Thursday, Oct 19, 2017


New Kuwait Vision

Reforms to reinforce transparency, accountability and efficiency in government


Reforms to reinforce transparency, accountability and efficiency in government
Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs

The first pillar of the ‘New Kuwait Vision 2035’ aims to reduce bureaucracy, improve efficiency and extend e-government services

Oct 19, 2017

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Informative & Scope

Fintech 101


Fintech 101

Financial technology, fondly known as fintech, is certainly a divine disruptive change to the traditional finance industry and a welcomed... Oct 19, 2017

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African Diplomacy

Building a Regional Consensus


Building a Regional Consensus
President Ernest Bai Koroma attends the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa

Sierra Leone sets out a foreign policy based on regional coalition-building for greater collective results in initiatives for poverty elimination,... Sep 26, 2017

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Bahrain Banking

Regional leader backed by 40 years of banking tradition, with a sterling reputation for its regulatory environment


Regional leader backed by 40 years of banking tradition, with a sterling reputation for its regulatory environment
Left: Dr Waheed Al Qassim, CEO, Bahrain Association of Banks. Right: Khalid Hamad, Executive Director of Banking Supervision, Central Bank of Bahrain

As the leading financial services centre in the Gulf, Bahrain has proved to be resilient in the face of liquidity challenges posed by low... Sep 25, 2017

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Infrastructure development in Sierra Leone

Transport and energy projects unveiled


Transport and energy projects unveiled
President Koroma launching works of the 103-kilometre Bandajuma-Gendema Highway project last May

The construction of new infrastructure is one of the pillars of the Agenda for Prosperity

Sep 21, 2017

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Saeed Raddad Group

Ushering in a new era of economic growth


Ushering in a new era of economic growth
Saeed R. Al Zahrani, Saeed Raddad Group President

A leading business group in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Gulf region, has had an influential and substantial presence in the... Sep 20, 2017

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Industrialization in Rwanda

Rwanda shifts its focus to manufacturing


Rwanda shifts its focus to manufacturing
The C&H Garment factory in the Kigali Special Economic Zone (Photo: UNIDO)

While Rwanda has long focused on agriculture and services, it is now looking to develop manufacturing, in a bid to lower its dependence on... Sep 19, 2017

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Sierra Leone’s Journey

Resilience Meets Growth


Resilience Meets Growth
Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Sierra Leone

With a recent history of both challenges and major economic expansion, Sierra Leone works to build state policies at home and regional consensus... Sep 18, 2017

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Sierra Leone Mudslide Disaster

Sierra Leone calls for urgent help to support recovery phase after devastating mudslide


Sierra Leone calls for urgent help to support recovery phase after devastating mudslide
Three days of heavy rain caused the collapse of a hillside overlooking the Regent area of Freetown on August 14

More than two weeks on, with the initial emergency response shifting to the early recovery phase, the government is urgently appealing for... Aug 30, 2017

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Qatar’s National Vision 2030

Emirate looks to build an economy driven by knowledge and SMEs, not by oil and gas


Emirate looks to build an economy driven by knowledge and SMEs, not by oil and gas
At QBIC’s demo day, startups have an opportunity to present their product, market research and financial projections to an auditorium full of judges and fellow entrepreneurs

For more than two decades, Qatar has been moving its economy away from hydrocarbons towards information technology and learning. This shift... Sep 01, 2017

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Discover Japan

Off the beaten track: there is so much more than Tokyo


Off the beaten track: there is so much more than Tokyo
Red-bibbed Jizo statues in Nikko National Park

Beyond the bright lights of Tokyo, Japan offers a feast of cultural, natural and gastronomic wonders to enliven the senses, such as Ise-Shima... Aug 31, 2017

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ICT Côte d’Ivoire

Bridging the digital divide


Bridging the digital divide

With its political house now in order, the Ivorian government seeks to harness the potential of ICT for development, setting out a genuine... Aug 30, 2017

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Oil & Gas Brunei

Using oil revenues to diversify the economy

Using oil revenues to diversify the economy
Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Retired) Dato Seri Setia (Dr.) Awang Haji Mohammad Yasmin bin Haji Umar
Minister of Energy and Industry at the Prime Minister’s Office in Brunei

An interview with Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Retired) Dato Seri Setia... Oct 18, 2017


ASEAN integration

Brunei’s regional multilateral relations

Brunei’s regional multilateral relations
Honourable Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng
Second Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade

Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng Second, Brunei’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, discusses... Oct 18, 2017


Nurturing Entrepreneurs in the Philippines

‘Go Negosyo is the prime mover of entrepreneurship in the Philippines’

‘Go Negosyo is the prime mover of entrepreneurship in the Philippines’
Joey Concepcion
CEO and President of Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE)

Go Negosyo is the advocacy group of the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE), a... Oct 11, 2017


Tokyo Gas company

Deregulating energy in Japan

Deregulating energy in Japan
Mr. Michiaki Hirose
President of Tokyo Gas

‘Energy is one of the biggest problems we are encountering and the de-regulation is... Oct 10, 2017


Filipino Agro-industry

From farm to plate: the AgriNurture business model

From farm to plate: the AgriNurture business model
Mr. Antonio Tiu
President and CEO Agrinurture Inc.

