Jordan

August 28, 2000

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With growth inching up and joblessness falling, things are looking better now for Jordan than they have for the past few years. This has mainly to do with the price of oil and improvements in the regi

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Prime Minister Ali Abul Ragheb defended on Sunday the performance of the recently privatized Jordan Telecommunications Company (JTC) and pledged to pursue a sound privatization process.

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Aligning Jordan's telecommunications infrastructure with world-class standards as a prerequisite for a thriving IT industry was the main theme highlighted at another technical strategy workshop recent

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Imagine paying for your dinner without getting up from your seat in the restaurant, or even closing a business deal, all with a few simple clicks on your mobile phone. You don't need to imagine, sin

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Providing car insurance is a losing proposition, mid-year results of three local insurance companies recently revealed. The Arab Life and Accidents Insurance Company, Jerusalem Insurance Company and t

August 27, 2000

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The final of the International Basketball Championship saw Bulgaria’s Yambolgas sweep Egypt’s Olympic team, taking home the gold, while Egypt’s Al-Ahl

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Jordan’s Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb has affirmed Jordan’s refusal of Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem, stressing the kingdom's support of the Pal

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The semifinal match between Bulgaria’s Yambolgas and Egypt’s ended in the favor of the former with a 13-point difference. Meanwhile, Egypt's Olympic d

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Jordan occupies a strategic location in the Middle East, and is an important crossroad for regional energy integration. Jordan also is a potential alternative transit center for oil and gas exports fr

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State-run wheat silos and warehouses will be privatized soon. Privatization is to help wheat silos and warehouses to function on a commercial and profitable basis and to ensure more efficient manageme

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The US goverment signed a grant agreement Wednesday to provide Jordan $50 million to help it reduce its external debt and bolster foreign exchange reserves.

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VP of software giant Microsoft, Jonathan Murray, met the Jordanian deputy prime minister and minister of economic affairs, Mohammad Halaiqa, on Thursday to discuss finalizing an agreement for employin

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Turkish company FNSS Nurol on Friday signed a $300-million deal to supply 211 armoured cars to the Malaysian army. It is the biggest arms deal signed by a private Turkish company to a foreign client.

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Coming up with money to invest has always been an obstacle to setting up joint ventures, especially for small businesses. But in the Mediterranean region, this may become a problem of the past, thanks

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In developing economies like Jordan's, clashes between traditional and global business standards crop up with ever-increasing frequency especially given the difficulty of building personal relationshi