Thursday, Jul 30, 2015



Sudan business women

Queen Bee shows women the way in business


Queen Bee shows women the way in business
‘Bee Group’'s CEO, Widad Yakoub Ibrahim is one of Sudan’s most influential women.

Having built a highly successful company in ‘Bee Group’, Widad Yakoub Ibrahim is one of Sudan’s most influential women,... Jul 29, 2015

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Sudan Culture

Use of Arabic cultural arts bring greater peace and understanding


Use of Arabic cultural arts bring greater peace and understanding
The International Theatre Institute is the world’s largest performing arts organization founded in 1948 by theatre and dance experts.

The UNESCO ‘Artist for Peace’ and ‘Arab Culture Prize’ winner Ali Mahdi has demonstrated that theatre has an invaluable... Jul 28, 2015

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Sudan Energy

A plan to power the country


A plan to power the country
Sudan is looking to harness the country’s hydropower potential.

Following the Gulf funded extension of the Roseires Dam in 2013, Sudan is further looking to harness the country’s huge hydropower potential... Jul 27, 2015

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Sudan Logistics

Port Sudan a centre of industry, logistics and export


Port Sudan a centre of industry, logistics and export
Port Sudan is Sudan’s overwater link to the Middle East.

Port Sudan – lying on the spectacular Red Sea coast - is a logistics hub that holds a visionary investment park and a key oil refinery,... Jul 24, 2015

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Sudan politics

Sudan pursues ‘good neighbor’ policy


Sudan pursues ‘good neighbor’ policy
Sudan has extended bridges of communication to all neighboring countries

Sudan’s role within the African and Arab region is steadily rising, as it also pursues greater diplomacy further afield 

Jul 23, 2015

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Sudan ICT

The first Arab country to privatize its ICT industry


The first Arab country to privatize its ICT industry
ICT-Telecoms revolution has contributed to Sudan’s growth

When Sudan liberalized its telecoms industry in 1993, it made history by becoming the first Arab country to do so. Since then, the ICT-Telecoms... Jul 22, 2015

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Sudan Oil

Re-energizing the oil industry


Re-energizing the oil industry
Sudan could soon become one of the largest oil exporters in Africa once again.

With investments returning to Sudan’s oil industry, the country could soon become one of the largest oil exporters in Africa once again

Jul 21, 2015

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Angolan Agriculture

Agriculture represents 42% of the real economic growth rate


Agriculture represents 42% of the real economic growth rate
The climatic diversity of Angola’s agro-ecological regions allows for the cultivation of temperate and tropical crops, including coffee, bananas, cassava, sugar, and corn

In line with its National Development Plan for 2013-2017, Angola has committed to revitalizing agriculture by way of extensive land cultivation... Jul 21, 2015

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Foreign Relations

Japan opens up to the world as understanding is found with old rivals


Japan opens up to the world as understanding is found with old rivals
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has prioritized stronger international relations and ambitious macroeconomic policies, dubbed Abenomics, since taking office in 2012

Since Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took power in December 2012, he has prioritized the country’s economy and played a leading... Jul 20, 2015

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Sudan gold

Fast growing TAHE boost Sudan’s gold exports


Fast growing TAHE boost Sudan’s gold exports
TAHE International Mining

TAHE International Mining Inc. is a great example of one of the increasing number of foreign mining companies investing in Sudan, Africa’s... Jul 20, 2015

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Sudan mining growth

A golden new era for Sudanese mining


A golden new era for Sudanese mining
Sudan mining sector is its top foreign exchange earner

With the loss of oil revenue, Sudan has prioritized the mining sector as its top foreign exchange earner, with lucrative gold investment and... Jul 17, 2015

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The Cost of Conflict

Economic commitment to peace


Economic commitment to peace
Night view of Bogota

In the midst of difficulties involved in negotiations between the Colombian government and FARC to put an end to more than 50 years of violence,... Jul 17, 2015

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Behind-The-Scenes ICT Innovation

“Japan is changing because of Abenomics”

“Japan is changing because of Abenomics”
Kaoru Yano
Chairman of NEC

Kaoru Yano, Chairman of NEC, outlines the transformative power of Abenomics, how NEC is... Jul 30, 2015


Trade & Security Partners

“Our shared values of freedom, democracy, and rule of law will be the bedrock of the TPP along with market-oriented economics”

“Our shared values of freedom, democracy, and rule of law will be the bedrock of the TPP along with market-oriented economics”
Akira Amari
Minister of Economic Revitalization

Minister of Economic Revitalization Akira Amari, who is Japan’s chief authority for... Jul 30, 2015


Secrets of Success

Mattress pioneer an inspiration to SMEs

Mattress pioneer an inspiration to SMEs
Yavuz Altop
Chairman of Yataş

From a small family business to a global powerhouse exporting to 44 countries… Yataş’... Jul 30, 2015


NCK

Modern technology for the world’s modern diversity

Modern technology for the world’s modern diversity
Yasuhiro Manaka
President of Nihon Chuo Kenkyujo Co., Ltd. (NCK)

Japanese company NCK unveils its new paint with heat-shield technology fit for use in the... Jul 30, 2015


Oil Prices Impact Turkey

Are low oil prices good for Turkey?

