Entries by admin.ahmed

Smart industries!

As the dawn of 2016 emerges and we look forward to the year ahead, it’s instructive to engage in a little prognostication. While none of us claim the clairvoyance of Nostradamus, there are some clear trends that began to take hold in 2015 to inform our outlook on the top 5 water trends in the […]

Having a second passport!

Before World War I, you didn’t need a passport for international travel.People simply went wherever they wanted. In many cases, they didn’t need any kind of permission from a government agency Obviously, that’s not how it works today. Today, governments use passports to document and control their citizens. In my view, the world would be […]

Blue zone

In 2004, Dan Buettner teamed up with National Geographic and the world’s best longevity researchers to identify pockets around the world where people live measurably longer better. In these “Blue Zones” they found that people reach age 100 at rates 10 times greater than in the United States. After identifying 5 of the world’s Blue […]

Saudi Arabia is facing a looming ‘catastrophe’

Saudi Arabia is facing a looming disaster in the next three decades as the country is steadily running through its supply of nonrenewable groundwater reserves. The kingdom’s unsustainable and extravagant use of water is rapidly depleting the country’s reserves and, if not limited, could soon lead to an environmental and social catastrophe, Al-Araby reports. “Saudi […]

It’s time for oil investors to start taking electric cars seriously.

In the next two years, Tesla and Chevy plan to start selling electric cars with a range of more than 200 miles priced in the $30,000 range. Ford is investing billions, Volkswagen is investing billions, and Nissan and BMW are investing billions. Nearly every major carmaker—as well as Apple and Google—is working on the next […]

3 factors to consider when approaching a Bank for a business loan!

I often hear from entrepreneurs that Banks are being difficult and impossible about granting loans to business owners. And vice versa, banks have been complaining recently about fewer attractive loan opportunities in the Caribbean market. So how to get out of this quagmire?? Even the Boards of Financial Supervision made a remark last year that […]