Jordan Consoles Malaysia over Flood Victims

by: Maher Ghordlo Amman — Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates conveyed genuine consolations to the gracious people and government of Malaysia. The Asian country was devastated by floods affecting several districts. The floods claimed tens of lives, leaving many wounded and forced thousands to evict their homes. The ministry's official spokesman, Haitham Abu … Continue reading Jordan Consoles Malaysia over Flood Victims

Saudi Arabia and Jordan Discuss Agricultural Exports

by: Haya Ashour contribution by: Sayed Farah Amman — A delegation from the Saudi Ministry of Agriculture met with Kaled Hneifat Jordan’s Minister of Agriculture to examine expanding crop exchange between the two neighboring countries. Ahmed bin Saleh Khomshi headed the Saudi delegation. In a meeting. Minister Hneifat emphasized the healthy Jordanian-Saudi relations and the … Continue reading Saudi Arabia and Jordan Discuss Agricultural Exports

Internal Revenue Up $1.63 Billion

Amman — The Ministry of Finance announced that internal revenues increased by $1.63 billion, around 18.7% in the first ten months of 2021, with a JOD380.9 million increase in tax collection. The ministry added that the post-foreign aid allotment deficit declined by JOD255.1 million. Non-tax revenue also marked a significant rise compared with the same … Continue reading Internal Revenue Up $1.63 Billion

SASAC Announces $1.75 Trillion Net Profit

Beijing — China’s Centrally-administered State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) declared that the net profits touched 1.75 trillion yuan about ($275 billion) for the elapsed 11 months of 2021, according to the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC), which is an institution directly under the management of the State Council and an ad-hoc ministerial-level organization directly subordinated … Continue reading SASAC Announces $1.75 Trillion Net Profit

Jordan Consoles Philippines

Amman — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates expressed Sunday the Kingdom’s profound consolations to the Philippines over the fatalities of the “Rai” Typhoon, which killed and wounded dozens of people inflicting massive property damage. The ministry, in an announcement, conveyed Jordan’s solidarity with the government and people of the Philippines, wishing healing to … Continue reading Jordan Consoles Philippines

Haj Tawfiq Discusses Trade in Cairo

Cairo — Tools to improve Jordanian-Egyptian trade exchange and the role of the private sector in this respect topped the list of Khalil Haj Tawfiq’s discussions with Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Nevin Jameh, in Cairo. Haj Tawfiq is the president of the Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) and the president of the … Continue reading Haj Tawfiq Discusses Trade in Cairo

New Spyware More Sophisticated than Pegasus

Amman — A spyware program called “Predator” was discovered on the mobile of an opposition Arab journalist residing in Turkey more sophisticated than Pegasus. According to the source, even the iPhone can be hacked and all the data stolen. Apple refused to comment. The source added that if the mobile phone gets strangely overheated, it … Continue reading New Spyware More Sophisticated than Pegasus

AECID and EU Fund Healthcare Project

Amman — The Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) inaugurated a €22-million EU-funded project to battle and manage non-communicable diseases (NCDs) through primary healthcare services in several areas such as Tafileh, Mafraq, and Ajloun. The challenges faced by the health system shall be analyzed by the "Care" project, improving the management of non-communicable diseases … Continue reading AECID and EU Fund Healthcare Project

Mining Blueprint Signed by Jordan and Iraq

Amman — Jordan and Iraq ratified today a blueprint for technical cooperation in geology and mining to enable both countries to enhance mineral wealth mining and facilitate investment in the sector. The blueprint was signed by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Saleh Kharabsheh, and Iraqi Minister of Industry and Minerals, Manhal Aziz al-Khabbaz. … Continue reading Mining Blueprint Signed by Jordan and Iraq

UNESCO Adds Arabic Calligraphy

Amman — The addition of “Arabic calligraphy” to the list of the representative intangible cultural heritage of humanity as a symbolism of the Arab and Islamic culture in an announcement by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was made yesterday. Jordan’s Ministry of Culture welcomed the announcement and commented that Arabic calligraphy … Continue reading UNESCO Adds Arabic Calligraphy