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Registrations for new SMEs decline 36 per cent in first half of 2018

New registrations of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Oman declined 36 per cent to 3,059 in the first half of 2018 from 4,778 new registrations in the same period of the last year, according to the statistics released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI). The SME units include medium, small […]

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Oman Oil Marketing Company Introduces New E-payment App ‘Thawani’

  Oman Oil Marketing Company signed an agreement with Thawani Technologies introducing the e-payment application ‘Thawani’ in its service stations. With the new application customers will only need to scan the buyer’s Quick Response (QR) Code and enter the amount of payment required to complete the transfer process. The pilot project was held under the […]

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Oman, South Korea sign MoU to establish smart cities in Duqm

Oman and the Republic of Korea recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation between the two sides to establish smart cities. The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the Oman-Korea Business Forum, which was organised recently. The Forum aimed to develop a study on the importance of investment factors, projects and fields in relation […]

Mercedes-Benz Oman’s Unmistakably Dynamic V-Class on Display at Suhar Safeer Mall

Mercedes-Benz’s multifunctional V-Class is going to be on display in Suhar’s Safeer Mall from August 1st to 15th 2018. An embodiment of supreme engineering combined with luxury and style, this award-wining vehicle provides an unparalleled driving experience, with a capacity to accommodate large families or groups of business VIPs starting from OMR 24,000.   “Fully […]

Ooredoo has announced a special Renaissance Day promotion which will provide customers with non-stop Instagram data for free.
Ooredoo Celebrates 48th Renaissance Day with Free Unlimited Instagram Data

  Joining the nation in celebrating 48 years of peace and prosperity, Ooredoo announced a special Renaissance Day promotion which will provide customers with non-stop Instagram data for free. Users will be able to capture, comment, share, and commemorate this proud and happy occasion with their friends and family. Feras bin Abdullah Al Shaikh, Ooredoo’s […]

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New Prosthetic And Orthotic Services Centre in Oman

Sohar Aluminium (SA) in collaboration with Salalah Methanol Company (SMC) and Oman India Fertilizer Company (OMIFCO) announced the beginning of the construction of the 780 sqm Prosthetic and Orthotic Services Centre at Khoula Hospital. The organizations are coming together as part of their corporate social responsibility efforts in building the OMR 155,000 centre. Once completed, […]

Omantel and Equinix Partner to Bring a First World-Class, Carrier-Neutral Data Center to Oman

Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) and Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company,  announced the companies have entered into a joint venture to deliver data center and interconnection services to customers in the Middle East through the development of a new network-dense data center that will be located in Barka. This joint venture will establish […]

MEDC signs agreements for enhancing Muscat’s network capacity

Muscat Electricity Distribution Company (MEDC) — a member of the Nama Group — signed a number of contracts totalling over RO3mn  for the strengthening of the electricity network in Muscat Governorate. The contract was signed by Abdullah bin Saeed al Badri, Chief Executive Officer, MEDC. The contract awards were in line with the company’s continuous […]

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Destination Sustainability Celebrates New Milestone

Destination Sustainability, Oman’s first local SME consultancy firm specializing in Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility officially inaugurated its new offices in Airport Heights. There to mark the start of a new phase of growth for the company was Malak Al Shibani, Director General of the National Business Center. Established to connect sustainable practices, common values […]

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Oman Oil Marketing Company Launches Lubricants In East Africa

  As part of its strategy to increase the exportation of Oman Oil Marketing Lubricants internationally, the company has signed an agreement with Hass Petroleum Group, one of East Africa’s leading oil marketing companies, to start selling its lubricants in Kenya. In line with the partnership, which was signed by David Kalife, Oman Oil Marketing […]