Sunday, September 23, 2018

Oman

Oman: Rise In Oil Prices May Help In Reducing Deficit –...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lauded the efforts taken by authorities in Oman to realign finances while predicting that rise in oil prices,...

Oman, UAE – Staring at traffic accidents is a violation

Slowing down to goggle at traffic accidents can lead to a hefty fine, warns Abu Dhabi Police. Rubbernecking or staring at road accidents is considered...

New luggage handling fee at Muscat airport

Oman Airports will charge a fee for manual handling of baggage at the Muscat International Airport and Salalah Airport from July 15.The fee will...

Travel on Trial: ‘Trust the wire’ on a via ferrata climb...

When you find yourself parallel to the slope of a steep mountain, a lanyard and the grip of your own hands on a steel...

Omani town sets temperature record after one of the hottest days...

If you’ve ever found yourself struggling in a heatwave, spare a thought for the residents of Quriyat in Oman.On Tuesday 26 June, temperatures soared to...

Oman’s economic future is bright as energy exports rise

Oman's economy is expected to grow faster this year and the next as rising oil and gas production boosts exports while the government increases...

Oman: Is extension of expat hire ban necessary?

Oman's government extended a freeze on hiring foreigners because the number of local workers in the private sector was not rising fast enough —...

Saudi, Oman sites win special recognition by UNESCO

UNESCO added Saudi Arabia's Al-Ahsa Oasis and Oman's ancient city of Qalhat to its World Heritage List on Friday, the world cultural body said.Authorities...

Expats can now sponsor visas in Oman

According to the Times of Oman, the decision by the Royal Oman Police also means that foreigners who own certain properties can receive a...

Oman: Largest entertainment & shopping mall set to open

Al Araimi Boulevard, touted as Oman’s largest shopping, entertainment and lifestyle destination, is set to open later this year, it has been announced.Al Raid...
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