AgriNurture Inc. is a company fully integrated into the agro-industry supply chain. President... Oct 10, 2017


Investing in the Philippines

‘From where we sit as lawyers, there is a determined effort for a new reform package’

‘From where we sit as lawyers, there is a determined effort for a new reform package’
Emerico O. De Guzman, Eusebio V. Tan and Angara Abello Concepcion
Regala & Cruz Law Offices

An interview with Emerico O. De Guzman, Eusebio V. Tan and Angara Abello Concepcion of Regala... Oct 09, 2017


Quisumbing Torres

Your legal partner in the Philippines

Your legal partner in the Philippines
Gil Roberto Zerrudo, Dennis A. Quintero, Bienvenido A. Marquez lll and Alain Charles J. Veloso
Filipino law firm Quisumbing Torres

An interwiew with attorneys Gil Roberto Zerrudo, Dennis A. Quintero, Bienvenido A. Marquez... Oct 05, 2017


Investing in the Philippines

JICA, supporting Japanese companies in the Philippines for over 60 years

JICA, supporting Japanese companies in the Philippines for over 60 years
Mr. Susumu Ito
Chief Representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Mr. Susumu Ito, Chief Representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA),... Oct 02, 2017


Premiumization in the Philippines

Premiumization in the Philippines
Mr. Winston S. Co.
Director and President of Emperador Distillers, Inc.

An interview with Winston S. Co of Emperador Inc.

Sep 29, 2017


Sanitary Care the Philippines

“We are almost saturating the Philippines with our products and the shelves are almost ours”

“We are almost saturating the Philippines with our products and the shelves are almost ours”
Mr. Renato Sio
Chairman of Sanitary Care Products Asia

An interview with Mr. Renato Sio, Chairman of Sanitary Care Products Asia

Sep 28, 2017


Japan’s oldest theme park

‘We are not fancy like Disney Land and we do not aim to be so’

‘We are not fancy like Disney Land and we do not aim to be so’
Mr. Hirota Akihiko
CEO and President of Asakusa Hanayashiki

Visiting an amusement park may not be on the top of a foreign visitor’s list when... Sep 25, 2017


Telecoms in the Philippines

Globe drives the economy with data

Globe drives the economy with data
Mr. Ernest Cu
President and CEO of Globe Telecom

Mr. Ernest Cu, President and CEO of Globe Telecom, sat down with The Worldfolio to discuss... Sep 25, 2017


Sanyo Chemicals, Japan

The ‘NeeSeeds-Oriented’ approach

The ‘NeeSeeds-Oriented’ approach
Takao Ando
President of Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd.

An interview with Takao Ando, President of Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd.

Sep 22, 2017


Japanese chemical manufacturing

KH Neochem aims to globally expand its chemical sales

KH Neochem aims to globally expand its chemical sales
Keiichi Asai
President of KH Neochem

An interview with Keiichi Asai, President of KH Neochem

Sep 22, 2017


Meiji Seika Pharma

Tradition to drive innovation

Tradition to drive innovation
Daikichiro Kobayashi
President of Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd

An interview with Daikichiro Kobayashi, President of Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd

Sep 21, 2017


Food tech in Japan

Improving the tolerance of crops and plants to deal with the changing environment

Improving the tolerance of crops and plants to deal with the changing environment
Mr. Yosuke Tomoi
NIHON NOHYAKU

Mr. Yosuke Tomoi, President of the Nihon Nohyaku Group, works to ensure a safe and steady... Sep 18, 2017


The art of Japanese craftsmanship

Spreading Japanese ‘monozukuri’ around the world

Spreading Japanese ‘monozukuri’ around the world
Mr. Fumiaki Ono
President of nms HOLDINGS

In this interview, Mr Fumiaki Ono President of nms Holdings Corporation discusses his visionnary... Sep 13, 2017


Exploring Japan

Shidax: building a new corporate model by developing “Social Wellness”

Shidax: building a new corporate model by developing “Social Wellness”
Mr. Kinichi Shida
SHIDAX

In this interview, Mr Kinichi Shida, leader of the famous entertainment company, walks us... Sep 13, 2017


Japan tech

Alps Electric’s relentless pace in collaborative technological innovation

Alps Electric’s relentless pace in collaborative technological innovation
Mr. Toshihiro Kuriyama
President ALPS Electric

From smartphones, ICT devices to automobiles and the energy sector, President Kuriyama’s... Sep 11, 2017


Health in The Philippines

‘We are taking the opportunity to develop medical tourism and healthcare facilities in this country’

‘We are taking the opportunity to develop medical tourism and healthcare facilities in this country’
Dr. Paulyn Rosell-Ubial
Secretary of Health Department of Health

Dr. Paulyn Rosell-Ubial, Secretary of Health of The Philippines, discusses the changing... Sep 04, 2017


Japanese building excellence

‘I believe we are hidden heroes, invisible to the public’s eye’

‘I believe we are hidden heroes, invisible to the public’s eye’
Mr. Shinkichi Suzuki
President and CEO of Kawakin Holdings

Kawakin Group aims to become an engineering solutions group that provides high-grade products... Sep 04, 2017


Denso Wave

QR code inventor remains on top of innovation

QR code inventor remains on top of innovation
Mr. Hiroyasu Nakagawa
President DENSO WAVE

Denso Wave Inc. is a leading company which provides best solutions in the business... Sep 04, 2017


Expanding energy in The Philippines

Fueling economic growth in Mindanao

Fueling economic growth in Mindanao
Mr. Tirso G. Santillan
Executive Vice President and CEO Alsons Power Group

Mr. Tirso G. Santillan, Executive Vice President and CEO of The Alsons Power Group, discusses... Sep 04, 2017


Building the digital economy

PLDT SME Nation connects Filipino SMEs to the world

PLDT SME Nation connects Filipino SMEs to the world
Mr. Mitch Locsin
Vice President and Head of PLDT SME Nation

Mitch Locsin, Vice President and Head of PLDT SME Nation, discusses the growing ICT landscape... Sep 04, 2017






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