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VIP mobile number auction fetches over $780,000 in Oman

Related Articles A VIP mobile number auction in Oman fetched a total of $ 780,234 on Thursday, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority announced.The number 7111 1111 was auctioned off at $ 509,752 after 66 bids, while the number 7910 0000 was ...

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Oman desert used for Mars mission spacesuit tests

Related Articles DUBAI: Oman’s desert town of Marmul will be used to test the first spacesuit to be used on a manned mission to Mars, Omani daily the Times of Oman reported. The Austrian Space Forum is testing a prototype ...

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Oman issues temporary ban on visas for expats from 10 sectors

Oman has issued a six-month ban on the issuance of work visas for expatriates in ten sectors, including information systems, engineering, aviation and certain technical professions. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri, the sultanate’s Minister of Manpower, issued the new ...

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Isolated Qatar signs agreements with Oman

Related Articles MUSCAT: Qatar signed a memorandum of understanding with Oman on the development of bilateral investment and trade Sunday, nearly eight months into a crisis between the emirate and its Arab neighbors.The Omani news agency ONA said the agreement ...

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Oman ramps up gas production

Related Articles LONDON: Oman will be among the countries in the Gulf region expressing the most relief about recovering oil and gas prices. The Sultanate is more vulnerable to price shocks than others in the GCC as it holds less ...

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Oman said to plan $1bn infrastructure fund

Oman’s sovereign wealth fund is planning to start a $ 1 billion infrastructure fund to boost investment in projects including the Gulf state’s road, transport and energy systems, according to people familiar with the matter. The State General Reserve Fund ...

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In Oman, an ancient mediation method gets a makeover

Omani Mahmoud bin Yousef Temtemi found himself in a pastoral predicament this autumn – his neighbour’s flock of sheep had overrun his farm and gobbled up is crops, threatening his income. Rather than make a scene or turn to the ...

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