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

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

Salalah Khareef season records 415,209 visitors

by Times News Service
The majority of Khareef Salalah visitors were Omanis, representing 76.2 per cent of total visitor numbers, while other GCC citizens represented 16.1 per cent of the total tourist count

Cargo port shifts base to Sohar

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
Oman
Turkey expand areas of cooperation with Oman, renews Victory Day pledge
by SARAH MACDONALD

Oman, Turkey have expanded their areas of cooperation in military and defence areas with visits of top naval commanders. Turkey is also involved in combating piracy in the Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea

Business
Oman’s 2014 corporate earnings may grow 6.2 per cent
by Times News Service

While UAE’s earnings growth for full year of 2014 is forecast to be robust at 15.5 per cent, Bahrain earnings are expected to grow by 1.9 per cent, says report

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
Oman's Original Theatre Festival to focus on satire, comedy
by Times News Service

Brought to Oman by Eventful, the first three of the six plays will be held on September 11, 12, 13 and the others on September 17, 18 and 19 at the Oman Auditorium, Al Bustan Palace