Oman

January 22, 2004

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<b>Date:</b> Jan 19-22, 2004 <b>Location:</b> Oman International Exhibition Centre, Muscat <b>Specifics:</b> The event acts as a meeting ground for business development by introducing new product

January 20, 2004

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Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said has issued Royal Decree No. 10/2004 appointing advisor at the Royal Office. Article one of the Decree appointed Major-Ge

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Diabetes Type II is reaching pandemic proportions in the Middle East and action from policy makers is needed now to stop deaths from this manageable disease, according to the World Health Organization

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Energy drink Power Horse has formed a strategic partnership with the United Arab Emirates Modern Refreshment Company as part of a new initiative to increase its market share in the Middle East.

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Crude steel production in the Middle East reached 12.9 million metric tons in 2003, up eight percent over 2002, according to the International Iron and Steel Institute. Iran is the largest producer in

January 15, 2004

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The Omani municipal council has approved a new formula for leasing contract and decided to protect consumers from supply of food items such as fish an

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As part of its on going strategy to expand its retailing network, Emirates General Petroleum Corporation (Emarat) has commissioned two new service stations at key locations in the United Arab Emirates

January 12, 2004

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Over six million revenue passengers flew with Gulf Air in 2003, according to a company news release. This was the highest number ever carried in a single financial year. The figures revealed that over

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Microsoft chairman and chief architect Bill Gates is set to meet with Middle East government officials and top businesses on January 24, 2004. The visit will coincide with Government Leadership Forum

January 10, 2004

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Progress in the Arab World has been restrained due to lack of attention to Research and Development. Average spending on R&D by Arab countries is estimated at 0.2 percent of total Arab GDP, the lowest

January 7, 2004

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As the Marine Corps get ready to take over occupying much of western Iraq from the US Army, it is planning a "new approach" that stresses "restraint i

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Global Finance New York has declared BankMuscat the Best  Trade Finance Bank and Provider in Oman, for the year 2004.  The survey which was conducted by the Global Finance editors together with inputs

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The online availability of basic services in Dubai is higher than in Europe. The Emirate’s score is marginally higher than that of Finland, which holds the fourth position in Europe.

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Standard & Poor's has assigned its BBB- long-term and its A-3 short-term counterparty credit and certificate of deposit ratings to Oman-based BankMuscat. The outlook is stable. "The ratings on BankMus

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Mitsui OSK Lines has signed an agreement with the Government of Oman giving MOL part ownership in two new building LNG carriers for the transportation of liquefied natural gas for Oman's third LNG liq