Senate endorses domestic violence protection law April 22, 2017

The Senate on Thursday endorsed the domestic violence protection law for 2016, following its approval by the Lower House on Sunday.

The law aims to enhance the stability and safety of family members by providing families with psychological and social services and support, while obliging health, education and social service providers to report any case of domestic violence.

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New agreement sees transfer of disability service to Social Development Ministry from HCD April 22, 2017

A new era in handling issues related to people with disabilities in Jordan has just started with transferring major files from the Higher Council for the Affairs of Persons with Disabilities (HCD) to the mandate of the Social Development Ministry.

In line with the new people with disabilities law, which is still in the pipeline and expected to be deliberated by the Lower House in the current ordinary session, the ministry will be responsible of providing"...

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Prince Hassan highlights need for fair, comprehensive and quality education April 22, 2017

Jordan saw improvements of some indicators in the first quarter of this year, including exports, tourism and remittances by Jordanian expatriates, Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani said on Thursday.

Speaking at the Jordan Radio and Television Corporation’s “Akhbar wa Hewar” talk show, Momani said the government’s economic reform programme aims to accelerate economic growth, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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Prince Hassan highlights need for fair, comprehensive and quality education April 22, 2017

While technological revolutions, particularly in social media , have facilitated instant access to information, they have also raised questions about the accuracy and quality of the information available, HRH Prince Hassan said at a ceremony honouring the winners of the El Hassan Bin Talal Award for Scientific Excellence on Thursday.

In his opening address, he highlighted the need for all stakeholders to further collaborate in order to offer fair,"...

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Jordan's Royal Wings starts operating regular Aqaba-Cairo flights

Royal Wings, a subsidiary of Royal Jordanian Airline - in cooperation with the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA)- will start operating twice weekly scheduled flights between Aqaba and Cairo, on Fridays and Tuesdays.

This new service between Aqaba and Cairo is part of Royal Wings' effort to strengthen Aqaba's position on the commercial"...

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Prince Hassan highlights need for fair, comprehensive and quality education
April 22, 2017

While technological revolutions, particularly in social media , have facilitated instant access to information, they have also raised questions about the accuracy and quality of the information available, HRH Prince Hassan said"...

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Momani hails Q1 growth as sign of economic reforms’ success
April 22, 2017

Jordan saw improvements of some indicators in the first quarter of this year, including exports, tourism and remittances by Jordanian expatriates, Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani said on Thursday.

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ASEZA boosts Aqaba Port capabilities by minimising container clearance time
April 22, 2017

ASEZA’s new Customs Centre, owned by Aqaba Development Corporation and managed by Aqaba Port Management Company, has put Aqaba Port on a par with the best ports in the world by decreasing the clearance time of imported containers’"...

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