Monday, February 18, 2019

Oman

Superstar DJ Avicii found dead in Oman

Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman.The musician - born Tim Bergling - was 28.Avicii's publicist Diana Baron confirmed...

Rise In Economic Growth Forecast For All GCC Countries

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised the economic forecasts of all the GCC countries for 2018 and 2019 in its latest World Economic...

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 Considers Extending Expat Visa Ban For Another 6 Months

Oman’s Ministry of Manpower is considering extending the expatriate visa ban that was implemented early this year, the national daily Times of Oman reported.The...

‘Hire and fire’ policy for Omani workforce will boost jobs

A ‘hire and fire’ policy may be the best solution to boost employment for the Oman workforce, according to the Chairman of Anvwar Asian...

Saudi, Oman sites win special recognition by UNESCO

UNESCO added Saudi Arabia's Al-Ahsa Oasis and Oman's ancient city of Qalhat to its World Heritage List on Friday, the world cultural body said.Authorities...

Oman imam returns Dh2.4m won in bank raffle, citing Sharia

The imam of an Omani mosque has returned a 250,000 rial (Dh2.4 million) cash prize from a bank raffle, saying it would be unlawful...

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: New short stay visa announced

According to a decree by the Royal Oman Police, tourists can now pay OMR5 to enter the Sultanate for 10 days.The Inspector General of...

Oman Needs ‘Substantial’ Reforms To Its Economy – IMF

The International Monetary Fund has delivered a blunt message to the Omani government, following its latest review of the economy. In a statement issued...
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