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Ratio may be higher if refugee factor taken into account. (Shutterstock)
July 15, 2018 - 12:11 GMT
Ratio may be higher if refugee factor taken into account.
The new law must encourage local and foreign investment through carefully-studied rates of tax on all sectors. (Shutterstock)
July 15, 2018 - 11:34 GMT
Senate President Faisal Fayez on Saturday called for an income tax draft law that matches the expectations of economic and financial reform.
King Abdullah II (R) and Queen Rania of Jordan. (AFP/ File)
July 15, 2018 - 11:28 GMT
King Abdullah, accompanied by Queen Rania, has participated in the annual Sun Valley economic forum in Idaho, the US, attended by key US and international political, business and media leaders to discuss global political and economic affairs and challenges.
Syrians displaced in the areas across the border with Jordan (Twitter)
July 12, 2018 - 11:38 GMT
Residents of the Souf and Jerash Palestinian refugee camps sent two trucks on Tuesday laden with humanitarian aid to Syrians displaced in the areas across the border with Jordan.
Zaatari refugee camp (Shutterstock/File Photo)
July 12, 2018 - 11:33 GMT
Jordan on Wednesday urged an increase in aid by the international community as funding for the 2018 Jordan Response Plan, aimed at helping the Kingdom overcome challenges ensuing from the Syrian crisis, has only reached around 7 per cent of the required amount so far this year.
Amman, city view (Shutterstock/File Photo)
July 12, 2018 - 11:26 GMT
Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Tareq Hammouri said that his talks with officials at the European Commission in Brussels have focused on Jordan's requests for more facilities under a 2016 deal to simplify EU rules of origin.
King Abdullah of Jordan will join leaders from around the world in an economic forum. (AFP/ File photo)
July 11, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
King Abdullah and Her Majesty Queen Rania will join leaders from around the world on Wednesday and Thursday taking part in an economic forum hosted in Sun Valley, Idaho, in the US, a Royal Court statement said.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrive for a news conference at the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum in Beijing on Tuesday. (AN)
July 11, 2018 - 13:35 GMT
The China-Arab States Cooperation Forum began its eighth ministerial meeting in Beijing on Tuesday to discuss ways to strengthen Arab-Chinese relations.
View of Amman city (Shutterstock/File Photo)
July 10, 2018 - 12:23 GMT
Jordan said on Monday that the EU did not approve Jordan's request for more facilities under the relaxed rules of origin relating to the Kingdom's exports to Europe.
Jordan submitted a request to the EU requesting the inclusion of more facilities under the relaxed rules of origin deal, which was signed with the EU in 2016. (Shutterstock)
July 10, 2018 - 11:30 GMT
Jordan said on Monday that the EU did not approve Jordan's request for more facilities under the relaxed rules of origin relating to the Kingdom's exports to Europe.
Chinese Ambassador in Amman Pan Weifang speaks during a press conference in Amman on Monday. (JT)
July 10, 2018 - 11:22 GMT
China-Arab States Cooperation Forum to kick off in China on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Omar Razzaz addresses the Lower House with his government’s policy statement on Monday. (JT)
July 10, 2018 - 10:33 GMT
Razzaz seeks MPs’ confidence through ‘lean administration, equitable taxation regime’.
Tayseer Najjar is a Jordanian Journalist who was arrested in UAE in 2015 over old FB posts in which he criticized UAE's government. (Social Media/File Photo)
July 09, 2018 - 14:34 GMT
Voices remembering the case of the Jordanian journalist, Tayseer Najjar are fading in Jordan as he is about to finish 3-year-old jail sentence in UAE by the end of 2018.
Stakeholders pose for a group photo at the project launch ceremony at the General Trade Union of Workers in Textile, Garment and Clothing Industries. (Jordan Times)
July 09, 2018 - 10:27 GMT
Project aims at guaranteeing right of migrant workers to join trade unions.
Panelists discuss issues facing scale-up small-and medium-enterprises in the Middle East and North Africa during a meeting organised by Endeavor Jordan and Strategy & Middle East in Amman, on Sunday. (Jordan Times)
July 09, 2018 - 10:20 GMT
“The Jordanian market has the right talent and infrastructure to scale up, but the economic ecosystem is still not sophisticated enough to unleash growth."
Onlt few Syrians who fled war on Daraa are still on border with Jordan. (AFP/ File Photo)
July 09, 2018 - 09:45 GMT
A very small number of Syrians who fled the clashes in their country’s southwest are still at the Nasib/Jaber crossing, United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Anders Pedersen said on Sunday.