· April, 2006

Stories about Jordan from April, 2006

Jordan: Customer Service

  28 April 2006

Speaking her mind about the ‘customer service’ in the Arab world, Khalidah says: “We see large companies with hundreds of employees and fancy titles, their organization charts can fill a whole wall, each manager has managers and those report yet to more directors, those directors report to boards and boards...

Jordan: Abu Ali and the Culture Shack

13 April 2006

“I do not sell books, magazines, and newspapers, I provide books, magazines, and newspapers because I am a link in a long chain of support for readership and learning,” states Abu Ali firmly. Lina writes about the 64-year-old man bookshop owner since 1970.

Jordan: Fuel rises again

  10 April 2006

Starting from yesterday, fuel prices were raised again. The extent of the rise is what is shocking to most people, with the cost of diesel and kerosene going up by 43%. There were also hefty raises in the cost of gasoline and liquefied petroleum gas. Khalaf writes that this price...

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