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  • Urgent call to donate O+ and A+ blood for cancer patients

    Muscat –The Department of Blood Banks Services (DBBS) has appealed to people with O+ and A+ blood types to donate urgently due a severe shortage of blood stocks. A statement issued by DBBS said, ‘We would like to draw attention to the fact that many cancer patients require daily platelet transfusions for O+ and A+ […] The post Urgent call to donate O+ and A+ blood for cancer patients appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • Salam Air to operate 3 weekly flights between Muscat and Bangkok

    Muscat– Salam Air will operate three flights per week between Muscat and Bangkok from December 18. In a statement, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said, ‘The CAA today issued its approval for Salam Air to operate three direct flights per week (Muscat-Bangkok-Muscat), starting from December 18.’ The post Salam Air to operate 3 weekly flights between Muscat and Bangkok appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • China offers 12 scholarships for Omani students

    Muscat – The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MoHERI) has announced scholarships for Omani students offered by the Chinese government for the academic year 2023-2024. ‘The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, represented by the Higher Education Admission Centre, is pleased to announce the availability of 12 scholarships provided by the Chinese […] The post China offers 12 scholarships for Omani students appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • Body of missing woman found: ROP

    Muscat – The dead body of a missing woman – Hameeda bint Hamood al Amriyah – has been found in Izki, according to the Royal Oman Police. A statement issued by ROP said, ‘The 57-year-old woman was found dead by a citizen. The procedures are underway to hand over the body to her family.’ The […] The post Body of missing woman found: ROP appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • ASYAD wins ‘Ship Manager of the Year’ award for 2022

    Muscat – Asyad Shipping, the shipping arm of Asyad Group, won the Ship Manager of the Year award for 2022 at the ninth edition of The Maritime Standard Awards in Dubai, UAE. The Maritime Standard Awards is an annual regional event that recognises excellence in the shipping, ports and maritime industries in the Middle East […] The post ASYAD wins ‘Ship Manager of the Year’ award for 2022 appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • Omani startup raises awareness on circular economy

    Local startup Carbon 6 hosted a series of workshops recently with an aim of raising awareness on circular economy. The post Omani startup raises awareness on circular economy appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • Oman works on conservation of endangered Arabian Sea humpback whales

    A workshop to discuss protection of the humpback whale was held in a collaboration between the Environment Authority and the Environment Society of Oman, on Monday. The post Oman works on conservation of endangered Arabian Sea humpback whales appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • Oman fans pin hope on Arab teams

    Fans in Oman have pinned high hopes on an Arab team qualifying for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Round of 16. The post Oman fans pin hope on Arab teams appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • MoF invites private sector to build Oman’s first toll road

    In order to encourage private sector to invest in infrastructure projects, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) is inviting Expression of Interest from the private sector to build a road for trucks from Salalah to Thumrait under a public private partnership (PPP) agreement. The post MoF invites private sector to build Oman’s first toll road appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • Two passengers arrested for possessing drugs at Muscat airport

    Muscat – Oman Customs arrested two expats for possessing marijuana and seized large quantities of psychotropic tablets at Muscat International Airport. In a statement, Oman Customs said, ‘Muscat International Airport Customs seized large quantities of psychotropic tablets, and large sums of money, from two people. They were also in possession of marijuana, which was seized […] The post Two passengers arrested for possessing drugs at Muscat airport appeared first on Muscat Daily.