Issue Number:227, January 2018


Fitness: Achieving your fitness goals this New Year

With 2017 at a close, it’s time to evaluate your fitness goals over the past year. 

The moral voice of global business

As multi-national companies expand, we see many continue to focus more on profits over people. 

How a smaller country can become an innovation leader

There are approximately 35 countries with a population range of 1-5mn people (the population of Oman is approximately 4.5mn). 

Clear goal and focused approach are crucial for genuine success

Ananth A V, director Oman & India, LuLu Group International says that the company was able to tide through challenges due to its strong fundamentals 

MENA is a prime target for cyber threats

Clinton Firth, Cybersecurity Leader-MENA, EY, says Oman's heavy investment in cyber education and training makes it a strategic location for establishing the company's MENA Digital Security Operations Center

Islamic Banking: Surrogate Islamic finance or the known unknown

Although the Islamic financial industry has shown impressive growth, particularly, over the last decade, it continues to face criticism. 

Most reliable off-roader

The face-lifted 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado has improved its looks to complement its reliable can do anything character.