Business 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Aqaba Receives 96k Visitors during the Adha Eid Holiday

    Mon 4 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AQABA —AlGhad— More than 96 thousand people have visited the South Jordanian coastal city of Aqaba during the Adha Eid holiday, spiking hotel occupancy rates across different star-categories to 85-95 per cent.
    Visitors expressed to...
  • »Gold Prices Up JOD1.00 on the Gram

    Mon 4 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The price per gram of gold, domestically, has increased by JOD1.00, in light of the series of increases in global price range of gold, following North Korea’s latest missile launch over Japanese territories towards...
  • »‘ACC’: Fuel Price Hike Uncalled For

    Mon 4 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) said in a statement today, Monday, that the recent hike in fuel and oil derivative prices is unnecessary, in light of the marginal increase in global oil prices over the last two months....
  • »RJ Airlines Apologise for Flight Delays due to “Technicalities”

    Mon 4 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJ) apologised for the delay of numerous flights yesterday and today, Sunday and Monday, due to “technicalities beyond the airlines’ control”.
    In a statement by RJ, company...
Business 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Budget Deficit Up to JOD540m in 7 Months

    Wed 30 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Treasury’s budget deficit after aid and grants increased to JOD540 million within the first seven months of the year, 2017, compared to JOD316.8 million for the same duration last year.
    The Ministry of...
  • »Jordan's Tourism Revenues Up to JOD2b

    Wed 30 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan's tourism revenues rose by 13.5 per cent to USD2.5 billion (JOD1.8 billion) at the end of July, 2017 compared to USD2.2 billion in the same period of 2016, according to Director General of Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) Abdul Razzaq...
  • »Jordan Celebrates Karamah-Treibil Reopening

    Wed 30 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Amman, Aug. 30 (Petra) -- Jordan and Iraq Wednesday celebrated the reopening of the Turaibil border crossing between the two countries for the first time since 2015 due to security conditions experienced in Iraq.
    "Fortunately, we meet...
  • »Iraqi Embassy Calls for Media to Visit Karamah-Treibil Crossing

    Tue 29 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad—The Iraqi Embassy in Amman called for the media and news agencies to visit the Karamah-Treibil crossing with Iraq, East of Jordan, tomorrow, Wednesday, in order to grasp the underway preparations ahead of the border...
  • »A Third of Jordanians in Peril of Poverty within One Year: WB

    Mon 28 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The World Bank (WB) warned against the deterioration of trust between Jordanian youth and the government, as employment and service quality decline, stressing that at last one third of the Jordanian population are under...
  • »Construction Works, Labour during Adha Eid Prohibited: GAM

    Sun 27 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) announced a labour ban order, for all construction works and labour during the upcoming Adha Eid holiday is strictly prohibited, and any violation of the ban order is legally liable....
  • »Expenditure on Outbound Travel, Tourism Up 12.3%

    Sat 26 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— AMMAN —AlGhad— Domestic spending on overseas and outbound travel and tourism activities has increased by 12.3 per cent, during the first half of the year, H1-2017, according to the Central Bank of Jordan...
  • »Facebook, Instagram Crash in Multiple Countries, Jordan Included

    Sat 26 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Several Facebook and Instagram services crashed today, Saturday, in various countries around the world, including Jordan, including media upload and chat services.
    So Far, Facebook has not commented on the crash.
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