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COVID-19: Bahrain imposes travel ban

February 22, 2020

Bahrain has activated several new steps related to arrivals to Bahrain in light of the outbreak of COVID-19 said a Bahrain News Agency report. The measures taken include banning entry to all foreign v... View more

Euro Motors unveils BMW Series 2 Gran Coupé in Bahrain

February 20, 2020

Euro Motors the exclusive dealer of BMW cars in Bahrain has introduced the all new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé the German carmaker s first four-door coupé in premium compact segment to the Kingdom. The la... View more

Eagle Hills Diyar unveils key projects at Bahrain expo

February 20, 2020

Leading Bahraini developer Eagle Hills Diyar showcased the group s growing portfolio of projects at the 2020 Bahrain Real Estate Investment Exhibition (BREIX 20). The developer behind the iconic Maras... View more

Bahrain 'offers best ecosystem for start-ups'

February 19, 2020

Bahrain s developing startup ecosystem was discussed at the Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF) which was yesterday (February 18) held at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel in Manama Bahrain. The meeti... View more

KPMG in Bahrain to host a business seminar

February 19, 2020

Audit Tax and Advisory firm KPMG in Bahrain is hosting a seminar to discuss the Operational Risk Management Module published by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and its impact on the banking industry... View more

New firm to manage Bahrain airport hotel

February 18, 2020

Gulf Air Group Holding (GFG) and Gulf Hotels Group (GHG) have joined hands to form a new company which will manage a new hotel at the Bahrain International Airport s new passenger terminal building sa... View more

Bahrain Tourism to launch 5th edition of Bahrain Food Festival

February 17, 2020

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is set to launch the fifth edition of its annual Bahrain Food Festival which will be held over two periods with the first starting from February 20... View more

Ventana starts operations in Bahrain

February 17, 2020

A new strategic communication consultancy Ventana Gulf has recently started operating in Manama with a mission to support corporations and other entities in Bahrain and the wider region to fulfil thei... View more

Bahrain launches initiative to support SMEs

February 16, 2020

A major initiative Bahrain s Traders has been launched to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It is a result of tripartite co-operation between Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)... View more

Bahrain readying to host MERTC

February 16, 2020

Bahrain will host the Fourth Middle East Refining Technologies Conference (MERTC) and Exhibition from March 3 to 4 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Bahrain. The event is organised by the World Refining Assoc... View more

BisB inks partnership deal with Bahrain Polytechnic

February 15, 2020

Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) said it has signed a MoU with Bahrain Polytechnic in line with its efforts to promote education and innovation. Through the mutually beneficial partnership BisB and Bahrain... View more

QiDZ expands into Bahrain and Saudi Arabia

February 13, 2020

UAE homegrown QiDZ a go-to mobile app for family activities has added Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to its growing network. The first of its kind mobile application to enter these thriving markets QiDZ hel... View more

Zain Bahrain names new CEO, MD

February 12, 2020

Zain Bahrain a leading telecoms operator in the kingdom has appointed Duncan Howard as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective immediately. In a management restructure announced by Zain Bahrai... View more

Tenders for Bahrain metro project by mid-2021

February 12, 2020

Bahrain is set to isssue an international tender for the multi-million dinar Bahrain metro project in the next 18 months reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. The estimated cost for the... View more

Bahrain airport first in ME to operate with eLTE technology

February 12, 2020

Bahrain International Airport (BIA) s new Passenger Terminal Building will become the first airport in the Middle East to operate with Enterprise LTE (eLTE) technology as its mission-critical system B... View more

British Council to host sports summit in Bahrain

February 12, 2020

The British Council in partnership with the Bahrain Ministry of Education and the Bahrain Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs will be hosting the Regional Gulf Sports Conference in Bahrain from Febru... View more

Bahrain opens new 2-km walkway at Busaiteen

February 12, 2020

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipality Affairs and Urban Planning has announced the opening of a new walkway at Busaiteen area built at an investment of BD2 million ( 5.3 million). It was inaugurate... View more

Automatic coding language launched in Bahrain

February 12, 2020

Information technology specialists gathered at an exclusive launch event for Au the new automatic coding language at Bahrain British Business Forum s special interest group meeting for ICT professiona... View more

Hempel launches new fire protection coating in Bahrain

February 11, 2020

World leading coatings manufacturer Hempel has officially launched its new generation fire-protection coating - Hempafire Optima 500 in Bahrain to safeguard civil steel structures. Hempafire Optima 50... View more

Bahrain hands over Salman Town housing units

February 10, 2020

Bahrain s housing ministry has started the hand over of residential units in Salman Town within the Northern Governorate to its owners in line with the royal directives. The ministry move comes follow... View more

Bahrain budget deficit down 24pc in 2019

February 10, 2020

Bahrain s budget deficit reduced by 24% falling from 6.3% of GDP in 2018 to 4.7% of GDP in 2019 according to the Ministry of Finance and National Economy s preliminary fiscal results for 2019. Non-oil... View more

Zain Bahrain 2019 net profit up 2pc to $13.8m

February 10, 2020

Zain Bahrain a leading telecom provider in the Kingdom has reported a net profit of BD5.269 million ( 13.88 million) during 2019 representing a 2 per cent increase year-on-year (Y-o-Y) from BD5.174 mi... View more

Bahrain Tourism honours top Saudi tour operators

February 9, 2020

In recognition of their combined efforts in 2019 and success in driving tourists to Bahrain the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) hosted an award ceremony for tour operators from Saudi ... View more

