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 2020-06-06 19:39 

Oman Observer

New shrimp farm project on Oman's east coast...

Subsidiary of Fisheries Development Oman (FDO) the Sultanate's state-owned fisheries sector investment flagship awards contract for construction of new project in South Al Sharqiyah. The post New shrimp farm project on Oman's east coast appeared f...

 2020-06-06 19:29 

Oman Observer

Working from Home: What would be the post-Covid-19 new normal?...

Working from Home (WFH) has become an essential norm in this Covid-19 infected world. Employees working in different sectors globally The post Working from Home: What would be the post-Covid-19 new normal? appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 19:24 

Oman Observer

OPEC, Russia extend record oil cuts to end of July...

OPEC, Russia and allies agreed on Saturday to extend record oil production cuts until the end of July, prolonging a The post OPEC, Russia extend record oil cuts to end of July appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 16:20 

Oman Observer

More than surviving...

Lockdown may not be too much fun, here in Oman, or anywhere else in the world, but we are doing The post More than surviving appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 16:16 

Oman Observer

Tenants struggle to pay rent...

MUSCAT: Even as the authorities have eased the lockdown measures, a growing chorus of voices in Muscat from both commercial The post Tenants struggle to pay rent appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 16:12 

Oman Observer

More commercial outlets may open this week...

Muscat: More commercial activities will open in the coming days after many sectors were given nod to operate in the The post More commercial outlets may open this week appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 14:24 

Oman Observer

Tanfeedh employment lab panel holds meeting...

MUSCAT: The Labour Lab and Employment Supervisory Committee, part of the National Program for Enhancing Economic Diversification (Tanfeedh), held its The post Tanfeedh employment lab panel holds meeting appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 14:24 

Oman Observer

Draft deal: OPEC+ may extend oil cuts by month...

OPEC, Russia, and allies were set on Saturday to extend record oil production cuts through July after crude prices doubled The post Draft deal: OPEC+ may extend oil cuts by month appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 13:57 

Oman Observer

Climate change: Record rain in history of modern Oman...

SALALAH: The latest tropical depression that passed recently through Dhofar Governorate has established entirely new facts in front of the The post Climate change: Record rain in history of modern Oman appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 13:54 

Oman Observer

Omani farmer achieves record 200 tonnes of water melon in Bahla...

BAHLA: An Omani farmer has managed to produce a record over 200 tonnes of water melon at his farm in The post Omani farmer achieves record 200 tonnes of water melon in Bahla appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 11:58 

Oman Observer

ESO wins $5,000 marine turtle sustainability grant...

Muscat: The Environment Society of Oman (ESO) has won the $ 5,000 Summer Marine Turtle Sustainability Grant. To support projects The post ESO wins $5,000 marine turtle sustainability grant appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 11:25 

Oman Observer

Oman hotel revenue Falls 24% in March 2020...

The total revenue of the Omani hotels in the three-to-five-star category fell by 24 percent to RO54.2 million until the The post Oman hotel revenue Falls 24% in March 2020 appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 10:43 

Oman Observer

India overtakes Italy's tally, nearly 10k cases today...

India reported a record 9,887 new coronavirus cases in one day on Saturday and overtook Italy as the world's sixth-biggest The post India overtakes Italy's tally, nearly 10k cases today appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 10:16 

Oman Observer

Duqm reports 73 new cases today, total 190...

Muscat: The Ministry of Health in Oman has so far reported 205 cases from Al Wusta Governorate, including 190 in The post Duqm reports 73 new cases today, total 190 appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 10:00 

Oman Observer

12,195 Covid-19 cases in Muscat, 3,608 in Seeb...

Muscat: The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on Saturday 930 new positive cases of Covid-19 in the Sultanate, including 239 The post 12,195 Covid-19 cases in Muscat, 3,608 in Seeb appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 10:00 

Oman Observer

1,045 cases in North Batinah, 335 in Suhar...

Muscat: The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on Saturday 930 new positive cases of Covid-19 in the Sultanate, including 239 The post 1,045 cases in North Batinah, 335 in Suhar appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 09:20 

Oman Observer

Oman reports 930 new cases...

Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on Saturday 930 new positive cases of Covid-19 in the Sultanate, including 239 Omanis and The post Oman reports 930 new cases appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 08:55 

Oman Observer

100% increase in local sanitizers, detergents production...

Many local companies run by young Omanis have proved their superiority in meeting the demands of their products during the The post 100% increase in local sanitizers, detergents production appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 07:32 

Oman Observer

WHO advises to wear masks in public areas...

The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its guidance on Friday to recommend that governments ask people wear fabric face masks The post WHO advises to wear masks in public areas appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 07:17 

Oman Observer

Bahrain schools to reopen on September 16...

Bahrain's Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi said that the health and safety of students as well as The post Bahrain schools to reopen on September 16 appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-06 06:32 

Oman Observer

Lockdown eased partially in Muttrah...

Muscat: The authorities eased the lockdown of the Muttrah on Saturday with the Qurum Heights road (Al-Bustan-Wadi Kabir road) now The post Lockdown eased partially in Muttrah appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-05 21:18 

Oman Observer

Home-made campaign marks Environment Day...

MUSCAT: A video campaign bringing together people from more than 80 countries to send out a positive message across at The post Home-made campaign marks Environment Day appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-05 21:08 

Oman Observer

England's Burns wary of Windies...

LONDON: England batsman Rory Burns believes the West Indies will give the hosts a "stiff test" come next month's eagerly The post England's Burns wary of Windies appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-05 20:57 

Oman Observer

Oman vows to support any Opec+ extension of output cuts...

Key talks: Production conformity figures for the Sultanate stand at an impressive 102 percent for May 2020 The post Oman vows to support any Opec+ extension of output cuts appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-05 20:50 

Oman Observer

Mawaleh Market to remain closed until further notice...

The Central Market for Fruits and Vegetables in Mawaleh will remain closed from June 6 as part of the measures The post Mawaleh Market to remain closed until further notice appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-05 19:59 

Oman Observer

Oil markets rebalance, China leads the demand recovery...

The coronavirus pandemic saw oil demand tumble to multi-decade lows in the second quarter of 2020 as around 90 per The post Oil markets rebalance, China leads the demand recovery appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-05 18:13 

Oman Observer

Two charter flights to take off to India on Saturday...

Muscat: Stranded Indians in the Sultanate will leave in two charter flights from Muscat International Airport on Saturday. The first The post Two charter flights to take off to India on Saturday appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-05 11:38 

Oman Observer

Ready to resume flights in 48 hours, if needed: Oman Air...

Oman Air said it is meeting the highest fleet-maintenance standards in preparation for the return to scheduled service. In line The post Ready to resume flights in 48 hours, if needed: Oman Air appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-05 11:17 

Oman Observer

Indigo to operate first charter flight on Saturday with 180 passengers...

In the first of its kind charter flight operations, around 180 passengers will leave for India on Indigo airline service The post Indigo to operate first charter flight on Saturday with 180 passengers appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-05 10:00 

Oman Observer

1,006 Covid-19 cases in North Batinah, 324 in Suhar...

Muscat: Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on Friday 770 new positive cases of Covid-19 in the Sultanate. South Batinah The post 1,006 Covid-19 cases in North Batinah, 324 in Suhar appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-05 09:20 

Oman Observer

Oman reports 770 new cases, including 5 deaths...

Five deaths due to Covid-19 were reported on Friday, taking the total toll to 72 from 67. Ministry of Health The post Oman reports 770 new cases, including 5 deaths appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 21:33 

Oman Observer

India's urban outbreak is morphing into a rural crisis...

Rural parts of India have begun to see a surge in novel coronavirus infections, as millions of migrant workers returning The post India's urban outbreak is morphing into a rural crisis appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 21:30 

Oman Observer

US to revise Chinese passenger airline ban...

The U.S. Transportation Department plans to issue a revised order in the coming days that is likely to allow some The post US to revise Chinese passenger airline ban appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 21:25 

Oman Observer

CBO suspends online payment using debit cards...

Muscat: The Central Bank of Oman (CBO) said that it has suspended the online payment gateway service (OmanNet) using direct The post CBO suspends online payment using debit cards appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 21:12 

Oman Observer

Oman kicks off strategy to procure first national satellite...

