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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Omanisation 2020: New initiative launched

Oman’s Ministry of Manpower has launched an initiative to increase the Omanisation rates across the country’s expanding tourism, industrial and logistics sectors next year,...

Drones Disrupt Flight Operations at Muscat International Airport

A large number of flights were affected on Tuesday night at Muscat International Airport after drones were spotted over its airspace.Muscat International Airport, saw...

Oman: Hospitals to accept only e-payments from January

Starting from January 1, 2020, all government health institutions will collect payments electronically, Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced.“The Ministry of Health would like...

Oman Air Announces 40 kg Check-in Baggage

Passengers travelling Oman Air from Muscat to Philippines, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Egypt will soon be able to take up to 40...

Oman: HMS DEFENDER seizes 131Kgs of drugs

Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) DEFENDER, a UK Royal Navy destroyer operating in the Gulf of Oman in direct support of Combined Task Force 150...

Oman: More than 600 Expat Workers Deported

Oman’s Ministry of Manpower announced 644 expat workers have been deported for violating labour laws. A joint inspection team arrested the expat workers for various...

Date-palm recognized by UNESCO

The date palm, which was recognised by UNESCO yesterday, has for centuries played an important role in the establishment and growth of civilisations in...

Oman: HIV cases increased by 5 percent

HIV rates have increased by over 5 percent in 2018 in Oman, according to the National Center for Statistics and Information.A total of 2,927...

Technical Failure Prompts SpiceJet Emergency Landing

A SpiceJet flight from Dubai to the Indian city of Kochi, Kerala had to make an emergency landing at Muscat airport in the early...

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...
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