Saturday, September 22, 2018

Oman

Calls for new legislation to safeguard gratuity payments

Dubai: Financial experts have called for new legislation making it compulsory for employers to set capital aside, separate from company assets, to be used...

Bahrain tops the world for good work-life balance after Denmark

Bahrain offers the best work-life balance worldwide for expatriates after Denmark, said a new report from InterNations, the largest global network and information site...

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...

Thousands of Omanis benefit from fuel subsidy scheme

More than 19,000 Omani citizens have so far benefited from the national fuel subsidy programme, Watan newspaper reported.“A total of 19,202 citizens have used their subsidy...

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,...

Omani loan defaulters released

Tens of Omani loan defaulters who were serving sentences in Omani prisons, were released on Tuesday, thanks to an ongoing campaign. The campaign which is...

World’s Top WindSurfers Visit Oman

The world’s top-ranked windsurfers will descend on Al Mussanah Sports City, Oman, in October for the 2015 RS:X World Windsurfing Championships, the final major...

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...

Oman to Extend Deal to Cut Crude Output

oman is ready to back an extension of the current agreement between 24 oil producing countries to cut crude output to support prices, a...

Expat income tax will hit region’s “attractiveness” – IMF

Taxing the income of foreign workers in the GCC will help the region boost its revenues, but it will reduce the attractiveness of the...
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