Changes to Omani insurance companies law

The recent amendments to Omani Insurance Company Law require all insurance companies in Oman to be incorporated or registered as public joint stock companies with a minimum paid-up share capital of RO10mn.

Integrated governance: key to effective BCM

A comprehensive business continuity management (BCM) programme, which incorporates business continuity (BC), disaster recovery (DR) and crisis management, is a must for complex, growing and global business organisations. In today’s global economy, the various operational aspects of the companies are susceptible to the risks of disruptions that are beyond the reach of Information Technology (IT). […]


Oman Air has embarked on a major expansion programme to enhance fleet strength to 55 aircraft by 2017. Airline plans to launch new services to Manila, Jakarta and Goa. Oommen John P reports.

Kalhat ties up with TORO

Kalhat Services and Trading launched TORO Res-Com products in a glittering ceremony at Crowne Plaza recently.

Environmental Excellence

Almouj Golf, the award winning PGA Standard 18-hole links golf course at The Wave, Muscat, has become the first golf course in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region to be certified as an ‘Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary’. An OER report.

Perfection personified

Joshua Bell and The Academy of St Martin in the Fields left the audience enthralled with their magical renditions.

Standing tall

Oman’s real estate market is experiencing fast-paced growth thanks to various enabling factors such as enhanced infrastructure spending, a favourable demographic, interest from regional investors and business growth. Mayank Singh reports.

Looking Eastward

GCC’s MoU with South Korea covers a wide range of areas such as new and renewable energy, higher education, environment, information and communications technology, the defence industry, and power plants.