Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Oman

‘Hire and fire’ policy for Omani workforce will boost jobs

A ‘hire and fire’ policy may be the best solution to boost employment for the Oman workforce, according to the Chairman of Anvwar Asian...

Increase in number of infants abandoned by expatriate parents in Oman

It was the dead of night when Nandita Samyabhai heard an infant's cry outside the front door of her two-bedroom flat. She swept the...

Oman: Expat salary issues almost doubled in 2017

Expat grievances nearly doubled in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the Indian Ambassador to Oman. “In 2016, we had 2,200 cases of people complaining...

Fatal bus crash kills 2, injures many in Oman

A fatal accident on Friday killed drivers of a bus and a truck, while four passengers remain in critical condition with 31 others injured. Mohammad Akram, a...

New taxes, fees to be introduced in Oman

Muscat Municipality has announced plans to introduce new fees and taxes for individuals and businesses based in the Omani capital. The plans, which come into...

People in Oman unite in condemning viral video incident

Both citizens and residents of Oman have reacted strongly to a viral video showing a car driver drenching a cyclist in a wadi while...

Duqm in Oman attracts $11 billion investment, says Sezad boss

Duqm has attracted some $11 billion in investment for various projects, which include a major refinery and a series of industrial ventures by Chinese...

Oman: New road to Saudi reduces trip by 800km

More than 130 million cubic metres of sand were removed as Oman gears up to open the 680km road that passes through the world’s...

Price for tourist visa to Oman increases 400% overnight!

Tourists must now pay OMR 20 for the new visas.   The new visa has also tripled in length of stay and will allow tourists to...

Online jobs market slump

In a report by Monster Employment Index (MEI), Bahrain and Oman are the only Gulf countries to show year-on-year growth in the number of...

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