Monday, Oct 22, 2018


Invest in Bahrain

Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons Group: Your perfect partner in the Gulf


Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons Group: Your perfect partner in the Gulf

Established in 1940, Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons Group is one of Bahrain’s largest, most diversified and forward-thinking companies, and... May 09, 2018

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Thai Airways

Thailand 4.0 lays new runway for take off of aviation industry


Thailand 4.0 lays new runway for take off of aviation industry
Photo: Anna Zvereva

Thailand has high hopes to become the premier tourism and business destination in the fast-growing ASEAN region. The government’s strategy,... Mar 21, 2018

Read more about Tourism & Culture | Transport, Asia-Pacific, Thailand


Lebanon International Investment Forum

Discover investment opportunities at Lebanon’s international forum


Discover investment opportunities at Lebanon’s international forum

Find out about the latest business openings in Lebanon’s oil and gas, infrastructure and power sectors

 

Mar 21, 2018

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Kuwait O&G Summit

Kuwait Ministry of Oil & KPC to host 5th Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit alongside CWC Group in Kuwait City


Kuwait Ministry of Oil & KPC to host 5th Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit alongside CWC Group in Kuwait City
Jamal Abdulaziz Jaafar, CEO of KOC

Kuwait is planning to invest $112 billion in the next five years in the oil and gas sector to boost production, the CEO of Kuwait Petroleum... Mar 21, 2018

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Japan’s investment in Thailand

Japan supports Thailand 4.0


Japan supports Thailand 4.0
Credit: Denis Todorut

As the Thai economy continues to evolve, so too is investment coming from Japan, which sees Thailand as the ideal gateway to the growing ASEAN... Mar 20, 2018

Read more about Industry & Trade, Asia-Pacific, Thailand


Sosei World Co., Japan

Sosei Water: an answer to fracking concerns?


Sosei Water: an answer to fracking concerns?

An environmentally minded Japanese company has developed a special water with unique properties that allow it to be used to power engines... Jan 24, 2018

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iREX, Nov 29 - Dec 2, 2017

‘Come and explore how we can shape the future together’


‘Come and explore how we can shape the future together’
Mr. Yasuhiko Hashimoto, Chairman of iREX 2017 and Managing Executive Officer of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Robotics Division

Mr. Yasuhiko Hashimoto, Chairman of iREX 2017 and Managing Executive Officer of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Robotics Division, speaks... Nov 29, 2017

Read more about Industry & Trade | Science & Technology, Asia-Pacific, Japan



Start-up Kuwait

Building an ecosystem for SMEs to thrive


Building an ecosystem for SMEs to thrive
Mr. Al-Jouan, Executive Chairman, Mr. Al Wazzan, Vice Chairman, and board members Mr. Boushahri, Mr. Jaffar and Mr. Al Mutairi, of The National Fund for SMEs Development

Mr. Al-Jouan, Executive Chairman, Mr. Al Wazzan, Vice Chairman, and board members Mr. Boushahri, Mr. Jaffar and Mr. Al Mutairi, of The National... Nov 10, 2017

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Banking on Kuwait

Kuwait investing heavily in backlog of much-needed infrastructure projects


Kuwait investing heavily in backlog of much-needed infrastructure projects
Shaikha Al-Bahar, Deputy Group CEO of NBK

As the nation’s largest and first established bank, NBK is one of the leading financiers of Kuwait’s mega projects, and will play... Oct 20, 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

Read more about Finance, Middle East, Bahrain


Smart Cities

‘We are very focused on solving real-world problems’

‘We are very focused on solving real-world problems’
Mr. Vincent Chong
President & CEO of ST Engineering

President & CEO of ST Engineering, Vincent Chong discusses how the Group has moved from... Oct 17, 2018


Mitutoyo Corp

“MITUTOYO stands behind every product; it supports our lives”

“MITUTOYO stands behind every product; it supports our lives”
Mr. Yoshiaki Numata
President of MITUTOYO Corp.

For this interview with the Worldfolio, Mr. Yoshiaki Numata, President of Mitutoyo Corp.,... Oct 17, 2018


Japanese Automobile Industry

The leaders of automobile Lifts

The leaders of automobile Lifts
Mr. Yasutoshi Sugiura
President of SUGIYASU CORPORATION

For this interview, The Worldfolio sits down with Mr. Yasutoshi Sugiura, President of Sugiyasu... Oct 17, 2018


Koyama, Japan

From Nagano to The World

From Nagano to The World
Mr. Takahiro Koyama
President of KOYAMA CO, LTD.

In this interview, The Worldfolio sits down with Mr. Takahiro Koyama, President of Koyama... Oct 17, 2018


Tourism, Japan

A little piece of London in Tokyo

A little piece of London in Tokyo
Mr. Garth Roberts
Founder and CEO of THE MEGURO TAVERN CO. LTD

The Worldfolio sits down with Garth Roberts, founder and CEO of Meguro Tavern Co., Ltd.... Oct 17, 2018


NSWest, Japan

Passion Creates the Future

Passion Creates the Future
PhD Norio Minato
President of NSWest Inc.

The Worldfolio sits down with PhD. Norio Minato, Representative Director of NSWest Inc.... Oct 17, 2018


Imada Japan

Supporting ‘Monozukuri’ with Force Measurement Technology

Supporting ‘Monozukuri’ with Force Measurement Technology
Mr. Mitsuhiro Imada
Representative Director of Imada Co., Ltd.

