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Number of Expat Health Workers in Oman Take Huge Hit in 2018

Not even the historic significance and contributions of expat workers in the country can challenge the new nationalisation programme, which aims to bring in...

Mall in Oman Soon to Open Inside Sports Club Premises

Despite being one of the relatively smaller countries in the region, Oman has matched all its contemporaries in terms of wealth, natural resources, and...

Oman Extends Hiring Ban on 4 Professions

As the government’s nationalisation programme pushes full steam ahead, measures that curb or discourage the entry and hiring of expats are to be expected....

Manpower Ministry to Rectify Work Status of Over 16,000 Expats in Oman

As the sultanate focuses on including more citizens in the workforce at the expense of foreign nationals, the government is continuously improving its system...

How to Get NOC in Oman

Working in Oman offers great benefits and opportunities, especially for workers who intend to build their career because of the Sultanate’s relatively small size,...

Gov’t Sets New Fees to Apply for Omani Citizenship

Working in a foreign country may cause one to think of getting naturalised in order to maintain their way of living, which they’ve built...

Govt Introduces Service Tagging ‘Omanised’ Professions

With Oman’s nationalisation programme already in effect, more opportunities are being presented to citizens, and the opposite for expats in the country, as well...

Oman to Impose New Excise Tax to Boost Gov’t Income

Part of the allure in working in the Middle East is its unique taxation system (or the lack of it, at least back then)....

Oman Among 50 States Eligible for Visa on Arrival in Pakistan

Other than national benefits offered by the government to residents and citizens, there are also perks granted to citizens based on the homeland’s bilateral...

Gulf Country Announces Mid-day Work Ban for Workers

The summer season is upon us, and for countries where temperatures can exceed past 40 degrees during the day, such as those in the...

[GUIDE] Top Destinations to Visit in Oman

Oman is just unique a country as any is. However, the Sultanate is oftentimes overlooked by travellers. What escape the ordinary tourists’ eyes are...

[Labour Law] Workers are Entitled to Two Days Off Every Week in Oman

Working from one place to another exposes us to the differences in work culture and labour codes between countries. ALSO READ: Here Are 5 Reasons...

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