September 24, 2018   English | عربي
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September 18, 2018

The 8th ACCESS Arab Health Summit organised by the Arab Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) began yesterday in Washington, DC, United States under the theme ‘A Global Call to Action on Health Equity and Social Justice’ from September 16-19.
The 8th Arab Health Summit gathers a wide range of representatives from the Middle East and North African countries including scholars, health leaders, professionals, policy makers, medical providers, public health professionals, academics, epidemiologists,"...

September 2, 2018

Leading heavy oil professionals will gather in Muscat at the World Heavy Oil Congress & Exhibition (WHOC) here tomorrow, September 3, to examine and deliberate how rapid innovation and technological advancements in the heavy oil sector are reshaping the future oil mix. Held at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Center, this year’s event will feature a two-day strategic conference and a three-day technical conference alongside a three-day international exhibition.
The strategic conference will kick off with"...

Ministry of Health holds meeting for ‘Big Winner’ competition
September 23, 2018

As part of the National Policy and Multisectoral Plan for Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) held a preparatory meeting for the ‘Big Winner’ competition last week at the Health Education & Awareness Programmes Department of the Ministry of Health (MoH).

The meeting aimed to identify the focal points of the teams participating in the competition. There are 17 teams from health centres and hospitals in different"...

Dhofar Automotive launches Jeep Wrangler
September 23, 2018

Dhofar Automotive (DA), the official distributor of Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and RAM Vehicles in Oman, launched the all new flagship off-road vehicle, the 2019 Jeep Wrangler in a special ceremony at the DA showroom in Wattayah.

The event was attended by Hani al Zubair, chairman of Dhofar Automotive, together with Nizar Shanfari, board director for Dhofar Automotive, and Jeff Ellsworth, head of the Jeep brand in the Middle East. Also in attendance were"...

OTaxi service makes getting a cab easier in Muscat city
September 23, 2018

Oman’s first taxi app - OTaxi is up and running, again. Its operations were shut down last year due to administrative and technical issues but it has come back after getting approval from the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC).

OTaxi is the first Omani application on smartphones to give customers a convenient, hassle-free ride. Its success tells the story of a team of Omani youth starting a business despite numerous challenges.