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Employers who allow staff to illegally work for others withhold ATM cards to take back wages that the rule requires them to deposit in banks
Muscat - 
Nine out of ten expatriates happy with the state of economy
Muscat - 
More and more people are getting a feel of ROP’s stricter enforcement of the Traffic Law.
Muscat - 
Aster al Raffah Hospital has associated itself with Muscat Daily's recycling campaign.
Muscat - 
The move leaves India as the only country in the world still using Jaguars, one of the first major joint Anglo-French military ground attack aircraft.
Muscat - 
Oman's oil production is expected to reach 960,000-980,000 barrels/day in 2015, H E Salim al Aufi said on the sidelines of the ceremony.
Muscat - 
Occidental Oman (Oxy) on Wednesday signed two agreements with an equal number of firms as part of its SME development programme.
Muscat - 
Assessment includes eMystery shopping, an Internet-based service

Online degree mills targeting potential students from Oman

Muscat - 
These bogus online varsities or degree mills are just a few of the hundreds on the Web that are targeting people in the sultanate by offering a degree of choice.
Animals go through a medical check before slaughter

Get animals slaughtered at municipal abattoirs to prevent Congo fever’

Muscat - 
Campaigns on to ensure livestock is vector-free; staff at slaughterhouses taking all precautions against infection
An army vehicle patrols near Cairo University after a bomb exploded outside the main gate wounding at least nine people including a senior officer. (AFP)

Bomb outside Cairo University wounds nine: police

Cairo - 
A bomb exploded outside the gates of Cairo University Wednesday, an Egyptian police official said, wounding at least nine people, including a senior officer.
Reception by Geneva University Hospital (HUG) of batch of experimental rVSV Ebola vaccine developed at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg, Canada. (AFP)

Ebola death toll edging to 4,900 mark: WHO

Geneva - 
The death toll in the world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak has edged closer to 4,900, while almost 10,000 people have now been infected, new figures from the World Health Organization showed Wednesday.
VIDEOS

Keen to work with OGC to develop golf in Oman: Kabir

Keen to work with OGC to develop golf in Oman: Kabir
Top officials of NBO are keen to promote golf in the sultanate beyond the hosting of the...

Scotland cruises to victory

Morocco’s Serghini clinches top honours in the MENA Division at Ghala Valley Golf Club

‘MENA and Challenge Tours complement each other’

Mohamed Juma Buamaim, chairman of the MENA Golf Tour, had recently taken a dig at the European Challenge Tour, saying that the region doesn't quite need it, but Nick Tarratt differs

Khan survives a scare at ISC Open TT

Top-seeded Suhail Khan survived a scare from Omani player Badar al Mahrizi before prevailing 6-11, 11-7, 11-8, 9-11, 11-9 in the men's singles second round at the ISC Open Table Tennis Tournament

Stylista Mommies

These tips will tell you how to keep it comfy yet stylish without having to worry too much
Everything, from your sleep cycle to your priorities change as you embrace motherhood. So...

Adventure Amid the Rocks

Snake Gorge at Wadi Bani Auf offers a great escapade for first-time trekkers

Gamer's Corner: Fun Meets Evil

Directed by the iconic Shinji Mikami, the creator of the survival horror series Resident Evil, comes another horror-based survival, The Evil Within.

Catching The Drift

A half hour into the meet and greet and Abdo Feghali is more than fashionably late.

Oman inks deal for first wind energy power plant

Musact - 
The sultanate, represented by the Rural Areas Electricity Co (Raeco), and Abu Dhabi, represented by the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co (Masdar), on Wednesday signed the agreement to build a 50MW wind-based power plant in Harweel, Dhofar.

PSC’s 9M net profit falls 25%

Muscat - 
The Port Services Corporation (PSC) posted a 25.2 per cent drop in net profit for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2014.

Ahlibank leveraging benefits on all fronts, says chairman Hinai

Muscat - 
The third-quarter results are reflective of Ahlibank leveraging benefits on all fronts - from product innovations and enhancements, to network expansion and implementing innovative customer service concepts, chairman Hamdan Ali Nasser al Hinai said.

MSM30 soars 1.74% on robust activity

Muscat - 
The MSM30 index posted solid gains of 1.74 per cent, or 120.07 points, closing at 7,032.77 on robust turnover (RO12.99mn) and volumes (43mn traded) to join most regional and global markets

Oman Oil in talks to buy Oxy assets in sultanate

Muscat - 
Oman Oil Co is in talks with Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy) to buy its assets in the sultanate, chief of the national oil investment company said on Tuesday.

‘Caution’ on oil prices may mark next budget

Muscat - 
The government has no intention to phase out or shelve any of its projects, but would adopt certain measures if crude oil prices continue to fall, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Finance.

MSM rebounds; Financial index up 0.76%

Muscat - 
The MSM30 index closed mildly higher on Tuesday, gaining 0.17 per cent at 6,912.70.

Indian companies eyeing opportunities in Oman's infrastructure sector

Muscat - 
A number of Indian companies are looking for opportunities in Oman's booming infrastructure sector and to establish tie-ups with firms in the sultanate

Oman’s H1 total exports drop 9.6%; imports decline 13.6%

Muscat - 
The total value of Oman’s exports - including oil, non-oil and re-exports - fell 9.6 per cent to RO10bn during the first half of 2014, against RO11bn in the same period last year.

CMA attends GCC market regulators’ meeting

Muscat - 
The sultanate participated in the fifth meeting of the ministerial committee of boards of GCC capital market regulators held in Kuwait.
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