Samena, TRA hold IoT, 5G meet in Bahrain

February 9, 2020

Samena Telecommunications Council with TRA-Bahrain recently held its Convergence to Bahrain conference attended by leading private-sector industry players across the terrestrial satellite and technolo... View more

Italian Trade Agency opens office in Bahrain

February 6, 2020

The Italian Trade Agency (ICE) has announced the opening of an office in Bahrain after signing an agreement with the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) on the sidelines of an official delegation... View more

Bahrain airport road project revamp on track

February 5, 2020

The road development work being implemented as part of the 1.1-billion Airport Modernisation Programme (AMP) is progressing as per schedule with Phases One and Two of the project nearing completion re... View more

Bahrain signs six agreements with Italian companies

February 5, 2020

Bahrain s Economic Development Board (EDB) has enabled the signing of a number of agreements worth 330 million between Bahraini and Italian enterprises at a business reception in Rome organised by EDB... View more

Export Bahrain signs agreement with Italian agency

February 5, 2020

Export Bahrain the national export promotion agency has signed an agreement with SACE the Italian Export Credit Agency to increase exports between the two countries said a report. Under the agreement ... View more

Bahrain commissions key LNG terminal

February 4, 2020

Bahrain LNG the developer and owner of the first LNG receiving and regasification terminal in the Middle East on a PPP basis has announced that it has completed the construction and commissioning of t... View more

Zain Bahrain holds a strategy masterclass

February 4, 2020

Zain Bahrain a leading telecoms operator in the kingdom has recently hosted a successful masterclass on the new norms for telecoms at Zain Tower attended by Zain Bahrain senior management team and emp... View more

Bentley’s all-new ‘Flying Spur’ lands in Bahrain

February 2, 2020

Bentley Motors the British luxury automotive manufacturer and Behbehani Brothers a leader in the automotive business in Bahrain unveiled the all-new Flying Spur the ultimate luxury Grand Touring sedan... View more

Lost Paradise of Dilmun makes Bahrain proud

February 2, 2020

The Lost Paradise of Dilmun (LPOD) water park Bahrain has scooped the Brand of the Year 2019-2020 at the World Branding Awards in London. The international award ceremony held at Kensington Palace Lon... View more

APM Terminals Bahrain names HR manager

February 1, 2020

APM Terminals Bahrain the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) has appointed Yosra Abdulla as its new general manager of Human Resources department. Abdulla joins the leadership team of APM Term... View more

The Merchant House, Bahrain to host series of live performances

January 30, 2020

The Merchant House Bahrain announces Indigo Goes Live a series of live performances featuring local Bahraini artists at the Indigo Rooftop Terrace. Starting this Friday (January 31) the rooftop venue ... View more

Bahrain AGU signs deal for $264m medical city project

January 30, 2020

The Saudi Development Fund (SDF) and the Arabian Gulf University (AGU) have signed a major agreement on financing the construction of the BD100 million ( 264 million) King Abdulla Medical City in Bahr... View more

Bahrain-origin exports hit $1.4bn in Q4 2019

January 30, 2020

The value of Bahrain s exports of national origin decreased by 6 per cent to BD532 million ( 1.4 billion) during fourth quarter 2019 compared to BD567 million for the same quarter of the previous year... View more

Bahrain set to host major cultural festival

January 30, 2020

Bahrain is gearing up to host the ninth edition of the annual Bahrain for All festival which will bring together more than 50 000 people from over 40 local and expatriate communities to showcase their... View more

Bahrain to open first 'solar' coastline next month

January 28, 2020

The first public coastline in Bahrain to be completely powered by solar energy is set to open next month according to a report. Covering an area of 43 000 sq m it features a walkway an open square gre... View more

Bahrain Fintech Bay announces new CEO

January 28, 2020

After establishing itself as one of the region s leading FinTech platforms and one that is widely acknowledged globally within two years Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB) has announced changes to its leadersh... View more

Bahrain British Embassy to help foster better ties

January 28, 2020

The British Embassy will continue collaborating with Bahraini and British businesses to help foster even closer UK-Bahrain business relationships especially harnessing the opportunities provided by th... View more

Tamkeen supports top ICT event in Bahrain

January 28, 2020

Tamkeen Labour Fund has announced its strategic partnership with Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH) to support the MEET ICT & BITEX 2020 the leading ICT event in Bahrain. Held under the patr... View more

Bahrain partners with WEF to launch innovative accelerator

January 27, 2020

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) the kingdom s investment promotion agency has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to launch the Closing the Skills Gap Accelerator . The accelera... View more

Alwane Bahrain Society to organise forum for SMEs

January 27, 2020

Alwane Bahrain Society a non-profit association plans to hold the SMEs Finance Management Forum to cover the best theoretical and applicable finance management theories for the small and medium-sized ... View more

Mobile prices in Bahrain down 15pc in 2019: TRA

January 27, 2020

Mobile prices in Bahrain decreased by 15 per cent between 2018 and 2019 said the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of Bahrain in a new report. The 2019 Telecommunications Retail Price Benc... View more

StanChart partners with Bahrain FinTech Bay

January 27, 2020

Standard Chartered and Bahrain Fintech Bay have announced a strategic partnership to support Bahrain s fintech sector and industry in line with the Kingdom s Vision 2030. Standard Chartered and Bahrai... View more

Bank ABC named Best Trade Finance Provider in Bahrain

January 23, 2020

Bank ABC has won the Best Trade Finance Provider in Bahrain award for the year 2020 by the New York based Global Finance Magazine. An awards ceremony for the winning financial institutions was held on... View more

