Royal Medical Services conference to open next Tuesday October 30, 2014

The seventh International Conference of the Royal Medical Services (RMS) is scheduled to open next week at the Dead Sea, featuring 300 local and international panellists and speakers, in addition to 4,000 participants from 47 countries, organisers said.


The biannual event, which will be held from November 4 to 7, is also the fourth Pan-Arab Regional Working Group Congress of Military Medicine for the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICCM).

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Four violations on water resources discovered in Muwaqqar October 30, 2014

Authorities ended four major violations on water resources this week, under which over 3,000 cubic metres were being stolen per day, according to an official at the Ministry of Water and Irrigation.


The four violations were recorded in Muwaqqar, south of Amman, the source said, adding that the ministry was tipped off about the breaches on one of the area’s main pipelines by a local resident.


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Aqaba development is about people — commissioner October 30, 2014

Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) Chief Commissioner Kamel Mahadin this week said that “the human factor” is key to the success of Aqaba’s experience as a special economic zone.


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Slumping oil prices save Jordan millions, ‘but not for long’ October 30, 2014

Energy poor Jordan could see an economic boost from declining oil prices, even if the slide continues for the short term only, experts say.


The decline of more than 20 per cent in international oil prices since June — with Brent crude falling to around $87 per barrel Wednesday — would help the Kingdom to cut its ballooning oil bill and reduce the losses of the state-owned electricity company, the analysts told The Jordan Times Wednesday.

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Slumping oil prices save Jordan millions, ‘but not for long’
October 30, 2014

Energy poor Jordan could see an economic boost from declining oil prices, even if the slide continues for the short term only, experts say.


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King opens power project
October 30, 2014

His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Wednesday, inaugurated the Al Manakher power project IPP4, a public-private sector partnership for construction and"...

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Europe Union grants Jordan additional 5 million euros for scientific research
October 30, 2014

The European Parliament has approved allocating five million euros as an additional grant by the European Union for this year to support scientific research. This will help develop higher education and teaching projects at Jordanian universities.

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