July 1, 2012
A regulatory framework for Islamic finance is taking shape in Oman as government bodies move towards meeting the aim of making Shari’a-compliant products available to the public this year.
June 14, 2012
Oman's revival in the final round of qualifying for the 2014 Fifa World Cup with a draw against Iraq has strengthened their chances, according to coach Paul Le Guen.
June 5, 2012
Oman will be without Fauzi Basheer against Australia in its second Group B game of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers this Friday as the experienced midfielder is under suspension.
May 31, 2012
Not even the most optimistic Omani football fan would have believed that their national team could recover from a woeful start to the third round of Asian qualifiers for the 2014 Fifa World Cup...
May 16, 2012
Oman’s resort and hotel portfolio will continue to expand with more than 2,000 additional rooms scheduled for opening in 2012-2013.
May 15, 2012
Oman records 17 per cent increase in Saudi passenger arrivals in 2011.
May 7, 2012
Oman's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) posted a 22.7 per cent growth at the current prices in 2011.
March 27, 2012
With the draft laws for Islamic banking almost complete, Oman will also alter its existing regulations for banking in the Sultanate to incorporate Islamic finance.
November 22, 2011
Despite adverse international developments, the Omani banking sector continued to exhibit optimism and resilience during 2011
September 7, 2011
At the end of June 2011, private deposits at commercial banks in the Oman Sultanate rose by 6.2%
July 20, 2011
Oman and Jordan lead the way in the Middle East for the development of responsible tourism and are model examples for others in the region to follow.
July 11, 2011
Oman saw the value of its non-oil exports rise to RO2.448 billion in 2010, a jump of 32.4 percent over the previous year.
July 10, 2011
The important drivers of growth in 2011 in Oman are expected to be expanding exports and increased government spending
July 3, 2011
The Ministry of Manpower in Oman is not restricting any new work permits or imposing restrictions on visa-renewals for expatriates, an official of the ministry told Times of Oman.
June 29, 2011
Experts recently noted the need to provide the necessary expertise in Islamic banking to groom Omani institutions operating in this field.