Reports on move to stop R22 refrigerant is untrue

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs (MECA) said  that there are no truth in reports that the ministry plans to disallow the use of R22 refrigerant in air conditioners a…

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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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