Omansat's mission is to launch the Sultanate first satellite by 2023 - 2024. The post Oman kicks off strategy to procure first national satellite appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 21:07 

Oman Observer

Muttrah to be unlocked on Saturday...

MUSCAT: Lockdown in the wilayat of Muttrah will be lifted partially on Saturday following a sharp fall in coronavirus cases, The post Muttrah to be unlocked on Saturday appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 20:15 

Oman Observer

Supply likely to spring back in July...

S&P Global Platts Analytics expects OPEC+ quotas will be maintained, but the additional 1.2 million b/d cuts by Saudi, Kuwait and UAE in early May will likely come back onto the market. The post Supply likely to spring back in July appeared first on Omano...

 2020-06-04 19:25 

Oman Observer

ePayment service 'OmanNet' network disrupted...

Muscat: Ministry of Technology and Communications said there is a temporary shutdown of the ePayment service through the 'OmanNet' network. The post ePayment service 'OmanNet' network disrupted appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 17:56 

Oman Observer

30% of Covid-19 fatalities are people with diabetes: MOH...

Muscat: Those who have chronic and respiratory diseases should never be in contact with others and If they develop severe The post 30% of Covid-19 fatalities are people with diabetes: MOH appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 17:10 

Oman Observer

Blood Banks Services call for Covid-19 recoveries to donate plasma urgently...

Muscat: The Blood Bank Services Department appeals to people who have recovered from Coronavirus (Covid-19) to donate plasma urgently from The post Blood Banks Services call for Covid-19 recoveries to donate plasma urgently appeared first on Omanobserver ...

 2020-06-04 16:08 

Oman Observer

Abalone survey shows decline in stocks...

Muscat: The Directorate General of Agriculture and Fisheries in the Governorate of Dhofar surveyed abalone stocks (Abalone Survey 2020) during The post Abalone survey shows decline in stocks appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 16:05 

Oman Observer

SQU ranked among best Asian universities in 2020...

London: Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) ranked among the best universities in Asia in 2020 in the Times Higher Education (THE) The post SQU ranked among best Asian universities in 2020 appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 15:59 

Oman Observer

Four die, one seriously injured after two-vehicles crash in Thamrait...

Thamrait: Three citizens and one expat died in a collision between two vehicles in Thamrait road. One citizen seriously injured. The post Four die, one seriously injured after two-vehicles crash in Thamrait appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 15:37 

Oman Observer

HM the Sultan congratulates Queen of Denmark...

Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik has sent a cable of congratulations to Queen Margrethe II of the Kingdom The post HM the Sultan congratulates Queen of Denmark appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 15:22 

Oman Observer

778 more attract Covid-19: Health Ministry...

Muscat:The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on Thursday the registration of (778) new positive cases with Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the The post 778 more attract Covid-19: Health Ministry appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 14:33 

Oman Observer

HM issues Royal Decree establishing Oman Investment Institution...

Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik on Thursday issued a Royal Decree, No 61/2020, on the establishment of Oman The post HM issues Royal Decree establishing Oman Investment Institution appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 14:32 

Oman Observer

Lockdown to be eased with some restrictions in Muttrah...

Muscat: The authorities will ease the lockdown of the Muttrah wilayat from Saturday, it was revealed at the press conference The post Lockdown to be eased with some restrictions in Muttrah appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 13:53 

Oman Observer

Oman will experience the Lunar eclipse on Friday, June 5, 2020...

Muscat: The full moon, which is also known as the strawberry moon or the Rose Moon will begin at 9.46 The post Oman will experience the Lunar eclipse on Friday, June 5, 2020 appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 13:07 

Oman Observer

Tourism sector in Dhofar under review: Govt...

Muscat: The Salalah Festival was canceled due to the pandemic, Dr. Ahmed al Saeedi, Minister of Health, said on Thursday. The post Tourism sector in Dhofar under review: Govt appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-04 12:48 

Oman Observer

India announces 14 new repatriation flights from Oman...

Muscat: India will operate special flights to India from Oman in Phase 2++ of the preparation Mission Vande Bharat as The post India announces 14 new repatriation flights from Oman appeared first on Omanobserver ....

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