Friday, May 25, 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

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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


Education, Kuwait

Education as the backbone of Kuwait’s Economic Development

Education as the backbone of Kuwait’s Economic Development
H.E. Hamed M. K Alazemi, PhD
Minister of Education & Higher Education for the state of Kuwait

Minister Hamed Al-Azemi discusses initiatives to enhance the Education and Higher Education... May 17, 2018


Asti Corp, Japan

‘We are looking for some solid partners in order to further expand our medical business’

‘We are looking for some solid partners in order to further expand our medical business’
Nobukazu Suzuki
President of the ASTI Corporation

Nobukazu Suzuki, President of the ASTI Corporation, discusses his firms work in micro needle... May 17, 2018


Tsuneishi Group, Japan

A century of shipbuilding

A century of shipbuilding
Takao Kawamoto

An interview with Takao Kawamoto of shipbuilding firm, Tsuneishi Group.

 

May 16, 2018


Commerce and Trade, Kuwait

Transforming Kuwait into a trade hub for the region

Transforming Kuwait into a trade hub for the region
H.E. Khalid Naser Al-Roudan
Minister of Commerce & Industry of Kuwait

Minister Khalid Naser Al-Roudan discusses initiatives to enhance trade and to promote SMEs... May 16, 2018


Singapore Manufacturing

Systems on Silicon Manufacturing Company

Systems on Silicon Manufacturing Company
Mr. JAGADISH CV
Chief Executive Officer

The Worldfolio speaks to Mr. Jagadish CV, Chief Executive Officer of Systems on Silicon... May 16, 2018


Hitachi Zosen, Japan

‘We have always strived to create a prosperous world through construction projects’

‘We have always strived to create a prosperous world through construction projects’
Takashi TANISHO
President of Hitachi Zosen

We speak with President of Hitachi Zosen, Takashi Tanisho, about the superiority of Japanese... May 09, 2018


Real Estate, Bahrain

‘Bahrain has the highest ROI in the region’

‘Bahrain has the highest ROI in the region’
Mr. Aaref Hejres
Chairman of Bahrain Property Development Association (BaPDA)

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Aaref Hejres, Chairman of BaPDA, discusses the... May 09, 2018


US-Bahrain ties

120 years of friendship between Bahrain and the US

120 years of friendship between Bahrain and the US
Mr. Qays H Zu´bi
President of the American Chamber of Commerce

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Qays H Zu’bi, President of AMCHAM Bahrain,... May 09, 2018


Bahrain Chamber of Commerce

Encouraging private sector led growth

Encouraging private sector led growth
Dr. Khalid Mohamed Al Rowaihi
CEO of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry

In this inteview with The Worldfolio, Dr. Khalid Mohamed Al-Ruwaihi, CEO of the Bahrain... May 09, 2018


Japan Construction

Building innovation

Building innovation
Kan Kudo
President & CEO of Kobelco Engineered Construction Materials Co., Ltd.

The Worldfoilo sits down with Kan Kudo to discuss disaster prevention building construction... Apr 11, 2018


Japanese Monozukuri

Quality and innovation: the proof is in the paper

Quality and innovation: the proof is in the paper
Yasuhiro Miki
President of Awa Paper & Technological Company

The Worldfolio sits down with Yasuhiro Miki to discuss his company’s century-long... Apr 05, 2018


Open Universities, Japan

Higashi Nippon International University looks to welcome more international students

Higashi Nippon International University looks to welcome more international students
Sakuji Yoshimura
President of the Higashi Nippon International University

Sakuji Yoshimura speaks about the internationalization of Japanese education, and the courses... Apr 04, 2018


Japan Inc.

Forging success

Forging success
Koichi Sakaguchi
President of Ohmi Press Works and Forging

An interview with Koichi Sakaguchi, President of forging company Ohmi Press Works and Forging.

 

Mar 23, 2018


Japan’s education system

‘The ability to communicate within different contexts is crucial to the development of Japanese education’

‘The ability to communicate within different contexts is crucial to the development of Japanese education’
Yoshimasa Hayashi
Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology

Japan is trying to internationalize and adapt to a more globalized world, and crucial to... Mar 22, 2018


Thai-Japanese Relations

‘Japanese investment is an investment of quality’

‘Japanese investment is an investment of quality’
H.E. Sontirat Sontijirawong
Minister of Commerce of Thailand

The Worldfolio sits down with Thailand’s Minister of Commerce Sontirat Sontijirawong... Mar 20, 2018


Thailand’s aviation industry

Thailand aims to become aviation hub for high-flying Asia-Pacific region

Thailand aims to become aviation hub for high-flying Asia-Pacific region
Mrs. Usanee Sangsingkeo
Acting President of Thai Airways

Mrs. Usanee Sangsingkeo, Acting President of Thai Airways, discusses the phenomenal growth... Mar 20, 2018


Nippon Tungsten

A pioneer of next generation materials

A pioneer of next generation materials
Mr. Shinji Goto
President of Nippon Tungsten Co., Ltd.

Since its foundation in 1931, Nippon Tungsten Co., Ltd. has been supporting the advanced... Mar 13, 2018


Ohishi Sangyo, Japan

‘Our products have great performance unmatched by our competitors’

‘Our products have great performance unmatched by our competitors’
Mr. Norio Okubo
President of Ohishi Sangyo

Mr. Norio Okubo, president of packaging company Ohishi Sangyo discusses his company’s... Mar 13, 2018


Japan Inc.

Okabe sets the wheels in motion in China

Okabe sets the wheels in motion in China
Makoto Hirowatari
President of Okabe

A manufacturer of high-quality, high-performance and environmentally friendly metal fasteners... Mar 09, 2018


Takara Belmont, Japan

The business of beauty

The business of beauty
Hidetaka Yoshikawa
Chairman and CEO of Takara Belmont

We speak to Hidetaka Yoshikawa, Chairman and CEO of Takara Belmont, about his company’s... Mar 08, 2018


Health and Beauty, Japan

In the business of heightening the senses

In the business of heightening the senses
Satoshi MASUMURA
President & CEO of TAKASAGO International Corporation

The Worldfolio sits down with CEO, Satoshi MASUMURA, to discuss his company, Takasago International... Mar 08, 2018


JEOL Japan

Science, the nucleus of industry: a “twin-core” strategy for growth

Science, the nucleus of industry: a “twin-core” strategy for growth
Mr. Gon-emon KURIHARA
President of JEOL

With a global presence and almost 3,000 employees, JOEL is a manufacturer of scientific... Mar 08, 2018


Internationalizing Japanese Education

Japan’s most international university

Japan’s most international university
Mr. Deguchi Haruaki
President of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)

A small university with a grand vision, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) aims to... Mar 07, 2018


Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan

University builds true global citizens with a multipronged internationalization strategy

University builds true global citizens with a multipronged internationalization strategy
Mr. Kenji Yokoyama
Vice President of APU

Mr. Kenji Yokoyama, Vice President of APU, and Mr. Yuichi Kondo, Dean of APU, explain how... Mar 07, 2018






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