Petroleum Development Oman to enhance cultural, scientific learning

Energy exploration and production company Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has entered into a deal with the Sultan Qaboos Higher Centre of Culture and Science (SQHCCS) that will enable both parties to share knowledge related to the oil and gas industries.Under the Letter of Understanding (LoU), PDO will be able to participate in SQHCCS programs and provide staff members with information on issues such as safety and management, environment and occupational health, and lean business efficiency. Read More »

Omantel launches Android set-top box designed for sports, entertainment

Omantel, the top telecom provider in Oman, recently said it is launching its new Humax H1, an Android set-top box designed for sports enthusiasts to gain access to entertainment bundles of ICFLIX, Starz Play, OSN GO, beIN Sports, Mavshack, YouTube and Kids content. The box will stream movies, live sports and series using a smart Over The Top (OTT) device. Read More »

Oman Air, PDO partnership creates 400 new jobs

An MoU between Oman Air and Petroleum Development Oman creates 400 new jobs in customer service and ramp service. In addition, the group will offer ongoing education for 100 current Oman Air customer service employees to better their skill set.The agreement, signed by PDO Managing Director Raoul Restucci and Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch, is part of His Majesty’s goal of creating long-term jobs for Omanis. Read More »

Oman Air offering discounts for students returning from overseas studies

Oman Air is offering discounts to recent graduates from Omani high schools, granting them a 25 percent discount for return flights from overseas studies. “Oman Air is delighted to offer our nation’s new high school graduates the opportunity to save money when they travel overseas to continue their studies,” Jamal Bin Saif Al Azki, Oman Air’s country manager for Oman, said. Read More »

Dubai's Pegasus Agriculture issued Shariah compliant certificate

The Shariah Supervisory Board (SSB) issued a certificate to Dubai-based hydroponic experts Pegasus Agriculture non June 3.The certificate allows Pegasus Agriculture to promote their Hydroponic Investment Product as Shariah compliant. The SSB reviewed all of Pegasus Agriculture's contracts, literature, and associated processes before making the official announcement of the certificate. Read More »

Innovative products to be offered at First Thai Product Exhibition

The first Thai Product Exhibition was announced during a press conference at Oman International Exhibition Centre. It was explained during the April 18 conference that the exhibition will be prepared by the Oman International Exhibition Centre in collaboration with Vega Intergrade & Exhibitions, Thai Embassy and Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion. Read More »

Dubizzle finds overall decline in rental and sale prices for housing in UAE

 Dubizzle’s first northern emirates property report, comparing rental and sale price trends in the first quarter of  2016 to the same period last year across Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman, indicates that the property sector in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has seen an overall decline in prices. The rental market, however, has experienced less of a decline than the sale sector. Read More »

Al Yusr establishing flagship Islamic bank in Al Athaiba

The Shariah-compliant branch of Oman Arab Bank, Al Yusr, has established a new office in Al Athaiba that will double as its corporate headquarters as it satisfies growing customer demand. "The surge in demand for the Sharih-compliant solutions we offer directly inspired the development of this strategically located branch,” Al Yusr General Manager Abdul Qader Al Balushi said. Read More »