Jordan’s King: There is nothing called ‘deal of the century’ August 19, 2018

Jordanian King Abdullah II has said that his Kingdom had always supported a Palestinian state, stressing that this position would never change, Assabeel newspaper reported yesterday.

Speaking with a group of Jordanian writers and journalists on Thursday, the King said: “We have never seen or read about something called the ‘deal of the century’.”

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Medical association suspends wage list raise August 19, 2018

The Jordan Medical Association (JMA) on Saturday suspended its decision stipulating the raise of the wage list.

In a statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the JMA said that the recent raise of the wage list was suspended in response to the public rejection of the decision.

JMA President Ali Obous was quoted by Petra as saying that 'while the association is"...

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200 per cent increase in eFAWATEERcom e-payments August 19, 2018

Payments through eFAWATEERcom, an online bill payment service, have increased to JD3.643 billion by the end of July, 2018, compared with JD1.208 billion in the same period of 2017, marking a 200 per cent increase, the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) announced on Saturday.

The number of bills paid through the service in this year’s January-July period stood at 4.869 million, compared with 2.303 million invoices that were paid in the same period of"...

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Mentoring event boosts young Jordanian startups August 19, 2018

A dozen business experts on Thursday came together to discuss specific startup challenges with local entrepreneurs, aiming to form a long lasting bridge between established industry experts and aspiring ones.

Mix N’ Mentor was initiated by Wamda around five years ago, with the first Amman edition taking place in 2012. According to Wamda Director of Community and Data Management Kamel Asmar, the event was established to 'better understand and"...

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Jordan to host top international energy summit

More than 500 participants will discuss latest developments in the region’s energy sector at the 4th Jordan International Energy Summit (JIES 2018), to be held later this year, in Amman.

The summit, being hosted under the patronage of Jordan’s Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources, will take place on December 10 and 11, at the Grand Hyatt.

Investments in the region’s energy sector are at an all-time high and this prestigious event will once again provide a platform for the world’s"...

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Mentoring event boosts young Jordanian startups
August 19, 2018

A dozen business experts on Thursday came together to discuss specific startup challenges with local entrepreneurs, aiming to form a long lasting bridge between established industry experts and aspiring ones.

Mix"...

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Local businesses brace themselves for Eid Al Adha
August 19, 2018

Local businesses are ramping up ahead of Eid Al Adha, which is expected to bring large crowds of people to farms, sweets and clothing shops around the Kingdom.

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Almost 5,000 migrant workers deported since start of year
August 19, 2018

A total of 4,987 expatriate workers have been deported since the beginning of the year due to violations of the provisions of the Labour Law, Director of the Labour Ministry’s inspection department Mnawar Abu Al Ghanem announced"...

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