Emirates marks 20 years of operations to Bahrain

January 23, 2020

On January 25 2000 Emirates took off from Dubai International Airport headed for Bahrain. When the B777-200 landed it marked a major milestone for the airline its first flight to the country. Twenty y... View more

Countdown begins for Bahrain F1; Afrojack star attraction

January 23, 2020

The countdown for the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2020 has begun with the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) announcing a variety of attractions both on and off the track for the event in M... View more

Bahrain gears up for major shopping extravaganza

January 22, 2020

The 31st edition of the Autumn Fair organised by Informa Markets will be officially inaugurated under the patronage of the Minister of Industry Commerce and Tourism Zayed R. Alzayani on January 23 at ... View more

Aston Martin returns to Bahrain with new partner

January 21, 2020

Aston Martin has made its much-anticipated return to Bahrain with new partner - Adamas Bahrain Motors. The partnership will see the unveiling of an impressive new showroom in MODA Mall later in the ye... View more

KPMG sponsors top ICT event in Bahrain

January 20, 2020

KPMG a leading audit tax and advisory firm is sponsoring MEET ICT & BITEX 2020 a leading ICT event in Bahrain taking place from March 24 to 26 at the Gulf Convention Centre. The event is being held un... View more

Bahrain Tourism to kick off second edition of Saturday Market

January 20, 2020

In line with its efforts to develop the local tourism sector and increase its contribution in the national GDP Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is set to host the second edition of its... View more

Gulf Air Group increases stake in Bahrain Airport Services

January 19, 2020

Gulf Air Group Holding (GFG) has increased its shareholding in ground handling services provider Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) to 44 per cent said a report. The Minister of Transportation & Telecommu... View more

Bahrain targets Indian tourist market

January 15, 2020

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) concluded its first participation in the 26th edition of South Asia s leading travel show SATTE 2020 which took place at India Expo Mart in New Del... View more

Bahrain discusses tourism ties with Egypt

January 14, 2020

The chief executive officer of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority Nader Al Moayyed received the newly appointed ambassador of Egypt to Bahrain Yasser Mohamed Shaaban on January 13. During the m... View more

Bahrain records 6,200 freehold villas in Q4 2019

January 13, 2020

Bahrain s residential sector recorded about 6 200 freehold villas on the market as of the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019 marking a continued rise in villa supply according to a new report by the global r... View more

Alwane Bahrain to host finance management forum for SMEs

January 12, 2020

Alwane Bahrain Society a non-profit association is planning to hold the SMEs Finance Management Forum focusing on finance management solutiosns for the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The A... View more

Bahrain showcases tourism credentials at SATTE 2020

January 8, 2020

For the first time since its establishment the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is participating in the 26th edition of South Asia s leading travel show SATTE 2020. Supported by the In... View more

Bahrain Crown Prince lays foundation stone for new expo centre

January 8, 2020

HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa Bahrain s Crown Prince Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister attended the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the new Bahrain International Ex... View more

Bahrain to launch renewable energy certificates

January 8, 2020

Bahrain s Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA) President Dr Abdulhussein bin Ali Mirza has signed an edict launching a set of renewable energy certificates. The edict will come into effect on its public... View more

Aluminium Bahrain sets new production record

January 8, 2020

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) the world s largest aluminium smelter ex-China set a new production record by exceeding the 1.36 million metric tonnes (mt) mark in 2019. Alba s production stood at 1 365 005 ... View more

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain opens new branch in Riffa

January 7, 2020

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain has officially opened its newest branch at Al Raya Mall in Riffa offering 24-hour eBanking services and a drive-through ATM. The opening ceremony was held in the presence of the ... View more

Bahrain signs deal for $222m new expo centre

January 6, 2020

Bahrain authorities have signed a contract with Cebarco Bahrain to build a new BD83.6 million ( 221.85 million) state-of-the-art exhibition centre in Sakhir. The contract for the new Bahrain Internati... View more

KFH-Bahrain to finance One Bahrain Bay customers

January 5, 2020

Kuwait Finance House - Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) one of the leading Islamic banks in the Kingdom has signed an agreement with Kooheji Real Estate one of the largest real estate developers in Bahrain to pr... View more

Bahrain Tourism unveils Capital of Arab Tourism logo

January 2, 2020

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) officially revealed the new identity and logo in light of Manama being selected as the Capital of Arab Tourism for 2020 during New Year s Eve celeb... View more

Bahrain rings in new year amid dazzling fireworks

December 31, 2019

The Kingdom of Bahrain celebrated the beginning of 2020 with a spectacular fireworks show as part of the New Year s Eve celebratory event organized by the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority. Du... View more

Free 'events only' Saudi visas for UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait expats

December 31, 2019

In a strategic move aimed at boosting its tourism industry Saudi Arabia is granting free visas to residents from the neighbouring countries of the UAE Bahrain and Kuwait for attending major events in ... View more

Bahrain Tourism, iGA discuss fourth tourism survey

December 31, 2019

The Information and eGovernment Authority (iGA) and the Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) met to discuss the fourth Tourism Survey an essential part of the strategy to develop the tourism... View more

Ithmaar Bank announces key Bahrain promotions

December 29, 2019

Ithmaar Bank a leading Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank has announced several key promotions of senior executives as the bank gears itself for additional growth and an increased focus on customer cen... View more

Bahrain issues circular on New Year’s holiday

December 29, 2019

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa the Crown Prince Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister today (December 29) issued a circular regarding the public holiday of th... View more

