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Riyadh Al Balushi

Omani blogger interested in technology, intellectual property, and internet law. You can follow Riyadh on Twitter or check out his blog.

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Latest posts by Riyadh Al Balushi

21 October 2011

Oman: Statute of State Amended Following Shura Council Elections

A Royal Decree by the Sultan of Oman has announced amendments giving the Shura (Consultative) and State councils a say in the way the country is run. The laws give...

10 June 2010

Oman: The Aftermath of Cyclone Phet

Oman was hit a few days ago by cyclone Phet, a tropical cyclone originating from the Indian Ocean. This is the second major cyclone to hit Oman in three years....

8 January 2010

Oman: Diet, Podcast, and the Higher Educational System

Omani bloggers are back in the blogging scene as they start the new year with big resolutions and plans, writes Riyadh Al Balushi.

11 October 2009

Oman: Bloggers Swine Flu Dance Off

As part of their on-going online and offline initiative to raise awareness about the H1N1 virus, Omani bloggers organized a new roadshow event in which sanitizers and information leaflets were...

9 October 2009

Oman: Twitter Meet Up

Oman had its first Twitter gathering last night. More than 25 Twitter users attended the event and here are blog and Twitter reactions to how it went.

8 October 2009

Oman: Swine Flu Campaign Update

The recent initiative taken by Omani bloggers to help raise awareness about the spreading swine flu in the country managed to attract media attention and raise money to help take...

22 September 2009

Oman: Eid on Twitter

(Photo credits: alucard187) Oman celebrated the first day of Eid al Fitr yesterday, a day after most of its neighboring Gulf states. The celebration, which culminates the end of Ramadan...

21 September 2009

Omani Bloggers Take the Streets To Combat Swine Flu

Omani bloggers have started their Swine Flu Awareness Campaign yesterday by going through Souq Matrah to spread the message and educate people.

19 September 2009

Omani Bloggers Swine Flu Campaign

Omani bloggers are joining hands to prompte more awareness and protect their people from the dangers of swine flu. So far, 16 people have died from the disease in the...

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