August 22, 2013
ODB, which had a net loan portfolio of 100 million rials ($260 million) as of August 2012, already offers interest-free loans of up to 5,000 rials but they are technically not sharia-compliant.
August 17, 2013
The Oman Football Association (OFA) has announced two new fixtures as part of their ...
August 13, 2013
Magnificent architecture and world-class performances have placed The Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) on the international circuit of classy culture.
August 4, 2013
Growth in total lending of Oman's six listed commercial banks declined to 7.5 per cent in the first half of 2013 as retail loans slowed down significantly due to regulatory restrictions.
Showing growth and dynamism, tourist arrivals from Australia into Oman grew by 71.2 per cent in 2012.
August 2, 2013
The Sultan Qaboos University has never sounded so good as it will August 30th with the presence of "Islam's biggest rock star", Sami Yusuf ready to rock!
July 31, 2013
Oman Cement Co posted a 3.1 per cent growth in net profit for the first half of 2013 to RO9.3mn against a net profit of RO9mn in the same period last year.
July 30, 2013
The total sales revenue of Oman's three oil marketing companies grew by just 3.1 per cent to RO510mn in the first six months of 2013 against RO494.3mn in the corresponding period last year.
July 29, 2013
Oman is set to see $65 billion worth of turnkey projects awarded between now and 2017, doubling the combined value of projects awarded in the Sultanate in the last five years.
Bulgarians will be promoting Arab films through their MENAR (Middle East and North Africa Region) Film Festival in January. Omani film Popcorn was first on the list!
July 28, 2013
Oman posted a budget deficit of RO110.4mn for the first five months of 2013 against a surplus of RO1.58mn in the corresponding period of last yearز
More than 100,000 private sector employees will soon receive RO325 as minimum salary for the month of July.
July 24, 2013
The outlook for new resorts and hotels in Oman looks promising with over 3,000 hotel rooms due for completion by the end of 2014.
July 22, 2013
Ali Al Habsi, Oman‘s football team captain, is hopeful of a full recovery from his shoulder surgery in the next two months and plans to return to action in October.
July 21, 2013
Oman is ramping up its efforts to build a 2,244-kilometre rail network that is expected to link major ports and neighbouring countries.