & unique youth insight global

Ad agency takes profound market analysis & unique youth insight global
Shinichi Ueno
President and CEO of ADK Group

One of the few Japanese advertising agencies to compete on US soil, ADK Group aims to go... Nov 18, 2016






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