Flooding remains big issue for Oman

Gonu was a lesson for officials who ought to be careful while making project plans and issuing permits

Burjeel Hospital sets up medical centre in Oman

by Times News Service
Plans are under way to establish a full-fledged Burjeel Hospital in Oman soon, Clancey Po, CEO of Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi, said

Rare parrot fish pair detected off Masirah Island in Oman

The younger parrot fish is orange in colour with white patterns. When it grows older it becomes black in colour. As it ages, the female parrot fish takes on many colours

Cargo port shifts from Muscat base to Sohar Industrial Port

As the last vessel with cargo offloaded goods at Sultan Qaboos Port, the operations have now shifted to Sohar port. But businessmen remain wary of the additional costs

.Open Minds event: Oman gears up to welcome global leaders

by Times News Service
Oman is set to welcome the exceptional line-up of speakers who will start arriving on Tuesday to participate in the .Open Minds event that takes off on Wednesday

Philippines foils 'anti-China' bombing plot: govt

by AFP
Three men arrested over a foiled attempt to bomb the Philippine capital's airport were also planning to attack the Chinese embassy and one of Manila's biggest malls
Oman's Haya Water to invest OMR100m annually to build sewage projects

A total investment of around OMR2.2 billion had been evisaged for the implementation of projects between 2002 and 2025, said a top-level company official

Muscat's new way of entertainment – Bowling!
by Faisal Mohammed Nai

Interactive and competitive, a sport that is fast gaining aficionados in Muscat is the game of bowling, that is catching the fancy of the young and old alike, Faisal Mohammed Naim reports

Quick Poll

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A valuable lesson we all ought to learn
by James J. Zogby

When Democrats gathered in Chicago, in August, they were still reeling from the shock of these events. The Convention itself was a tumultuous affair that brought together all of the conflicting curren

Round Up
Score a goal and witness Clasico match in Spain
by Times News Service

Score a goal and be the winner to attend the Clasico match between Real Madrid and Barcelona in Spain and win many more prizes among ‘Ozone Football Challenge

Ebola-denial a revolt against colonial mindset: expert
by AFP

It has been one of the more bizarre features of a deadly epidemic: a vocal minority in west African society denying that Ebola exists even as family and friends die around them.