Kingdom Group joins rapidly growing ABC Bahrain portal

December 29, 2019

The Kingdom Group is the latest organisation to join the rapidly growing Arabian Business Community (ABC) Bahrain portal securing a number of premium positions in various Categories on the site. A maj... View more

Bahrain gears up to celebrate unity and inclusion

December 29, 2019

Bahrain Bay will be the new venue for the annual Bahrain For All festival which will bring together more than 50 000 people from over 40 local and expatriate communities to showcase their respective c... View more

Bahrain Tourism lauds vital role of Al Ayam Cultural Fair

December 29, 2019

The CEO of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) Nader Al Moayyed praised the vital role of the 26th edition of Al Ayam Cultural Fair 2019 held under the patronage of the Deputy Prime M... View more

Bahrain Tourism gears up for grand New Year celebrations

December 28, 2019

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is set to celebrate the New Year s Eve at The Avenues in capital Manama with a series of fun-filled exciting activities suitable for all ages and membe... View more

Bahrain airport roads to be ready in Q1 2020

December 24, 2019

Steady progress is being made on the major roads leading to the Bahrain International Airport and work is going as per schedule for completion in the first quarter of 2020 with only the final touches ... View more

Bahrain moves VAT registration deadline to Dec 26

December 24, 2019

The Bahrain government has moved the deadline for value-added tax (VAT) registration to December 26 from December 20 said Tally Solutions a leading business software provider. The extension will give ... View more

EWA joins Bahrain Credit Reference Bureau

December 23, 2019

Bahrain s Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) has recently joined the Bahrain Credit Reference Bureau which is operated by the BENEFIT company and specialises in providing support services to local ... View more

Gulf Air showcases Bahrain as boutique destination to UK market

December 22, 2019

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air in partnership with Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority recently arranged a familiarisation trip for members of Southall Travel one of the largest travel companie... View more

VIVA Bahrain announces change of corporate identity

December 21, 2019

VIVA Bahrain the kingdom s newest telecom services operator has announced the change of its corporate identity to stc Bahrain. As a world-class digital leader providing innovative services and platfor... View more

STC launches brand identity in Kuwait, Saudi, Bahrain

December 19, 2019

STC today (December 19) launched its new unified brand identity in Saudi Arabia Kuwait and Bahrain to enhance its performance and role as a leading digital enabler in the region and set forth on a new... View more

Malaysia seeks to lure more visitors from Bahrain

December 19, 2019

Malaysia is turning to the Middle East as it seeks to boost international visitor numbers to the country. The Embassy of Malaysia in Bahrain recently hosted an event to present Visit Truly Asia Malays... View more

KPMG seminar on 3rd wave of VAT in Bahrain

December 19, 2019

Professional services firm KPMG in Bahrain recently hosted a seminar to discuss implications of the third and final wave of VAT implementation in the Kingdom. All businesses and individuals conducting... View more

Abu Dhabi Airports mark Bahrain National Day

December 16, 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports celebrated the National Day of Bahrain through a number of events and activities. Its celebration of the kingdom s National Day is in line with the organisation s aims of providing ... View more

Eagle Hills completes key work at Marassi Al Bahrain residences

December 14, 2019

Eagle Hills Diyar the developer of Bahrain s iconic waterfront project Marassi Al Bahrain said it has achieved significant milestones this year including the completion of the upper ground floor slab ... View more

Bahrain launches $264m liquidity support fund

December 12, 2019

Bahrain s Ministry of Finance and National Economy has announced the launch of a BD100 million ( 264 million) Liquidity Support Fund in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry Commerce and Tourism B... View more

Mabanee to start Avenues Bahrain Phase II work in Q1

December 12, 2019

Kuwait-based real estate development company Mabanee said work is set to begin on the Phase Two of Avenues- Bahrain a premium waterfront project in the first quarter of 2020. An agreement was signed b... View more

Bank ABC sets up new landmark sculpture in Bahrain

December 11, 2019

Mena s leading international bank Bank ABC has announced the creation and permanent installation of The Face a visual centrepiece of the façade of its newly renovated historic twin tower Head Quarter ... View more

Bahrain Tourism welcomes two cruise ships

December 11, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) announced the arrival of two cruise ships - MSC Bellisima and AIDAprima - on December 11 carrying more than 7 000 passengers on board. Representati... View more

University of Bahrain wins JLR creatives contest

December 10, 2019

University of Bahrain secured first place in the highly competitive Young Creatives Initiative competition organized recently by Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). The competition which was held at ... View more

China's CMEC wins contract to build 3,000 homes in Bahrain

December 9, 2019

China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) said it has been awarded a major contract worth 691 million by Bahrain s Housing Ministry for the construction of 3 000 housing units and land plots unde... View more

ICICI Bank opens new service centre in Bahrain

December 9, 2019

India s ICICI Bank has inaugurated a service centre at Mannai Plaza near Oasis Mall in Juffair Bahrain marking the second physical touch point of the bank in the country the first being the existing r... View more

New car sharing service to be launched in Bahrain

December 9, 2019

Yoyo a Turkey-based digital startup has been granted a license by Bahrain s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MTT) to operate a commercial car-sharing club in the kingdom. The initiat... View more

Key luxury projects unveiled at Bahrain property expo

December 8, 2019

More than 45 leading real estate firms are showcasing luxurious developments worth billions of dollars at the 12th edition of the Bahrain International Property Exhibition (BIPEX) which opened today (... View more

Swiss-Belhotel names cluster GM for two Bahrain hotels

December 8, 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International has promoted Alban Dutemple to the role of cluster general manager for two properties namely Swiss-Belhotel Seef Bahrain and Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair. Dutemple has ... View more

