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Vijaya Kumar, CEO of KR Infrastructure Group exudes confidence that the slight increase in oil prices, planned investments in Duqm and commissioning of the new airport will provide a fillip to the economy What in your opinion will be the big trends of 2018 in Oman and globally? The macroeconomic situation seems to be getting […]
Omran, Oman’s tourism development company, has launched the first hotel within the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) precinct. The highly anticipated Crowne Plaza Muscat OCEC has opened its doors, providing luxurious, convenient accommodation for business and leisure travellers, and boosting the MICE sector in the Sultanate. Situated in Madinat Al Irfan, the new urban […]
A 27-km Saham-Suhar road, part of the Al Batinah Expressway, was opened to traffic on Wednesday. The opened section is part of the 50-km fourth package of the road. The opening ceremony was attended by Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Futaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications, Shaikh Saif bin Muhanna al Lamki, Governor of North Al […]
A new PDO-backed factory which will manufacture key well equipment for the oil and gas industry has been officially opened in Nizwa. The Omani company Gulf Energy established the Fishing & Remedial Experts Enterprise (FREE) facility which is set to create up to 70 jobs for nationals. PDO has signed a 10-year contract with FREE […]
Despite on-going issues in the maritime industry and the continued lull in global oil prices, container volumes at Sohar port in the second quarter of 2017 grew by 11 per cent from the same quarter last year, as Sohar emerges as one of the region’s prime logistical hubs. Dry bulk cargo also grew significantly at […]
The fully integrated Oman Exhibition & Convention Centre (OCEC) precinct takes strides towards completion as this major project already achieved the completion of Phase 1 – the Exhibition Center while Phase 2 – the Convention Center completion delivery is at advance stage with all the structural, civil and MEP works nearing completion […]
In an exclusive VIP launch and signing ceremony held at the Grand Hyatt Muscat, the property development and investment company Gulf Muscat United has launched sales for office space within Oman’s smartest office complex, the ‘iTower’.
The question today is not whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots could rule the world, but whether they should rule the world.
In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, to evolve Dubai as the world’s Smartest City by 2017, Dubai Design District (d3), a member of Tecom Group, has introduced 21 smart initiatives to develop an innovative business community and contribute to the realisation of the emirate’s economic aspirations.
Takaful Oman, the first Islamic insurance company in Oman, has shown impressive growth since it commenced operations two years ago. Sayyida Rawan Ahmed Al Said, Vice Chairman and CEO shares her thoughts on the company’s achievements and the industry. A report by Mayank Singh and A Harikumar.
Abdulrahman Salim Al Hatmi, Group CEO, ASYAD talks about the Sultanate of Oman Logistics Strategy 2040 and its efforts in achieving the enshrined goals. Mayank Singh reports What is ASYAD’s mandate and vision as Oman’s leading logistics group and what has been achieved in pursuance of these objectives? ASYAD has two primary mandates; the first is […]
Oman’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, HE Ali bin Masud Al Sunaidy and his Indian counterpart Suresh Prabhu reiterate their commitment to boost bilateral trade and enhance cooperation between the two countries in multiple sectors
Maqbool Al Wahaibi, CEO, Oman Data Park & Mazen Matar, GM- Cloud Services, Oman Data Park talk about company’s exemplary services in running and operating three data centers in tier-three category, serving nine leading banks in the country, along with 500 plus enterprises and customers in various sectors.
OER Finance & HR Summit 2018 held at Intercontinental Muscat on May 2, explored the new imperatives on the interface between finance and HR
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If you can get a job done yesterday, then, and only then can you work with Elon Musk, founder, and CEO of both Tesla and SpaceX. For someone who is into making rockets and cars, wouldn’t his speed of work be like lightning? Musk is also the co-founder and chairman of an artificial intelligence research, non-profit […]