Oman's uncertain future - Al-Monitor
Muscat DailyOman's uncertain futureAl-MonitorEven as many Arab states have succumbed to sectarian violence and political tumult, the Sultanate of Oman has stood out as a beacon of tranquility and tolerance. Oman's stability is largely attributed to the popularity of its leader, Sultan Qaboos bin ...Global companies eye slice of Oman's infrastructure pieTimes of OmanInfra Oman exhibition opens; focus on GCC rail networkMuscat Dailyall 6 news articles »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 1:42 pm
Omani women's literacy rate grows more than
Omani women's literacy rate grows more than 10 per centTimes of OmanMuscat: Coinciding with Omani Women's Day, celebrated on October 17, and as part of its efforts in providing information and statistical data related to the role and participation of women in the Sultanate, the National Centre for Statistic and ...Omani Media Days expo starts in ParisOman Tribuneall 2 news articles »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:07 am
Sailing: Oman Sail youth team bag silver in
Muscat DailySailing: Oman Sail youth team bag silver in MoroccoTimes of OmanMuscat: Oman's young sailing squad reached the Team Racing final of the 2014 International Optimist Dinghy Association (IODA) African Championships in Morocco recently, setting a new benchmark for Oman Sail's Omantel Youth Programme co-sponsored ...Young Omani sailors return with experienceMuscat Dailyall 2 news articles »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:54 am
Now, access Omani history online - Times of
Now, access Omani history onlineTimes of OmanMuscat: For the first time, a new bilingual, online portal providing access to previously undigitised British Library archive materials relating to Oman's history and Arabic science was launched by the British Library Qatar Foundation Partnership, on ...and more »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:31 am
Oman Oil eyes Occidental's local assets -
Oman Oil eyes Occidental's local assetsTimes of OmanAlthough the company has already started to gather data, it is yet to start a 'meaningful negotiation' with the United States energy giant to finalise the acquisition price, Eng. Isam Al Zadjali, chief executive officer of Oman Oil Company, told ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 7:35 am
TABLE-Oman nominal GDP +3.7 pct y/y in H1
Oct 23 (Reuters) - Oman's National Center for Statistics & Information released on Thursday the following preliminary nominal gross domestic product data for the first six months of 2014. OMAN GDP (nominal) JAN-JUNE/14 Q1/14 JAN-JUNE/13 pct change year/year 3.7 4.6 n/a mln rials 15,305.9 7,725.9 14,754.3 NOTE. Oman does not release inflation-adjusted GDP data on a regular basis. Analysts polled ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:19 pm
Oman Oil to buy US Occidental Corp. assets
(MENAFN) Oman Oil Co. is said it is currently in discussions with Occidental Petroleum Corp. to buy its assets in the country but that they are still negotiating the specifics of t...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:19 am
Oman studying ways to limit spending after
By Fatma Al Arimi MUSCAT, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Oman's government is studying ways to limit spending in the wake of the plunge of oil prices, but it does not intend to cut back infrastructure projects, a senior finance ministry official said on Tuesday. Among the wealthy Gulf oil exporters, Oman needs a relatively high oil price to balance its budget, so its state finances are more vulnerable than ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:29 am
Oman Oil in talks with Oxy to buy stake in
(Adds clarification on minority stake) MUSCAT, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Oman Oil Co. is in talks with Occidental Petroleum Corp to buy a minority stake in its assets in the Gulf Arab sultanate, the Omani firm's chief executive said on Tuesday. "We are now in negotiations with Occidental to buy their assets here in the sultanate," CEO Isam al-Zadjali told reporters on the sidelines of an energy ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:12 am
Oman to organise first diabetes summit from
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Oman will organise its first summit on diabetes from November 8 to 9 at the Al Shafq Club in Azaiba. Organised by the Oman Diabetes Association (ODA) the su...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 2:38 am
China, 20 other countries initiate new Asian
A few are drawn from among the poorest nations including Laos, Cambodia and Oman. Others taking part are Uzbekistan, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Qatar, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Brunei, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Malaysia and Myanmar. Just as important is who's not ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:27 pm
Middle East Crude: Dubai strengthens on
Aggressive buying by Chinaoil this month has strengthened the cash Dubai price, pushing spot differentials for Upper Zakum, Oman and Al-Shaheen to multi-month highs. There has been strong demand on the back of a slide in global oil prices with Brent ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:03 pm
Why Luis Suarez Should Start the Clasico for
I hate feeling so impotent because I can’t do anything to help them. He struck twice for Uruguay against Oman in a recent friendly and played a key part in his country's goal against Saudi Arabia in another exhibition game. Doubters had claimed he looked ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 10:49 pm
Gulf’s mounting concerns over youth
At 8.1 per cent, 7.4 per cent and 5.6 per cent, unemployment rates are a concern in Oman, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Conversely, at a mere 0.6 per cent, unemployment among nationals is a hardly a headache in Qatar. To be fair, Oman, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:16 pm
India, 20 others set up Asian Infrastructure
Besides India and China, other AIIB members are Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Qatar, Oman, the Philippines, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia and Myanmar.
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:07 pm
Rights groups praise Oman pardon for
International rights groups and others are hailing Oman's decision to pardon all activists jailed for offending the nation's ruler or joining protests.
Posted on 24 March 2013 | 1:04 am
Pakistani plane has malfunction on landing
Oman's official news agency says a plane arriving from Pakistan had a tire malfunction on landing in the country's capital.
Posted on 11 February 2013 | 10:30 pm
Oman council backs wage-hike proposals
State television in Oman says the country's highest advisory body has backed proposals for a steep rise in the minimum wage and curbs on foreign workers.
Posted on 9 February 2013 | 8:38 am
Oman holds first municipal elections
Oman says more than 1,400 candidates are competing in the Gulf nation's first municipal elections, a concession following Arab Spring-linked unrest.
Posted on 22 December 2012 | 3:04 am
BAE signs $4.1 billion aircraft deal with
British Prime Minister David Cameron hinted that more U.K. troops could be stationed in the Gulf as he welcomed news Friday that BAE Systems has won a 2.5 billion pound ($4.1 billion) deal with Oman for 20 aircraft.
Posted on 21 December 2012 | 1:22 am