Monday, November 19, 2018

Oman

Two border crossings for expatriates entering the UAE from Oman

Expatriates living in Oman will have to use two border crossing points only to enter the UAE from Monday, January 1 onwards.The authorities in Abu...

Oman: metal stake surgically removed from boys’ skull

A team of plastic surgeons at the craniofacial unit at Khoula Hospital has successfully removed a metal stake from the skull of a 14-year-old...

Oman: New rules for sending money abroad

Muscat: Are you sending more money home than you can afford to? If yes, then you may face questions, as exchange houses in Oman have...

Oman: New Rules To Protect Expat Workers

Oman’s Ministry of Manpower has introduced a number of new regulations designed to help protect the rights of expat workers in the sultanate, according...

Rise In Economic Growth Forecast For All GCC Countries

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised the economic forecasts of all the GCC countries for 2018 and 2019 in its latest World Economic...

Oman to revoke expat work permits if firms don’t hire Omanis

The issuing of work permits won’t be stopped if violating companies meet the required Omanisation targets, the Ministry of Manpower has said.The announcement comes...

Making changes to your home in Oman? You could be fined...

Planning to paint your building’s external walls a new colour? Or maybe install some canopies and bird cages on your roof? If so, you...

An Omani sheikh paid $34 million for two apartments so his...

A wealthy sheikh from Oman paid £25 million ($34 million) to buy two flats so his family, friends, and staff could live next to...

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...

Oman: In a difficult position

FEW leaders are as ubiquitous as Sultan Qaboos of Oman. His ageless portrait hangs as per regulation from every shop wall. Every six months...
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