Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Oman

Superstar DJ Avicii found dead in Oman

Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman.The musician - born Tim Bergling - was 28.Avicii's publicist Diana Baron confirmed...

Oman: Trafficked Ugandan girl dies

A Ugandan girl, said to be one of those trafficked to Oman, has died with reports linking her death to torture.The 24 year-old, identified...

Oman slaps tax on luxury and ‘sin’ products

Muscat: Oman has issued a decision to levy taxes on luxury items as well as goods which are harmful to public health and environment,...

Oman: 20 Expat women arrested for dressing ‘inappropriately’

Omani police arrested 20 expatriate women for dressing inappropriately in public places, a statement released by the Royal Oman Police (ROP) on Friday. According...

Muscat: Hazardous gas leak in industrial zone

Quantities of ammonia had leaked at a gas company's facility in the industrial area according to the official sources.The Public Authority for Civil Defence...

Oman: Expats arrested over phone call scam

Six expats were arrested in connection to a phone call scam, by the Anti-Crime and Investigation Forces.Police officials said that several mobile phones, sim...

Omanisation & Visa Ban: No Risk of Losing Jobs for Expats

Expats living in Oman are “very happy” and should not worry about losing their jobs due to the visa ban, according to the president...

Oman drops visa-on-arrival for tourists

More than 3 million tourists visit Oman every year, drawn in by its empty beaches, numerous dive sites, historic forts and distinctive culture among...

Parents concerned over fee hike in Indian schools

OMAN: An increasing number of Indian schools across Oman have been hiking school fees, causing widespread concern among parents.Indian schools in Muscat, Seeb, Al...

Omanisation: Thousands of expats to lose jobs

Oman announced it would create 25,000 new jobs for its nationals between December 2017 and the middle of 2018, in an effort to reduce unemployment...

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