Humanitarian actors share views on Jordan’s current aid situation
The Jordan Times, 13.05.2018
Humanitarian organisations in Jordan face increasing challenges stemming from the large number of refugees and shortage of funding, representatives of non-governmental organisations said.
‘Humanitarian’ female painter calls for detachment from materialism
The Jordan Times, 22.04.2018
Artist Karima Bin Otman tries to “bring joy and hope to people in disturbing times”, describing her paintings as part of her new exhibition “Seascapes of the Soul” as “humanitarian”.
WANA, FES launch second book on regional challenges
The Jordan Times, 19.04.2018
A book highlighting the main challenges faced by Jordan and the WANA region was launched on Thursday by the West Asia-North Africa (WANA) Institute and Friedrich-Ebert-Stitfung (FES).
‘Amman the only Arab city with complete components from Islamic times’
The Jordan Times, 14.04.2018
Amman is the only Arab city that can brag about having a complete town from Islamic times with all of its components, according to Ignacio Arce, professor at GJU.
‘Singapore success story result of focus on human capital development’
The Jordan Times, 14.02.2018
Human capital is a key pillar for developing countries and advancing their economies, Phillip Yeo, chairman of SPRING Singapore.
‘GAM seeks closer, easier relations with residents’
The Jordan Times, 06.02.2018
The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) is working on cutting red tape in the provision of its services to boost citizens’ confidence in the institution, according to Amman Mayor Yousef Shawarbeh.
Artists revive age-old printmaking technique in new studio
The Jordan Times, 01.02.2018
The old art technique of printmaking has returned to Amman. Bayt Al Graphic aims to revive the art of printmaking through an open space where artists interested are welcome.
Jolie hails Jordan’s continued support to Syrian refugees
The Jordan Times, 28.01.2018
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie on Sunday voiced appreciation for Jordan’s continued support to Syrian refugees since the outbreak of the crisis, urging world leaders to do more to resolve the conflict.
Lack of public spaces, inefficient public transportation in capital come under spotlight
The Jordan Times, 27.01.2018
More efforts and investments are needed to address the lack of public spaces in Amman and the inefficient public transportation system, experts agreed.
Handicrafts exhibition sheds light on unknown art techniques
The Jordan Times, 12.12.2017
Handicrafts and artworks by more than 70 artists are currently on display at an exhibition on Islamic Art and Handicrafts which started on Monday at the Royal Cultural Centre.
Female sports clubs help girls gain confidence within society
The Jordan Times, 07.12.2017
Empowering women through sport was the topic of a panel discussion organised by the Australian Embassy with the participation of Lama and Rana Qubbaj, two jiujitsu world champions, and Rasha Batarseh, the project manager of “Football for Girls”.
Korean culture celebrated at Jordan University
The Jordan Times, 30.11.2017
More than 1,000 students from Jordan University (UJ) on Wednesday attended the third edition of the “Korea in a day” festival, aimed at acquainting Jordanians with Korean culture.
Former addict supports those battling drug addiction
The Jordan Times, 27.11.2017
After suffering from addiction himself, Yousef Mohammad Mishaal said he was keen to save the lives of others and educate them about the dangers of being an addict.
Photo collection offers ‘dialogue’ with region’s past
The Jordan Times, 23.11.2017
More than 30 photographs capturing the way of life in Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Jordan during the early 20th century are currently on display at the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts.
US-funded project to enhance Jordan’s ecosystem for startups’ development
The Jordan Times, 16.11.2017
BeyondCapital, a US-funded project, was launched, with the aim of creating a better ecosystem for entrepreneurship in Jordan, and empowering startups and helping them expand.
Children find innovative solutions to daily problems
The Jordan Times, 13.11.2017
Ten innovative projects created by young students with the aim of finding solutions to social problems were displayed at the Young Innovators Lab.
11 digital developers from region win mobile gaming awards
The Jordan Times, 12.11.2017
A total of 11 digital gaming developers from across the region were announced as winners of the 2nd edition of the International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA) of MENA region, held in Amman for the second year.
Jordan’s economy to witness sustained, yet slight, growth in 2017-2018 — report
The Jordan Times, 4.11.2017
Jordan’s economy is “on the right track” with economic growth, expected to reach 2.3 per cent this year and a slightly higher level in 2018, according to a report recently issued by the AMF.