Muscat beats Asian cities in one-way commute time

The average one-way commuting time is lowest in Muscat among the Asian cities at 17.12 minutes, followed by Limassol (Cyprus) at 17.14 minutes. In the GCC, Abu Dhabi comes second w…

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First wind farm project to electrify 16,000 homes

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar, signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract with a global consortium comprising GE and Spain’s TSK to build the…

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Multi-tasking, mobiles top killers in accidents

A dozen lives were lost and scores injured in just a week in separate accidents in the Wilayat of Haima, off Salalah, in Dhofar Governorate, which have been attributed by experts t…

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End of monopoly to give more options for people

Muscat, August 19 – The recent decision to allow multiple agencies to import the same product will take some time to show results, especially with the dealership of automobiles and…

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Omanis must get medical visa for treatment in India

Muscat, August 19 – Omani patients who visit India should obtain a medical visa to avoid the situation of hospitals refusing to treat/ admit them, said the Consulate General of Oma…

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