The Worldfolio sits down with Mr. Mitsuhiro Imada, Representative Director of Imada Co.,... Oct 17, 2018


Aviation, Singapore

“Sky’s the limit for ASEAN” says airport chief

“Sky’s the limit for ASEAN” says airport chief
Lee Seow Hiang
Changi Airport Group CEO

In an interview with Worldfolio, Changi Airport Group CEO Lee Seow Hiang discusses the potential... Oct 17, 2018


Banking, Singapore

Standard Chartered getting future-ready

Standard Chartered getting future-ready
Judy Hsu
Regional Chief Executive Officer, ASEAN and South Asia of Standard Chartered (SC)

Standard Chartered has been present in Singapore for 159 years and currently operates in... Oct 17, 2018


Tourism Singapore

Resorts World Sentosa: Asia's lifestyle destination

Resorts World Sentosa: Asia's lifestyle destination
Mr. Hee Teck TAN
Chief Executive Officer of Resorts World Sentosa (RWS)

The Worldfolio sits down with Hee Teck TAN to discuss Singapore’s booming tourism... Oct 15, 2018


Real Estate, Singapore

Embracing technological disruption in real estate

Embracing technological disruption in real estate
Ming Yan LIM
Former President & Group CEO, Board Director of CapitaLand Group

CapitaLand is one of Asia's largest real estate companies. Headquartered and listed... Oct 15, 2018


Kuwait 2035

‘Investment in Kuwait is a base for investment all over the region’

‘Investment in Kuwait is a base for investment all over the region’
Sheikh Ahmad Duaij Al-Sabah
Chairman of Commercial Bank of Kuwait

In this interview, Sheikh Ahmad Duaij Al-Sabah gives his insight into the financial sector... Oct 08, 2018


Shipping Industry, Singapore

Transforming shipping to a digital enterprise

Transforming shipping to a digital enterprise
Capt. Rajesh Unni
Co-CEO of Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT)

Capt. Rajesh Unni discusses how Alpha Ori Technologies is transforming the multi-trillion... Oct 04, 2018


Fintech, Singapore

DBS Bank: Digitizing at its core

DBS Bank: Digitizing at its core
Mr. Piyush Gupta
Chief Executive Officer of DBS Bank

The Worldfolio speaks to Piyush Gupta about how DBS Bank is at the forefront of a real digital... Oct 03, 2018


Oil & Gas, Kuwait

KOC Exploring New Frontiers

KOC Exploring New Frontiers
Mr. Jamal Abdul Aziz Jaafar
CEO of Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)

In this interview, Jamal Abdul Aziz Jaafar discusses how KOC is looking for partners to... Oct 01, 2018


Sanyo Machinery Works, Japan

Innovating and challenging the status quo

Innovating and challenging the status quo
Mr. Keita Horiba
President of SANYO MACHINE WORKS LTD.

The Worldfolio sits down to speak with Keita Horiba, President of Sanyo Machine Works, which... Sep 26, 2018


SICC, Singapore

Advocating selfless leadership in business

Advocating selfless leadership in business
Mr Victor Mills
Chief Executive of Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC)

Ever since its foundation in Singapore in 1837, SICC has been a consistently credible advocate... Sep 26, 2018


Education, Singapore

NTU: Fostering the leaders of Industry 4.0

NTU: Fostering the leaders of Industry 4.0
Professor Subra Suresh
President of Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is an autonomous research university in Singapore... Sep 26, 2018


F&B, Singapore

How BreadTalk became the talk of the town

How BreadTalk became the talk of the town
Mr Henry Chu
Group Chief Executive Officer of BreadTalk Group Limited

Founded in 2000, BreadTalk is a food and beverages group which has a number of popular food... Sep 21, 2018


Shipbuilding Industry, Japan

Makita: 100 years devoted better marine engine manufacturing

Makita: 100 years devoted better marine engine manufacturing
Yu Makita
Makita Corporation

Japan is the leading shipbuilder in Asia and Makita is one of its best ship engine manufacturers.... Sep 20, 2018


Future Moves Group, Singapore

‘This country is future-focused’

‘This country is future-focused’
Devadas Krishnadas
Chief Executive Officer of Future-Moves Group

Founded in 2012 by former civil servants, FMG is a fast-growing management consultancy whose... Sep 17, 2018


Kuwait Oil & Gas

Boosting its downstream capacities

Boosting its downstream capacities
Bakheet Al-Rashidi
Minister of Oil

In this interview, Minister of Oil Bakheet Al-Rashidi discusses the major oil and gas projects... Sep 10, 2018


Kuwait Oil & Gas

‘We are not a gas station. We have more to contribute to the world’

‘We are not a gas station. We have more to contribute to the world’
Mr. Abdulnaser Alfulaij
CEO Kuwait Gulf Oil Company

A fully owned subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), Kuwait Gulf Oil Company... Sep 10, 2018


ICT in Singapore

NCS: Differentiating itself through Design Thinking

NCS: Differentiating itself through Design Thinking
Mr. Wee Boon Chia
CEO of NCS Pte Ltd

NCS is a member of the Singtel Group and is a leading ICT service provider with a presence... Aug 31, 2018






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