Residential sales at Saraya Bandar Jissah off to great start in Oman

by Times News Service
Realty owners and investors have latched on to the Integrated Tourism Complex project launched by Saraya Bandar Jissah on September 15

9 killed in collision involving 3 vehicles

by STAFF REPORTER
A collision between two light vehicles and a truck in Al Thabti area of the wilayat of Ibra killed nine people on Saturday,

Envoy Speak: Japan’s ‘soft power’ pitches for brotherhood

by George Hisaeda
With a wealth of ‘soft power’ resources, Japan continually strives to enhance the attractiveness of its image overseas through human, cultural and intellectual exchange, and public diplomacy

Top expat managers can bring in domestic help to Oman

by FAIZUL HAQUE
For female domestic help the expatriate should draw a salary of OMR700 and for male OMR1,500

iPhone 6: Apple fans fly to Dubai

by REJIMON K
Orders have been brisk not just in the UAE but in the entire GCC region. Buyers are going to Dubai to pick up their orders at lower price

Oman Society of Contractors to hone skills of contracting employees

by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI
The first training programme will cover quality, HSE, planning and contracts management and no fees will be charged to the beneficiary contracting companies
Oman
Kin of tragedy-hit family reach Sohar
by REJIMON K

An Indian man and his daughter died in a car crash on the road near Wadi Hibi in Sohar, while the mother was found dead in her bedroom in the apartment on Friday.

Business
Sohar Aluminium’s sustainability report lists array of milestones
by Times News Service

Report reviews Sohar Aluminium’s economic, environmental and social performance as contributors to sustainable development in 2013

World
Yemen clashes ground planes, close schools
by AFP

Forces allied to the government have been battling to halt the minority sect rebels who have swept into Sanaa from their stronghold in the rugged northwestern mountains

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
Obama does not have history in his favour
by Debasish Mitra

Unfortunately, however, history was neither with the predecessor nor is with the successor. And that makes us all the more sceptic about the success of the fresh mission against terrorism