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Emirates NBD unveils new branch at Abu Dhabi Airport

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In line with its long-term strategy to enhance its presence in Abu Dhabi and at strategic locations across the UAE, Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, announced today the opening of its 16th branch in the nation's capital. Located in the Sky Park Plaza in Terminal 3 of Abu Dhabi International Airport, this new Emirates NBD branch has been designed to meet the needs of travelers, residents and businesspeople.

MSM as of 27 June 2011

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Monday June 27, 2011.

Index heavy weight stocks dragged the MSM30 index to close down by
0.93% at 5953.70 points. At the session close, Oman International Bank
was the most active in terms of volume, while National Bank of Oman
was the most active in terms of turnover. The top gainers of the day,
Oman Textile Holding and Oman International Bank were up by 1.12%
and 0.78% respectively. Oman Foods International and National
Aluminum were the top losers during the day, declining by 7.77% and
6.96% respectively.

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Nissan expects 15 pct drop in profit for this year

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Nissan is forecasting a 15.4 percent drop in profit for the fiscal year through March 2012 because of production disruptions from the March quake and an unfavorable exchange rate.

Oil falls below $94 on US economy pessimism

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Oil prices fell to below $94 a barrel Thursday in Asia amid investor concern U.S. economic growth and crude demand could disappoint this year.

Benchmark oil for August delivery was down $1.51 to $93.90 a barrel at late afternoon Singapore time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract gained $1.24 to settle at $95.41 on Wednesday. AP reported.

Khimji’s Mart Summer promotion with Reckitt Benkiser

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Muscat.

Shop for just RO 3 and you could win FREE SHOPPING for 1 YEAR!!

20 First Prizes and 20 Conolation Prizes at your KMart outlets!

Summer couldn’t have got HOTTER than this!

For more details call TOLL FREE 800-75000 or your own Khimji’s Mart!

flydubai connects with the capital

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WAM DUBAI, Jun 08th, 2011 (WAM)--flydubai, Dubai's pioneering low cost airline, has announced the launch of a dedicated bus service for those wishing to travel from Abu Dhabi and Al Ain to Dubai International Airport's Terminal 2.

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Muscat New Radio Station

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Muscat . New radio station, Merge 104.8, planned to go live on June 7th 2011, and is targeting the socially active, multi-cultural community of Oman with its fun mix music, talk and entertainment.

American Express Middle East extends partnership with British Airways to offer flight savings

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American Express Middle East and North Africa announced that it had extended its long-term partnership with British Airways to offer cardmembers special discounts on online air fares. Until the end of the year, cardmembers will receive a 10% online discount on flights from the GCC countries to the UK, US, Canada and select European destinations.

Cardmembers travelling in British Airways World Traveller, economy class cabin World Traveller Plus, premium economy, and Club World business class from, Bahrain, Doha, Kuwait, Muscat, Riyadh or Jeddah will be eligible for a 10% discount on the fare, when they book their tickets online through www.americanexpress.com.bh The discounts, are valid both on return tickets, originating from the GCC countries.

"With summer travel on the horizon, leisure travel is expected to be on the rise in the GCC countries," said Deepak Jain, VP Merchant Business and Strategic Partnerships, American Express MENA. "This provides American Express with an excellent opportunity to build on our relations with existing partners and design travel-related deals that offer exceptional value to our cardmembers. British Airways remains one of our trusted long-term partners, and we are pleased to tie-up with them once again for this special discount."

Muscat best deals of the Week.

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Muscat. 19May. SmartOman.com is to bring you the latest offers in the city. Some offers you may like it and some you may forward it tou your friends. Feel free to share our news articles by just clicking 'Bookmark and share ' at the bottom of each article and select as you would prefer.

Please note following best deals of the week.

CentrePoint - Sale at Centrepoint. Call 96473113/96473101.

Latest Offers as of 19th May 2011.

Lulu Summer Sale ( 11th May to 10th June ) on garments , footware .

Max - Sale upto 50% off at max. Call 24558981/24558982.

Millennium Resort - Offers two nights for 110 OMR for two people. Call 26871518 for more info and make bookings.

Clarks - Sale at Khamis Plaza, call 24560992 for more info.

Salman Stores - Sale up to 50% at Salman Stores. Call 24792343.

HomeMart - 25-50 % sale at Home MArt.  Call 24563322.

Khimji's Sizzling Summer Sale upto 60% off. Call 24696678.

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20 cruise ships to Salalah Port so far for the year

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Salalah, May 18 (ONA)--- 20 cruise ships with 14,982 tourists on board visited Salalah Port since the beginning of 2011.

Last year, the port witnessed visit of 23 cruise ships with 31,281 tourists on board.  The number of visiting ships to Salalah Port in 2009 stood at 29 with 20,766 on board whilst the number of cruise ships in 2008 stood at 39 with 25,055 on board.

Choosing Salalah Port as a tourist destination comes as a result of the distinguished location overlooking the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean, in addition to tourist potentials and facilities offered by Salalah Port Service Company, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) and the Tourism Ministry, as well as, good services of commercial ships and tourist agencies in the Sultanate.

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