Oman

March 13, 2001

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Oman announced on March 10th that it had discovered a major natural gas field in the al-Dakhlia region that is expected to boost the Gulf Arab producer’s reserves.

March 12, 2001

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The Omani minister of civil service, Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Azizi arrived Monday in Amman on a three-day official visit to Jordan.

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Oman's trade and investment laws are being revised and updated to promote efficiency and competitiveness in the wake of the country's accession to the

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Oman has intensified its campaign to combat drug trafficking and announced the establishment of a special anti-drug squad.

March 11, 2001

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Hewlett Packard (HP) has joined with the Bahwans of Oman to set up an "e-supermarket" at Dubai Internet City

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Oman announced Saturday the discovery of a major natural gas field in Al Dakhiliyah region.

March 9, 2001

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Visitors of all nationalities swarm as Ras Al Hadd Tourism Festival continues in Oman.

March 5, 2001

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The battle in the Gulf against the illegal use of copyrighted software continues, with the offices of a major Omani company searched by officials of the country’s ministry of national heritage and 62

March 4, 2001

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Oman's commodity exports rose by 62.7 percent to 3.99 billion ($10.4b) riyals during the first 11 months of last year compared to 1999 figures.

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The Standard & Poor’s international credit ratings agency has upgraded Oman’s long-term foreign currency issuer credit and senior unsecured debt ratings to triple-‘B’ from triple-‘B’-minus, and its lo

March 3, 2001

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A new law is being drawn up to combat money laundering in Oman, Gulf News reported Saturday, quoting a senior official

February 28, 2001

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The proposal of the National Bank of Oman (NBO) to set up a joint venture commercial bank in Abu Dhabi proved to be a non-starter.

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The largest business group in Oman, the Zubair Corp, announced Tuesday that it will build the Sultanate’s largest resort, costing 200 million dollars.

February 27, 2001

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Hyderabad-based Shantha Biotechnics Private Ltd., a 50:50 Oman-India joint venture, has purchased a US pharmaceutical firm specialized in the research

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Oman and the Sultanate of Brunei held on Monday talks on bilateral relations in various fields, with focus on oil and gas cooperation.