Jordan

August 11, 2000

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Rum band’s performance proved faint at the North Theater of Jerash on Friday.

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Jordan's foreign debt fell 4.4 percent to 6.9 billion dollars in the first half of the year 2000 from 7.2 billion at the end of 1999.

August 10, 2000

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With tantalizing smiles and a passionate voice, Samira Saeed captivated her audience at the South Theater on her first of two performances in Jerash.

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For the first time in the Festival’s history, local Jordanian artists and craftsmen are displaying their work in the Fountain Square along the Colonna

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The World Conservation Union holds its first congress of the millennium in Amman in October, with 2,500 delegates discussing environmental protection

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Prime Minister Ali Abul Ragheb said on Tuesday he expected this year's economic growth to exceed the annual population growth of 2.8 percent amid signs of a turnaround in tourism and services in conju

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A delegation representing private sector economic institutions on Wednesday presented His Majesty King Abdullah with the Vision 2020, a much-awaited document outlining the private sector's ambition an

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Prime Minister Ali Abul Ragheb said he expected this year's economic growth to exceed the annual population growth of 2.8 percent amid signs of a turnaround in tourism and services in conjunction with

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Jordan is among the countries allowed to import computers that can perform up to 28 billion operations per second, according to the latest decision by the US government to loosen restrictions on super

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The London-based Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) will have a presence in Jordan after it acquired another foreign bank currently operating in the Kingdom, bankers said on Tuesday.

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It would be unrealistic for the Amman Stock Exchange to compare its regulatory developmental approach with the London Stock Exchange, established almost 200 years earlier in 1773.

August 9, 2000

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The expected signing of a free trade agreement (FTA) with the US this fall should build on the mixed successes of earlier economic reforms, says an official of the Al Urdun Al Jadid Research Center.

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Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) as an international mechanism that is instrumental in attracting local and foreign investment, was the main theme highlighted at a technical strategy workshop held Mond

August 8, 2000

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The Senate on Monday endorsed a draft law on the creation of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone (SEZ) after introducing slight amendments to it, and returned it to the Lower House for debate and approval

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Jordan and Israel have agreed to ask the US for the green light to set up four qualifying industrial zones (QIZs) in the Kingdom.