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Tenders being considered for Oman project hotels
Construction»

Tenders being considered for Oman project hotels

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:47 PM

Up to 17 contractors vying for construction deals related to Oman’s Convention and Exhibition Centre

Oman gov't raises $530m from Omantel stake sale
Banking & Finance»

Oman gov't raises $530m from Omantel stake sale

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:46 PM

Government's holding in telecom operator will drop to 51% after offloading 19% stake

Oman cenbank chief sees 4-5% growth this year
Politics & Economics»

Oman cenbank chief sees 4-5% growth this year

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 4:48 PM

Oman is spending billions on infrastructure to diversify its economy and it hopes to attract more private investment

Arab banks ramp up expansion as global rivals start to retreat
Banking & Finance»

Arab banks ramp up expansion as global rivals start to retreat

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 9:39 AM

Western banks, such as HSBC and Barclays, have merged or sold operations in the region

Hackers target Algerian president in Oman state news agency attack
Politics & Economics»

Hackers target Algerian president in Oman state news agency attack

Monday, 21 April 2014 10:29 AM

Investigation launched into “inaccurate news” which claimed Sultan Qaboos had called Bouteflika a dictator

Hackers publish offensive photo on Omani gov't website
Technology»

Hackers publish offensive photo on Omani gov't website

Sunday, 20 April 2014 12:39 PM

Faces of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and Mohamed Abdelaziz, head of the Polisario Front and President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, were superimposed on the profile headshot of Bouteflika

National Bank of Oman profit rises 20%
Results»

National Bank of Oman profit rises 20%

Sunday, 20 April 2014 9:01 AM

2014 first-quarter profits soar to $26.75m, far higher than expected

Dubai lagoon developer reveals new projects in Saudi, Oman
Construction»

Dubai lagoon developer reveals new projects in Saudi, Oman

Friday, 18 April 2014 10:07 AM

Crystal Lagoons Corp also says initial phase of MBR City lagoon in Dubai is complete; phase 2 to be delivered in 2016

70% of Arabs call for more film and TV censorship
Media»

70% of Arabs call for more film and TV censorship

Thursday, 17 April 2014 9:38 AM

Survey revealed adults want more regulation of violent and romantic content

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HSBC Bank Oman says sale agreed for Indian business
Banking & Finance»

HSBC Bank Oman says sale agreed for Indian business

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 3:01 PM

Omani lender inks agreement with Qatar's Doha Bank; says all staff will be transferred on completion of deal

Oman's Bank Muscat Q1 net profit jumps 59%
Banking & Finance»

Oman's Bank Muscat Q1 net profit jumps 59%

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:23 PM

In March, the lender said it will recover $39m lost in a global card fraud

Oman extends ban on recruiting foreign labourers, maids
Politics & Economics»

Oman extends ban on recruiting foreign labourers, maids

Monday, 14 April 2014 6:39 PM

Ministry of Manpower announces plan to extend suspension for at least another six months from May 4

Australia asks GCC to resume free trade deal talks
Politics & Economics»

Australia asks GCC to resume free trade deal talks

Sunday, 13 April 2014 3:10 PM

Australia and the GCC currently exchange about $11.27bn in trade per year

Construction starts on second phase of $600m Oman resort
Construction»

Construction starts on second phase of $600m Oman resort

Saturday, 12 April 2014 10:22 AM

Saraya Bandar Jissah project will include hotels, residential and recreational facilities on site east of Muscat

Dubai's HMH says Oman dry hotel to open in Q3
Travel & Hospitality»

Dubai's HMH says Oman dry hotel to open in Q3

Friday, 11 April 2014 9:49 AM

CEO says Coral Muscat Hotel & Apartments is entering its final stage of development


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