September 21, 2016 - 06:17 GMT
The tax on cigarettes and tobacco products in Oman has been raised for the first time in 17 years as the country seeks to raise revenues and bridge its budget deficit.
September 20, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Employees, employers and the current recruitment system is allowing the black market of workers to thrive, according to an Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry board member.
September 19, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Oman's Ministry of Tourism is organizing a four-city roadshow in India, with a focus on destination weddings and MICE.
September 18, 2016 - 15:44 GMT
Football with fun will be the mantra at the Barcelona Soccer Academy (BSA) Oman, which was launched in the sultanate on Saturday.
September 18, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Oman's labor ministry claims that new visas for expat women are not banned, but the acquisition process appears to be slow and difficult.
September 18, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The budget for the proposed Iran-Oman pipeline has been revised following a design modification and change of planned route.
September 15, 2016 - 08:04 GMT
Mining firm Savannah Resources has found deposits of between 10.7-29 million tonnes of copper ore in two of its blocks, located approximately 180 kilometres northwest from Muscat.
September 11, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Mazaya Residences, a residential and commercial development, will boast of 300 residential units in various sizes and designs with prices starting at $98,000.
September 08, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
More than 80 jobless construction workers without food or medical support cannot leave the country as their visas have expired, despite awaiting overdue salaries.
September 06, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Oman's current labor laws for outdoor workers do not take into account warmer-than-normal months outside June-August, leading to mid-day break violation fines and a rise in heat-related ailments.
September 04, 2016 - 05:34 GMT
Kunooz Oman, one of the largest mining companies in the country, has obtained an initial approval to offer at least a 25 per cent stake.
September 01, 2016 - 07:52 GMT
Officials mull a draft restricting access to the tourist areas in Al Sharqiyah sands following recent complaints from Oman's bedouin community.
September 01, 2016 - 03:50 GMT
Republic of Ireland's Robbie Keane signed off his international career with a goal in an easy 4-0 win over Oman.
August 25, 2016 - 19:19 GMT
Robbie Keane has announced that Ireland's friendly against Oman in Dublin on August 31 will be his last international outing.
August 25, 2016 - 12:07 GMT
While cheap oil has forced some GCC countries to put rail construction on the back burner, Oman's rail project to link Salalah, Sohar and Duqm is going forward.