A terminal at the Sohar Port and Freezone has handled more than three million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEUs) containers since beginning operations in 2014. The news was announced by Hutchison Ports Sohar, which manages the container terminal (...)
The world’s largest music streaming service has secured deals with many of the major rights holders in India over the past few months, clearing one of its final hurdles to entering the country of 1.3 billion people, according to people familiar (...)
On the occasion of Oman’s 48th National Day, Oman Qatar Insurance Company, (OQIC) is offering special rates on motor insurance. Customers can now receive R.O. 48/- off on Motor Comprehensive Insurance as well as Motor TP starting from R.O. 48/- (...)
The fintech sector in the Middle East and Africa is forecast to make up 8% of financial services revenue by 2022, driven by customer demand and increased investment in the sector. According to the report by New York-based technology company (...)
Jean-Damien Marie has joined as Head of Investments EMEA in Private Bank & Overseas Services for Barclays. With over 20 years’ experience in capital markets, asset and wealth management business development and portfolio construction for (...)
Ayoub bin Sulaiman al-Subhi, Manager of Oman Development Bank (ODB), Nizwa Branch, said that the tourism sector got 24 percent of the bank’s loan portfolio, which stood at RO 151 million. He added that the share of tourism sector in the past nine (...)
PDO’s Managing Director Raoul Restucci believes the 40th anniversary of PDO gas production marks a great source of pride – both for the company and Oman. Here, he shares some personal thoughts on the company’s role as the country’s main natural gas (...)
The Indian football team will play against Oman on December 27 in Abu Dhabi just before the start of its AFC Asian Cup campaign in the United Arab Emirates, the national federation said on Monday. This will be the third match for India as part (...)
For the fourth year in a row, Mazda has been awarded the “Best Car Brand” by U.S. News & World Report. Mazda’s line-up was praised for offering entertaining performance, intuitive infotainment systems, and upscale interiors. “Mazda’s car lineup (...)
In what will be the tenth edition of Dubai’s Globe Soccer Awards, of which the Spanish MARCA newspaper is a sponsor, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann have been nominated for the best player prize. The winner will be (...)
Lakshmi Kothaneth – Muscat, Nov 26 – The Arab world needs $230 billion to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) The post Arab world needs $230bn to achieve goals appeared first on Oman (...)
KABEER YOUSUF – MUSCAT, Nov 26 – A physically challenged sailor from Qatar was accorded a grand welcome at the The post Qatari sailor braves disability, seas for journey of love appeared first on Oman (...)
Geneva: The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in cooperation with the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI) published the The post Oman first in region to map kids’ welfare appeared first on Oman (...)
KABEER YOUSUF – MUSCAT, Nov 26 – Birth spacing can help bolster economic/ social development and enable nations to achieve The post Birth spacing can boost growth appeared first on Oman Observer.
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