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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

UK mulls 'more permanent' military base in Gulf
Politics & Economics»

UK mulls 'more permanent' military base in Gulf

Thursday, 10 April 2014 1:33 PM

Secretary of State for Defence Philip Hammond says the draw down of troops in Afghanistan means it needs new options train forces in desert warfare

Oman plans LPG plant aimed at local market
Energy»

Oman plans LPG plant aimed at local market

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 6:39 PM

Oman Gas Company to build processing plant and export facility at Salalah port

UAE is the best country in the world to live in: Arab Youth Survey
Politics & Economics»

UAE is the best country in the world to live in: Arab Youth Survey

Monday, 7 April 2014 10:58 AM

40% of young people surveyed picked the emirates over 20 global countries, including UK, USA and Germany

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Oman hits the road in search of tourists
Travel»

Oman hits the road in search of tourists

Sunday, 6 April 2014 5:23 PM

Oman Ministry of Tourism says 2.1m global tourists travelled to the sultanate in 2013

$2.5 trillion in projects underway in MENA
Construction»

$2.5 trillion in projects underway in MENA

Sunday, 6 April 2014 9:29 AM

GCC accounts for almost 90%, with Saudi and UAE leading the rest of the Gulf

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Premier Inn to open 14 GCC hotels in three years
Travel & Hospitality»

Premier Inn to open 14 GCC hotels in three years

Saturday, 5 April 2014 4:13 PM

New properties to open in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Oman, and Qatar

Global investors “suspicious” of GCC countries: report
Banking & Finance»

Global investors “suspicious” of GCC countries: report

Saturday, 5 April 2014 3:05 PM

GCC states are giving a mixed welcome to investors, The Economist Intelligence Unit report says

Oman sets foreign exposure caps for banks
Banking & Finance»

Oman sets foreign exposure caps for banks

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 7:47 PM

Central bank's move follows setting up of a financial stability committee to monitor banking risks

HSBC Bank Oman appoints Andrew Long chief executive
Banking & Finance»

HSBC Bank Oman appoints Andrew Long chief executive

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 1:27 PM

New bank boss was previously deputy chairman and chief executive of HSBC Egypt


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