To avoid getting exposed, those who illegally allow their employees to work for others have found a way to bypass the Ministry of Manpower (MoM) rule on wage payment through banks.
Oman is ranked 14th in the seventh Expat Explorer survey commissioned by HSBC Expat. From the GCC, Qatar is ranked 13th, UAE 15th, Saudi Arabia 28th and Kuwait 29th.
More and more people are getting a feel of ROP’s stricter enforcement of the Traffic Law. Violators have been handed jail sentences of up to 48 hours after the offence of jumping a red light showed up against their names during renewal of their car mulkiya (registration).
Aster al Raffah Hospital has associated itself with Muscat Daily's recycling campaign. The hospital has asked its employees to put old newspapers in the Muscat Daily recycle bins placed at the hospital premises.
The Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) held a ceremony to mark the retirement of its SEPECAT Jaguar ground attack aircraft after 37 long years of service to the nation. The ceremony was held at the Al Shafaq Club in Seeb last week.
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.
Occidental Oman (Oxy) on Wednesday signed two agreements with an equal number of firms as part of its SME development programme.
As many as 70 projects from government and private sector firms and SMEs will compete in the fourth edition of the Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in eGovernment.