Oman Travel Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. PDO to fund DNA research lab, more social projects in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: A project to establish a National Laboratory in DNA studies has been announced by PDO and The Research Council. Petroleum Development Oman is backing The Research Council with aims of increasing the country's capabilities in DNA analysis.

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  2. Abraaj Group exits CareemRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 15 | PE Hub

    The Abraaj Group said June 15 that it has sold its stake in Careem to Kingdom Holding Co . Financial terms weren't announced.

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  3. Qatar Crisis Mediators Said to Expect Saudi, U.A.E. ProposalRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 15 | The Washington Post

    Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are expected to announce what they want Qatar do to in return for ending their isolation of the tiny Gulf nation, according to a Gulf official with direct knowledge of the matter. The proposals, which may come in the next two days, would make it easier to end the dispute, the official said on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter.

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  4. Taiwan says China 'impertinently' wants it to soften representation in five countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Channelnewsasia.com

    An official of Taiwan's embassy addresses people on a terrace of the embassy in Panama City, Panama Jun 14, 2017. TAIPEI: China has been pressuring the United Arab Emirates and four other countries to ask Taiwan to rename its representative offices in another sign of diplomatic pressure on the self-ruled island, Taiwan's foreign ministry said on Thursday.

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  5. Sanctions in the Middle East are bad for airlines, worse for travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | The Economist

    PEACE in the Middle East, Donald Trump announced last month, is "not as difficult as people have thought over the years". History will have to judge the president's geopolitical impact on the region, but when it comes to air travel his influence is already being felt.

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  6. Premium Credit Cards More Popular Than Ever; Here's WhyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | NewsOK.com

    When John Liston, 26, applied for the Chase Sapphire Reservea , he wasn't deterred by the card's $450 annual fee. That's partly because he didn't see it as a $450 annual fee.

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  7. India launches toll free helpline for Omani, other touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Times of Oman

    The toll free helpline is available in Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, English and Hindi languages. Photo-ONA The toll free helpline is available in Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, English and Hindi languages.

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  8. Supporting local talent on route to WorldSkillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Castanet.net

    Just like an athlete training for the Olympics, competing on a world stage at any level requires a relentless dedication to one's craft, countless hours of practice and of course, financial support. Skills Canada national welding champion Andrew Christensen is no exception to the rule as he prepares to represent TRU, Kamloops, and Canada at the WorldSkills competition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, this fall.

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  9. Up to 20% of Mazaya Residence construction work completed, delivery due in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Times of Oman

    Construction work on the project's foundation and basement, which is spread over 6,614 square metres, has been completed. - Supplied picture Construction work on the project's foundation and basement, which is spread over 6,614 square metres, has been completed.

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  10. Asia Cup Qualifier-2017: Sunil Chhetri shines in Indiaa s victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Star of Mysore

    Captain Sunil Chhetri stamped his class yet again as he scored the match-winner to fire India to a 1-0 win over Kyrgyzstan in a fast-pace and entertaining Asian Cup qualifier match here on Tuesday. Chhetri drilled a long shot with his right foot off a fine pass from Jeje Lalpekhlua in the 69th minute to lead India to a crucial win in the home leg tie of the Group A third round qualifiers of the 2019 Asian Cup.

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  11. Emirates Flight Catering Selects Coupa to Digitise its Business SpendRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Coupa Software , a leader in cloud-based spend management, today announced that Emirates Flight Catering has chosen Coupa Procure-to-Pay to obtain greater visibility into its business spend and to streamline procurement processes across its organisation, further building upon Coupa's presence in the Gulf region. Operating in a huge growth market and struggling to achieve operational efficiencies with its prior P2P system, Emirates Flight Catering needed a new solution to automate its processes from routine buying to e-invoicing, allowing employees to concentrate on the more strategic and mission critical aspects of its business.

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  12. 196 Democrats are suing President Trump over foreign moneyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 14 | GantDaily.com

    Almost 200 Democratic members of Congress sued President Trump on Wednesday, alleging that he is violating the Constitution by accepting foreign money through his business empire. The lawsuit says that Trump is in breach of the Foreign Emoluments Clause, which says that the president may not accept payments from foreign governments without the consent of Congress.

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  13. Confusion Rules Mideast Seas as Shippers Seek Qatar-Ban ClarityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | Bloomberg

    Shippers hauling oil, food and consumer goods across the Middle East are grappling with the fallout from a diplomatic standoff between Qatar and its Persian Gulf neighbors that risks leaving vessels locked out of regional ports. Abu Dhabi's oil ports authority banned all vessels coming from or going to Qatar from using its facilities, a move in line with most other terminals in the United Arab Emirates.

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  14. Nigeria, Togo become new routes for trafficking of Ghanaian girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | Ghanamma.com

    Ghana's neighbor, Togo and Nigeria have become the new routes through which girls are trafficked to the Gulf States. The Ghana Association of Private Employment Agencies explained government's crackdown on illegal recruitment is responsible for the development.

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  15. Qatar Is Defiant as Gulf Arab Allies Deepen Nation's IsolationRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | The Washington Post

    Qatar's top diplomat said on Thursday that his country can sustain economic pressure from a Saudi-led alliance, striking a defiant tone as the worst crisis among U.S. Gulf Arab allies showed no signs of abating. "We can live forever like this," Foreign Minister Mohammed Al Thani told reporters in Doha.

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  16. Kojima explains why Death Stranding won't be at E3 this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The game is apparently releasing sometime prior 2019; however, it is nearly certain that it will hit near the very end of this given period, which makes this announcement not very surprising. For fans who were probably hoping for a bit of an update on the title, this may come as a bit of a bummer.

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  17. UAE needs Qatari natural gas to keep Dubai's lights onRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | Houston Chronicle

    A vibrant and glittering aerial view of Dubai and the ever busy Sheikh Zayed Road, as seen from the Burj Khalifa. A vibrant and glittering aerial view of Dubai and the ever busy Sheikh Zayed Road, as seen from the Burj Khalifa.

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  18. U.A.E. Needs Qatari Natural Gas to Keep Dubai's Lights OnRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | The Washington Post

    When it comes to natural gas shipments, the United Arab Emirates needs Qatar more than Qatar needs the U.A.E. The U.A.E. joined Saudi Arabia in cutting off air, sea and land links with Qatar on Monday, accusing the gas-rich sheikhdom of supporting extremist groups. But the U.A.E., which depends on imported gas to generate half its electricity, avoided shutting down the pipeline supplying it from Qatar.

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  19. Qatar credit quality to decline if GCC tensions persist-Moody'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | Reuters

    Qatar's credit quality would decline if tensions with its Gulf neighbors continue for much longer, raising the country's debt ratio and hurting banks' liquidity, Moody's ratings agency said on Thursday. "A prolonged or deepening rift between Qatar and its GCC neighbors would potentially have a more marked financial effect and increase funding costs for the sovereign and other Qatari entities," Moody's told clients.

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  20. SalamAir launches flight to Taif in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Oman's first budget airline - SalamAir - operated its first flight to Taif in Saudi Arabia from Salalah on Thursday. The airline will operate two flights a week from the capital of the Dhofar province, Salalah.

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