Inter-college public speaking competition from October 28

Inter-college public speaking competition from October 28

By Staff Reporter – MUSCAT — The third national edition of Inter-College Environmental Public Speaking Competition (ICPSC) organised by the…

Australia foils Islamic State ‘demonstration killings’ plot

SYDNEY — Australia’s largest ever counter-terrorism raids yesterday detained 15 people and foiled an alleged plot by Islamic State militants…

N Korea eye return to top 10 as Games begins today

N Korea eye return to top 10 as Games begins today

INCHEON, South Korea — Few delegations at the 17th Asian Games, due to start today in Incheon, South Korea, are…

China house prices fall, economic gloom deepens

Price falls spread to a record number of cities, and further declines are expected as cash-hungry developers offer bigger discounts…

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More questions than answers

More questions than answers

A ‘Yes’ vote to Scotland’s independence will pose baffling questions for the EU, and could see Scotland clamouring to join…

Digital play sweeps out traditional games

It is major shift from doll house, hide-and-seek to high end digital games. The technical boom has not only boosted…

Pattern-mixing, sportswear at London Fashion Week

Pattern-mixing, sportswear at London Fashion Week

Designers took inspiration from nature, sportswear and eclectic pattern mixes for their London Fashion Week collections, offering an array of…

Dining at Chili’s

Dining at Chili’s

By Stefano Virgilli Chili’s is a chain of casual dining restaurants operating in 31 countries. It is particularly popular in…

Urban Gardeners of Muscat

Urban Gardeners of Muscat

Gardening is fast catching up among the city dwellers. A little time from the busy schedule, and proper care for…

Bustling markets of Stone Town

Bustling markets of Stone Town

Ali Ahmed al Riyami – ali.alriyami@omanobserver.om – Almost anytime you head to the fruit and vegetables, fish or meat markets…

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