Saturday, November 18, 2017

Oman

US President Trump sidelines Oman in M. East negotiations

One way to understand just how different President Donald Trump’s policy toward Iran is from his predecessor’s is through the lens of Oman.For Barack...

Oman government wants your views on No Objection Certificate (NOC)

The Implementation Support and Follow-Up Unit (ISFU) of Oman started an initiative to raise public awareness regarding the No Objection Certificates (NOCs).The Unit posted...

International flights from Sohar soon

Sohar airport will become the third hub for international airlines in Oman as Air Arabia and Qatar Airways plan to start direct services from...

Oman: Sick leave limit for expats in government removed

Time limit for paid sick leave for expats working for the government has been lifted, officials announced.According to the new amendment, non-Omanis working for...

Sales surge despite gold price rise in Oman

Retail gold sales in Muscat have surged 20 per cent in the last fortnight and are expected to stay strong until the Eid holidays,...

Oman’s rugged landscapes and rich culture

My foot scuffs the sun‑scorched path and a cloud of dust emerges, breaking the stillness of the early morning. I make my way past...

Visa ban on certain professions in Oman extended

A visa ban on certain professions has been extended for six months, officials announced. The Ministry of Manpower has issued a Ministerial Decision, No. 187/2017,...

Fake news: Ministry trashes rumors of HIV-injecting employee in Oman

Rumors on social media that citizens and residents of Oman have been injected with the HIV virus by a female employee of the Ministry...

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...

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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