Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
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Invest in Bandung, Indonesia

Technology, creative economy drive Bandung’s growth


A central part of any smart city, Bandung has its own technologically advanced command center

The capital of West Java and traditional center of the Sundanese people, Bandung is the country’s most dynamic and open-minded technology hub

Jul 28, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia



Invest in Riau, Indonesia

Green, prosperous and at the heart of ASEAN


Arsyadjuliandi Rachman, Governor of Riau

Business-friendly Riau is working to encourage visitation and investment while also preserving its forests

Jul 26, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia


Invest in Indonesia

West Nusa Tenggara: Eastern Indonesia’s next big thing


Muhammad Zainul Majdi, Governor, West Nusa Tenggara

By cultivating its natural advantages, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara’s main island, is rapidly developing its economy and emerging as a regional... Jul 12, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia


Human Rights Bahrain

Amendments to institutions, unprecedented step to protect human rights


Dr Abdulaziz Hassan Abul, Chairman, National Institution for Human Rights

Recent revisions to the law on the National Institution for Human Rights have positioned it as a role model across the GCC and the Arab world, by granting... Jul 07, 2017

Government | Middle East | Bahrain



Saudi Arabia

Revamp of a Nation


From left to right: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud; Prince Saud bin Naif, Governor of The Eastern Province; Former Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif; Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Photo Credit: Bandar Algaloud)

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil producer, is building a modern and diversified economy in line with its Vision 2030.

Jul 04, 2017

Government | Middle East | Saudi Arabia


Gateway to ASEAN

Philippines set to become Japan’s prime partner in ASEAN


Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on the sidelines of the 2016 ASEAN Summit in Laos (Credit: Presidential Communications Operations Office, the Philippines)

As Japan looks to strengthen its foothold in the ASEAN region, it sees the Philippines as its key partner in, and ideal gateway to, this growing market.... Jun 20, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Philippines


New chapter for Ghana

Economy back on track


Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana

Ghana celebrates the 60th anniversary of its independence in 2017, a year seen as the opening of a new era of sustainable socioeconomic growth under... May 11, 2017

Government | Africa | Ghana



Economy T&T

Oil price crisis compels Trinidad and Tobago to step up diversification of economy


Dr. Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago

In a bid to wean the economy off a dependency on oil and gas, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley is looking to attract investment in a number of priority... May 11, 2017

Government | North America & Caribbean | Trinidad and Tobago


Bahrain Reforms

Reforms to shift role of public sector from driver of growth to regulator


HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister

Bahrain undergoes reforms that will allow the private sector to become the main driver of economic growth and employment

May 04, 2017

Government | Middle East | Bahrain


Argentina Rising




President Mauricio Macri’s message of integration with the international community has drawn the praise of foreign investors and world leaders. ... Apr 28, 2017

Government | South America | Argentina



Sierra Leone Foreign Relations

Sierra Leone and China continue strengthening their partnership, while Brexit opens new opportunities for historical ties with the UK


President Koroma with China’s president Xi Jinping. China is Sierra Leone’s leading trading partner

In a fast-changing global political environment, Sierra Leone’s strong relationships with both East and West set it in good stead for the future.... Apr 21, 2017

Government | Africa | Sierra Leone


U.S.-Japan Relations

A new phase in U.S.-Japan relations




With a 30% share of FDI in the world’s third largest economy, the U.S. stands for Japan’s top investor. After months of “hard talk”... Apr 20, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Japan


The legacy of Ernest Bai Koroma

Ernest Bai Koroma
President of Sierra Leone

Ernest Bai Koroma became President of Sierra Leone 2007 in the country’s first peaceful... Aug 10, 2017


How the lower house whip builds consensus among a divided Congress

Silvia Lospennato
Argentine Congresswoman from Buenos Aires province

South American parliaments have been known to baffle even the more experienced political... Jul 18, 2017


Great hope and potential for Ghana’s future

H.E. Jon Benjamin
Former UK High Commissioner to Ghana

In this interview with Upper Reach, Jon Benjamin, former UK High Commissioner to Ghana,... Jul 07, 2017


Boosting trade between UK and Ghana

Tony Burkson
CEO of the UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC)

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Tony Burkson, CEO of the UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce... Jul 03, 2017


Leveraging on the Philippines investment potential

Mr. Guillermo M. Luz
Private Sector Chairman of National Competitive Council

Guillermo M. Luz, Private Sector Chairman of the Philippines’ National Competitive... Jun 29, 2017


‘Moving from up-front tax to back-room tax’

Mr. Emmanuel Kofi Nti
Commissioner General of Ghana Revenue Authority

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Emmanuel Kofi Nti, Commissioner General of the Ghana... Jun 28, 2017


‘The strength of the Philippines is really in its people’

Mr. Peter Angelo V. Perfecto
Executive Director Makati Business Club

Peter Angelo V. Perfecto is Executive Director of the Makati Business Club, an organization... Jun 22, 2017


Leaving a lasting legacy

Secretary Carlos Dominguez III
Secretary of Finance Department of Finance

The Philippines’ Secretary of Finance Carlos Dominguez III sits down with The Worldfolio... Jun 21, 2017


Opening up the economy to foreign investment

Mr. Benjamin Diokno
Secretary of the Department Budget and Management

Mr. Benjamin Diokno, Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management of the Philippines,... May 29, 2017


Building foundations for sustainable development

Ernesto M. Pernia
Secretary of Socioeconomic Planning of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Ernesto M. Pernia (PhD), Secretary of Socioeconomic... May 24, 2017


A united vision for Buenos Aires

Fernando Straface
Secretary General of the City of Buenos Aires

Once regarded as the most beautiful city in the world during Argentina’s turn-of-the-20th... May 24, 2017


New administration to breathe new life into Buenos Aires

María Eugenia Vidal
Governor of Buenos Aires

In what was one of the most stunning upsets of the 2015 general elections, Argentina’s... May 22, 2017


Teacher-turned-legislator

Congresswoman Alicia Besada
Member of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies

The Argentine Congress is a diverse amalgamation of various political parties and strategic... May 04, 2017


Lombardi oversees reform of public media

Hernán Lombardi
Minister of Public Media & Contents System

With Argentina’s tumultuous political and economic history, the new government came... Apr 27, 2017


Brügge brings forward his agenda

Juan Fernando Brügge
National Deputy from Córdoba

Juan Fernando Brügge ruffles his office papers, “I don’t care about being... Apr 20, 2017


Working towards zero poverty

Carolina Stanley
Minister of Social Development of Argentina

Mauricio Macri came to office with early reforms which sparked the interest for investors... Apr 17, 2017


An authentic Japanese experience that will contribute to regional revitalization

Yoshihiro Murai Governor Miyagi Prefecture
Governor of Miyagi Prefecture

The largest majority of the 24 million tourists that came to Japan in 2016 visited Tokyo,... Apr 12, 2017


Southern Argentine province bets on globalizing its economy

Rosana Bertone
Governor of Tierra del Fuego

Its provincial capital is the southern-most city in the world.  Despite its remoteness... Apr 10, 2017


Taking unprecedented steps to protect human rights

Dr. Abdulaziz Hassan Abul
Chairman of the National Institution for Human Rights

The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) is focused on the promotion, development... Mar 10, 2017


"Capital of Tourism in the GCC"

H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa
CEO of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA)

Gulf’s main crossroads for over 4.000 years, Bahrain was recently appointed as the... Feb 13, 2017


Bahrain leads the Arab ICT Index

Mohammed Ali Al Qaed
Chief Executive of Information & eGovernment Authority

The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked 11th globally in the Telecommunications Infrastructure Index... Feb 13, 2017


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