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1 hr ago | Hispanic Business

NNSA, Sultanate of Oman Conduct WMD Terrorism-Related Commodities...

The course was a collaboration between U.S. and Omani officials that brought together interagency officials to strengthen their capacity to detect and interdict smuggled CBRNe-related materials, components, and equipment that could be used in a terrorist act.

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5 hrs ago | AME Info

WSP awarded contracts for cargo facilities at Muscat, Salalah airports

WSP is ranked among the world's top ten professional consultancies. It will provide detailed design work on maintenance and cargo facilities at Muscat airport and the cargo facility at Salalah airport spread over 150,000sqm.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Times of Oman

Train Omanis to put railway on the track'

Muscat: As Oman will be getting its first exposure to the railway experience, specialised academic programmes should be developed to train Omanis to handle different stages of the project, said an official at the German University of Technology in Oman .

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Times of Oman

Water crunch likely in Amerat, Oman

Muscat: Amerat residents will have to take precautionary measures and rationalise their water consumption so that there is no shortage of water this weekend.

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Times of Oman

Scientists search rubbish on Oman's beaches for clues to cyclones

Based on the dates on plastic food and drink labels, it was determined that the litter had been carried to the beach during Cyclone Gonu in 2007 and Cyclone Phet in 2010.

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Times of Oman

Omani fashion icon pitches for global exposure

Nawal Al Hooti says the challenges faced by Omani fashion industry include formalising the industry and getting more commercial.-Supplied photos Nawal Al Hooti says the challenges faced by Omani fashion industry include formalising the industry and getting more commercial.-Supplied photos Nawal Al Hooti says the challenges faced by Omani fashion ... (more)

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Times of Oman

Oman offers scholarships to Pakistani students

Muscat: The Sultanate of Oman is offering scholarships to Pakistani students under the Omani Cultural and Scientific Cooperation Programme, said a statement from the Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination, Government of Pakistan.

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Times of Oman

Railway link will make Oman a gateway to Gulf'

The two-day Rail Exhibition and Conference was inaugurated in Muscat yesterday. The summit, themed 'Connecting Oman to the Gulf Cooperation Council region', was attended by government stakeholders and professionals.

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Times of Oman

His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said highly respected by Lebanese people

Muscat: The Embassy of Lebanon issued a statement here on Wednesday denouncing a report broadcast by a Lebanese TV channel on the health condition of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, saying that the report was baseless and reaffirming that the Lebanese people hold His Majesty the Sultan in high esteem and value the warm relations with the ... (more)

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AME Info

Oman American Business Council and U.S. Embassy send-off 700 Omani scholars to the USA

Under the patronage of the U.S Embassy in Muscat, the Oman American Business Council has supported an exclusive two-day recruitment platform for local companies to meet the 700 Omani Scholars set to depart for the U.S on international scholarships.

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AkiPress

16:55 Kazakh-Oman bilateral relations discussed in Muscat

Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Oman Yerjan Mukash met with head of the Chamber of Commerce of Oman Said Kiyumi, Kazinform reports citing the MFA.

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Times of Oman

Japan, Oman set to end double-taxation

Muscat: A double-taxation avoidance agreement between Japan and Oman is expected to come into force next month, the Japanese Foreign Ministry announced on Monday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Times of Oman

Royal Oman Navy ship bids adieu after 30 years of service

Muscat: Royal Navy of Oman held a farewell ceremony at the Said bin Sultan Naval Base to mark the decommissioning of Al Mabrookah after thirty years of service.

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Times of Oman

Oman govt sets OMR10m as new capital base for insurance firms

Muscat: The Oman government has raised the minimum capital of insurance firms to OMR10 million from OMR5 million and has asked national insurance firms to float shares on the Muscat Securities Market within three years.

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Times of Oman

Expatriate salesman found dead in interior Oman

Muscat: An Indian expatriate worker was found dead in his room in Bahla on Monday evening.

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Times of Oman

Inflation in Oman lowest in the GCC

Muscat: Inflation rates across Gulf Cooperation Council countries ranged between 1.21 per cent and 3.10 per cent in June, 2014.

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Times of Oman

Al Maha's OMR7.9m IPO in Oman to open on Sept. 16

Oman Arab Bank's investment banking division is advising Al Maha Ceramics on its proposed IPO of 20 million shares.

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Times of Oman

Central Bank of Oman chief emphasises importance of insurance coverage

Humoud bin Sangour Al Zadjali, the executive president of CBO, said that the Banking Deposit Insurance Scheme is designed to protect deposits in the event of banks failing to commit to their responsibilities under any circumstances.

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Times of Oman

Filipinos upbeat over Oman air link to Manila

Muscat: Philippine expatriates in Oman are happy about the news that Oman Air has got approval to fly direct to Manila, saying it would greatly improve the experience of passengers.

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Times of Oman

Education quality in Oman needs monitoring

The government is keen that any further expansion within the university sector should serve both the needs of the Omani job market, and the wider, long-term goals of Oman's development.- File photograph for illustration purpose only Muscat: No one in Oman can be in any doubt about the vital importance of education to the country's future, and in an ... (more)

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