Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Oman

Saudi and UAE princes shatter dream of Gulf Arab unity

For three decades it was billed as a European Union for the Gulf, an alliance of brotherly Arab monarchies that would one day have...

Oman: Expats may get new temporary work permits

Oman's government is planning to permit the recruitment of non-Omani workers under temporary employment licenses in specific specialised jobs for a set period of...

Oman eyes UAE expats, Emiratis in tourism revamp

Oman will focus on attracting residents and nationals living in the neighboring United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the Sultanate moves forward with plans to...

Oman: New road to Saudi reduces trip by 800km

More than 130 million cubic metres of sand were removed as Oman gears up to open the 680km road that passes through the world’s...

Turtle Season Begins in Oman: Best Times and Places To Witness...

June to September is the best time to watch turtles nesting in Oman. If you think it is too hot to travel in the...

Oman hit by cyclone; city receives 3 years’ worth of rain...

These are the shocking results of the massive cyclone which hit the Arabian Peninsula this week, dumping three years' worth of rainfall in a...

Oman: 74 expats arrested from one house during inspection

A total of 74 expat workers were arrested by the Ministry of Manpower recently. The arrests that took place in the governorate of Muscat, were...

Oman: Expat visa ban extended for another 6 months

The temporary visa ban on expats working in three different professions has been extended for another six months, according to the Minister of Manpower,...

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...

$148 million worth food wasted in Oman – Report

Food accounts for 27 per cent of municipal waste in Oman, accounting for about OR57 million ($148.02 million) in a year, revealed the Oman...

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