Business Archive
  • »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.
  • »Temporary, Preliminary Licence Issued to 19 App-Based Carpooling Companies

    Thu 24 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— AMMAN —AlGhad— The board of the Land Transport Regulatory Commission (LTRC) has agreed to issue a preliminary, six-month licence to 19 carpooling service companies operating in Jordan, including Careem, Uber,...
  • »His Majesty Pays Surprise Visit to Amman Customs

    Thu 24 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II made a surprise visit to the Amman Customs House where he checked on progress of work and the level of services offered to citizens, investors, expatriates and cargo vehicles.
    During a tour of the...
  • »Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Tax Evasion Forum Kicks Off

    Wed 23 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Annual Arab Forum on Fighting Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Tax Evasion started Wednesday in Amman, with the participation of Arab bankers and senior economic leaders.
    The meeting is organized by the Arab Federation of...
  • »Oil Expenditures Up 21% in H1-2017

    Wed 23 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The overall expenditure on oil imports and fuel derivatives increased by 21 per cent in the first half of the year, H1-2017, compared to H1-2016, according to the figures of the public Department of Statistics.
    In...
  • »‘Syria Crisis Response’ at 19% of Water Sector Requirements

    Wed 23 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordanian water sector has only received 19 per cent of the Response Plan requirements for the Syria Crisis, around USD44 million, out of the agreed total of USD220 million, sector experts confirmed to AlGhad....
  • »Careem in Jordan Issued Preliminary, Temporary Licence

    Wed 23 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The board of the Land Transport Regulatory Commission (LTRC) has agreed to issue a preliminary, six-month licence to the international smartphone-based carpooling company in Jordan, Careem.
    The decision, issued by the...
  • »Queen Rania Visits Offices of Leading Arabic Website

    Tue 22 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the offices of Mawdoo3.com on Tuesday, where she met with the co-founders of the Arab World’s first comprehensive Arabic-language digital encyclopaedia, Jordanian entrepreneurs Mohammad...
  • »‘Startups Fund’ to Support Entrepreneurial-SMEs Sector; USD98m

    Tue 22 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Part of the underway shift to support and empower entrepreneurial business and SMEs, the government and the World Bank (WB) have jointly allocated USD98 million to fund the Innovative Startups Fund (ISF), launched...
  • »Amman Stocks Lose JOD340m so Far in 2017

    Tue 22 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) index lost around JOD340 million in total market value since the beginning of the year, 2017, operating at its lowest levels in over 7 months, as the index dropped another 0.03 per cent...
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