Omani researcher gets acclaim  for work on coconut mite

Omani researcher gets acclaim for work on coconut mite

By Kaushalendra Singh — SALALAH:April 26: The Salalah Agriculture Research Station achieved a distinct achievement by reaching over a major…

Oman bags two podium finishes in Kuwait

Oman bags two podium finishes in Kuwait

MUSCAT: In a double delight for Oman, the Sultanate’s junior boys’ and ladies’ golf teams finished on the podium as…

A flip-flop on White House race

A flip-flop on White House race

By Michael Mathes — Back in 2008, a freshman senator named Barack Obama got savaged for his inexperience. As Republicans…

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Voice to elephant poaching in India

Voice to elephant poaching in India

Tania James’s “The Tusk that Did the Damage,” puts the spotlight on elephant poaching in southern India and the lives…

Palestinian scarf resists Chinese competition

Palestinian scarf resists Chinese competition

In the face of strong competition from China, the traditional, locally produced Palestinian headscarf has put up a show of…

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…

Save Oceans worth $24 tn

Save Oceans worth $24 tn

By Nina Larson The world’s oceans are awash in riches, with output rivalling that of some of the world’s largest…

The best female chef

The best female chef

A French chef who inspired a tough kitchen character in the hit animated film “Ratatouille” was named the world’s best…

Astrodome at 50: Now a decaying shell

Astrodome at 50: Now a decaying shell

Texans on Thursday marked the 50th birthday of the Houston Astrodome, the world’s first fully air-conditioned multipurpose domed stadium, once…

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Non-native goldfish invade Colorado lake

Non-native goldfish invade Colorado lake

A handful of goldfish dumped into a Colorado lake, evidently by a pet owner years ago, have reproduced and thousands…