Hill International has received four 2020 Owners’ Project Excellence Awards from the Western Council of Construction Consumers (WCCC) Read more...
Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall has won the prestigious "World Luxury Hotel Awards 2020"

Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall is awarded “Best business hotel in Kuwait"
Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa is the first Luxury hotel in Kuwait to receive the trusted Safeguard Label by Bureau Veritas Read more...
KGL to receive the NDTA Award for Excellence in Corporate Service Read more...
Gulf Insurance Group - Kuwait is awarded "The Most Innovative Insurance Solutions Provider in the Middle East and North Africa 2020
Virtual Speed Networking

The American Business Council- AmCham Kuwait (ABCK-AmCham Kuwait) hosted its first -ever Virtual Speed Networking Event on Tuesday, October 13, in collaboration with LivinWorld (LivinQ8), sponsored by Crowne Plaza Al Thuraya City. Read more...

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Sustainability Webinar

 A special thank you to Mr. Taymour Shukri, Mr. Akram Eyad Kamal and Del Monte MENA for providing us with such an insightful and informational webinar! We look forward to more collaborations in the future. Read more...
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Kuwait highlights importance of following International Law

Kuwait affirmed the importance of following in international law and the UN articles to allow the international community to face any security threats.

Proposal to begin commercial flights & quarantine in Kuwait

Kuwait City: Deputy General of Kuwait International Airport Affairs, and Director of Operations and Monitoring of the T4 Terminal Performance Saleh Al-Fadaghi reveals that the executive committee of commercial restoration at the airport referred a proposal to the supreme committee to resume commercial flights....

As the Cloud Grows, So Does the Focus on Its Security

Every day more data, applications, and computing power—almost everything we do digitally—is moving to the Cloud. With so much of our digital life dependent on Cloud computing, its security is no longer a side issue, but a top priority. To delve deeper into this issue, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Cyber, Intelligence, and Supply Chain Security Division hosted a discussion today on Cloud cybersecurity as part of its Now+Next webinar series. 

U.S Commercial Service on LinkedIn: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Honors U.S. Companies With Presidential Award for Export Achievements

U.S. Companies Get Export Help; Thrive in Global Economy
From skincare to chemicals; tourism to tech, 39 U.S. Commercial Service clients were honored today for excellence in export achievement.

Financial Action Task Force Adopts New Standards on Proliferation Financing, and advances work on COVID-19 AML/CFT Risks, and Trade-Based Money Laundering

WASHINGTON - The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) concluded its 32nd plenary meeting on Friday, October 23, by agreeing to revise its standards to further strengthen the global response to the financing of proliferation related to weapons of mass destruction. This week’s endorsement of the new standard is a result of an initiative that began under the U.S. FATF Presidency and Finance Ministers of FATF members adopted in 2019.

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 19, 2020 Today, I was honored to convene the Trump Administration’s third meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, a cabinet-level entity that consists of 20 agencies across the federal government responsible for coordinating U.S. efforts to combat all forms of human trafficking.

U.S. Department of Energy to Hold Sixth CyberForce Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced its sixth CyberForce Competition™ will take place on November 14, 2020. The event, which challenges college students to compete in a realistic cybersecurity defense exercise, will be held virtually this year.

ABK Launches ‘Save and Win’ Campaign to Foster Savings Habit amongst Youth 'A+ and Bedayati Account holders enter monthly draw to win a Digital Tablet'

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) is committed to driving initiatives to boost levels of financial literacy among the country's youth and has launched the ‘Save and Win’ campaign, focused on instilling the value and importance of adopting saving habits early in life.

Honeywell secure media exchange (SMX) expands to better protect organizations from both malware & firmware-based cybersecurity attacts

ATLANTA, October 13, 2020 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announces today the launch of Honeywell Secure Media Exchange (SMX) R201.1, an enterprise software offering to better protect users from advanced malware and firmware-based cybersecurity attacks from USB drives and other removable media. Honeywell SMX can help organizations reduce cybersecurity risk and operational disruption through advanced threat detection capability for operating environments including those in critical infrastructure.
AUK Enters into Agreement with Ellucian to Support its Digital Transformation Efforts

The American University of Kuwait has renewed its technology partnership with Ellucian for an additional five years; Ellucian guides over 2,700 customers in higher education in more than 50 countries—improving operations and enhancing the user experience for their faculties, staff, and over 20 million students. The agreement aims to upgrade the University’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that serves human resources, finance, and the students’ online operations.
MEA Region sees over 370,000 students gain Cisco Networking Academy Certifications this year

The Cisco Networking Academy (“NetAcad”) has had an over 27% increase in the number of students trained across the Middle East and Africa (“MEA”), over a one-year period. A total of 378,900 students in the region were trained in FY20, compared to 297,800 students in FY19.
Citi takes the honor as 2020 Best Corporate Bank globally.

Revenue from fixed-income markets and investment banking helped offset the effects of a decline in global consumer banking revenues so far this year. However, the bank’s second-quarter earnings of $1.3 billion were down 73% from a year earlier due to a higher allowance for credit loss reserves related to the pandemic recession. 
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