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News Oman Government: First Green Hydrogen Centre opens in Oman

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
First Green Hydrogen Centre opens in Oman
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/First_Green_Hydrogen_Centre_opens_in_Oman-SNG_165651698/

The statement added, With an Oman market perspective of US $ 20 billion in 2050, hydrogen is a supplement and especially in the long term, a substitute for oil and natural gas. The highlight was also ...

News Oman Government: As Oman Enters a New Era, Economic and Political Challenges Persist

Published on: Thursday 23 January 2020
As Oman Enters a New Era, Economic and Political Challenges Persist
News source: https://www.lawfareblog.com/oman-enters-new-era-economic-and-political-challenges-persist

Qaboos’ illness and death shook Omanis: He was modern Oman’s founding father and held an overpowering role in Omani domestic and foreign affairs. He headed the state, government, and military, and ...

News Oman Government: Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop Showcases Industry, Government Efforts to Eliminate Lead in Paint

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop Showcases Industry, Government Efforts to Eliminate Lead in Paint
News source: https://sdg.iisd.org/news/asia-pacific-regional-workshop-showcases-industry-government-efforts-to-eliminate-lead-in-paint/

Lead paint laws have been enacted in Australia, China, India, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Iraq, Israel, Jordan and Oman. In Malaysia, paint manufacturers have committed to eliminate lead in paint by 2020. Eliminating lead in paint contributes to the achievement of SDG targets 3.9 (reducing deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals, pollution and contamination) and 12.4 (environmentally sound management of chemicals and wastes).

News Oman Government: OABC presents the Evolving Tax and Legislative Landscape in Oman

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
OABC presents the Evolving Tax and Legislative Landscape in Oman
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/press-releases/story/OABC_presents_the_Evolving_Tax_and_Legislative_Landscape_in_Oman-ZAWYA20191008105119/

They reflect the Government's intention to create a more robust regulatory environment to attract investments and encourage the private sector to play a more important role in Oman’s development. By ...

News Oman Government: British Government Continues to Aid Repression in Human Rights-Abusing Countries, New Data Shows

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
British Government Continues to Aid Repression in Human Rights-Abusing Countries, New Data Shows
News source: https://consortiumnews.com/2019/10/09/british-government-continues-to-aid-repression-in-human-rights-abusing-countries-new-data-shows/

Given key British interests in the Gulf – where Britain has recently established new military base facilities in Bahrain and Oman – the government almost certainly views the export of ...

News Oman Government: Ooredoo Signs Strategic Agreement with Oman Tower Company for Network in Musandam

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Ooredoo Signs Strategic Agreement with Oman Tower Company for Network in Musandam
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/press-releases/story/Ooredoo_Signs_Strategic_Agreement_with_Oman_Tower_Company_for_Network_in_Musandam-ZAWYA20191008110411/

The discussion is in alignment with the latest phase of the OTC agreement, signed in May, which covers the construction of around 30 sites in green field government locations in Musandam Muscat, Oman: ...

News Oman Government: Oman LNG debottlenecking to add 1m tpa to plant capacity

Published on: Saturday 07 September 2019
Oman LNG debottlenecking to add 1m tpa to plant capacity
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Oman_LNG_debottlenecking_to_add_1m_tpa_to_plant_capacity-SNG_153447862/

Majority government-owned Oman LNG is a key sponsor of the event. Debottlenecking is defined as the process of pinpointing specific areas in plant equipment or the workflow configuration that limits ...

News Oman Government: Oman's budget deficit falls to lowest level in five years

Published on: Sunday 25 August 2019
Oman's budget deficit falls to lowest level in five years
News source: https://menafn.com/1098925018/Omans-budget-deficit-falls-to-lowest-level-in-five-years

Helped by a significant rise in government revenues and a slight decrease in total spending, Oman's budget deficit has dropped to the lowest level in five years. The sultanate's budget deficit ...

News Oman Government: Oman's budget deficit drops to lowest in 5 years

Published on: Sunday 25 August 2019
Oman's budget deficit drops to lowest in 5 years
News source: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/politics-economics/426533-omans-budget-deficit-drops-to-lowest-in-5-years

Oman’s budget deficit has dropped to the lowest level in five years, bolstered by a rise in government revenues and a slight decrease in spending, according to figures released by the sultanate’s ...

News Oman Government: Canadian government in the dark about whistleblower André Gauthier’s status

Published on: Wednesday 29 May 2019
Canadian government in the dark about whistleblower André Gauthier’s status
News source: http://www.mynewsdesk.com/uk/stirling-och-partners/pressreleases/canadian-government-in-the-dark-about-whistleblower-andre-gauthiers-status-2880872

It is disappointing that the Canadian government does not seem to take these risks seriously.” It remains unclear whether Andre has been transferred into UAE custody, Stirling said. “If he is still in ...

News Oman Government: 'Little India' resort in Oman ready by 2020

Published on: Tuesday 28 May 2019
'Little India' resort in Oman ready by 2020
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Little_India_resort_in_Oman_ready_by_2020-SNG_145566224/

The project, to provide luxury seafront homes in the Duqm development zone, will open from next year, and signals the first of many projects to enhance the port of Duqm, key to the Oman government’s ...

News Oman Government: “Cultural misunderstanding” behind imprisoned British teachers in Oman; Stirling calls for UK, Oman government intervention

Published on: Tuesday 28 May 2019
“Cultural misunderstanding” behind imprisoned British teachers in Oman; Stirling calls for UK, Oman government intervention
News source: http://www.mynewsdesk.com/uk/stirling-och-partners/pressreleases/cultural-misunderstanding-behind-imprisoned-british-teachers-caseimp-in-oman-stirling-calls-for-uk-oman-government-intervention-2874829

Two British teachers are being held in a prison in Oman accused of stealing dogs. Jenny Green, and a female friend say they rescued the dogs from an abusive owner, but they have been charged with ...

News Oman Government: Oman- First phase of InterCon upgrade over: Omran

Published on: Wednesday 29 May 2019
News source: https://menafn.com/1098588077/Oman-First-phase-of-InterCon-upgrade-over-Omran

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Muscat- Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran), the executive arm of the Omani government responsible for tourism development, has recently completed the first phase of ...

News Oman Government: Family of Canadian imprisoned in Oman seeks government help

Published on: Tuesday 28 May 2019
News source: https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/video/family-of-canadian-imprisoned-in-oman-seeks-government-help/vi-AAC3ScJ

A Quebec family is pleading with the Canadian government to help 65-year-old Andre Gauthier, who is fighting extradition to Dubai. Gauthier is detained in Oman, and faces several years in prison over ...

News Oman Government: Relatives of stranded maids appeal to government

Published on: Wednesday 29 May 2019
News source: https://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Relatives-stranded-maids-Middle-East-appeal-government/688334-5137384-y9wys1z/index.html

Mbale. Relatives of two Ugandan girls, who are still stranded in Oman and Jordan, where they had gone for work, have appealed to the government to intervene and bring them home. Mr James Kabanule, a ...

News Oman Government: Oman government tells expat tour guides their jobs are safe from the visa ban – for now

Published on: Tuesday 28 May 2019
News source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1503161

DUBAI: Expats working as tour guides in Oman have been told they can continue for now, as long as they are using languages other than English and Arabic, national daily Times of Oman reported. The ...