Opinion

Sunday 24/January/2021 19:06 PM

Special VAT treatment for free zones

Oman is located on the south-east coast of the Arabian Peninsula which gives Oman a strategic location as a shipping and trading centre for markets in...

Monday 12/October/2020 21:18 PM

Lockdown, again!

After all, we have only recently come out of one. Countries across the world had mandated lockdowns, with a number of strict measures to restrict the rate...

Tuesday 29/September/2020 14:02 PM

A Technocratic Government

For the first time in Oman’s history, an economist is appointed to run the Ministry of Economy, and academics are appointed in their field of...

Sunday 04/August/2019 11:10 AM

Libra: A Giant in the Making

The muted conversations surrounding the controversial subject of cryptocurrencies amplified to a crescendo in June 2019, after an alliance led by Facebook...

Monday 10/June/2019 19:40 PM

From oil to human capital investment

In recent years, we have witnessed commendable efforts across the GCC region towards economic diversification, with each country taking steps to lessen the...