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  1. Rain has been predicted in different parts of Oman over the next two days.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Rain has been predicted in different parts of Oman over the next two days. According to the Public Authority of Civil Aviation , Directorate General of Meteorology, "the latest weather charts indicate a trough of low pressure effecting northern parts of the Sultanate from Thursday afternoon for the next two days".

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  2. 6Wresearch-Oman Air Conditioner MarketRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PR Log

    Oman Air Conditioner Market " provides in-depth analysis with 47 figures and 14 tables covered in more than 120 pages. The report estimates and forecast overall Oman air conditioner market by revenue, by types of air conditione MUSCAT, Oman - Sept.

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  3. Khat traffickers arrested by Royal Oman PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: The Directorate of Narcotics Control of the Dhofar Royal Oman Police arrested two Omani nationals in possession of khat with the intention of trafficking. The suspects were arrested after they aroused the suspicion of a police patrol in Sahl Hamran.

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  4. Statistics: Oman's inflation up 0.46 per cent in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | AME Info

    Oman's inflation rate recorded a 0.46 per cent increase in July 2015, compared with the same month of last year, recent statistics show. According to the National Center for Statistics and Information, this increase is due to the rise of prices in the education sector by 4.49 per cent, the tobacco sector by 4.21 per cent and the health sector by 2.75 per cent.

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  5. Al Amari excels as Omanis gain from participation in Abu Dhabi Chess FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Muscat: The Omani chess players gained in experience as well valuable FIDE rating points at the recently concluded Abu Dhabi Chess Festival in the UAE capital. But the highlight of Oman's performance was a brilliant showing by Musallam Salim Al Amri who excelled both in the Open tournament as well as the unrated category, taking the top honours in the latter section.

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  6. Oman swimmers win five more medals at GCC meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    ... they had won on of opening day of the the GCC Swimming Champinships in Doha. According to information received from the Oman Swimming Assocaition, the Omanis won two gold, one silver and two bronze on the second day of the champinships. Isa Al Adawi ...

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  7. Confident Oman eye full points against TurkmenistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Boosted by the return of key players, including captain and custodian Ali Al Habsi, Oman are eye full points as they take on Turkmenistan in the joint Group D qualifier for 2018 World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup to be played at Seeb Sports Stadium on Thursday. The match is scheduled to kick off at 7 p.m. In the recent friendly match played against Yemen, which the hosts won by a solitary goal, Oman missed the services of Ali Al Habsi, who was busy with English Championship side Reading, as well as Eid Al Farsi and Ahmed Mubarak 'Kanu'.

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  8. Omani youth to get a taste of Taiwanese cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Sixteen college students from leading universities across Taiwan will be visiting Muscat in the coming days to introduce their culture and traditions to Omani youth and gain a better understanding of the Sultanate. Since 2009, Taiwan has conducted the International Youth Ambassadors Exchange Programme, which allows talented Taiwanese youths to participate in international affairs and broaden their horizons.

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  9. Thales secures Oman's airport security contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    The development of the Muscat International Airport is the largest infrastructure project in Oman. When its new terminal building opens, annual passenger capacity will reach 12 million.

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  10. The closure of the runway has forced a number of airlines to reschedule their flights.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Passengers travelling on early morning flights in and out of the capital are coping with delays three times a week as maintenance work forces bosses to close the runway at Muscat International Airport. Oman Airports Management Company is currently shutting the runway from 5.30am to 6.30am on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, meaning passengers and airlines are having to make alternative arrangements or face inevitable delays.

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  11. Seminar focuses on civilisational roots, global ties of the SultanateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    The two-day seminar has been organised by the main committee for celebrating Nizwa the capital of Islamic culture. - ONA Salalah: A seminar on civilisational communication between Oman and the rest of the world began at the theatre of the Directorate General of Heritage and Culture in the Governorate of Dhofar today under the auspices of Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan Al Busaidi, minister of state and governor of Dhofar.

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  12. Head of power authority justifies hike in billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    ... the Authority for Electricity Regulation. Al Zakwani's statement was in response to a story published in the Times of Oman's Arabic-language sister daily, Al Shabiba, following a number of complaints from citizens in Al Suwaiq, indicating an ...

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  13. Plans to add two schools for Pakistan students in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    The BoD chairman thanked the school management committee, parents and well-wishers who contributed towards the realisation of the Sohar school project. Photo-Supplied Muscat: As the number of Pakistani students enrolling in schools continues to rise in Oman, the Pakistan School System is focussing on adding more branches to its network, which currently comprises one school each in Muscat, Seeb, Mussanah, and Nizwa, in addition to Sohar and Salalah.

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  14. Shura candidates warned against bribing Omani votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Slander and defamation of a candidate which could affect his or her votes, harming those who process votes and anything else that would affect the voting process, is also punishable. Muscat: As the October elections for the Majlis Al Shura approach, candidates have been reminded against indulging in bribery and other such illegal activities to influence the elections.

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  15. Chevening scholarship programme relaunched for Sultanate studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Four years after discontinuing the Chevening programme in the Sultanate, British Aerospace Systems re-launched it under its sponsorship in Muscat. Mathew Foster, general manager of BAE Systems, Oman, and Jonathan Wilks, British ambassador to Oman, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to sponsor the Chevening/BAE Systems Oman Scholarship programme.

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  16. Two boatloads of alcoholic drinks, narcotics seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Coast guards affiliated with the Dhofar ROP intercepted a boat off the coast of Mirbat Wilayat carrying a large amount of khat. Photo - Supplied Muscat: Royal Oman Police coast guards intercepted a boat off the coast of Musandam with two Asians aboard and arrested them for carrying alcoholic beverages.

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  17. Oman-Taiwan trade touches $3.8b last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Kenneth K. M. Liao, representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Oman, said that there is huge potential for bilateral cooperation in the field of ICT, small and medium enterprises as well as fisheries. Photo - Times of Oman MUSCAT: Bilateral trade between Oman and Taiwan stood at $3.82 billion last year, up from $3.7 billion in 2013, says a senior Taiwanese official.

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  18. Oman Development Bank to extend financing to more sectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Oman Development Bank offers working capital loan up to OMR1 million at attractive interest rate to SMEs that do not have access to such facilities from commercial institutions due to lack of relevant information. - Supplied photo MUSCAT: Oman Development Bank , the Sultanate's state-owned specialised bank for funding small and medium enterprises, plans to extend its funding to more sectors including logistics.

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  19. The Tender Board has opened bids for cultural complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    ... Board, to finalise various contracts. The picture is used for illustrative purpose only. Photo - Times file MUSCAT: Oman's Tender Board on Wednesday awarded contracts for various projects and services worth OMR25.43 million. The decision was taken ...

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  20. Incentive package set to attract small units to Duqm regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Duqm Special Economic Zone Authority held a seminar at the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry branch in Dhofar as part of a series of seminars organised by the authority. Photo - Supplied photo MUSCAT: A large number of investment opportunities are available for small and medium enterprises in Duqm and the special package of incentives make the port city more attractive.

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