Oman

September 25, 2000

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Bank Muscat and Commercial Bank of Oman signed an agreement to complete the merger of the two financial institutes to create a 1.3 billion rial ($3.38 billion) bank, the banks announced last week.

September 24, 2000

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A second series of raids on companies suspected of using pirated software was conducted by the Omani Ministry of National Heritage and Culture (MNHC),

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Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate, will in three weeks open its office in the Qatari capital, an official from the told the Gulf Times S

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The Omani ministry of national heritage and culture has conducted a second set of raids on corporations suspected of using pirated software in Muscat. According to the software industry’s anti-piracy

September 20, 2000

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The Syrian ruling Al-Baath party newspaper implicitly attacked Oman's foreign minister Wednesday for meeting Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak during

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The Omani port of Salalah, which is to be boosted by a free trade zone, aims to add two more berths and join the league of megaports catering for the world's biggest ships.

September 19, 2000

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The Omani port of Salalah, which is to be boosted by a free trade zone, aims to add two more berths and join the league of megaports catering for the

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No Omani staff will be sacked as a result of the merger between BankMuscat and Commercial Bank of Oman (Combank), which was signed on Sunday night, th

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BankMuscat and Commercial Bank of Oman (Combank) have merged to create the largest bank in the sultante with assets of $3.4 billion, an official source said Monday.

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On last Thursday, 175,000 men and women went to the polls in the Sultanate of Oman to elect a new 83-member Majlis al-Shura, which will sit from 2001 to 2003. But, while the Gulf State claims to be am

September 15, 2000

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Two women were elected out of 83 seats contested in the first direct election to an advisory council in Oman.

September 14, 2000

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Omanis begin voting for a new advisory council in the Gulf sultanate's first direct polls, with 21 women candidates standing for office in a new test

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Oman has turned its attention to tourism and many investors are ready to help develop the industry for the Gulf sultanate. One major investment in Omani tourism already has been a $450 million tourist

September 13, 2000

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Omanis on Thursday will elect 80 lawmakers for a 3-year term to represent them in the country's parliament.

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Oman has signed a memorandum of understanding with Salalah Port Services (SPS) to set up a free zone adjacent to the port. Oman's Commerce Minister Maqbool bin Ali Sultan signed the MoU with Jack Helt