Ok, so the economy is not doing so well. It is a national and moral duty to restate the obvious and not let the hired guns (paid pundits) get away with pinning medals upon those who retracted our economic gains. The analysis below is based primarily on the data and figures published in the Third Issue of the Jordan Stability of the Financial Sector Report (2009), published by the Central Bank. Hence, the credibility of the numbers is not contestable.…Continue
Added by Yusuf Mansur on June 29, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Jordan is abuzz with the words “entrepreneur” and “entrepreneurship”, a positive development for individuals, institutions and the country. However, few would agree about the definition of an entrepreneur. Not knowing the meaning causes misconceptions that may be harmful to the development of the economy.
Before starting to write this article, which has been motivated by the thought-provoking dialogue on UrdunMubdi3.net, I asked a…Continue
"Incarcerated persons who receive an education while in jail tend to do better when they leave jail, that is why we offer them an education.ة There is less of a chance of them coming back," was a statement made to this correspondent by a prison warden in Oklahoma, US, during a graduation ceremony at one of the state prisons.
Several inmates were receiving associate degrees in various disciplines and one was receiving a master’s in…Continue
Rumour has it that a minimum charge of JD9.5 per tonne will be specified for transporting cargo in Jordan; and rumours have always proved to be true! So, before a new policy blunder takes place, let’s review the facts.
Currently truckers charge between JD220-270 per trip from Aqaba to Amman. Of this charge, approximately JD200 (round trip) goes to pay for fuel, 10-15 per cent pays commissions to shipping agents, and the remainder, if…Continue
Added by Yusuf Mansur on June 8, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments