Wednesday, Sep 26, 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

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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

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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 Al-Fulaij
CEO Kuwait Gulf Oil Company

A subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC), Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (KGOC) works with... 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


Office FA, Japan

Linking the technologies of Industry 4.0 together

Linking the technologies of Industry 4.0 together
Mr. Iino
CEO of Office-FA

The Worldfolio sits down with Mr. Iino, CEO of Office FA, to learn more about his unique... Aug 30, 2018


Ohara, Japan

The king of optical glass

The king of optical glass
Mr.Hirokazu Saito
President & CEO of Ohara Inc.

With demand for cameras having decreased significantly in recent years, Japan’s leading... Aug 29, 2018


Invest in Singapore

“Singapore plays a pivotal role in ASEAN”

“Singapore plays a pivotal role in ASEAN”
John Ng
Managing Director of Eastport Maritime

Managing Director of Eastport Maritime, John Ng, discusses how Singapore’s key geographical... Aug 29, 2018


Japanese Monozukuri

Totally wired: Sumitomo Electric, the Japanese cable king

Totally wired: Sumitomo Electric, the Japanese cable king
Osamu Inoue
President & COO of Sumitomo Electric

A global leader in the manufacture of electric wire and optical fiber cables, Sumitomo Electric... Aug 29, 2018


Sanwa Denki Kogyo

The power behind the Web

The power behind the Web
Mr. Yasuo Ishii
President & CEO of Sanwa Denki Kogyo Co., Ltd.

Sanwa has serviced the industry for over 70 years as an innovative electrical and optical... Aug 27, 2018


Japan’s ChukenKigyos

Shigiya Machinery Works: the art of ‘co-creation’

Shigiya Machinery Works: the art of ‘co-creation’
Mr. Norikazu Shigitani
President of SHIGIYA MACHINERY WORKS LTD.

Since the 1950s, Shigiya has specialized in the production of metal machine tools, primarily... Aug 24, 2018


Japanese Cosmetics Industry

The Monozukuri of beauty

The Monozukuri of beauty
Mr. Masaumi Asanuma
President of the Asanuma Corporation

The Worldfolio speaks with Masaumi Asanuma, president of the Asanuma Corporation, a cosmetics... Aug 24, 2018


ROKI TECHNO, Japan

High quality purified

High quality purified
Mr.Shin Ito
President of the ROKI TECHNO

The Worldfolio sat down to interview Shin Ito, president of the ROKI TECHNO, a company which... Aug 21, 2018


Omori Machinery, Japan

‘Knowledge and expertise is what makes Omori unique’

‘Knowledge and expertise is what makes Omori unique’
TOSHIO OMORI
CEO & President of Omori Machinery

Omori Machinery is a world-renowned packaging machinery manufacturer, whose machines are... Aug 20, 2018


Japan’s ChukenKigyos

Katayama Kogyo: 70 years providing products to the world’s biggest car companies

Katayama Kogyo: 70 years providing products to the world’s biggest car companies
Mr.Masayuki Katayama
President of Katayama Kogyo

Behind all of Japan’s world-leading carmakers are the ChukenKigyos – small and... Aug 20, 2018


Pacific Consultants, Japan

Bringing Japanese construction expertise worldwide

Bringing Japanese construction expertise worldwide
Shinichi Hasegawa
Chairman of Pacific Consultants

Established in 1951 to support the rebuilding of Japan after World War II, Pacific Consultants... Aug 20, 2018


Japan’s ChukenKigyos

Fujidenolo: the perfect marriage of design and technology

Fujidenolo: the perfect marriage of design and technology
Mr. Tatsushi Watanabe
President of FUJIDENOLO

Fujidenolo is a fine example of the innovative and technological prowess of Japan’s... Aug 16, 2018


Healthcare, Japan

ITC: bringing its medical management expertise around the world

ITC: bringing its medical management expertise around the world
Johtaro SEKI
President of ITEC

One  of  the  greatest  domestic  challenges  for  Japanese ... Aug 07, 2018


Japanese Monozukuri

‘Yoshitake takes great pride in the reputation we have built: quality and reliability’

‘Yoshitake takes great pride in the reputation we have built: quality and reliability’
Mr. Tetsu Yamada
President of YOSHITAKE INC.

Yoshitake Inc. is a comprehensive manufacturer of the regulating valve that is essential... Aug 07, 2018


Education in Singapore

SMU: A world leader in experiential learning

SMU: A world leader in experiential learning
Professor Arnoud De Meyer
President of Singapore Management University

A premier university in Asia, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally... Aug 07, 2018


Japan’s Chuken Kigyo

Toyoda Van Moppes: enhancing machine performance

Toyoda Van Moppes: enhancing machine performance
Azuma Arai
President of Toyoda Van Moppes LTD.

Toyoda Van Moppes is a leading manufacturer specializing in diamond rotary dressers and... Aug 07, 2018



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