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The ROP has said that 116 infiltrators of various nationalities were deported last week and 58 others arrested from across the country
Muscat - 
The ongoing Food Safety Week has affirmed the need to have stricter control over the market in the interest of public health.
Muscat - 
The study, Dr Yahyai said, will help improve the accuracy of weather forecast.
Muscat - 
MEDC has said that it will start imposing fines on electricians who don’t meet the guidelines on internal electrical work in new buildings.
Muscat - 
The Court of Appeals in Sur, in its April 14 order, commuted her sentence to six months.
Muscat - 
The top three students from each category were given cash prizes and iPads.
Muscat - 
SMEs are important in the economic development of any country, Andrew Fiddaman said
Muscat - 
Dr Fathi played his own compositions and some from Yemen's musical heritage.
Temporary restriction on work visas for women, says Oman's Ministry of Manpower

Temporary restriction on work visas for women, says Oman's Ministry of Manpower

Muscat - 
Ministry calls it a move to regularise the job market, not all professions to be affected
HABs can cause significant impact on marine resources, like fish kill and coral reef damage

Human activity along seas raises HABs risk: Oman expert

Muscat - 
An Omani oceanographer and his team have identified 25 species of harmful algae in the Sea of Oman, of which 20 may be potentially toxic.
Asian workers wear mouth and nose masks while on duty during a football match at the King Fahad stadium. (AFP)

Saudi announces 11 new MERS infections

Riyadh - 
Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced 11 new cases of MERS, including a 13-year-old child, as its acting health minister vowed to keep the public better informed about the coronavirus.

New York police Twitter campaign backfires badly

New York - 
New York police Tuesday were eating extra helpings of humble pie after asking people to post images of themselves and NYPD officers on Twitter -- only to face a deluge of pictures of alleged police brutality.
VIDEOS

Oman Sail’s ranking regatta to be held from April 25

Oman Sail’s ranking regatta to be held from April 25
The first of Oman Sail’s ranking races, to determine the best Optimist sailors of the yea...

Hinai, Abdullah claim squash titles

Fahad al Hinai and Abdullah al Barwani were crowned champions in the men's and U18 categories, respectively, in the first All-Omani Squash Championship

Local Round-Up

Pandey appointed as Seeb hockey coach

Prague, Poland, pull out of Euro 2020 contention

Prague and Euro 2012 co-hosts Poland on Wednesday withdrew from the race to stage matches at Euro 2020 ahead of Friday's deadline for candidates' bids.

Step Out Of The Rut

Step Out Of The Rut
We all have those days when we feel like there’s absolutely ‘nothing’ to wear in our over...

Thinking outside the box

Three years ago, when Wejdan al Zadjali learnt of a competition that was being organised by the MoE for young inventors, she knew it was time to showcase her 'dream project'

The pilot who became a master chef

It's the knowledge of those “small little things” about Middle Eastern cooking that has given this master chef an edge over his contemporaries

Winners declared: Emotion-filled speeches, electrifying performances mark Muscat Daily Listen Up finals

The day finally arrived for 55 finalists in three categories to battle it out for the coveted Muscat Daily Listen Up trophies

JPMorgan said to be advising Oman Oil on credit rating plans

Dubai - 
Rating would allow company to sell bonds, tap larger group of investors

Omantel’s public offer subscribed 105%

Muscat - 
The public offer of Omantel shares to Omani individuals, the subscription for which closed on April 13, was oversubscribed with a demand for nearly 75mn shares, against 71.25mn shares on offer, for a subscription of over 105 per cent.

Sayyid Taimur opens Bank Muscat’s new Duqm branch

Muscat - 
Bank Muscat has opened a new branch in Duqm

Sultanate's health-care market to grow 12% annually, says Alpen Capital report

Muscat - 
Oman's health-care services market is expected to expand at an annual rate of 11.8 per cent to reach US$3.8bn in 2018, from an estimated US$2.1bn in 2013, according to investment banking firm Alpen Capital.

Omran inaugurates four-star Crowne Plaza Duqm

Duqm - 
Omran officially inaugurated the Crowne Plaza Duqm hotel under the patronage of H H Sayyid Taimur bin As’ad al Said, assistant secretary general for international relations, The Research Council.

Oman Refreshment Q1 net profit slips

Muscat - 
The first quarter net profit of Oman Refreshment Co decreased by 1.1 per cent to RO1.65mn, from RO1.67mn in the first quarter of 2013.

Port Services posts 16% growth in profit

Muscat - 
Port Services Corporation reported a 15.8 per cent growth in its first quarter 2014 net profit to RO1.94mn, compared with RO1.67mn in the same quarter last year.

MSM down; Bank Muscat sways trading

Muscat - 
The MSM30 ended Wednesday's trading down by 0.49 per cent to 6,781.22

Ahlibank posts Q1 net profit of RO6.1mn

Muscat - 
Ahlibank announced its unaudited results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2014, posting a net profit of RO6.1mn, which is marginally lower compared with the same period of 2013.

Sembcorp Salalah posts 7-fold jump in net profit

Muscat - 
Sembcorp Salalah Power and Water Co reported a net profit of RO2.52mn for the first quarter of 2014, compared with a net profit of RO356,809 in the corresponding period of 2013, a growth of over 600 per cent.
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