Business Archive
  • »Gov’t: JOD50k Penalty on Monopoly of Oil Derivatives and Fuels

    Sun 25 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to the new Oil Derivatives and Fuels Law, effective within the next two months, any monopolisation of the oil derivatives and fuels market will result in a JOD2,000 to JOD50,000 fine payable by monopolisers as...
  • »RJ Offers 25% Discount on Sunday Flights to 6 Int’l Destinations

    Sun 25 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJ) launched a new promotion programme starting today, Sunday, entailing a 25 per cent discount on all RJ flights to six international destinations, every Sunday, March 25, 2018 through May...
  • »Gov’t to Pin Fuel Prices through April, Sources Predict

    Sun 25 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Experts anticipate the government to pin fuel and oil derivative prices through April, 2018, at their current prices, despite the recent increase in global oil prices.
    At most, should there be a price hike in April,...
  • »Jordan Maintains Credit Rating at (B+): S&P

    Sun 25 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Standard & Poor's (S&P) reaffirmed its B+ credit rating to Jordan, based on the government’s success in holding the country’s national debt levels at their 2016 levels, despite the economic slowdown, in...
  • »Ryanair’s First Amman-Paphos Route to Launch Tuesday

    Sun 25 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Ryanair’s first flight to Amman, from Paphos, Cyprus, will arrive at the Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) on Tuesday, launching the first of several new flight routes, under the recently signed agreement...
  • »Gov’t Explores Possible Public-Private Partnership Models

    Sun 25 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Secretary General of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology Eng Nader Thuneibat stated yesterday, Saturday, that the government is currently looking into possible Public-Private Partnership (PPP)...
  • »National Oil Bill Up 41% in January

    Thu 22 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Kingdom’s national oil bill has increased by 41 per cent during the first month of the current year, 2018, compared to January 2017, according to a Department of Statistics report, issued yesterday, Wednesday....
  • »Additional USD30m Grant Pending WB Approval

    Thu 22 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan has applied for an additional USD30 million grant from the World Bank (WB) to fund the ‘Municipality Services and Social Adaptation’ project, launched in 2013.
    The Bank had funded the project with...
  • »OECD: Jordanian Youth Politically Passive, Education Lacking

    Wed 21 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A recent study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Jordan concludes that Jordanian youth have access to education, however lacking in quality, but limited access to jobs, while generally...
  • »Monthly Excisions Not Substitute for Annual Income Statement: Gov’t

    Wed 21 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Income and Sales Tax Department stated today, Wednesday, that the monthly excisions on salaries do not excuse the submission of annual income statements, should the annual income of individuals and households exceed...
  • »Zuckerberg Asked to Appear before British MPs on Cambridge Analytica Case

    Tue 20 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has been called on by a parliamentary committee to give evidence about the use of personal data by Cambridge Analytica.
    The UK-based political consulting firm is accused of using the data of 50 million...
  • »Jordan, Germany Sign Training Programme for Jordanians, Syrian Refugees

    Tue 20 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — Acting Director General of the Vocational Training Corporation (VTC), Omar Qutaishat, and a delegation of the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation Tuesday signed an agreement to train Jordanians and Syrian refugees....
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