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PM defends WSC recruitment.

The recent engagement of multi-skilled fitters by the Water Services Corporation was made to fill vacancies resulting from natural wastage, and by 2018 their pay would be cost neutral', the prime minister said in parliament this evening. The procedure used for engagement was through Jobs Plus. READ: Konrad Mizzi's WSC ...

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Oil producers call to roll over output cuts beyond June.

KUWAIT CITY, March 26 — Venezuela, Oman and Iraq added their support for a possible extension of global oil-production cuts beyond June as momentum built among Opec members and other crude producers to prolong the strategy to re-balance the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Thousands march in London to protest against Brexit.

Thousands of people marched through London today to protest against Britain leaving the European Union, just four days before Prime Minister Theresa May launches the start of the formal divorce process from the bloc it joined 44 years ago. The Unite for Europe march was due to end with a rally in Parliament Square, scene of ...

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Maltese PM Muscat warns of 'slow EU death'.

'If we stay where we are' says ahead of Rome summit


Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts steps foot in Oman.

The firm has inked its first Muscat hotel management contract

- GulfNews - AE

Alara gets offtake partner for Oman project.

Metals miner Alara Resources has signed an offtake agreement for the supply of some 35 000 t of copper concentrate from its Al Hadeetha project, in Oman. The company said on Thursday that, under the terms of the agreement, the concentrate will be shipped at regular intervals from the Sohar port, with the agreement including ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Wanzala chances arms at Shs850m Kenya Open.

For Uganda's sole representative Fred Wanzala, who will be among the 15 debutantes at the event which is also the season opener for Road to Oman Challenge, any of the prizes will be amongst his career pay day

- Daily Monitor - UG

13 stunning photos that show why Oman is the next big destination for luxury travelers.

@BettyAbarcaNestled between the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen, Oman is rich with history and gorgeous landscapes that change from desert to mountains all the way out to its gorgeous coastline. Oman's Ministry of Tourism recently announced a plan that would make the tourism industry a major source of income ...

- Business Insider - US