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.
June 26, 2011
A new report revealed that the aggregate personal loan portfolio, including mortgage finance, in Oman grew by 6.8 per cent to touch RO4294.7 million at the end of 2010.
June 23, 2011
Oman is capitalizing on its Free Trade Zones by issuing laws that facilitates tax exemption, and simplifies procedures and import of all permissible goods to attract further investment.
May 18, 2011
Word on the Arab street, when not debating the latest on the Arab revolutions, and the state of catastrophe in Yemen or Libya or Syria, has turned to the new bid to expand the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Scrutiny lies with the two potential new candidates for entry into this Gulf state league, namely Jordan and Morocco. The twitter-sphere is buzzing (or tweeting) with humorous remarks, as well as more grave concerns around the implications of such a shift, for both sides of the equation: the new members and the former block.
April 2, 2011
Pro-democracy leaders in Oman called Saturday for more protests after clashes with security forces left at least one person.
March 29, 2011
Omani troops stormed on Tuesday the Earth roundabout in Sohar evacuating a small group of pro-reform protesters.
March 14, 2011
Arab Bank Group has provided credit facilities totaling $ 410 Million to three contractors.
March 13, 2011
The Omani ruler on Sunday granted lawmaking powers to politicians outside the ruling family.
March 7, 2011
Omani protesters demanding a fight against corruption continued their sit-ins Monday.
March 3, 2011
An Omani foreign ministry official on Thursday stated his country had reconciled with the United Arab Emirates.
March 1, 2011
Omani forces on Tuesday dispersed protesters who were blocking the port in the Sohar industrial city and the coastal road to the capital Muscat.
February 28, 2011
Shipments of refined crude from Oman's port of Sohar are continuing, a port spokeswoman said on Monday.
Six people were killed and close to 30 wounded in a rare protest in Oman.