Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Oman

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...

Oman: More than a thousand arrested or deported for violations

Over 500 expats were deported from Oman, while 774 were found violating labour laws and a total of 764 labourers were arrested in three...

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...

Oman: 161 companies questioned for violating Omanisation law

The Ministry of Manpower has announced that it has taken action against 161 establishments employing 6,959 people for not hiring Omani nationals.The Ministry added...

Gigantic fish-killing dead zone found off Oman

A huge 'dead zone' in the Arabian Sea has been discovered by scientists. No fish, marine plants or other animals live there. The poorly studied...

Oman: 64 illegal migrants arrested, 60 deported

A total of 64 illegal migrants were arrested, while 60 were deported last week by the Royal Oman Police (ROP).According to statistics released by...

Oman: No Entry Visa required for tourists from 33 Countries

Visitors from 33 countries can enter Oman without a visa, thanks to the joint visa agreement between Oman and Qatar.According to the Royal Oman...

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...

Oman Needs ‘Substantial’ Reforms To Its Economy – IMF

The International Monetary Fund has delivered a blunt message to the Omani government, following its latest review of the economy. In a statement issued...

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...

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