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The number of home businesses registered has almost doubled in a year. (Shutterstock)
May 14, 2018 - 09:02 GMT
The fee to commercially register a home business is only OMR3 for three years, allowing business owners to keep their overheads low.
Oman’s rapidly expanding retail sector could generate up to 54,000 jobs. (Shutterstock)
May 13, 2018 - 11:00 GMT
Oman’s rapidly expanding retail sector could generate up to 54,000 jobs for the next generations of professionals, says a top retail advisor in the Sultanate.
The plan is to bring various e-services under one umbrella and make paying for these disparate services easier. (Shutterstock)
May 07, 2018 - 09:00 GMT
One of the major challenges for Oman is to not just use innovations to drive the economy but to merge said innovations, an expert said.
The MoM revealed that 26,103 citizens had been employed in the private and public sectors. (Shutterstock)
May 02, 2018 - 14:00 GMT
More than 26,000 Omanis have found jobs as part of the country’s major recruitment drive aimed at tackling high unemployment numbers among locals, according to an announcement by the Ministry of Manpower (MoM), local daily Times of Oman reported.
Soldier man's mobile launcher of the US-made TOW anti-tank missiles. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 02, 2018 - 13:22 GMT
Raytheon has been tapped by the U.S. Army for anti-tank missiles for the governments of Oman and Taiwan.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (AFP/File Photo)
April 18, 2018 - 08:10 GMT
King Salman has thanked Arab leaders for taking part in the 29th Arab Summit for their “blessed efforts.”
Muscat will soon see a 5,000 square metre cultural plaza and a one-of-a-kind maritime memorial, Marsa Plaza. (Photo: Times of Oman)
April 16, 2018 - 10:31 GMT
Muscat will soon see a 5,000 square metre cultural plaza and a one-of-a-kind maritime memorial, Marsa Plaza.
President Donald Trump hailed a US-led missile assaulton Syria’s regime as “perfectly executed”. (AFP/ File Photo)
April 15, 2018 - 11:00 GMT
While Western leaders have welcomed a wave of punitive strikes by the US, UK and France against Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime on Saturday, not all Arab leaders have reacted similarly.
Leaders of the 22-nation Arab League hold talks in Saudi Arabia as Syria crisis reach boiling point. (AFP/ File Photo)
April 15, 2018 - 10:33 GMT
Leaders of the 22-nation Arab League, meeting in the Saudi city of Dhahran on Sunday, are expected to stress continuity in their efforts to find a solution to the Syrian conflict. It follows airstrikes by the US, UK and France against the Assad regime on Saturday.
A fighter walks with crutches in Yemen's second city of Aden (AFP/File Photo)
April 09, 2018 - 12:00 GMT
The United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, believes Oman plays a “pivotal role” in helping the people of Yemen.
The InterContinental Hotel in downtown Shatti-Al-Qurum recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, and is now revamping the entire hotel to welcome the next generation of visitors. (Courtesy of IHG)
April 09, 2018 - 10:20 GMT
Oman’s oldest hotel is undergoing a complete makeover, as it prepares to welcome the next generation of visitors to the Sultanate.
Oman will need more than 13,000 doctors and over 2,000 more pharmacists by 2040. (File photo)
April 08, 2018 - 11:38 GMT
Oman will need more than 13,000 doctors and over 2,000 more pharmacists by 2040.
Revenues at high-end hotels in Oman has risen over 11 percent in one year, according to recent data. (Shutterstock)
April 08, 2018 - 11:09 GMT
Revenues at high-end hotels in Oman has risen over 11 percent in one year, according to recent data.
Fahad al Raisi speaks at the press conference on Monday (Photo: Muscat Daily)
April 03, 2018 - 13:33 GMT
After an absence of one year, the Oman Sports Conference (OSC) is back with the Ministry of Sports Affairs set to host the fifth edition of the popular event at Sheraton Oman Hotel on April 12.
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has attended the opening ceremony of regime-affiliated Embassy in Oman. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 29, 2018 - 14:13 GMT
A Syrian regime-affiliated Embassy was inaugurated Wednesday in the Omani capital Muscat.
Oman national football team
March 27, 2018 - 23:21 GMT
A late goal by Khalid Al Hajri helped Oman edge Palestine for a 1-0 victory in their final qualifying match of the 2019 Asian Cup at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Tuesday.