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50 min ago | Times of Oman

Duqm Airport's early start a big boost for trade in Oman

The early operation of Duqm Airport, located about 550km from Muscat, marks a milestone in Oman's development history.

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2 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Investments in power, energy to help industries in Oman

Muscat: Planned investments in power generation and distribution as well as upstream oil and gas along with its emphasis on increasing 'In-Country Value' will see further development of ancillary industries and more private sector participation in manufacturing activities in Oman.

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5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Winners of Times of Oman - Shabiba third Ramadan draw announced

Muscat: The third and final draw of Times of Oman and Al Shabiba Ramadan promotion was held on July 23, 2014 where 15 lucky winners of attractive cash prizes were chosen.

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7 hrs ago | Times of Oman

CCTV video shows young person's scooter behind Mawaleh petrol station blaze

Muscat: A CCTV footage of Mawaleh fuel station fire on late Sunday night confirmed that the fire spread from a scooter first, as reported by Times of Oman, while the rider was kicking it hard to start it after filling petrol.

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11 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Michigan agency planning health conference in Oman

Dearborn-based ACCESS says it's accepting abstracts of scientific studies for the 7th International Conference on Health Issues in Arab Communities scheduled for March in Muscat, Oman.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times of Oman

Bank Muscat all set for smooth services during Eid holidays

Muscat: Bank Muscat, the leading financial services provider in the Sultanate, with the largest network of 437 ATMs and 171 CDMs spread across Oman, is all set to provide banking assistance to residents and visitors to enjoy a hassle-free Eid al Fitr holiday.

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AME Info

Fitch affirms 5 Omani Banks' IDRs; upgrades 3 banks' viability ratings

PRIME RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: This is a newly created position, working closely with the Managing Partner of Rethink .

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Times of Oman

Ithraa discusses challenges to boost exports of Omani firms

For the next two years, Ithraa's newly-created Export Development Working Group will share its expertise, knowledge and the experience of its members who represent different sectors, to enhance Oman's export capabilities.

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Times of Oman

Omani families benefit from efforts of Housing Ministry

The housing sector is considered to be among the most vital sectors in the economy and plays an increasingly important role in the rapid urban and economic development currently being witnessed in the Sultanate.

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Oman Air launches flights to new Duqm Airport

Oman Air is set to start serving the new Omani regional airport at Duqm. The service will commence as the new airport opens on 23rd July and will consist of four flights per week, operating Oman Air's acclaimed Embraer E175 aircraft.

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Times of Oman

Show of support for Gaza at Palestinian embassy in Muscat

Muscat: About 300 people gathered at the Embassy of the State of Palestine in Muscat on Monday night to show their support for Gaza, following two weeks of Israeli attacks.

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Times of Oman

Take care of your car to cut annual fuel costs

Muscat: It pays to be prudent, specially on the road. Being kind to your car may actually mean being kind to your own pocket and the environment as well.

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Times of Oman

Indian expats' bodies found in Azaiba, Oman

Muscat: An Indian expatriate woman was reportedly killed and an Indian man was found hanging in the room of the deceased woman in Azaiba on Sunday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Times of Oman

Oman's Majlis panel to take part in Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meet

Muscat: Majlis Al Shura will take part in the meeting of the Parliamentary Union of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member states, due to be held in the Iranian capital Tehran on Monday.

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Times of Oman

His Majesty's website wins laurels

Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos' personal website, launched on the 38th Renaissance Day, testifies to the pride that Omanis feel while projecting their leader and the nation's achievements in 20 international languages.

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Times of Oman

Handicrafts sector in Oman witnessed record growth in last decade

Muscat: During the first decade of the establishment of the Public Authority for Craft Industries , the Omani handicrafts sector witnessed a record growth in various areas, as per the Royal vision of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said to maintain traditions of craftsmanship and enhance self-motivation in this sector.

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Times of Oman

Working mothers in Oman increase fourfold

Muscat: The number of working Omani mothers in both the private sector and the government has quadrupled to 37,000 from 8,000 in 1985, according to the statistics of Manpower and Civil Service ministries.

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Times of Oman

Oman Ministry: - Eco clearance system will be made simpler'

Muscat: The number of environmental licences issued in 2013 declined as many projects were shifted from towns to other adopted industrial zones, Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs Mohammed bin Salim Al Tobi said.

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Times of Oman

Bakri inks 23 pacts for training Omani youths

Muscat: Minister of Manpower Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri signed at the Ministry's General Diwan on Sunday, 23 agreements for training 533 Omanis at a cost of OMR1,499,190.

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Times of Oman

Modernisation of Oman's telecom network was our main focus'

Muscat: Primarily focusing on modernising its network, Nawras has made significant capital investment to expand capacity, upgrade data services and connectivity, thus keeping pace with the future coverage requirements.

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