January 23, 2013
The Oman economy is expected to maintain strong growth momentum with social spending to rise and fiscal performance to remain favourable over the period from 2013-2015, according to ratings agency Standard and Poor's.
January 13, 2013
Oman ranked 45th globally in the 2013 Index of Economic Freedom, moving up two notches from 47th last year.
January 8, 2013
Oman is banking on oil prices staying high this year to fund heavy spending on job creation and social welfare, according to plans released.
January 7, 2013
With Oman's annual month-long Muscat Festival about to kick off, locals are breathing a sigh of relief at this year's choice of venues.
January 3, 2013
Oman's gross domestic product, adjusted for inflation, grew an estimated 8.3 per cent last year.
January 2, 2013
In its budget for 2013, Oman has raised state spending by 30 per cent from the original 2012 plan.
December 23, 2012
The people of Oman have reportedly turned out in droves for the beginnings of a democratic system never before seen in their country.
December 17, 2012
Oman is trying to diversify its economy and create a new role for a burgeoning public sector.
December 16, 2012
The Central Bank of oman has announced that new Islamic banking regulations will be introduced by the first quarter of 2013, executive president H E Hamood Sangour al Zadjali has said.
December 10, 2012
Award-winning Egyptian composer and violinist Yasser Abdel-Rahman wowed audiences when he performed a selection of film scores at the Royal Opera House Muscat in Oman on 6 December.
December 5, 2012
The Guinness Book of World Records announced on Dec. 2 that Oman has made the largest football in the world, Times of Oman reported on Monday.
December 4, 2012
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) will this year post its highest ever annual production of oil and gas, at 1.25mn barrels of oil equivalent (BOE).
November 21, 2012
Oman has requested the sale of $96 million worth of guided missiles from the United States, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said.
November 18, 2012
This year's Dubai International Film Festival sets aside special event for Gulfi talent.
Oman will issue five-year government development bonds worth OR100m ($260m) at an annual interest rate of 3.25 percent, a statement from the central bank of Oman said on Saturday.