Flooding remains big issue for Oman

by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI
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

by FAIZUL HAQUE
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

by REJIMON K
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

Nawras CEO to present Candace at .Open Minds

by Times News Service
Candace Johnson is the co-initiator of the Astra satellite system and SES Global, the world’s largest satellite systems

Oman's Haya Water to invest OMR100m annually to build sewage projects

by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI
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
Business
FRiENDi plans to unveil 4G service in Oman
by A. E. JAMES

The third largest mobile service provider in the Sultanate mulls launching fourth generation of mobile service within a year, besides setting up exclusive stores in different regions

World
Lesotho PM heading home after 'coup'
by AFP

Lesotho's prime minister is set to return home Tuesday after three days in exile in neighbouring South Africa, as regional mediators seek to reinstall him to power after an apparent coup

Thursday
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

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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

Health
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.