Trowers & Hamlins playing key role at Bahrain property expo

December 7, 2019

International law firm Trowers & Hamlins is set to join the 12th edition of Bipex property exhibition to moderate and lead an all-star CEO panel discussion on the Future of real estate at the Bahrain ... View more

Cushman & Wakefield set for Bahrain real estate expo

December 5, 2019

Cushman & Wakefield a global commercial real estate services company will be taking part in the 12th annual Bahrain International Property Exhibition and Forum (Bipex) which kicks off on December 7. T... View more

Breakthrough insights unfold at WIBC in Bahrain

December 5, 2019

The ongoing World Islamic Banking Conference in Bahrain has witnessed over 1 000 delegates and experts over 50 country representations 98 partners and 60 high-profile speakers providing breakthrough i... View more

Marassi Al Bahrain unveils special National Day offer

December 4, 2019

Marassi Al Bahrain the kingdom s highly distinguished urban development located in Diyar Al Muharraq is offering an exclusive National Day promotion for its key projects being showcased at its stand i... View more

Kerry Logistics launches operations in Bahrain

December 4, 2019

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) the investment promotion agency for Bahrain has announced that Kerry Logistics Network one of Asia s largest third-party logistics provider has launched op... View more

World Islamic Banking Conference opens in Bahrain

December 4, 2019

The 26th anniversary edition of The World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) the largest and most prestigious gathering of Islamic banking and finance leaders in the world kicked off yesterday (Decembe... View more

Alba celebrates Bahrain Women’s Day

December 3, 2019

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter today (December 3) joined government and private entities in Bahrain to celebrate Bahrain Women s Day with a special gathering held at the ... View more

KFH gets Bahrain central bank nod for AUB takover

December 3, 2019

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the world said it has won approval from Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) to go ahead with its acquisition plans for Ahli Un... View more

Bahrain announces $1.62bn spending on utility projects

December 3, 2019

Bahrain Cabinet chaired by HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa Crown Prince Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier has approved projects worth BD615 million ( 1.62 billion) to expand the... View more

Bahrain Tourism kicks off roadshow in Russia

December 3, 2019

In line with its strategy to promote the kingdom of Bahrain to international markets the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) launched its roadshow in Russia travelling to Moscow and Saint... View more

Bahrain consumer price index up 1.9oc in October

December 2, 2019

Bahrain s all item price index increased by 1.9 per cent in October compared to the same month in 2018 said the kingdom s Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) in its latest Consumer Price Index. ... View more

Edamah signs leasing deals for Bahrain waterfront project

December 1, 2019

Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah) the local real estate arm of the kingdom s sovereign wealth fund said it has recently signed lease agreements with several tenants including Food World ... View more

Batelco sponsors Bahrain Champions Tour Under 13

December 1, 2019

Bahrain-based Batelco a leading telecom provider recently sponsored the Bahrain Champions Tour Under 13 an annual tournament providing youths under the age of 13 with the opportunity to showcase their... View more

Italian cybersecurity firm Haruspex sets up GCC base in Bahrain

November 27, 2019

Haruspex an Italian cybersecurity company with international award-winning predictive technology has selected Bahrain as its headquarters to serve the GCC. Haruspex the developer of a unique cyber sec... View more

Bahrain TRA hosts workshop to explore 5G future

November 27, 2019

As Bahrain prepares for the imminent rollout of 5G the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in collaboration with Ericsson the GSMA and Huawei held a workshop for service providers government... View more

Tatweer launches new solar plant in Bahrain

November 27, 2019

Bahraini authorities have announced the launch of a new solar power plant at the Tatweer Petroleum premises which once opperational will produce 3 megawatts (MW) of electricity the energy used by 300 ... View more

Humaidan named chairman of Bahrain Fintech Bay

November 27, 2019

Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB) has announced the appointment of Khalid Humaidan as the new chairman of the board succeeding Khalid Al Rumaihi. BFB has conveyed its appreciation and gratitude to Al Rumaihi ... View more

Bahrain King inaugurates Alba’s Line 6

November 24, 2019

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today officially inaugurated Aluminium Bahrain s (Alba) brownfield Line 6 Expansion Project making Bahrain the home of the world s largest aluminium smelter o... View more

Huawei to help Bahrain become a digital hub

November 24, 2019

Huawei a global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices will help Bahrain become the world s safest most intelligent and most efficient country a s... View more

Viva Bahrain to offer ICT solutions for Swiss-Belsuites Admiral

November 21, 2019

Viva Bahrain a leading telecom services operator in the kingdom has signed a partnership agreement with HRR Properties for Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair. Under the agreement Viva will be providing I... View more

Bahrain King to inaugurate Alba’s Line 6

November 20, 2019

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) said that its Line 6 Expansion Project one of the biggest brownfield developments in the Middle East region with a capex of approximately 3 billion will be inaugurated by His ... View more

Diyar Al Muharraq awards Bahrain waterfront project contract

November 20, 2019

Diyar Al Muharraq one of the leading developers in Bahrain has appointed CCT as the main contractor for its Al Naseem a 328 000-sq-m villa development which will offer its residents an exceptional mod... View more

SABB, HSBC use blockchain for trade in Saudi, Bahrain

November 20, 2019

The Saudi British Bank (SABB) and HSBC have for the first time used blockchain technology in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain to finance international trade. The move puts Saudi Arabia and Bahrain at the fore... View more

Huawei Bahrain celebrates 15th anniversary on Nov 24

November 19, 2019

Huawei a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices will celebrate its 15th anniversary of operations in Bahrain next week. The celebra... View more

