Women are coming to the UAE on visit visas and then they are brought to Oman most often illegally. (File photo)
October 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
A new investigation reveals that domestic workers from Asia and Africa are being imported to work illegally in Oman by unscrupulous agents.
Al Jazeera Steel believes that the determined margin/duty will not have impact on the company’s revenue and profit. (Shutterstock)
October 26, 2016 - 07:19 GMT
The US Department of Commerce has imposed an anti-dumping duty for the export of circular welded steel pipes.
The drop in oil prices has caused challenges in managing the fiscal position of the country. (Shutterstock)
October 25, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Oman's Central Bank president has confirmed that as much as 60-70 per cent of the budget deficit will be met by way of external borrowings over the next four years.
Oman Golf Committee Chairman Mundhir Al Barwani, centre, exchanges the documents with Mohammed Juma Buamaim, vice-chairman and CEO of ‘golf in DUBAi’. (Photo: Times of Oman)
October 23, 2016 - 16:42 GMT
Golf Citizen has teamed up with the Oman Golf Committee (OGC) to sponsor the Arab Golf Championship to be held at Ghala Golf Club in Muscat from November 9 to 12, underlining its commitment to bringing golf business to the forefront of digital technology.
Ahmad Al Kaf
October 23, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has nominated Oman's international football referee Ahmed Al Kaf to officiate the first leg of the prestigious AFC Champions League final in Jeonju, South Korea on November 19.
Projects such as the Iran-Oman gas pipeline, Iran-Oman shipping line and $250M worth of Iranian shopping mall projects to be developed by Omani investors are expected to further bilateral ties. (Twitter)
October 17, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Oman and Iran are taking steps to boost trade from one billion dollars annually to up to five billion within five years.
The decision to walk away from the merger comes four months after the banks agreed terms of the share-swap ratio for the deal. (Twitter)
October 17, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
A proposed merger that would have created Oman's second largest bank has been scrapped as talks between Bank Dhofar and Bank Sohar collapse.
The revised tariffs are seen as a strong incentive to reduce overall consumption. (File photo)
October 13, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Electricity costs for government, commercial and industrial users in Oman are set to rise on January 1, 2017 under a revised tariff structure.
Al Hoota used to attract around 75,000 visitors annually before it was closed for renovation. (YouTube)
October 10, 2016 - 11:39 GMT
Ziplining, caving, rock climbing and a rope course will be featured at Oman's Al Hoota Cave to boost tourism.
Located about 4 km from the Muscat International Airport, the new convention centre is part of Madinat Al Irfan Urban Development. (Twitter)
October 10, 2016 - 06:57 GMT
Omran's new development is designed to international standards with 19 meeting rooms, 2 ballrooms, and a multi-purpose space with lighting and acoustics for concerts.

Muscat Securities Market has been facing low liquidity with the average daily traded volumes hovering around OMR2 million last month, while the average daily turnover was around OMR4 million since the beginning of the year. (File photo)
October 05, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Oman's reduction in fees for day traders is intended to increase participation in the market and enhance liquidity.
Sheikh Salim al Wahaibi (Photo: Muscat Daily)
October 02, 2016 - 16:27 GMT
Sheikh Salim al Wahaibi formally took over the reins of the Oman Football Association (OFA) on Thursday after the conclusion of the board elections for the 2016-2020 term at the OFA's general assembly at a Muscat hotel.
The adoption of shorter contracts in Oman is leaving workers worried about their futures, with loans to repay. (File photo)
September 29, 2016 - 05:35 GMT
The economic slowdown is forcing companies to offer six-month contracts, affecting both skilled and unskilled workers, expats and Omanis alike.
Photo: Muscat Daily
September 26, 2016 - 14:48 GMT
Coca-Cola has officially announced its sponsorship of the Oman national football team in an exclusive sponsorship agreement with the Oman Football Association (OFA).
An overstaying expat will have to pay OMR30 at the immigration counter at the airport and OMR18 at the Ministry of Manpower counter for every month they remain in Oman. (Dhaka Tribune)
September 26, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Government and trade union officials in Oman have called on construction companies to pay overdue salaries and send expat workers home instead of leaving them in dire and illegal circumstances.
Assaf won Arab Idol in 2013. (Facebook)
September 25, 2016 - 10:39 GMT
Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf to perform at ROHM on October 8