Category Archives: Economics

The Sultanate Played Significant Role in ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative, Chinese Ambassador Says

Muscat, Yu Fulong, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Sultanate affirmed that the Sultanate has played a key and significant role in the ‘Belt and Road’ initiative due to its unique geographic location. He pointed out that …

First Batch of Students Finish their Training Program at Faculty of Ningxia

Ningxia, The first batch of Omani students, who studied at Ningxia Polytechnic in Yinchuan city, China has completed their training program, which lasted for a year and a half. The students will resume their training in the Sultanate, after the …

(Im)migration News Recap, July 8-14

Not without my son

Lourdes de Leon was deported to Guatemala. Her son stayed in U.S. custody. She says federal agents tricked her into leaving without the boy. “I am aware that one commits a crime, entering illegally, but it’s …

Nato States to Increase Defence Funding

Brussels, US President Donald Trump said

Nato countries have agreed to increase their military spending.

Speaking after a two-day summit in Brussels, he said allies had

committed to spending more than 2% of their annual output (GDP) on

defence budgets.…

HM The Sultan Congratulates President of Sao Tome and Principe

Muscat, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said has

sent a cable of congratulations to President Evaristo Carvalho of the

Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe on the occasion of his

country’s Independence Anniversary.

In his cable, His Majesty expressed …

Transport, Communication Ministry Organises Workshop on MLC

Muscat, A workshop on “Rights of the Seafarers

in the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006″ was held at the City

Seasons Hotel, Muscat today.

The two-day workshop aims to regularise marine labour to meet

all requirements to ensure their rights …