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  • »Fuel Prices Expected to Rise in May

    Thu 27 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Fuel prices for May are expected to increase between 1.5 and 2 per cent, according to Oil expert, Hind Fayez, due to the rise in the global price indices of Brent crudes on average, despite the more recent drop from...
  • »Demand on Jordanian Dinar, Inbound Remittance Up

    Thu 27 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to the teller shops association, demand on the Jordanian Dinar has been on the rise recently, as Ramadan approaches and inbound national remittance increases.
    Another reason the association suspects, is that the...
  • »Jordan Takes Part in EU, Mediterranean Meeting on Water

    Wed 26 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Water and Irrigation Hazim Nasser took part in a ministerial meeting of the European Union and Mediterranean on Water that was hosted by Malta.
    The meeting aims at formulating a ministerial declaration defining a common...
  • »New Tourism Investments in Jordan amount to JOD16b, Says Minister

    Tue 25 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    DUBAI — Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Lina Annab Tuesday said Jordan's largest tourism investments are located in Amman, the Dead Sea and Aqaba, pointing out that the value of current investments in Aqaba and the Dead Sea amount to...
  • »Domestic Expenditures on Outbound Travel Up 8%

    Tue 25 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Figures published by the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) show that domestic expenditures on outbound travel and tourism have grown by 8.2 per cent, approximately JOD11.7 million, over the first two months of the year, 2017,...
  • »Taxi Drivers Demand Fare Increase, Protest Careem and Uber

    Tue 25 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Taxi drivers amassed in protest today, Tuesday, by the dozens, in front of the House of Representatives, against the spread of Careem and Uber carpooling services, demanding too that the fares, recently approved by the...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 15 Palestinians

    Mon 24 April / Apr 2017. 07:19 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces early Monday, arrested 15 Palestinians from various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian sources.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that Israeli troops raided the cities of...
  • »Investors Discouraged by Business Environment in Jordan: JSF

    Mon 24 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The results of the recent census conducted by the Jordan Strategy Forum (JSF) in March, 2017, show that 55.7 per cent of the investors sampled find the business environment in Jordan discouraging, as opposed to 41 per...
  • »JIC Works to Facilitate Procedures for Investors, Regulation Overhaul

    Mon 24 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan Investment Commission (JIC) is currently working to overhaul its policies to implement investment-promotion strategy and give investors more facilities, said JIC chief Thabet Elwir.
    He said in a meeting organized by the Jordan...
  • »Major Agreements Signed for Petroleum Refinery Expansion

    Sun 23 April / Apr 2017. 10:14 PM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister, Hani Mulqi, on Sunday, patronized the signing of two agreements between the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company (JPRC) and two US oil companies, specializing in oil and refineries' design, to kick-start the JRPC's fourth...
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