November 18, 2018   English | عربي
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November 15, 2018

Omantel - the first operator to provide fibre optic services in the sultanate - continues to enhance customers’ digital experience with the latest roll out of its fibre optic network in Al Saadah area in Salalah, enabling residents an unprecedented digital experience with ultra-fast Internet speed, affordable prices and value added services.

In a press release, Mohammed"...

November 13, 2018

Ferrari hosted an adrenaline filled Ferrari experience in Oman for distinguished guests and prospective owners during an exclusive Ferrari lifestyle drive event.

Held at Al Husn Resort & Spa, Shangri-La, Muscat, guests experienced the performance and versatility of the new Portofino on the exciting roads of Muscat. Guests also enjoyed the relaxing and luxurious resort ambience and immersed in an authentic Omani atmosphere accompanied by the elegance"...


Saeedi inspects new hospital construction in Salalah
November 17, 2018

Salalah: Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Saeedi, Minister of Health, on Thursday paid an inspection visit to the construction site of the New Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah.
During the visit, Dr Al Saeedi was accompanied by Adviser Abdullah bin Aqeel Aal Ibrahim, Acting Deputy Governor of Dhofar, Shaikh Salim bin Ufait al Shanfari, Head of Dhofar Municipality, Dr Khalid bin Mohammed al Mashaikhi, Director-General of Dhofar Governorate Health Services, and Eng Jamal al Shanfari, MoH Director-General of Projects & Engineering"...

Sultanate jumps four places to reach 48th position on UN Human Development Index
November 17, 2018

The sultanate has achieved high levels in the Human Development Index for 2018, issued by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

The sultanate advanced to the 48th place globally, climbing four positions, compared to the previous year, out of 189 countries and was placed fifth in the Arab and Gulf countries. The sultanate has been classified within very high human development countries for the first time since its inclusion in the report.

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Education sector in Oman sees robust growth
November 17, 2018

Muscat: The number of private schools in Oman has grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5 per cent between 2011 and 2016, while public schools recorded a CAGR of 0.9 per cent during the same period, according to a new report.

The GCC Education Industry report published by Alpen Capital, an investment banking advisory firm, said that public schools in Oman accounted for over 78 per cent of the K-12 enrollments in 2016. However, private sector enrollments increased at a CAGR of 8.3 per cent between 2011"...