October 23, 2000
Oil prices have been on the rise for quite some time now. A few weeks ago, declarations by the Iraqi leadership of Kuwaiti foul play caused the price to jump past $38 per barrel and the euro and major
The University of Jordan (UJ) has been chosen to house the first Jordanian advanced video-conferencing network. The Global Development Learning Network will provide the opportunity for individuals and
According to the latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) "World Economic Outlook" released October 2000, the future of the world economy looks bright. The IMF forecasts that the world economy will gr
October 22, 2000
King Abdullah II of Jordan is to witness the signature of a free trade agreement with Washington at the White House on Tuesday with US President Bill
King Abdullah II of Jordan is to witness the signature of a free trade agreement with Washington at the White House on Tuesday with US President Bill Clinton, a Jordanian official said. Amman hopes th
October 20, 2000
Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood on Friday led a protest of around 3,000 people calling on the emergency Arab summit this weekend to sever all ties with Is
For the first time in Jordan, the Securities Depository Center (SDC) began using electronic deeds on October 22. The first day implementing electronic deeds, issued 538 deeds, shortening the clearing
The recent cancellation of scheduled tourist trips to the region is not as worrying as those that might surface in the future. In an interview with the Jordan Times, Biltaji said he would try to promo
October 19, 2000
The October 24 Arab Journalists Union General Conference in Amman will turn into a political forum, with the bloody events in Palestine casting their
In an emergency meeting on Wednesday, the Jordan’s Professional Associations Council asserted that the planned “Return March”, scheduled for October 2
A French firm, specialised in designing solar power systems, has opened a regional office in Amman to promote the production of solar energy in the Middle East.
The market prices of the shares listed in the Amman Stock Exchange dropped by 0.77 percent in September compared to the previous month's figure.
October 18, 2000
Amal Dabbas asks forgiveness for normalizing with Israel.
In the medium-term future, Jordan's prospects of escaping from its enduring recession will depend largely on its ability to meet global challenges. This endeavor has become even more acute in light of
The SEZ project, which is due to open in January 2001, aims to establish an economic zone similar to Singapore or Dubai’s Jebel Ali. Customs will be abolished and taxes lowered to 5 percent on income