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  1. Oman: More than 150 companies set to participate in Sohar exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: A consumer exhibition organised by Silver Star in Sohar is evoking tremendous response. The exhibition will be held between May 25 and 31 at Oman International Exhibition Centre, Sohar.

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  2. Oman floats tenders for pipeline maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Times of Oman

    ... Also, another tender was for operation and maintenance of main water transmission system and associated facilities in Oman. These tenders, which were floated last week, will open on June 22, according to the Tender Board website. to contact our ...

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  3. Expect water disruption in several parts of Muscat: Oman's Public Authority for Electricity and WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Water supply will be disconnected in several parts of Muscat governorates on Thursday, Friday, it has been announced.

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  4. Oman weather: Wadis overflow as rain falls in Jabal ShamsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times of Oman

    Wadis in Jabal Shams are overflowing after rain started to fall this afternoon. - Photos by Ali Al Baddaei/ www.rthmc.net Muscat: Wadis in Jabal Shams are overflowing after rain started to fall this afternoon, a member from a weather forum in Oman said.

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  5. Students caught smuggling drugs into UAE from Oman, Dubai court toldRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Prosecutors at the Dubai Criminal Court said American I?A, 18, and German A?R, 21, brought the drugs into the UAE via Hatta.- Image for illustration purpose only. Muscat: Two expatriate students have appeared in court charged with smuggling cannabis plant seeds and marijuana across the border from Oman, The National reported.

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  6. 1000 illegal workers arrested at new Muscat International Airport projectRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... Airport on Wednesday, a senior official of the Ministry of Manpower (MoM) has revealed. Speaking to Times of Oman , he said that workers were violating the Labour Laws of the country. "The companies for which these illegal workers were working will ...

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  7. Bank Sohar participates in 7th Annual SME Exhibition & ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AME Info

    ... and reduce our dependency on the Oil and Gas sector. SME's also provide critical support to the existing business in Oman and plays a role in reducing imports of products and services." "Furthermore, SMEs have the capacity to provide employment ...

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  8. Korean food festival brings fresh flavours to OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The menu included dishes such as kimbab, which are rice and seaweed rolls filled with meat and vegetables; bibimbab which is a rice and vegetable dished served with a spicy red pepper sauce; and japchae, a fried noodle, vegetable and seafood dish. Photo-Jun Estrada/Times of Oman Muscat: Kimbab, bibimbap and japchae may not be dishes familiar to most people in Oman, but following an event called Taste of Korea, hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea on Wednesday night, more people will be fans of these popular Korean dishes.

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  9. British director keen to explore more of Oman after successful Dhofar war filmRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Operation Oman, which was made following a 'self-seeking' journey to the Sultanate by Tristan's father, Major Nicholas Ofield, 40 years after the fighting, has opened a door to a world of ideas which the British director wants to bring to the screen. Photo-Supplied Muscat: Having directed an enlightening documentary about the Dhofar war, which was released to a warm welcome in England, Tristan Ofield is now keen to narrate more untold stories of this little-known battle and other chapters of Oman's history.

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  10. Two artists one exhibition at Dalaleel Caf of Oman's Bait al ZubairRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    In the exhibition, a joint venture of Virginia den Hartogand and Sharmila Dalal, one can see in the inner circle of the exhibition space a recurring motif of faces by the two artists. Photo-Supplied The exhibition presents works in oils, water colour, mosaics and silk prints and allows the viewer to see a wide variety of styles that the artists have used to communicate their emotions about Oman and other places which they visited.

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  11. Passion is the key to success, says Oman's first woman commercial pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Azza Said Al Zakwani already has the distinction of being the first Omani female commercial pilot, and now she has established herself as the only female pilot to work outside the Sultanate's borders. "Flying has always been a passion for me, and maybe that is the reason why I became the first female pilot in Oman to fly a commercial aircraft.

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  12. Don't fall prey to crooked agents, says Bangladeshi migrant worker in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... agencies so that they don't have to pay huge amounts and get betrayed like me. "I made a mistake. After nine months in Oman, I am going back through the amnesty, empty-handed. Only hardships and loan repayment are left." Jahangir Alam, the ...

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  13. Education system in Oman needs to be revised, says expertRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... as demeaning. There is no such thing. 'Work' and 'demeaning' do not go together in one sentence," he told the Times of Oman in an interview. Al Fadhil strongly believes in Omanisation and has achieved a 75 per cent Omanisation rate at his company, ...

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  14. Omani students win international prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Three Omani students have done Oman proud by winning a prestigious US prize. 'Support of Life on Mars', a project submitted by Shama bint Salam Al Toobi, Shahd bint Saif Al Ameri and Jujain bint Yaqoob Al Ruqaishi of Um Al Khair Basic Education School won the special prize of the NASA Intel International Science and Engineering Competition 2015, held recently in Pittsburgh, in the State of Pennsylvania, USA.

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  15. Chess: Pouya stays ahead, Chen and Atousa record victories at Asian zonal tourney in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Oman Chess Committee chief Laila bint Ahmed Al Najar and Egyptian chess body chairman Dr. Hisham Mohammed Al Jondi sign am MoU. Photo - Supplied Muscat: Iran's Pouya Idani maintained his half a point lead over compatriot and fellow Grandmaster Ehsan Ghaem Maghami while Qatar's Chen Zhu and Iran's Atousa Pourkashiyan in joint lead after the eighth round at the ongoing Asian Zonal Chess Championships 2015 for men and women at the City Seasons Hotel here on Saturday.

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  16. Squash spreading its wings in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: If the recent resurgence in passion for the game of squash is considered, the indoor sport is here to stay forever. Oman may be synonymous for football, but lately we have seen aspirations grow be it any form of sports.

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  17. Oman's Takatuf scholars recogised for their achievementsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    From 31 scholars in 2012, the programme has grown immensely, and last year 1,019 applied. - Shabine E/Times of Oman Muscat: Following a year of studies with the Takatuf Scholars' Enrichment Programme, 131 bright young Omanis were recognised for their achievements at ceremony in Muscat on Thursday.

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  18. Oman roads: What is the solution to the gridlock in Muscat?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... now much popular Barka and Quriyat, are also frequently congested frustrating residents in those areas. Photo-Times of Oman files There is growing frustration among drivers over road congestions in many areas of Muscat and many commuters feel the ...

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  19. The GCC Summit: A Missed OpportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran

    ... almost completely dominated by their big brother. The Sheikh of Bahrain went to a horse race event in Britain instead. Oman's king did not attend due to ill health, but also due to the fact that Oman acts as a mediator between the GCC and Iran and ...

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  20. Oman Power and Water Procurement Company to sign pact for Salalah power project on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Oman Power and Water Procurement Company, a subsidiary of Nama Group and the sole procurer of all new power generation and water desalination capacity in the Sultanate, is going to sign a number of agreements to establish Salalah Independent Power Plant with a consortium of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., ACWA Power, and Dhofar International Development and Investment Holding Co. at a ceremony here on Monday.

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