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A hiker and an active member of the Oman Mountain Club, Khalid bin Saeed al Anqoudi successfully completed his expedition to the summit of 3,776m Mt Fuji in Japan.
Forty-two children and youth with various disabilities are attending a four-day diving event at the Marina Bandar al Rowdha.
30,000 tonnes of scrap tyres will be used to produce 4,000 tonnes of steel wires.
The delegation was received by Yahyya al Juma and Sheikh Nasser al Haddabi.
As part of its Let’s Read campaign, Dar al Atta’a will be holding a ‘Big Book Sale’ in Al Qurum Complex on August 27.
Sayyid Badr expressed his thanks and appreciation for his work to enhance the existing relations between the sultanate and the EU.
With nine fishermen on board, the fishing vessel was found 120 nautical miles north-east of Ras al Hadd.
The pact which will be effective from next September will apply to the existing employees and those who clear the probation period.
    OMAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Al Nasr regains title

    OMAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Al Nasr regains title

    Al Nasr captured its third Oman Hockey League crown on Monday night when it trounced Bausher 3-0 in a lop-sided final at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex.
    Hasni is Seahorse Sailor of the Month

    Hasni is Seahorse Sailor of the Month

    Fahad al Hasni has been voted as the sailor of the month for September by Seahorse International Sailing, the world's only magazine entirely dedicated to international performance sailing.
    Cricket: Pakistan rises to No 1 in ICC test rankings

    Cricket: Pakistan rises to No 1 in ICC test rankings

    Pakistan has risen to No 1 in the ICC's Test rankings for the first time.
    A hitch-hiker's guide to Oman

    A hitch-hiker's guide to Oman

    Ahmed al Sibani aims to promote hitch-hiking across the country after his recent experience.
    Operation Green Thumb: Dining in enchanted gardens

    Operation Green Thumb: Dining in enchanted gardens

    Going green in the Middle East is a tough task. But not impossible. Watch this space as we feature organisations in the sultanate that have incorporated green-living techniques.
    Milk tea or 'lai cha': the fuel for Hong Kong's engine

    Milk tea or 'lai cha': the fuel for Hong Kong's engine

    Some cities are fuelled by coffee. In Hong Kong, it's milk tea that keeps things running - a potent nostalgia-infused caffeine hit, with fierce competition to brew the best in town.

    India's Shriram EPC bags $230mn contract in Oman

    The project execution period will be 32 months. The company said the project debt is funded by a consortium of Omani banks.

    Omani bank likely to be financial advisor, lender for phase one of Omagine project

    First phase of the Muscat mixed-use development expected to cost $220mn.

    Oman hospitality market to reach $1bn by 2020, says Alpen Capital

    The report said the Oman government’s plan to double tourist arrivals by 2040 by developing tourist spots and encouraging private investments is likely to boost demand.
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