Category: News & Views

RAILWAY NETWORK PROJECT IN JORDAN

The Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund (SJIF) and Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) to build a rail network in Jordan connecting Aqaba and Maan. The SJIF has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the ASEZA to invest more than…

Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Regency Aqaba opens as the first Hyatt Regency Hotel in Jordan

Hyatt continues to grow its footprint in the Middle East with its first resort property in Jordan Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the official opening of Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla Resort on 1st of December, Jordan’s first Hyatt Regency hotel and…

Hult Prize

Hult Prize: The Hashemite University

The Hashemite University of Jordan is participating in the Hult Prize along with 900 other universities from all around the world. The Hult Prize Foundation, the world’s largest student competition is an annual-year-long competition that crowd-sources ideas from MBA and…

EU and Jordan

A New Chapter In EU-Jordan Trade Cooperation

In his book the Wealth of Nations, famous economist Adam Smith wrote that “every man lives by exchanging.” In the case of the collaboration between EU and Jordan it is constant exchange that helps our relationship grow stronger. On the occasion…

King Abdullah II outlines key regional concerns in Fox News interview

US cable channel Fox News broadcast on Wednesday night a recorded television interview with His Majesty King Abdullah II on its “Special Report” program, anchored by Bret Baier, the channel’s chief political anchor. Following is the text of the broadcast interview:…

EY Jordan

EY Jordan Launches ‘EY Entrepreneur of The Year™’ Award Program for 2018

EY Jordan has announced the launch of the ‘EY Entrepreneur of The Year’award program for 2018 . The eighth cycle of the program, held under Royal patronage, aims to honor exemplary business leaders and entrepreneurs, especially those who have established distinguished startups…

September

Qatar to Create 1,000 jobs for Jordanians by September – Minister

Qatar will create 1,000 jobs for Jordanians by September as part of the wealthy Gulf state’s broader economic assistance package announced in the wake of this summer’s anti-austerity protests, Jordan’s Labor Minister Samir Murad said. The minister said job seekers…

ride-hailing app

A Calling with Careem’s Ride-hailing App

Ride hailing companies promise to generate thousands of badly needed new jobs in Jordan. Lana Mohammed, who previously worked as an accountant, a bank teller and an HR officer, is one of a growing number of Jordanian women choosing to…

Eagle Hills

Eagle Hills Jordan Completes Residences at St. Regis Amman

Eagle Hills, the largest real estate developer in Jordan, today announced the completion of The Residences at The St. Regis Amman and has commenced handing over several residential units. The announcement came during a press event held at on site…