≡ Menu




News

prevent coronavirus infection oman

The Ministry of Health in the Sultanate of Oman has shared tips on how to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19. Please be advised accordingly with the infographic shared by the Ministry: Clean your hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub. Use tissue or your flexed elbow to cover your nose [...]

covid-19 cases in oman

There’s now a total of 12 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in Oman. According to a report by Oman News Agency, the Ministry of Health has reported that the 6 cases include four Iranian nationals and two Omani citizens. These 6 cases came from travel to Iran. Total Number of COVID-19 Cases as [...]

Flights to Iran have been suspended following reports of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak and the first two cases reported in Oman. According to a report by Oman News Agency, the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) has made the announcement of suspension and will continue for an indefinite period. Please see the full statement below: [...]

oman covid19 case

The Ministry of Health in Oman announces on February 24, the first two cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. According to a report by Oman News Agency, these were from 2 Omani females which returned from Islamic Republic of Iran. The Health Ministry also adds that they are in stable condition. Below is [...]

Mysk Al Mouj Hotel

Muscat, Oman might be on your list now. If you’re looking for a guide on how to find the best hotel in this area, you’ve come to the right place because we are about to share with you the best places where you can book a hotel room. Some travelers might see it challenging to [...]

philippine embassy in oman advisory

To all Filipinos in the Oman, please be informed of this public advisory released by the Philippine Embassy in Oman, regarding the recent developments. The PH government assures Pinoys that they are prepared to repatriate any Filipino who may be affected by the ongoing crisis. They have also posted the important telephone numbers and email [...]

sss benefits

Filipino expatriates within Oman will be required to make higher standardized contributions to the state-run pension fund. The improved Social Security System (SSS) would make coverage mandatory for all Overseas Filipino Workers or (OFW). Presently, above 46,000 Filipino expatriates live within the Sultanate of Oman. The adjustments to the SSS which are under the 1753 [...]

sick-leave-law-oman

As an employee in any country, you need to abide by local labour laws, and Oman is no different. Even when you are a foreigner in the country, you have specific regulations to follow. As an employee, you are entitled to annual and sick leaves. Let’s have a look at the rules. Also Read: Rights [...]

sss benefits

Benefits and privileges of SSS members are the same for both those who are working domestically and those who are working abroad. These are on top of the guaranteed pension that each member will receive every month once they have contributed at least 120 monthly contributions. OFWs in Oman can pay their monthly dues either [...]

OWWA scholarship for OFWs

If you’re a Filipino and you’re working abroad – the chances are that you have come across or read something about the OFW Dependent Scholarship Program; however, you have no idea what it is for & how to apply for one. Here’s a guide about how to apply for an OWWA scholarship for your dependent/child. [...]