Oman

July 11, 2000

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Oman's trade balance recorded a surplus of 2.388 billion dollars in 1999, a sharp recovery from a deficit of 313 million dollars the previous year, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

July 10, 2000

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French Defense Minister Alain Richard on Monday held talks with Omani officials on boosting military cooperation, the official news agency ONA reporte

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Oman's trade balance recorded a surplus of 2.388 billion dollars in 1999, a sharp recovery from a deficit of 313 million dollars the previous year.

July 9, 2000

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In its latest development plan, the Omani government has set aside five trillion cubic feet of gas for industries in Sohar, as part ofa major industrialisation drive in the Indian Ocean port city of S

July 7, 2000

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Oman has had its application to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) accepted, the sultanate's trade minister said Friday. "The WTO working group c

June 30, 2000

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Oman's Foreign Minister Youssef Bin Alawi will visit Singapore from July 3rd-5th, officials said Friday. He will meet Singaporean Prime Minister Goh C

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A dark, baseball-size rock found in the deserts of Oman is the latest confirmed meteorite from Mars, reported The Associated Press, quoting University

June 25, 2000

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Japan's Petroleum Energy Center (PEC) will conduct a study to evaluate the reliability of existing refining oil facilities in Oman, reported the Engli

June 24, 2000

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Oman will not join the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in raising output, reported the English daily Oman Observer. "Oman will not be ab

June 21, 2000

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Oman's government has set aside five trillion cubic feet of gas for a major industrialization drive in the port city of Sohar, said the Oman Observer,

June 19, 2000

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The Sultanate of Oman may gain accession to the World Trade Organization WTO) in November, a Commerce Ministry official recently remarked in Muscat.  "The working party report and the protocols of (Om

June 18, 2000

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Indonesian president Abdul-Rahman Wahid arrived on Saturday in Oman for talks with Sultan Qaboos bin Sa'eed, reported Kuwait News Agency (KUNA). An Om

June 12, 2000

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Oman's Sultan Qaboos held talks on Sunday with Pakistan's military ruler General Pervez Musharraf at the start of two-day visit, Oman News Agency (ONA

June 10, 2000

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Oman, having one of the Middle East's highest rates of pirated software, is to impose two-year jail terms or fines of 2,000 riyals (more than $5,000)

May 31, 2000

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As part of efforts to activate SAPO's AGCC presence, its franchise office in Kuwait started full operations in May 2000.  SAPO's clients can now take advantage of the complete range of service origina