US aid to Jordan a strong support to reform process — PM October 10, 2017

Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Monday met with a delegation from the US Congress, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

During the meeting, Mulki stressed the 'historic' relations between Jordan and the US, appreciating the US support to the Kingdom, which contributes to supporting reform and development programmes.

He outlined the reform programmes that Jordan is implementing"...

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Visitors experience bedouins’ daily life at weaving exhibition October 10, 2017

Audience get the chance to witness the traditional weaving techniques performed by different bedouin tribes at the “Woven — The art of traditional weavings in Jordan” exhibition inaugurated by the Jordan Craft Centre (JCC) Al Aydi on Saturday, in cooperation with Tiraz: Widad Kawar Home of the Arab Dress.

The exhibition will run through October 14, showcasing the history of the weaving tradition through century-old rugs and different"...

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4th stage of sectoral studies focuses on matching skills with market needsOctober 10, 2017

HRH Prince Hassan, chairman of the Higher Council for Science and Technology, on Monday attended the launch of the fourth stage of sectoral studies carried out by the National Centre for Human Resources Development, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

During the ceremony, which was attended by Prime Minister Hani Mulki, the prince stressed the importance of the studies in identifying occupations and qualifications that match local and regional"...

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Low women participation in labour market hampers economic growth — experts October 10, 2017

Women are not legally awarded at the same level of economic freedom as men,” the 'Economic Freedom of the World: 2017 Annual Report' stated, ranking Jordan with the lowest scores on the gender disparity index.

Jordan was also ranked as one of the countries with the largest slip down in EFW ranking (Economic Freedom of the World), dropping from 17 to 39 — a 22-point plummet since the last 2015 rating.


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Princess Margareta of Romania visits Jordan's National Red Crescent SocietyOctober 10, 2017

Mohammad Al Hadid, President of Jordan's National Red Crescent Society (IFRC), alongside IFRC’s executive committee members, received Crown Princess Margareta of Romania, alongside Romania’s ambassador and an accompanying delegation, the Jordanian News Agency, Petra, reported.

During the meeting, Hadid outlined IFRC's history and humanitarian activities that it carries out locally, regionally and internationally, alongside its mission"...

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Ferring Strengthens Growth Hormone Franchise Zomacton® Through Acquisition of ZomaJet™ Needle-Free Injector DeviceOctober 10, 2017

  • Ferring enters agreement with Antares Pharma Inc. for worldwide rights to ZomaJet™ needle-free injector device
  • ZomaJet is used to deliver Ferring’s Zomacton® (somatropin), indicated to treat Growth Hormone Deficiency in children and Turner Syndrome in girls
  • ZomaJet helps increase adherence to treatment through its needle-free feature and the ability to self-administer 1,2,3

(AETOS Wire)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced"...

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Unleashed Software Secures $7.0 Million Investment Funding to Accelerate GrowthOctober 10, 2017

(AETOS Wire)-- Unleashed Software, the Auckland-based inventory management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, has announced a Series C investment of NZ$7.0 million from Movac, New Zealand’s largest and most experienced technology investment company.

Of the recent investment success, CEO of Unleashed Software Gareth Berry comments: “We have been building our core product and markets"...

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Saudi’s Biggest Organizations Commit to Saudi Vision 2030 Digitization GoalsOctober 10, 2017

7th-8th November 2017- The Kingdom’s biggest public and private sector organizations have announced their commitment to Saudi Vision 2030 and National Transformation Program 2020 goals of digital transformation, with a common theme: Transform or Be Left Behind!

The global economy is being constantly disrupted in the wake of digital technologies, business and governments alike have had to embrace digitization. Under the vision of H.R.H Prince Mohammad"...

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World-Renowned Italian Chefs Go Head-to-Head in Culinary Showdown at Roberto’s Abu DhabiOctober 10, 2017

Kitchen knives are being drawn at Roberto’s in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday 11th October 2017 when Enrico Bartolini, the youngest Italian chef to gain two Michelin stars, takes on rising star Francesco Guarracino in the return of ‘Battle of the Chefs’.

Guarracino, the restaurant’s resident Executive Chef in Abu Dhabi, who won the first round in May, will defend his title against Bartolini, who owns and operates four restaurants in"...

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VitalityLife Provides Innovative Health Services and More Accurate Underwriting with Munich Re’s ALLFINANZ Underwriting SoftwareOctober 10, 2017

(AETOS Wire)-- VitalityLife, a leading UK life insurance provider, is breaking new ground in automation and pricing. Powering product offerings and economies are the latest versions of Munich Re’s ALLFINANZ digital underwriting software to drive customer acquisition, underwriting and process improvement.

New insurance products from recognised industry leader VitalityLife offer customers reduced"...

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