Friday, June 22, 2018

Oman

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...

Expat workers stranded in Sohar will get NOC, company says

Stranded workers in Sohar will get No Objection Certificates (NOCs), an official from the company that failed to pay them for months said on...

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 & 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...

Bahrain: Unpaid Seafarers abandoned on the Ship for Months

A group of seafarers allegedly ‘abandoned’ by their Bahraini employers are struggling in Omani waters without food and financial resources. Employed by a Bahraini shipping company...

Illegal smuggling of workers in Oman, a serious situation

Ahmad Rasheed, a Pakistani national, who entered Oman illegally one year ago, hunts for odd jobs every day. When he finally arrived in Oman’s Shinas...

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,...

Qatar emir building palace in Oman’s mountains

The emir of Qatar is building a new “palace” in the Jebel al-Akhdar mountains in Oman.Construction at the site, which overlooks a scenic canyon...

Glow in the dark camels: only in Oman!

Camels in Oman cause the deaths of an average 41 people a year on the roads, contributing to six% of all traffic deaths in the sultanate. Oman...

Dubai and Gwadar: the silent economic war in the Gulf of...

Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf. It is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)....

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