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Oman seeks $4 bln loan for Duqm refinery, eyes foreign investment

Apr 30 2013

MUSCAT, April 30 State-run Oman Oil Co is talking to bankers about raising a $4 billion loan to build an oil refinery in the southern coastal town of Duqm, a major part of the government's effort to build the country's industrial base.

Thousands of South Asian workers strike at Oman airport

Mar 13 2013

MUSCAT (Reuters)- Thousands of South Asian labourers working on the expansion of Muscat airport downed tools on Tuesday in a rare strike to demand better safety conditions after a worker died in an accident, a company official and workers said.

Thousands of South Asian workers strike at Oman airport

Mar 12 2013

MUSCAT (Reuters)- Thousands of South Asian labourers working on the expansion of Muscat airport downed tools on Tuesday in a rare strike to demand better safety conditions after a worker died in an accident, a company official and workers said.

Thousands of South Asian workers strike at Oman airport

Mar 12 2013

MUSCAT (Reuters)- Thousands of South Asian laborers working on the expansion of Muscat airport downed tools on Tuesday in a rare strike to demand better safety conditions after a worker died in an accident, a company official and workers said.

UPDATE 1-Thousands of South Asian workers strike at Oman airport

Mar 12 2013

MUSCAT, March 12 (Reuters)- Thousands of South Asian labourers working on the expansion of Muscat airport downed tools on Tuesday in a rare strike to demand better safety conditions after a worker died in an accident, a company official and workers said.

Oman mulls more control over hiring of foreign workers

Jan 15 2013

MUSCAT/DUBAI, Jan 15 Oman's government has asked its departments to review policies on hiring of foreign workers, in a sign that the sultanate, like some other Gulf states, may try to shift more jobs from expatriates to its own citizens.

Omanis hope first local vote is stepping stone towards change

Dec 22 2012

MUSCAT Hoping for jobs and democratic change, voters in Oman cast ballots in their first municipal election on Saturday, a sign of modest reform in response to protests inspired by the Arab Spring.

Omanis hope first local vote is stepping stone towards change

Dec 22 2012

MUSCAT Hoping for jobs and democratic change, voters in Oman cast ballots in their first municipal election on Saturday, a sign of modest reform in response to protests inspired by the Arab Spring.

Oman Air sees 30 pct revenue growth in 2012

Nov 26 2012

MUSCAT State-owned Oman Air, the sultanate's national carrier, expects its revenue to grow 30 percent in 2012 because of expanded operations, its chief executive officer said on Monday.

Oman Air sees 30 pct revenue growth in 2012

Nov 26 2012

MUSCAT, Nov 26 State-owned Oman Air, the sultanate's national carrier, expects its revenue to grow 30 percent in 2012 because of expanded operations, its chief executive officer said on Monday.

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