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Public departments urged to match HR with allotted tasks

AMMAN — The Public Sector Development Ministry on Sunday urged the National Aid Fund, the General Supplies Department and the Iftaa Department to start implementing a project to match their human resources with institutional tasks, according to ... Jordan Times, 2 hours ago

Load on national power grid reaches unprecedented 3,185MW as heatwave continues

AMMAN — The load on the national power grid reached 3,185 megawatts (MW) on Sunday, up from 2,840MW registered in the same period last year, according to an informed source. With the surge in power load attributed to the heatwave, as people tend ...
 Jordan Times2 hours ago Load on power grid reaches 2,920MW on Saturday  Jordan Times1 day ago
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House begins deliberations over municipalities law

AMMAN — The Lower House began on Sunday, the first day of its new extraordinary session, deliberating the draft municipalities law. The draft laws on municipalities and decentralisation are two of the foremost legislative bills on the agenda of ...
 Jordan Times2 hours ago Parliament extraordinary session opens Sunday  Jordan Times1 day ago

Aqaba Container Terminal to discuss possible fine exemptions for merchants after delays

AMMAN — Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) Chief Commissioner Hani Mulki on Saturday said the administration of the Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) will hold a meeting on Monday to discuss the private sector's demands. Merchants and ...
 Jordan Times2 hours ago ASEZA, partners urged to stimulate investment, tourism  Jordan Times4 days ago 19/ King urges ASEZA to boost Aqaba status ...  Federation of Arab News Agencies4 days ago

Council shelves decision to raise admission averages

AMMAN — The Higher Education Council (HEC) on Sunday decided to freeze a decision it adopted last month to raise the minimum admission rates for the Kingdom's universities by 5 per cent. Instead, required averages in some majors were lowered. ...
 Jordan Times2 hours ago Slight changes expected to minimum admission score at universities — minister  Jordan Times4 days ago

Traditional media should work to curb hate speech perpetuated by social media tools — experts

AMMAN — Media outlets bear a major responsibility in spreading awareness on the consequences of online hate speech as well as presenting a moderate counter discourse, experts said Sunday. Speaking at a ceremony marking the conclusion of the ...
 Jordan Times2 hours ago Social media facilitates democratic communication among publishers, authors and readers — scholars  Jordan Times6 days ago

Made in Jordan festival opens August 20

AMMAN — Seeking to encourage citizens to use local products, industrialists and traders will come together towards the end of this month to showcase the best from Jordanian industries and raise awareness about the country's vibrant industrial ...
 Jordan Times2 hours ago Made in Jordan Festival to open on August 19  Jordan Times1 week ago
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Public schools working full capacity, no room for additional refugees — minister

AMMAN — Deputy Prime Minster and Education Minister Mohammad Thneibat said on Sunday public schools cannot absorb any new students whether from UNRWA schools or Syrian students not yet enrolled. In remarks to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the ...
 Jordan Times2 hours ago Tawjihi results to be announced Tuesday  Jordan Times6 days ago 8/ Tawjihi 2nd semester test results announced  Federation of Arab News Agencies5 days ago • Tawjihi 2nd semester test results announced  Jordan News Agency5 days ago

Exploding car gasoline tank during heat a myth, experts say

AMMAN — Experts on Sunday disputed a warning issued by the Labour Ministry to motorists claiming that filling gasoline tanks may lead to an explosion in high temperatures. On Sunday, the ministry issued a statement that included instructions to ...
 Jordan Times2 hours ago
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Authorities on alert as hot air mass, dusty weather continue

AMMAN — Temperatures around the Kingdom soared above 40°C on Sunday, reaching 42°C in the capital, with light showers and dust storms reported in other areas as the impact of a very hot air mass continued. The hot air mass, which is ...
 Jordan Times2 hours ago
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