DHL, Parcelly ink Bahrain partnership deal

November 19, 2019

DHL Express a global leading international express services provider has signed a partnership with UK-based Parcelly a provider of Pick-up and Drop-off (PUDO) solutions to provide B2C customers in Bah... View more

The Merchant House, Bahrain offers afternoon tea, Friday brunch

November 19, 2019

With the winter and cooler temperatures approaching the rooftop terrace at The Merchant House Bahrain is the perfect destination to relax and unwind with the launch of a Friday Brunch and a traditiona... View more

KBR wins $23.7m base ops services contract in Bahrain

November 19, 2019

KBR announced today it has been awarded a 23.7 million contract modification by Naval Facilities Engineering Command Europe Africa and Southwest Asia (Navfac EURAFSWA) to provide base operations suppo... View more

Gulf Air, BIC and Bahrain Tourism announce new F1 packages

November 19, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain in collaboration with Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) and Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has announced the launch of holiday packages for... View more

Dazzling jewellery show opens in Bahrain

November 19, 2019

Jewellery Arabia 2019 the Middle East s premier jewellery and watch exhibition opens today in Bahrain bringing together 561 exhibitors from 36 countries for a dazzling five-day display of exclusive je... View more

Bahrain Airport roads revamp work nearing completion

November 18, 2019

Work on a major project for the upgradation of roads leading to the new Bahrain International Airport terminal is in full swing. The key phase which consists of installing pedestrian and traffic signa... View more

Hafeera wins Bahrain airport building revamp work

November 18, 2019

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has signed up Hafeera Contracting Company for carrying out the restoration and renovation work at the Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) building which once served as the kingd... View more

Eskan floats tenders for Bahrain shopping complex

November 18, 2019

Eskan Bank the leading provider of residential mortgages in Bahrain has floated tenders for the development of a shopping complex in the north of kingdom. The new shopping centre Busaiteen Plaza compr... View more

Export Bahrain, French Chamber sign strategic deal

November 18, 2019

Export Bahrain and the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bahrain (FCCIB) have signed an agreement to foster export opportunities for Bahraini SMEs to export their products and services to the... View more

Fourth Industrial Revolution Expo and Summit planned in Bahrain

November 17, 2019

Bahrain will host a major exhibition and summit covering the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4) covering the latest innovations and their impact. The first IR4.0 ME Expo and Summit in 2020 organised b... View more

Bahrain Sea Festival draws over 30,000 visitors

November 16, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has announced that the fourth edition of the Sea Festival successfully concluded on November 16 attracting more than 30 000 visitors from the kingd... View more

Bahrain Dental Conference & Exhibition kicks off

November 14, 2019

The Fourth Bahrain Dental Conference & Exhibition DLS4 Bahrain kicked off today (November 14) under the patronage of Lieutenant General Doctor Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa president of the ... View more

Bahrain tops Mena in Islamic finance indicator

November 14, 2019

Bahrain has topped the entire Mena region for Islamic finance development according to the seventh and latest annual Islamic Finance Development Indicator (IFDI). The kingdom which has led Mena in all... View more

Investcorp kicks off Investors Conference in Bahrain

November 14, 2019

Bahrain-based Investcorp a leader in alternative investments opened its Investors Conference today under the patronage of HRH Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa the Crown Prince Deputy Supreme Command... View more

Export Bahrain, FCCIB to boost SMEs access to French market

November 13, 2019

Export Bahrain a national development initiative and the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bahrain (FCCIB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to foster opportunities for Bahraini... View more

The Merchant House, Bahrain impresses

November 13, 2019

TTN had the opportunity to try the new and only five-star luxury boutique hotel in Bahrain: The Merchant House Bahrain by Gordon Campbell Gray. From the moment you walk into the lobby of The Merchant ... View more

Over 1,000 experts for Bahrain dental summit

November 12, 2019

More than 1 000 participants are expected to take part in the upcoming Bahrain International Dental Conference & Exhibition (DlS4 Bahrain 2019). Being held under the patronage of Lieutenant General Do... View more

Zain selects Ericsson for 5G in Bahrain

November 11, 2019

Zain a leading telecom service provider in Bahrain has selected Ericsson to build its 5G network in the kingdom with the first commercial 5G services expected to go live before the end of 2019. Spanni... View more

Investcorp to host Investors Conference in Bahrain

November 11, 2019

Investcorp a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products will hold its 2019 Investors Conference in Bahrain on November 13 and 14 with over 250 investors attending from the ... View more

Thirty Bahrain exporters expand to 25 markets worldwide

November 10, 2019

Export Bahrain a key initiative of the national SME Development Board said that it recorded exports valued at over 15.5 million with more than 30 exporters targeting markets around the world since its... View more

Bahrain launches Sea Festival

November 8, 2019

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) yesterday (November 7) inaugurated the 4th edition of the Sea Festival which celebrates the kingdom s historical ties to the sea showcasing a wealth of... View more

Bahrain readies for $320bn Mideast AI boom

November 6, 2019

The World Economic Forum s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network has hosted a workshop in Manama to discuss the future of public Artificial Intelligence (AI) procurement in partnership w... View more

Gulf Property Show mall event kicks off in Bahrain

November 6, 2019

Gulf Property Show returns for the second season of its Mall Event at The Avenues Bahrain larger and with more opportunities of exclusive deals. The opening of the show today will be conducted by HE S... View more

UAE, Bahrain sign air navigation services deal

November 6, 2019

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority represented as the Air Navigation Services and the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunication in Bahrain have signed a MoU on air navigation services at ... View more

