Latest news from Oman, in Omani newspapers

Port Sohar’s Terminal 3 handles 3 million TEU containers
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 (...)
OER - 29 November 2018
Spotify Is Said to Secure Rights to Booming Indian Market
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 (...)
OER - 29 November 2018
OQIC Announces Special National Day Offer
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/- (...)
OER - 28 November 2018
By 2022, Fintech will account for 8% of ME financial services revenue
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 (...)
OER - 28 November 2018
Barclays Private Bank & Overseas Services appoints Jean-Damien Marie as Head of Investments (...)
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 (...)
OER - 28 November 2018
ODB Finances RO 52 Million Worth Tourist Projects
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 (...)
OER - 28 November 2018
Four Decades Of Excellence
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 (...)
OER - 27 November 2018
The Indian football team will play against Oman on December 27
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 (...)
OER - 27 November 2018
Mazda Named 2019 Best Car Brand
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 (...)
OER - 27 November 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo, Mbappe, Griezmann, Finalists in Globe Soccer Awards
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 (...)
OER - 27 November 2018
HM gets National Day greetings
Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos has received more congratulations on the occasion of the 48th National Day from world leaders. The post HM gets National Day greetings appeared first on Oman (...)
Oman Observer - 26 November 2018
HM greetings to Dominican leader
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos has sent a cable of greetings to President Danilo Medina Sánchez of the Dominican Republic The post HM greetings to Dominican leader appeared first on Oman (...)
Oman Observer - 26 November 2018
Arab world needs $230bn to achieve goals
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 (...)
Oman Observer - 26 November 2018
Draft budget based on economic situation
Staff Reporter – Muscat, Nov 26 – The Majlis Ash’shura on Monday discussed the draft state budget for the fiscal The post Draft budget based on economic situation appeared first on Oman Observer.
Oman Observer - 26 November 2018
3.3% fall in expatriate population
SAMUEL KUTTY – MUSCAT, Nov 26 – The number of expatriate workers arriving in the Sultanate has continued to show The post 3.3% fall in expatriate population appeared first on Oman Observer.
Oman Observer - 26 November 2018
Low pressure system likely to bring more rains
Lakshmi Kothaneth – Muscat, Nov 26 – The areas around Al Hajar mountains, which are under the influence of the The post Low pressure system likely to bring more rains appeared first on Oman (...)
Oman Observer - 26 November 2018
Your blood is life for others
Staff Reporter – Muscat, Nov 26 – The National Blood Donation campaign themed “Your Blood is Life for Others”, organised The post Your blood is life for others appeared first on Oman Observer.
Oman Observer - 26 November 2018
Qatari sailor braves disability, seas for journey of love
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 (...)
Oman Observer - 26 November 2018
Oman first in region to map kids’ welfare
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 (...)
Oman Observer - 26 November 2018
Parks closed to prepare for Muscat Festival
staff reporter – MUSCAT, Nov 26 – The annual cultural extravaganza, the Muscat Festival will begin on January 10, 2019 The post Parks closed to prepare for Muscat Festival appeared first on Oman (...)
Oman Observer - 26 November 2018
Birth spacing can boost growth
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.
Oman Observer - 26 November 2018



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