OTA AGM lauds achievements in 2014

OTA AGM lauds achievements in 2014

MUSCAT: The Oman Tennis Association (OTA) held its Annual General Assembly at the Oman Olympic Committee headquarters on Monday. The…

Oman’s oil refiner plans pet coke storage facility

Conrad Prabhu – MUSCAT  – March 31: Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Co (Orpic), the Sultanate’s refining and petrochemicals…

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Libya fears for its treasures

Libya fears for its treasures

LIBYAN antiquities officials looked on with horror at Internet video footage that showed extremists wielding sledgehammers and power tools to…

‘Blue train’ forges path through the chaos

Béatrice LE BOHEC – IN the conflict-torn eastern Ukraine town of Yasynuvata, residents are overcoming their fear and boarding a…

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Berlin’s abandoned buildings

Berlin’s abandoned buildings

Even as real estate prices in Berlin rise inexorably and gentrification turns rundown corners into trendy neighbourhoods, the German capital…

Luxury brands hedge their bets with smartwatches

Luxury brands hedge their bets with smartwatches

The flurry of technology deals luxury watchmakers announced this week to tackle the Apple Watch threat are more a way…

Bustling markets of Stone Town

Bustling markets of Stone Town

Ali Ahmed al Riyami – ali.alriyami@omanobserver.om – Almost anytime you head to the fruit and vegetables, fish or meat markets…

Coping with the selfie stick

Coping with the selfie stick

Whether it’s in front of Cologne Cathedral, the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin or the fairy tale castle at Neuschwanstein in…

Patrick Pichette to retire for interesting reason

Patrick Pichette to retire for interesting reason

When Montreal-born Google executive Patrick Pichette returned to work after a climbing trip to Mount Kilimanjaro, he couldn’t escape something his…

Battling the stereotyping

Battling the stereotyping

She is multitasking but doesn’t know how to cook, she doesn’t have the patience to deal with nagging in-laws, doesn’t…

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Time running out for wild elephants

Time running out for wild elephants

African elephants could be extinct in the wild within a few decades, experts warned at a major conservation summit in…