Bahrain records 29pc spike in ePayments in Q3

November 5, 2019

Payments for eServices across various channels in Bahrain recorded a 29 per cent spike in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019 compared to the same quarter last year the Q3 eGovernment Channels Performance ... View more

BTEA showcases Bahrain at WTM

November 5, 2019

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is participating in the World Travel Market (WTM) London as part of its efforts to promote Bahrain and develop its tourism sector. The event a platform... View more

Bahrain iGA, Tamkeen in deal to boost job skills portal

November 2, 2019

The Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) said it has signed a MoU with the Labor Fund (Tamkeen) to develop Employability Skills Portal (ESP) the first online platform of its kind in the kingdom. ... View more

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain sign landmark bridge contract

October 30, 2019

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have signed a landmark SR11 billion ( 2.93 billion) contract for the transitional phase of a bridge between the two countries said a report. The value of the consultancy contr... View more

Bahrain to encourage private sector in defence production

October 30, 2019

Bahrain is opening up the defence sector for the private investors as part of the leadership s vision and strategy to take the production of defence industry to the next level of excellence said a sen... View more

Avaya tech bolsters Bahrain football team

October 29, 2019

Avaya Holdings recently provided Bahrain Football Association (BFA) with its Avaya IX Workplace enabling remote working and video conferencing to help reach its way to the top of the league. The gover... View more

Bahrain seeks design consultants for key residential project

October 29, 2019

Bahrain-based Eskan Bank a leading provider of housing finance in the kingdom has invited bids from leading design consultants for its upcoming project Danat Al Hoora. A residential development coming... View more

Bahrain FDI hits $28.7bn in Q2: iGA

October 29, 2019

Bahrain achieved foreign direct investment (FDI) of BD10.9 billion ( 28.7 billion) at the end of the second quarter reflecting an increase of 1 per cent in comparison with the previous quarter said th... View more

Bahrain opens 11 bids for three tenders, one auction

October 28, 2019

The Tender Board the independent regulator of Bahrain Government procurement activities today (October 28) opened 11 bids related to three tenders and one auction for four purchasing authorities. The ... View more

Bahrain to start work on new MS facility in 2020

October 28, 2019

Bahraini authorities said work is set to start on a specialised multiple sclerosis (MS) centre within the Muharraq Medical Complex early next year. A 100-bed facility a first-of-its-kind in the Gulf r... View more

Heritage hotel opens in Bahrain

October 27, 2019

AN iconic building in Muharraq has reopened as Bahrain s first heritage hotel on the Pearl Trail which is a Unesco World Heritage Site. The renovated Fathallah House was opened as Al Salam (Peace) Hot... View more

Bahrain focuses on unique experiences

October 27, 2019

Since its inception the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has focused its efforts on promoting the island nation of Bahrain as a unique destination to create unforgettable experiences f... View more

Discover Le Méridien City Centre Bahrain

October 27, 2019

Directly connected to City Centre Bahrain and just a short drive away from local attractions such as Bahrain Fort Al Fateh Mosque Manama Souk and Bahrain National Museum Le Méridien City Centre Bahrai... View more

Ritz-Carlton Bahrain launches Arena

October 27, 2019

The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain a leading luxury hotel in the capital city of Manama has announced the debut of its new Arena in partnership with the Maestra Group. The new 43 000 square foot state-of-the-ar... View more

50 top speakers for cancer summit in Bahrain

October 27, 2019

Fifty local regional and international experts will deliver lectures during upcoming Third Combined Gulf Cancer Conference in Bahrain. Organized by The Bahrain Cancer Society (BCS) and under the patro... View more

NGN launches face recognition system in Bahrain

October 27, 2019

NGN International a regional technology group operating in Bahrain has introduced iFalcon Face Control during the launch of the fifth consecutive edition of the Manama Entrepreneurship week (MEW). iFa... View more

Arla Foods opens Bahrain unit; plan $55m new investment

October 25, 2019

Alra Foods the fifth-largest dairy company in the world has opened its state-of-the-art facility in Bahrain with an initial production of 20 million kg. The company announced plans to invest an additi... View more

Bahrain sets up new traffic signals at key interchange

October 24, 2019

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has announced that it has installed two new traffic signals as part of the on-going Saar Avenue improvement project. The signals a... View more

Volvo Bahrain to launch new S60 model

October 23, 2019

Volvo Bahrain said it will reveal the new S60 mid-size premium sports sedan in the kingdom in November. This is the first Volvo model manufactured in the US in Charleston South Carolina said a stateme... View more

SalamAir adds Bahrain to its network

October 23, 2019

Oman s value-for-money airline SalamAir has added a new direct service from Muscat to Bahrain as part of its regional expansion. With the introduction of flights to Bahrain SalamAir now flies to all G... View more

The Justice League assembles at City Centre Bahrain

October 20, 2019

Batman Wonder Woman Superman and The Flash otherwise known as The Justice League will be landing in City Centre Bahrain the kingdom s premier lifestyle and shopping destination on October 22. For five... View more

Top speakers for Bahrain mentorship forum

October 20, 2019

Top regional business leaders are set to speak and take part in the upcoming Mentorship Forum Middle East Harnessing the Power of Mentorship taking place in strategic partnership with Tamkeen in Bahra... View more

DGC buys 50pc stake in Bahrain interior design group

October 19, 2019

Dividend Gate Capital (DGC) a Bahrain-based private equity firm said it has signed an agreement to partner up and acquire 50% of Solara Joinery & Interiors Company a leading carpentry headquartered in... View more

