Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Oman

Jet Airways Cancels 40 Flights A Week To Gulf Destinations

Jet Airways plans to cancel about 40 flights a week on seven Gulf routes from Wednesday as it struggles to raise funds and stay...

Muscat Airport Wins ‘Best Leading Airport 2018’ Award

Muscat International Airport has been awarded the prestigious title ‘Best Leading Airport 2018’ by World Travel Awards, officials have revealed. The award ceremony was held...

Oman: 5,555 Blood donors In 8 Hours – New Guinness Record

Oman enters the Guinness World Records with 5,555 blood donations in eight hours as part of a national initiative.Dr. Khalid al Balushi, a member...

Oman: Significant Drop In Expat Remittances This Year

Decreasing expat numbers due to the current Omanisation policies have led to a significant dip in remittances sent home by expat residents in Oman...

New Species Of Lobster Discovered In Omani Waters

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) has said that a new species of lobster Japanese blunthorn (Pallinustus waguensis)  has been found in the Sea of...

Oman: Expat Visa Ban Extended To Cover More Sectors

Oman’s Ministry of Manpower has extended the ban on issuing employment visas to expat workers across some professions, as the government actively pursues its...

Oman: Four Expats Injured In Building Collapse

Four construction workers were injured after a collapse at a building under construction in Al Buraimi governorate, according to the Public Authority of Civil...

Oman: Property Ownership For Expats Banned In Few Places

Expats are banned from owning agricultural land and real estate in many areas of Oman, according to a royal decree by Sultan Qaboos bin...

GCC Summit Offers Hope To End Gulf Crisis – Kuwaiti Minister

The next Gulf Cooperation Council summit, to be held in Riyadh next month, may be an opportunity to end the rift within the group,...

New Muscat International Airport Opened With Bigger Capacity

The new and state-of-the-art Muscat International Airport was opened on the National Day. Oman now has the capability to accommodate large aircraft including the...

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