Silatech, Care Jordan Release Study On Opportunities For Syrian Refugees July 2, 2015

CARE International in Jordan and Silatech have released an assessment outlining the opportunities available to youth in Azraq Refugee Camp to improve their livelihoods, reports Qatar News Agency (QNA).

Conducted during May-June 2015, the "Baseline Assessment of Skills and Market Opportunities for Youth in Azraq Refugee Camp" is based on more than 200 individual and household interviews, and focus group discussions with more than 100 participants in Jordan's Azraq Camp.

The assessment found that demand for work among Azraq Camp residents is very high, and recommended specific...

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Iraq remains promising country with big opportunities for Capital Bank of Jordan July 2, 2015

Capital Bank of Jordan was authorised last week by the Jordan Securities Commission ( JSC ) to raise its capital from JD181.5 million to JD200 million.

The JD18.5 million capital increase will be carried out through capitalising the amount from the JD44.16 million of retained earnings and distributing bonus shares at a rate of 10.19 to shareholders registered in the company's records at the end of July 7, 2015, which is 15th day from the date"......

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Exports from Zarqa reach JD30 million in May July 2, 2015

The value of commodities re-exported with a certificate of origin from the Zarqa Chamber of Commerce and the chamber's office at the Free Zone in Zarqa, reached JD30 million while the certificates of origin stood at 1,098.

President of the Chamber Hussein Shreem said most exports from Zaraq in June were automobiles and their appliances, electric generators, supply goods, and cosmetics, in addition to building stones and furniture.

The value of commodities exported from Zarqa declined in June this year by JD14 million compared to the same period last year.

(zawya)

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Software piracy rate expected to drop to 56% -- library department July 2, 2015

Jordan's software piracy rate is expected to drop to 56 per cent in 2016 due to intensified efforts to combat the issue, Mohammad Abbadi, director general of the National Library Department (NLD), said Wednesday.

"We are on the right track in this respect. The major international report measuring Jordan's software piracy is released every two years and the next time will be in 2016, when I expect it to go down to 56 per cent," Abbadi told The Jordan Times.


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Software piracy rate expected to drop to 56% -- library department
July 2, 2015

Jordan's software piracy rate is expected to drop to 56 per cent in 2016 due to intensified efforts to combat the issue, Mohammad Abbadi, director general of the National Library Department (NLD), said Wednesday.

"We are"...

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Planning Minister, Chinese officials discuss economy 1st LD
July 2, 2015

Fakhoury thanked Beijing for providing the opportunity for Jordanian government officials to take part in training and studies programs and workshops"...

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Armenia President receives Jordan Minister of Higher Education
July 2, 2015

Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan today received Labib Khadra, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan’s (Jordan) Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.


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