Waste Collection Projects Improve Employment and Environment in MaliMarch 16, 2017

Despite the lack of adequate infrastructure in the remote regions of Mali, where Ecolog is mostly operating, including Tessalit, Kidal, Menaka and Doentza, Ecolog has been performing remarkably well and is making a positive impact with its environmental services.

With waste collection and recycling projects in ten different locations across the country, Ecolog services have"...

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Dubai Silicon Oasis to Attract German Businesses at CeBIT 2017 in HannoverMarch 16, 2017

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, today announced its participation in CeBIT 2017, marking its fourth presence at the global event for digital business.

Set to run from March 20 to 24 in Hannover, Germany, the upcoming edition of the trade show will feature an exhibition, conferences, corporate events, and keynote sessions. During the five-day event, DSOA will present a host of lucrative investment opportunities and incentives to the German business community. Its stand A12 in Hall 4 will promote"......

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SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Wins Vodafone Supplier AwardMarch 16, 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SIAE MICROELETTRONICA today announced that it received the award for ‘Health and Safety’ from Vodafone Group, during the recent 2016 Vodafone annual Supplier Awards ceremony.

The Vodafone Supplier Awards recognise companies that have performed outstandingly in supporting Vodafone Group’s continuous drive for operating efficiency and to"...

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Jordan's budget deficit declines, current account, international reserves at adequate levels, says IMFMarch 16, 2017

A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Martin Cerisola, visited Amman from March 5-9 to take stock of recent economic developments and discuss with the authorities their planned economic policies for 2017 and beyond.

At the end of the visit, Cerisola said in a statement: 'Jordan continues to face a difficult external environment. The conflicts in Syria and Iraq continue to weigh on its economy, with growth expected at...

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EBRD invests $1 billion in Jordan March 16, 2017

Manager of the Business Advisory Services (BAS) Program in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development's (EBRD) Amman office, Khaled Alsaheb said that the volume of the bank investments in the Kingdom stood at $1 billion over the past four years.

He said that the bank started its operations in Jordan in late 2012, adding that it provided business advice to 191 projects and contributed to creating job opportunities through these...

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‘Advice for Small Businesses programme increases sales for small, medium businesses’March 16, 2017

Over four years, the Advice for Small Businesses (ASB) programme has helped 171 businesses in local consultancy and 20 others in international advisory, a senior official at the programme said on Tuesday.

ASB Manager Khaled Saheb, speaking at an event marking the fourth anniversary of the programme, cited figures showing that 81 per cent of their clients increased their sales, with an average increase of 29 per cent. In addition, 55"...

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Planning minister discusses preparations for Brussels Conference on Syria with co-hosts March 16, 2017

Planning and International Cooperation Minister Imad Fakhoury on Wednesday headed a meeting to discuss preparations for the Brussels Conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region” to be held from April 4-5.

The meeting was attended by ambassadors from co-host countries including the EU, the UK, Germany, Norway, Kuwait and the UN, according to a Planning Ministry on Wednesday.


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Book says ‘displacement an opportunity for creativity, growth’March 16, 2017

While modernist writers often associated displacement with loss and melancholic nostalgia, contemporary writers relate the same experience as an opportunity for creativity and growth, according to author Akram Al Deek.

In his newly-launched book “Writing Displacement”, Deek discusses displacement as a positive and enriching experience of the “translated” individual, whereby the displaced are aware of two sides"...

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Statistics department to hire 800 for agricultural censusMarch 16, 2017

The Department of Statistics (DoS) will recruit 800 technicians, statisticians and agricultural specialists in addition to allocating JD4 million to meet the requirements of the agricultural census which will start in May 2017, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Wednesday.

DoS Director General Qasim Zu’bi said that the agricultural survey across Jordan will be carried out using the same technology and tablet computers that were used in"...

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Manufacturing diversity key to boosting Jordan's export revenueMarch 16, 2017

By diversifying the basket of manufactured goods and increasing the sophistication of these products, Jordan has an opportunity to enhance export revenues and boost its competitiveness, a recently launched study concluded.

Carried out by the Jordan Strategy Forum, the first part of the “Jordanian Product Space” study sought to examine the Jordanian economic complexity as a driver of economic prosperity.


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