Sunday, February 17, 2019

Oman

Oman imposes temporary ban on hiring expatriates

Oman has imposed a six-month ban on hiring foreigners seeking work in 10 different industries, including media, information technology, marketing, insurance and aviation.The new...

New driving licence rules for men in Oman

Muscat: Men will be able to apply for an automatic transmission driving licence starting from January 2019, Royal Oman Police announced.Currently, men in Oman...

Oman government eyes 25,000 new jobs in six months

The Omani government said on Thursday it was working to create 25,000 jobs in six months, part of efforts to curb high unemployment in...

Oman protest: Hundreds demand jobs

Hundreds of young unemployed Omanis demonstrated on Monday in front of the ministry of manpower in Muscat to demand more job opportunities.The crowd shouted...

Qatar emir building palace in Oman’s mountains

The emir of Qatar is building a new “palace” in the Jebel al-Akhdar mountains in Oman.Construction at the site, which overlooks a scenic canyon...

Oman’s first snow park to open at Mall of Muscat this...

Muscat: Oman’s first snow park will open later this year, authorities announced on Sunday.The Mall of Muscat’s snow park will be the first of a...

New taxes, fees to be introduced in Oman

Muscat Municipality has announced plans to introduce new fees and taxes for individuals and businesses based in the Omani capital.The plans, which come into...

Oman: Longtime expats call for right to citizenship

Sayyed Hassan, 56, left his native Syria to work as a schoolteacher in Oman when he was just 26 years old. Now, after 30...

Filipinos in Oman urged to apply for automated passports

The Philippine Embassy in Oman warned Filipinos living and working in the country regarding the renewal of their passports.According to a report by the Times...

Thousands of Omanis benefit from fuel subsidy scheme

More than 19,000 Omani citizens have so far benefited from the national fuel subsidy programme, Watan newspaper reported.“A total of 19,202 citizens have used their subsidy...
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