Business Archive
  • »Uber Applies for Patent to Spot Drunk Passengers

    Tue 12 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Taxi app company Uber has applied for a patent to use artificial intelligence to determine how drunk potential passengers might be.
    The app used to summon rides could also feed other information to the driver, including a passenger's location, how...
  • »Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Commercial Income Revealed

    Tue 12 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner earned at least USD82 million in outside income in their first year as unpaid senior advisers to the president, disclosure forms cited by US media say.
    President Trump's daughter and son-in-law have continued to...
  • »UK Reaffirms Commitment to Jordan ahead of London Investor Conference

    Mon 11 June / Jun 2018. 04:57 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Middle East Minister Alistair Burt met with Prime Minister Dr Omar Razzaz and members of the new government today, Monday, and reaffirmed the UK’s commitment to supporting Jordan in creating jobs and boosting...
  • »Domestic Seasonal Demand on Overseas Travel Down 70%

    Mon 11 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Seasonal demand on overseas travel and tourism in the upcoming Eid al Fitr vacation has dropped by nearly 70 per cent, compared to the Eid season last year, 2017, travel and tourism operators confirmed to AlGhad.
  • »Nuclear Programme Costs Exceed JOD112m

    Mon 11 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) confirmed in a report issued recently that the government’s overall expenditure on the nuclear programme, facilities included, has exceeded JOD112.19 million, in the years...
  • »Makkah Summit Turns Out USD2.5b Worth of Aid

    Mon 11 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Makkah quartet summit, organised by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia, turned out a combined USD2.5b package worth of support and aid to Jordan, extended jointly by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and...
  • »Foreign Investment in Amman Bourse Quadruples

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Foreign investments in the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) has quadrupled in May 2018, from April’s JOD19.9 million to JOD105.8 million, up nearly 450 per cent, according to the ASE’s published data.
  • »JSF: 86.9% of Jordanians on Monthly Salaries

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan Strategy Forum (JSF) published an infograph today, Thursday, showing that 86.9 per cent of Jordanians live on fixed, monthly salaries, according to the Department of Statistics’ analysis of the Social...
  • »Central Bank: Inbound Expat Remittance to Rise 4% in 2018

    Wed 6 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Deputy Governor of the Jordan Central Bank (CBJ) Dr Maher Sheikh Hasan stated today, Wednesday, that inbound expat remittances in 2018 are expected to increase by some 4 per cent from 2017’s USD3.7 billion.
  • »Royal Jordanian Launches 46% Ramadan Sale

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Royal Jordanian hosted its local travel agents for an Iftar banquet at Kempinski Hotel, Amman. RJ president/CEO Stefan Pichler, RJ officials and Area Jordan sales staff members were present at the event.
    During the Iftar, Pichler...
  • »Unemployment Rises to 18.4%

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The national rate of unemployment in the first quarter of the year, Q1-2018, has increased to 18.4 percent, up 0.2 per cent in comparison to the same period of 2017, according to the Department of Statistics (DoS).
  • »Gov’t: Overall Annual Healthcare Expenditure at JOD2.2b

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Minister of Health Dr Mahmoud Shayyab uncovered yesterday, Tuesday, to the Jordan News Agency ‘Petra’ that the overall annual expenditure on healthcare in Jordan stands at around JOD2.2 billion, including the...
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