Friday, September 21, 2018

Oman

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...

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...
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