Overseas training set to boost Omanisation

by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI
A bye-law has already been issued detailing all the rules and regulations — from getting licences to establishing a training centre and evaluating the quality of the training programmes

Promoting Omani flavour at City Centre Muscat

by Times News Service
Local enterprises in restaurant and café business in the Sultanate exhibited their products and services at a two-day event at City Centre Muscat on Sunday and Monday

Injaz Oman signs pacts to sharpen skills of students

by Staff Reporter
As part of the ebda project, the entrepreneurial skills of Omani students will be sharpened

Annual Oman walkathon will boost cancer awareness

by Tariq Al Haremi
The venue of this year’s walkathon on October 28 is Qurum Natural Park, and the theme is ‘Walk for the Cure’

Asian Games: Oman handball team advance with dominant victory over UAE

by Times News Service
Oman's dominant win over the UAE, which followed their 32-25 success against China, helped the Sultanate’s squad storm into the second round from Group C along with Qatar

ROHM provides glimpses of opera in Oman

by SARAH MACDONALD
The concert was designed to teach the audience, many of whom were so small they had to sit on their parents’ laps to see the stage, about the types of songs included in an opera
Oman
Iranian Navy’s 31st fleet warships dock in Salalah
by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI

The Iranian Navy’s 31st fleet of warships docked in the port of Salalah yesterday as part of its campaign to combat piracy on the high seas.

Business
Marketing vital for Oman's SMEs in restaurant and food business, says minister
by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI

The minister of tourism was speaking at the ‘Ozooma Omania’ event organised by the Public Authority for SME Development, in association with Omran

World
IS fighters close in on Syria border town as thousands flee
by Times News Service

Islamic State militants closed in on Syria's third-largest Kurdish town on Sunday as tens of thousands of people fled in terror across the border into Turkey

Thursday
Not all marriages are made in heaven
by SALEH AL SHAIBANY

Social pressures like unemployment and the need to acquire all the trappings of life force young people to do things a bit different than their parents

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Features
Good Bye Marx! Hungary cleans up for Orban's revolution
by AFP

Budapest's Corvinus University is no hotbed of communist troublemakers and far from nostalgic for the old regime, but students are pining for a cherished bronze of Karl Marx removed last week

Columns
A war worth fighting, but we're not there yet
by James J. Zogby

Yet, there are indications that they may not support a US-led effort to oust the IS if they feel that the beneficiary will be the regime in Syria

Health
Start early for a lifetime of good vision and healthy eyes
by Reuters

It turns out that feeding kids carrots is just one of a number of things parents can do to promote a lifetime of healthy eyes and good vision.