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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.
The third phase of Sezad is expected to be completed within three years. (File photo)
April 07, 2016 - 07:54 GMT
Kuwait's United Gulf Construction Co WLL has signed an agreement to carry out the third development project of Oman's Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm.
The amendments will be referred to the appointed State’s Council and then to the Council of Ministers for review before it is submitted to Sultan Qaboos for final approval. (Light and Style)
April 06, 2016 - 08:09 GMT
Oman's lawmakers have submitted a proposal that will increase penalties for money laundering and terror financing.
Oman Football Association logo
March 31, 2016 - 17:02 GMT
Oman Football Association (OFA) approved a request by the Iranian Football Association to host the games of the Iranian teams versus Saudi teams at...
The proposed project was to be built in Shinas province, on the northwestern coast of Oman. (Pixabay)
March 30, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Omani businessman Sabaa Al Saadi's six billion dollar lavish tourist complex is fake, according to Oman's tourism minister.
Moody's said Oman currently has the highest subsidies for residential consumers of electricity and Dubai has the lowest based on the actual cost per kilowatt hour (kWh). (File photo)
March 30, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
While reform of regional energy subsidies will pose short-term challenges, longer-term benefits include better operating efficiencies and rationalised consumption.