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Oman said to defend strict visa rules
Politics & Economics»

Oman said to defend strict visa rules

Sunday, 30 August 2015 2:24 PM

Ministry of Manpower says some firms have flouted labour rules in recent months

UK's Carillion says cheap oil could hamper Gulf expansion plans
Construction»

UK's Carillion says cheap oil could hamper Gulf expansion plans

Friday, 28 August 2015 1:09 AM

Construction firm says it is watching Oman 'with interest' as it has more exposure to oil price than other MidEast nations

'We're committed to pegging to the dollar,' says Oman, despite oil pressure
Politics & Economics»

'We're committed to pegging to the dollar,' says Oman, despite oil pressure

Thursday, 27 August 2015 9:43 AM

Devaluing the rial could aid state finances by increasing the local currency value of oil exports.

Oman money markets tighten as cheap oil forces bigger bond sales
Politics & Economics»

Oman money markets tighten as cheap oil forces bigger bond sales

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 7:36 PM

Oman is drawing down financial reserves and issuing more debt as gov't swing to $5bn deficit in H1

Oman's United Finance rejects takeover bid from Al Omaniya
Banking & Finance»

Oman's United Finance rejects takeover bid from Al Omaniya

Monday, 24 August 2015 11:52 AM

Board of United Finance decided that Al Omaniya had not made "an acceptable financially binding offer"

More than 18,000 illegal expats claim amnesty in Oman
Culture & Society»

More than 18,000 illegal expats claim amnesty in Oman

Sunday, 23 August 2015 11:04 AM

The sultanate has extended the period for illegal workers to leave without penalty

Oman posts near-$5bn deficit in H1 as cheap oil bites
Politics & Economics»

Oman posts near-$5bn deficit in H1 as cheap oil bites

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 2:01 PM

Provisional Finance Ministry data reveals half yearly deficit compared to surplus in H1 2014

Omani telco posts 15.5% fall in Q2 net profit
Technology»

Omani telco posts 15.5% fall in Q2 net profit

Thursday, 13 August 2015 1:38 PM

Omantel says it made a net profit of nearly $70m in the three months to June 30

200 workers said to have been left unpaid by Oman employer
Construction»

200 workers said to have been left unpaid by Oman employer

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 1:59 PM

Muscat construction firm is reportedly yet to pay its workers five months' worth of dues

Expat killed after falling into well in Oman
Culture & Society»

Expat killed after falling into well in Oman

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 2:19 PM

Body of Indian expat is flown home after accident in which he reportedly fell 200ft

Oman power, water firm explores loan refinancing
Banking & Finance»

Oman power, water firm explores loan refinancing

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 2:16 PM

Sembcorp Salalah Power and Water Co says it is considering refinancing its senior debt

Oman ramps up oil production to record high in June
Energy»

Oman ramps up oil production to record high in June

Friday, 7 August 2015 9:11 AM

Output reached 992,700 barrels per day of crude oil and light oil condensate, the highest since records began in 2002

Ooredoo invests $25m to improve 4G coverage in Oman
Technology»

Ooredoo invests $25m to improve 4G coverage in Oman

Friday, 7 August 2015 1:01 AM

Telecom operator says it has paid for additional LTE spectrum to improve speeds and access more remote areas

Low-cost carrier 'impossible' for Oman – Gregorowitsch
Transport»

Low-cost carrier 'impossible' for Oman – Gregorowitsch

Tuesday, 4 August 2015 2:29 PM

Oman Air CEO says low-cost airline would mean lower labour cost, lower aviation cost and lower fuel cost

Oil price slide said to force hiring freeze in Oman
Politics & Economics»

Oil price slide said to force hiring freeze in Oman

Tuesday, 4 August 2015 1:44 PM

Public sector recruitment limited to essential services such as education and health - report


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