143,000 jobs to be created in Oman tourism sector

by REJIMON K
As Oman projects itself on the world tourism map, citizens can reap its spin-off in the employment field

Oman weather update: Freak hailstorm, rain hit parts of Sultanate

by REJIMON K
In addition to rain, dust storm is also predicted by the meteorological department.

City Centre Muscat to add jobs; expansion nears the finish line

by Staff Reporter
Around 50 per cent of the workers in the existing mall are Omanis and the redevelopment will result in the creation of additional jobs for local

Key issues discussed by Oman's Majlis Al Shura

by Times News Service
During the meeting, Majlis Al Shura addressed the draft law for regularising the work of engineering consultants

Italian quartet inspire PDO School students in Oman

by SARAH MACDONALD
To encourage young students to develop an interest in classical music, the musicians demonstrated how their instruments sounded and the different techniques of playing them
Technology
TomTom CEO says its maps destined for use in self-driving cars
by Reuters

Dutch navigation company TomTom aims to become a main provider of technology for self-driving cars as it charts its way back to success after seven lean years, chief executive Harold Goddijn said.

Thursday
Oman tourism: Visit to old house at Misfat Al Abriyeenh
by SARAH MACDONALD

Oman’s only traditional guesthouse, the Misfah Old House, offers visitors the chance to experience village life in the picturesque Misfat Al Abriyeen

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Features
How to fall back to sleep in 20 minutes or less
by Kim Jones/Daily Express

If you're in the habit of waking up in the middle of the night, try our tricks to send you into a deep slumber without the stress

Columns
Once again, West fails to understand Russia
by Mary Dejevsky

This year is an opportunity for the Kremlin to demonstrate that Russia, as a great power, is back. The advance of the decadent West has been halted in Ukraine

Entertainment
Elizabeth Banks takes director’s chair in ‘Pitch Perfect 2’
by Reuters

‘The Hunger Games’ actress Elizabeth Banks makes her debut as a feature film director in the musical comedy ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ and hopes to inspire more women to get behind the camera.