The pandemic has reset the ways we live, work, and do business, accelerating some long-term shifts and setting new changes in motion. In 2021, the McKinsey Global Institute took stock of how the economy is transforming—and the new opportunities now at hand. Below infographic showcases 12 of the most thought-provoking ...
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On Tuesday, the Lower House debated this year's draft state budget and the budget of government units with political for the second consecutive day. Administrative and economic reform, as well as the challenges imposed by the coronavirus crisis have been the core of most discussions at the parliament. During Tuesday's ...
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On Sunday, an updated and feature-packed new version of the e-government health mobile application Sanad was released after a major revamp, as announced by the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship. In the statement, the ministry said the application is available for download and update for all smart phones and ...
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On Saturday, Royal Jordanian (RJ) President/CEO, Samer Majali, said the national Airline reduced its losses by half last year compared to 2020. He added that the carrier is expecting to reach the break-even point in 2023 by implementing a package of measures aiming for operation growth and expansion. RJ ...
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The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) transferred USD100 million as support for the Jordanian government's to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This came as part of the Emergency Development Policy Loan agreed upon during the London Conference back in February 2019. "The loan aims to help implement a set of ...
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On Sunday, the number of cancelled flights exceeded 1,500 so far around the world, due to the current COVID-19 situation across the globe, with experts expecting disruptions to continue throughout Monday. Additionally, thousands of flights were also delayed, which added to the holiday season travel chaos and passenger frustration ...
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The Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) received approximately 4.089 million passengers during the first eleven months of the year, amounting to a 113.4 percent increase in comparison with 2020 and a 50.5 percent decrease compared to 2019. QAIA received 41,630 aircraft movements (ACM), which is a 87.2 percent increase from ...
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On Saturday, Bitcoin prices plunged overnight to approximately USD43,000, after dropping more than 13 percent in the 24 hours before that from USD56,294 to USD48,309. The loss nearing USD8,000 cames after an all-time high for Bitcoin last month, when the digital currency reached approximately USD69,000. Bitcoin prices plunged followed a ...
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International tourism rebounded over the summer after a slow first half of 2021, leading to an upturn in quarter three of 2021, especially in Europe. The United Nations World Tourism Organization's (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer, indicated that international arrivals (overnight visitors) increased by 58 percent between July and September of 2021 in comparison ...
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On Sunday, the Finance Minister, Mohammad Al-Ississ, said the government seeks to boost the economy in 2022 increase of capital expenditure by 43.6 percent compared to 2021's budget. According to Ississ, the national economy achieved a 2.1 percent reduction in the 2021 budget's initial deficit in comparison with 2020, and ...
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On Monday, His Majesty King Abdullah II held talks with Bahrain Monarch King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, covering the historical brotherly relations between the two countries, and the latest regional developments. At the talks, held at the Sakhir Palace, King Abdullah stressed the strong bilateral ties and the importance ...
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