August 15, 2000
Jordanian Internet cafes are faced with a real dilemma. Three months ago, the previous cabinet came up with a set of regulations that stigmatise the Internet cafes as houses of ill repute.
Public enterprises in Less Developed Countries (LDCs) are often expected to pursue social objectives, which can range from subsidies to particular consumer groups, assisting certain regions, and creat
Discussion of capital markets regulation in Jordan cannot be complete without fully understanding the conditions that make emerging economies what they are. The debate whether Jordan is a “third world
August 14, 2000
Discussion of capital markets regulation in Jordan cannot be complete without fully understanding the conditions that make emerging economies what the
Jordan’s security services arrest five activists of the Palestinian faction Fateh-Intifada, after an attack on an Arab Knesset member at the Baqaa ref
The Kingdom's revenues and foreign aid in the first half of the year 2000 rose by 3.2 percent, a report by the Ministry of Finance said on Saturday.
Against a backdrop of corruption charges by members, the executive council of the Jordan Medical Association has (JMA) decided to sue its predecessors for allegedly losing JD three millions in JMA pen
The Internet may feel like a place where you roam anonymously and privately, but with every foray onto the Internet, your PC actively exchanges information with other computers.
August 13, 2000
A group of Islamists are planning to set up a new political party in Jordan. It will be the second licensed party adopting Islam as ideology after the
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak is expected in Amman this week to discuss with King Abdullah II the latest developments in the Middle East peace pro
Jordan has set the legal stage for the sale of vital touristic land along the Jordan Valley.
In a magical sixty minutes, the Westdeutsche Blaserphilharmonie Quintet took their small, but highly appreciative Artemis Theatre audience on a musica
Jordan's foreign debt fell 4.4 percent to $6.9 billion dollars in the first half of this year from $7.2 billion at the end of 1999.
Drawing on international E-commerce regulating trends and modules to form a Jordan-specific one was the main purpose of yet another technical strategy workshop held at the Zara Convention Center on Tu
Substantial cuts in Jordanian banks' statutory reserve requirements on commercial deposits have freed up funds for lending to spur economic growth, officials and bankers said on Tuesday.