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GOVERNMENT NEWS

Value-creation economy, Singapore

City-state takes innovative steps towards value creation economy




With increasing ASEAN integration creating further potential for growth, and the government emphasizing value creation as one of the key pillars of... Nov 14, 2018

Government | Asia-Pacific | Singapore



Co-creation, Singapore

Building a thriving hub for co-creation in new industrial age




Amid an increasingly competitive global business environment, Singapore is positioning itself as a location for co-creation, partnering with... Nov 14, 2018

Government | Asia-Pacific | Singapore


People of Sierra Leone

Societal tolerance




The world preaches it. Sierra Leone lives it

Sep 27, 2017

Government | Africa | Sierra Leone


African Diplomacy

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, renewable... Sep 26, 2017

Government | Africa | Sierra Leone



Argentina Regional Revitalization

Resetting relations with the provinces


The Minister of the Interior and six provincial governors from various political parties present investment opportunities and the new cooperation between the two levels of government

Buenos Aires works with the governors to fulfill the constitutional promise of federalism and develop regional economies

Sep 22, 2017

Government | South America | Argentina


Saeed Raddad Group

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 commercial... Sep 20, 2017

Government | Middle East | Saudi Arabia


Sierra Leone’s Journey

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 abroad... Sep 18, 2017

Government | Africa | Sierra Leone



Sierra Leone Mudslide Disaster

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 support to... Aug 30, 2017

Government | Africa | Sierra Leone


Facilitating Business in Indonesia

Economic reforms grow key sectors, increase investment




Faced with challenging global economic conditions, Indonesia is improving the ease of doing business, attracting cash inflows and wooing investors,... Aug 18, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia


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


Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry: Leading the Country Forward on Many Fronts

Chan Chun Sing
Minister of Trade and Industry

In this wide-ranging interview, Minister of Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing describes... Nov 15, 2018


A*STAR: A Global Leader in Innovation

Mr. Lim Chuan Poh
Chairman of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR),

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), the largest public sector R&D organization... Nov 13, 2018


Nurturing innovation and value creation

Mr. Png Cheong Boon
Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Singapore (ES)

Enterprise Singapore is a government agency which champions enterprise development in Singapore.... Nov 08, 2018


Towards a knowledge and innovation economy with numerous investment opportunities

H.E. Sheikh Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
Director General of Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA)

The Worldfolio speaks to H.E. Sheikh Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah about Kuwait’s... Jun 13, 2018


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


JICA triggers a virtuous cycle towards the achievement of SDGs in ASEAN and beyond

Mr. Shinichi Kitaoka
President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Mr. Shinichi Kitaoka, President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), highlights... Jan 26, 2018


‘Assistance by Japan is really wonderful quality’

Motohiko Kato
the Japanese Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam

Motohiko Kato, the Japanese Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam, speaks about the longstanding... Dec 11, 2017


Kuwait, building a knowledge-based economy through Vision 2035

Dr. Khaled A. Mahdi
Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development

In January, the Kuwaiti government unveiled its blueprint for the future, New Kuwait Vision... Nov 03, 2017


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


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


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