Prince Hassan opens symposium on cultural fluency July 18, 2018

HRH Prince Hassan, chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies (RIIFS), on Tuesday opened the institute’s symposium on cultural fluency, the Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

Organised in cooperation with the American University of Notre Dame and Tantur Ecumenical Institute, Jerusalem, the event tackled cultural fluency from Islamic, Christian, academic, cultural and human perspectives.

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Amman's first fresh fish market to open next year July 18, 2018

A plan is under way to establish Amman’s first fresh fish market by the beginning of next year, according to a senior government official, who said that the project seeks to diversify Jordanians’ diet at affordable prices.

The Ministry of Agriculture will enable farmers to stock fish at hundreds of farm ponds spreading across the Kingdom to supply the planned fish market with different kinds of fresh fish, Minister of Agriculture Khaled"...

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Jordan issues more than 100,000 work permits for Syrians July 18, 2018

The Ministry of Labour has issued over 106,000 work permits for Syrian refugees so far while the number of workers in the informal economy remains at an estimated 300,000, head of the Syrian Refugees Department at the Ministry of Labour Hamdan Yacoub said on Saturday.

Yacoub warned that “the engagement of refugees with the informal economy is one of the most worrisome factors when gauging the impact of the refugee crisis on the Jordanian labour"...

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ILO, UNHCR boost partnership for refugees, host communities' employment July 18, 2018

A Letter of Understanding (LoU) on Tuesday was signed by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), outlining ways to increase collaboration of joint activities aimed at helping refugees and host communities access decent work, according to a UNHCR statement.

The letter, which was based on an agreement signed between the two agencies in 2016, includes the need to ensure the protection of refugees in all implemented"...

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Int@j's MENA ICT Forum 2018 kicks off in September

The Middle East and North Africa Information and Communications Technology (MENA ICT) Forum 2018 is set to be held during September 10-11 at the King Hussein Business Park in Amman.

The MENA ICT Forum is organized by the Information and Communications Technology Association (int@j) in collaboration with the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology.

This year’s theme, THE NEW IT; INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY', was inspired by the continuous innovation and evolvement of technologies that"...

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ILO, UNHCR boost partnership for refugees, host communities' employment
July 18, 2018

A Letter of Understanding (LoU) on Tuesday was signed by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), outlining ways to increase collaboration of joint activities aimed at helping refugees and host"...

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KHCF launches 15th summer camp for patients
July 18, 2018

The King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) has inaugurated its 15th consecutive summer camp for children receiving treatment at the King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC).

The"...

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Kuwait Airways denies social media report related to emergency landing in Jordan
July 18, 2018

Making its debut, a pilgrim-carrier flight coming from Indonesia as part of Makkah Road initiative arrived in Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah after having completed the passengers checking-in at their departure post abroad.

As"...

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