Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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: Luban Records 535mm Of Rainfall In 16 Hours

Tropical storm Luban weakened to a deep depression before making landfall in Yemen on Sunday morning but brought about 535mm rainfall to the Governorate...

Oman’s sovereign sukuk in demand

Oman’s first issue of sovereign Islamic bonds has received strong orders ahead of its final pricing. The $520 million (200 million rial), five-year sukuk...

Fuel cards for poor in test phase in Oman

A fuel subsidy card system in Oman is being given a test run, but no final decision on whether it will be introduced has...

25,000 private sector jobs available for Omanis

Muscat: The government’s decision to provide 25,000 jobs for Omani nationals will be met by focusing on private sector, said Abdullah Al Bakri, Minister...

Oman: Over 4,500 Expats Deported Due To Labour Law Violations

According to the Ministry of Manpower, more than 4,500 expats were deported and another 5,000 were arrested for violating the Labour Law in 2018,.A...

Bahrain: Holiday Announced For Prophet’s Birthday

Bahrain's ministries and public institutions will be closed on Tuesday (November 20) to mark the anniversary of Mawlid Al Nabi, the birthday of the...

Oman Witnesses Growth In Cruise Tourism Industry

Oman is steadily preparing to extend cruise operations to smaller ports in the sultanate thereby spreading the economic benefits deep into the interiors after...

Calls for new legislation to safeguard gratuity payments

Dubai: Financial experts have called for new legislation making it compulsory for employers to set capital aside, separate from company assets, to be used...

‘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...
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