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Oman's strategy hinges on Oman’s potential as a destination for ‘adventure tourism’ because of its nature, mountains and unspoilt beauty. (Wikipedia)
May 03, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Oman's new 20 year tourism strategy will cost $35B and is focused on 'quality vs quantity' rather than overdevelopment for mass tourism.
Oman Football Association logo
May 03, 2016 - 07:51 GMT
Sheikh Salim al Wahaibi, a former Oman Football Association (OFA) vice-chairman, announced on Monday that he will contest for the post of president at the next OFA election scheduled in September for the 2016-2020 term.
Majid Al Futtaim’s investments are anticipated to create more than 42,000 direct and indirect job opportunities in the Sultanate in the next five years.  (Ventures on Site)
May 03, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The retail giant's investments in Oman include the Mall of Oman mega retail complex, City Centre Sohar, My City Centre Sur and other retail projects.
Intrepid explorer Ben Fogle is the Celebrity Cruises’ Destination Expert. (Instagram)
May 02, 2016 - 07:26 GMT
British author and adventurer Ben Fogle takes to the UAE and Oman.
Ali al Habsi
May 01, 2016 - 17:11 GMT
Oman’s ace goalkeeper Ali al Habsi’s excellent season with Reading, the English Championship club, was rewarded when he was named the club’s Player of the Season for 2015-16 on Saturday.
Oman envisages Ras Markaz to be one of the largest oil storage hubs worldwide. (Shutterstock)
May 01, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Financing for the construction of a strategic oil reserve 70km from Duqm requires global financing, according to Oman's oil minister.
The disparity in bonuses and benefits being paid to various employees, created discrimination and dissatisfaction among employees. (File photo)
April 27, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
In an effort to trim budgets, Oman's Finance Ministry is tackling the large discrepancy in bonuses and benefits being paid to public sector workers.
Fanja players receive the OPL shield from Sayyid Khalid al Busaidy, the Oman Football Association chairman, at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Sunday (Ahmed al Saidi/Muscat Daily)
April 25, 2016 - 15:50 GMT
One of the most dominating football clubs in Oman since the early seventies, Fanja once again re-established its superiority on Sunday night when it clinched the Omantel Professional League (OPL) title for the ninth time.
The proposed solar project will create jobs of 1,000 people locally.  (File photo)
April 25, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
A German consortium has plans for a solar power project with the capacity to generate one gigawatt, subject to approval by the Omani government.
The speakers and organizers of the Oman Sports Conference at Grand Hyatt on Monday (source: Muscat Daily)
April 19, 2016 - 15:12 GMT
The need for a protocol on good governance in sports organisations and lesser reliance on government support were the key recommendations made at the fourth Oman Sports Conference (OSC) that was held at Grand Hyatt on Monday.
Airlines are likely to increase prices to offset the decline in corporate bookings. (Oman Air)
April 19, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Airlines in Oman are feeling the pressure as falling oil prices and tighter budgets have led to a decline in corporate bookings.
Monsoon and Accessorize were founded in London and together have more than 1,000 stores in 70 countries around the world. (Wikipedia)
April 19, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The new partnership will see expansion of the UK fashion brand with 25 new stores in Saudi Arabia and a rollout of stores in the Gulf.
Two in three young Arabs (62 per cent) use WhatsApp on a daily basis, according to the survey.  (File photo)
April 17, 2016 - 12:33 GMT
The instant messaging app is the most popular social media platform amongst Arab youth, according to a new survey.
Oman's Ali Al Habsi
April 17, 2016 - 07:19 GMT
Habsi achieved a rare honour when he became the first Arab player to captain a club side in English football on Saturday.
Oman agents say that  investors with big money want to see a clear framework of buying, responsibilities and obligations which has not yet done. (Constructionweekonline.com)
April 14, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Oman's realtors are calling for clear, streamlined procedures to encourage foreign investment in the property market.
The monthly cost of cancer treatment in Oman's government hospitals can reach up to OMR30,000 per year per patient. (AFP/File)
April 11, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Tobacco ads are now banned from radio, television, newspapers and online publishing as Oman battles rising incidents of lung cancer.