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Fourth Test Flight with Bertrand Piccard with Solar Impulse 2 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

First round-the-world solar flight takes off from the UAE

Solar Impulse 2 took off from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates en route to the Omani capital Muscat at the start of a five-month journey of 35,000 km

March 9, 2015 4:15
 
Person Giving A Generous Bonus

Expecting end-of-year salary bonus?

59 per cent of finance professionals working in the Middle East expect a bonus this year, reveals research

November 25, 2014 9:00
 
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Aston Martin unveils new Lagonda

British manufacturer revives the model exclusively for the region

November 11, 2014 9:27
 
Arabic business people working in office

Top challenges and opportunities for Arab youth

Arab world’s biggest challenge also represents the region’s greatest opportunity – it’s youth, says World Economic Forum in its latest study.

October 15, 2014 11:18
 
Foreign-workers

Gulf states need to stop relying on cheap foreign labour – IMF

Private-sector job creation for GCC nationals has become a challenge.

November 21, 2013 10:06
 
Saudi Arabia follows GCC

Saudi shifts official weekend

The kingdom is now in line with the rest of the GCC.

June 23, 2013 5:57
 
Muscat Runway Oman Airport

Labourers Return To Work At Oman Airport

Abhinav Akshay, another labourer at the project, said: "We have been assured that safety standards will be revised so we can work without fear of injuries."

March 14, 2013 8:36
 
Muscat Runway Oman Airport

Thousands of South Asian workers strike at Oman Airport

Thousands of South Asian labourers working on the expansion of Muscat airport downed tools on Tuesday in a rare strike to demand…

March 12, 2013 4:42
 
Omani people hoping for democratic change

Omanis hoping for change after vote

Sultan Qaboos remains a popular figure in a country that was mostly undeveloped and faced war in its Dhofar region when he seized power from his father.

December 22, 2012 6:49
 
Islamic Finance Oman

Oman to issue large government bonds

Oman will issue five-year government development bonds worth 100 million rials ($260 million) at an annual interest rate of 3.25 percent,…

November 17, 2012 9:49
 
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