SURVEYS & SPECIAL ISSUES

Autofocus

Automobile news to keep you ahead

Return to roots

BusinessToday meets restaurant entrepreneur Sami Daud as he prepares to launch a new eatery in Muscat

Protecting Trademarks

The Intellectual Property Rights Law provides detailed provisions regarding what constitutes a trademark, how companies can protect their trademarks

Reasons to be cheerful

With several deals on airfares and hotels available, it may be a good idea to plan a foreign holiday this summer

Success and multitasking

Kamla Ali Aufi talks to BusinessToday about success, time management and the importance of not buckling under pressure

The Recruiter

A year after setting up office in Oman, Richard Weetch of BBT takes stock as he speaks to BusinessToday on what it takes to be a recruitment specialist here

Triumph of spirit

Firas al Abduwani of HTC, which went through a series of hiccups before turning into the successful entity that it is today speaks about the spirit of entrepreneurship

In the Limelight

People who were in limelight

The oilman cometh

Time is critical in oil drilling, so is proper maintenance support

Work in progress

Haya Water is hopeful of providing sewerage connection in Al Ghubra area this year

Looks matter

There is a need to improve packaging of Omani products for them to compete successfully in the marketplace

Railway plans gather steam

Preparations for the Batinah Railway Project, which will be ultimately linked to the transnational GCC railway network, is on track

Sport: a recession free zone?

While sport's emotional appeal makes it one of the more recession

Getting into action

With the opening up of the telecom market and entry of multinational technology providers, it is only a matter of time before state-of-the art technologies like IPTV are introduced in the local market.

Time to tackle blind spots

Several schemes for small start-up businesses remain under-utilised due to various factors, BusinessToday reports

Smooth cross over

Lexus RX350 is ideal for on-road adventures

Visitor View

Corporate executives who were on short visits to Muscat

A good month

The MSM 30 Index moved up 11.3 per cent in the last trailing one month