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Monday, September 28, 2020

Less than 40% of Oman’s population are expats

Expats now make up less than 40 per cent of Oman’s population, the first time this has happened in the last five...

Oman: Select repair shops require license to operate

Repair shops for refrigeration equipment, air conditioners and other equipment that impact the ozone layer, must gain a license from the Ministry of Environment...

Oman registers 74 new coronavirus cases

The Ministry of Health has registered 74 new coronavirus cases in Oman on Thursday.Among those, 35 new cases were of expats and 39 of...

Oman: Flash Floods And Big Waves Predicted

Cyclone Luban was downgraded from a Category 1 Cyclone to a "tropical storm" by the Public Authority for Civil Aviation's official meteorology department.The latest...

From diverse terrain to unique culture, Oman is a tourist’s paradise

From the rugged majestic mountains to the vast deserts or sandy beaches, Oman lures a variety of tourists to its fold. One can also...
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Oman’s Salamair Adds Destination Flights To Riyadh, Medina

Oman's low-cost carrier Salamair has expanded its operations to Saudi Arabia with flights to Riyadh, as well as seasonal flights to Medina during Ramadan.Salamair...

Omanisation: Thousands of expats to lose jobs

Oman announced it would create 25,000 new jobs for its nationals between December 2017 and the middle of 2018, in an effort to reduce unemployment...

Landlord innovation necessary as tenants take the driving seat in...

Challenging market conditions have led to flexible, innovative and revised approaches from landlords across the capital in an effort to entice prospective tenants, according...

Coronavirus: Oman Bans These Two Hand Sanitisers

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection has issued a decision to ban the circulation of hand sanitisers that does not comply with the standard...

Oman records 463 new coronavirus cases today

The Ministry of Health has registered 463 new coronavirus cases in Oman on Saturday.Among those, 253 new cases were of expats and 210 of...

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: Third Least Corrupt Country In The Arab World

Oman has made a positive jump on the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) and is now the third least corrupt country in the Arab world.It...

Oman Plans to Replace Expats in Government Jobs

Oman plans to replace thousands of foreign employees in its government sectors with Omanis as the country is seeking to curb the...

COVID-19: Oman Reports 1,072 New Cases, 10 Deaths

The Ministry of Health has registered 1072 new coronavirus cases in Oman on Sunday.Among those, 273 new cases were of expats and...

8 More Flights from Oman in India’s Phase 2 Repatriation

The second phase of the Vande Bharat repatriation flights begins on May 16, confirmed an official from the Indian Embassy in Muscat.As part of...

Over 2,200 Omanis lost their jobs this year

Over 2,200 Omani citizens, from 18 main companies, lost their jobs in the sultanate this year, according to the Ministry of Manpower.The layoffs this year...

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...

Oman to develop tourist site in Khasab for OMR 9 million

The Muscat National Development Company (ASAAS) will develop the Bassa tourist site in Khasab at a cost of OMR 9 million.

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...

Oman: 175 New Cases Recorded Today

Oman's Health Ministry Sunday confirmed 175 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing to 3,399 the country's overall infections.The newly diagnosed cases are 52...
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