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The Sultanate’s tourism industry is poised to play an important role in Oman’s near-term move away from hydrocarbons reliance, and in its long-term economic growth plan The oil price drop between June 2014 and January 2016 – when oil fell below $30 a barrel – threw the economic dangers of an over-reliance on hydrocarbons into […]
Hani Ali Mirza, Managing Director, Bin Mirza International which brought to Oman a number of international fast casual brands, says Oman’s F&B sector is better placed to weather the storm of economic slowdown. Excerpts from an interview with Muhammed Nafie Can you give us a brief on the various international brands Bin Mirza Group […]
Kim McInnes, CEO – Shopping Malls, Majid Al Futtaim Properties talks about upcoming developments and the rationale behind being the leading GCC investor in Oman in an exclusive interview How has Majid Al Futtaim’s experience been in Oman in the retailing arena? Majid Al Futtaim has always been pioneering in the Omani market, and we […]
The year 2016 has been a sanguine year for emerging markets after five brutal years of underperformance relative to the US, Europe and even Japan. The spectacular 70 per cent rise in oil prices since last February, a 20 per cent rally in gold and industrial metals, the failure of the Federal Reserve not to […]
Lower-quality properties have been struggling into 2016, while the higher end continues to forge ahead While some of Oman’s current residential, retail and office property stock is struggling to get off agents’ books, at the higher end of the market, the picture is a lot sunnier. In this, the Sultanate resembles many other countries […]
Takaful Oman continued its stellar performance by achieving a gross contribution of RO5.1mn for Q1 2016 compared to RO2.4mn in the corresponding period of 2015. Sayyida Rawan Ahmed Al Said, MD and CEO shares the success story of the company in an interview with Oommen John P. Takaful Oman, the Sultanate’s first fully-fledged Islamic insurance […]
There are many ways to use an ID card. Most notably it can be used for many governmental e-services such as starting a new company or managing your existing one. The card can also be used for signing documents.
Transaction cost is an important element in real estate investing as high transaction costs can take a significant chunk out of any capital appreciation that an investor expects
On January 1, 2016 His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said issued a royal decree approving the Sultanate’s 2016 state budget and the country’s ninth five-year development plan, the latter of which covers the period 2016-20.
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 […]