Oman GDP grew 4.6% in 2014

by Staff Reporter
Natural gas posted a decline of 8.5 per cent in 2014, to OMR1.06 billion, as against OMR1.15 billion in 2013

Multi-storey plan to end Muscat International Airport's parking nightmare

by Times News Service
Oman Airports Management Company is set to start work on building the much-needed multi-storey car parking on Monday, and hopes to complete the project in the next four months

Do dependants need to be accompanied by sponsor to enter UAE? Oman legal expert answers

by Times News Service
Persons on dependant status will not be normally allowed to cross borders to enter another GCC country unless they are accompanied by their sponsors (husband or father as the case may be)

Saraya Bandar Jissah signs OMR 37 Million construction contract with Habtoor Leighton Group

by Times News Service
By signing this contract HLG will be constructing both of Saraya Bandar Jissah’s second five star hotels as they already signed the construction of the other hotel.

Feel the music, says Spanish pianist in Muscat

Pianist Pablo Galdo is currently on a tour of the Middle East and rather than just perform, he decided to hold workshops with music students
Oman tourism: Escape to Turtle Beach Resort in Ras Al Hadd
by Sarah MacDonald

From the moment you arrive at the Turtle Beach Resort, following a narrow twisting road from the little town of Ras Al Hadd, a sense of calm will descend upon you, and time will seem to slow down.

Quick Poll

Do you think that the sponsors too have a role in the rising number of absconders in Oman?

Can orange glasses help you sleep better?
by Kate Galbraith/ New York Times News Service

Studies have shown that such light, especially from the blue part of the spectrum, inhibits the body's production of melatonin, a hormone that helps people fall asleep

Well, here is what the West owes Ukraine
by Anders Åslund

But Ukraine still has a long way to go. The good news is that the public largely understands and supports the government's reform efforts

Round Up
Qatar Airways is ‘world’s most dependable airline’
by Times News Service

Qatar Airways has been named the ‘World’s Most Dependable Airline’ in a comprehensive study of all major carriers, published by CBS Money Watch and conducted by recognised travel site WanderBat

Simple movements are all the exercise you need
by Rachel Carlyle/Daily

You may think a weekly hour or two of exercise with a capital E is enough to offset long hours sitting around, but here’s the bad news – it isn't.