Are low oil prices good for Turkey?
Aytaç Eren
Chairman of the Petroleum Platform Association (PETFORM) in Turkey

Aytaç Eren, Chairman of Turkey’s Petroleum Platform Association (PETFORM) provides... Jul 28, 2015


Legal Security

Technology and infrastructure widen access to justice

Technology and infrastructure widen access to justice
Yesid Reyes
Minister of Justice and Law

The Ministry of Justice and Law’s new website, LegalApp, provides online legal advice... Jul 27, 2015


Bank On Peace

Local financial sector ‘particularly open to international competition’

Local financial sector ‘particularly open to international competition’
Jorge Londoño Saldarriaga
Banker and former President of Bancolombia

Highly respected banker and former President of Bancolombia Jorge Londoño Saldarriaga... Jul 27, 2015


Discipline Inspires Confidence

Fiscal straitjacket keeps Colombia on the right track

Fiscal straitjacket keeps Colombia on the right track
Mauricio Cárdenas Santamaria
Minister for Finance and Public Credit

Mauricio Cárdenas Santamaria, Minister for Finance and Public Credit, discuses how... Jul 27, 2015


Adding Value to Aquaculture

Seafood export leader achieves ‘impossible’ dreams

Seafood export leader achieves ‘impossible’ dreams
Orhan Kılıç
Chairman of Kılıç Holding

Owner of the biggest aquaculture facility in Europe, Turkey’s leading fish producer... Jul 24, 2015


Remarkable Achievement

The spark returns to one of Europe’s foremost investment centers

The spark returns to one of Europe’s foremost investment centers
Euripides L Evriviades
High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Kingdom

Euripides L Evriviades, High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Kingdom,... Jul 24, 2015


Negotiations With Global Implications

U.S. relations key to the economic revitalization of Japan

U.S. relations key to the economic revitalization of Japan
Kunio Ishihara
Chairman of the Japan-U.S. Business Council

With the ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) imminent, Chairman of the Japan-U.S.... Jul 23, 2015


BOTAŞ connects gas markets

Turkey aims to be an energy ‘bridge of peace’

Turkey aims to be an energy ‘bridge of peace’
Mehmet Konuk
CEO of BOTAŞ, Turkey

Strategically located between major energy producers and consumers, Turkey is developing... Jul 21, 2015


Palatial Setting, Prestigious Events

Istanbul’s flagship luxury hotel invests in excellence

Istanbul’s flagship luxury hotel invests in excellence
Ralph Radtke
Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul General Manager and Regional Director of Kempinski Residences Turkey

A former Sultan’s palace on the shores of the Bosporus, the Çırağan Palace... Jul 21, 2015


Global Opportunity For Lawson

Overseas potential for Japanese local convenience store model

Overseas potential for Japanese local convenience store model
Genichi Tamatsuka
President and CEO of Lawson, Inc.

In an exclusive interview with Globus Vision, Lawson CEO Genichi Tamatsuka outlines the... Jul 20, 2015


Dubai Airports’ Competitive Advantages

DWC and DXB combined capacity to reach 126 million annual passengers by 2020

DWC and DXB combined capacity to reach 126 million annual passengers by 2020
Paul Griffiths
CEO of Dubai Airports

Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, says that Dubai has taken the concept of “hub”... Jul 20, 2015


Housing, Construction & Sanitation

Public-private partnerships to improve citizens’ quality of life

Public-private partnerships to improve citizens’ quality of life
Milton Von Hesse la Serna
Minister of Housing, Construction and Sanitation

Peru’s construction sector and housing sub-sector do well during periods of growth... Jul 16, 2015


Life Sciences Innovation

Health 2.0 tech sharpens focus on prevention and attitudes

Health 2.0 tech sharpens focus on prevention and attitudes
Dr. Mussaad Al Razouki
Chief Business Development Officer at Kuwait Life Sciences Company (KLSC)

Dr. Mussaad Al Razouki, Chief Business Development Officer at Kuwait Life Sciences Company... Jul 16, 2015


Dubai’s greener vision

Renewables and sustainable initiatives to cut energy demand by 30%

Renewables and sustainable initiatives to cut energy demand by 30%
Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi
Secretary General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

The Worldfolio meets Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Dubai Supreme Council... Jul 16, 2015


Tackling Autism

Kuwait Center for Autism continues its integration across the Arab world

Kuwait Center for Autism continues its integration across the Arab world
Dr. Samira Al-Saad
Founder & Director of the Kuwait Centre for Autism

Dr. Samira Al-Saad has run the Kuwait Center for Autism (KCA) for the past 20 years. Her... Jul 14, 2015


Model relations

Partnership between Expo Milan 2015 & Expo 2020 Dubai exemplifies the ‘Dubai model’

Partnership between Expo Milan 2015 & Expo 2020 Dubai exemplifies the ‘Dubai model’
Giovanni Favilli
Consul General of Italy in UAE

Safety, vision, and best practices are the key drivers of Dubai’s success. Giovanni... Jul 13, 2015


Turkey’s Tunnel Vision

Innovative Eurasia tunnel poised to link two continents

Innovative Eurasia tunnel poised to link two continents
Başar Arıoğlu
Chairman of Yapi Merkezi Construction

As Turkish construction giant Yapi Merkezi celebrates its 50-year anniversary in 2015, chairman... Jul 10, 2015


Intesa Sanpaolo

Italian banking giant enters Turkish market

Italian banking giant enters Turkish market
Marco Trevisan
General Manager of Intesa Sanpaolo

With Turkey occupying an enviable position at the crossroads of global trade, leading Italian... Jul 10, 2015


Multi-brand strategic growth

‘To break down barriers, strong leadership is needed’

‘To break down barriers, strong leadership is needed’
Yoshiaki Fujimori
President and Chief Executive Officer of the LIXIL Group Corporation

Yoshiaki Fujimori outlines why companies such as the LIXIL Group Corporation, together with... Jul 09, 2015


Prima AFP

Private pension changes essential to secure a prosperous future

Private pension changes essential to secure a prosperous future
Renzo Ricci Cocchella
CEO of Prima AFP

A large proportion of Peru’s workforce is in the informal sector and therefore not... Jul 09, 2015



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