Bahrain hospital launches drive to cut antibiotics use

October 17, 2019

Bahrain Specialist Hospital has recently implemented its Antibiotic Stewardship Program that aims to curtail the overuse of antibiotics among patients and helps minimize the prescription of antibiotic... View more

New CEO named for Bahrain Tourism

October 17, 2019

Bahrain s His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has issued a decree appointing Nader Khalil Almoayyed as the chief executive officer of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA). The Minist... View more

APM Terminals Bahrain joins ‘Go Green’ initiative

October 16, 2019

For the fifth consecutive year APM Terminals the operator of Bahrain s Khalifa bin Salman Port (KBSP) has joined forces with international port operators to participate in the global initiative Go Gre... View more

Bahrain Airport Company in key airport upgrade

October 15, 2019

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has renumbered the aircraft parking stands at the Bahrain International Airport thus bringing the kingdom s gateway further in line with international standards and best ... View more

99pc Bahrain residents using Internet, says new survey

October 11, 2019

Around 99 per cent of the population is connected to the Internet according to a recent survey conducted by the Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in a clear indication of the incre... View more

Bahrain Tourism hosts all-female delegation of Saudi tour operators

October 10, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) organised a familiarisation trip for a delegation of nine women from renowned Saudi travel agencies and tour operators. Hosting the trip comes in l... View more

Bahrain 4th most competitive Arabic economy: WEF

October 9, 2019

Bahrain ranked fourth most competitive Arabic economy according to The Global Competitiveness Report 2019 published today (October 9) by the World Economic Forum. Bahrain s performance has improved by... View more

Bahrain, Kerala sign co-op in fintech, IoT startups

October 9, 2019

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) has signed with the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) in the Indian state of Kerala a state government body for supporting technology startups. The memorandum ... View more

Beehive funds first Bahrain-based SME

October 8, 2019

Beehive Mena s first regulated peer to peer lending platform has announced that it has facilitated funding for its first SME in Bahrain. Bahrain-based Mira Packaging Factory manufactures disposable pa... View more

Bahrain welcomes first tourist charter flight of the new season

October 8, 2019

Visitors from Russia who arrived on the first charter flight of the new season were given a warm welcome at the Bahrain International Airport yesterday. Representatives from the Bahrain Tourism and Ex... View more

Mama Shelter to debut in Bahrain

October 7, 2019

Mama Shelter a global collection of authentic hotels is bringing its joyous hospitality and accessible style to Bahrain with a new hotel restaurant and sea view rooftop pool set to open in 2020 in the... View more

Bahrain TRA launches new-look website

October 7, 2019

Bahrain s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has relaunched its website with a completely redesigned new look and feel. The website redesign was undertaken to keep pace with latest technolo... View more

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain lights up in pink this October

October 7, 2019

It s a pink October at The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain as the resort lights up in all that is pink and savoury to mark the global solidarity movement for Breast Cancer Awareness. Throughout the month travell... View more

Bahrain unveils new growth blueprint

October 7, 2019

Bahrain has unveiled a new blueprint covering a wide range of development projects and innovative programmes designed to accelerate the pace of growth. His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Kh... View more

Bluewater Bio wins Bahrain plant upgrade contract

October 6, 2019

UK-based Bluewater Bio an award-winning global specialist in technologies for cost-effective water and wastewater treatment said it has secured a contract for the major upgradation of Tubli Reclaimed ... View more

Zain Bahrain signs long-term agreement with AUBH

October 6, 2019

Zain Bahrain a leading telecoms operator in the Kingdom has signed a long-term partnership with the American University of Bahrain (AUBH) in a step towards knowledge-sharing and education-development.... View more

New Bahrain airport terminal completes readiness test

October 6, 2019

The new passenger terminal at Bahrain International Airport has successfully completed its operational readiness testing said a report. The trial run of the complex s facilities services and processes... View more

New electricity and water minister for Bahrain

October 6, 2019

His Majesty King Hamad of Bahrain has issued a decree on Saturday (October 5) appointing Wael bin Nasser Al Mubarak as Electricity and Water Affairs Minister. His Royal Highness the Prime Minister wil... View more

Bahrain opens 93 bids for 16 tenders

October 3, 2019

Bahrain s Tender Board the independent regulator of government procurement practices in the kingdom today (October 3) opened 93 bids for 16 tenders and one auction for eight purchasing authorities at ... View more

Renovation for landmark Sheraton Bahrain

October 2, 2019

Sheraton Bahrain Hotel an institution of Bahraini hospitality for almost 40 years will close down for a full refurbishment starting October 1 2019. The entire property will be renovated including all ... View more

New British ambassador to Bahrain visits Gulf Air

October 2, 2019

Roderick Drummond the new British ambassador to Bahrain was recently welcomed to Gulf Air s headquarters where he met with the national carrier s chief executive officer Krešimir Kučko. During the mee... View more

Bahrain Airport Company set for big Dubai expo

October 1, 2019

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) the company responsible for managing and operating Bahrain international Airport has announced its participation in the Bahrain Pavilion at Gitex 2019 to be held from Oct... View more

Eagle Hills Diyar completes key Bahrain waterfront complex

September 30, 2019

Eagle Hills Diyar the pioneers behind the iconic Marassi Al Bahrain development has announced that it has completed the work on Marassi Shores Residences the second housing complex within the developm... View more

First Bahrain signs up for Gulf Property mall event

September 29, 2019

First Bahrain Real Estate Development Company has renewed its strategic sponsorship of Bahrain s top real estate mall event Gulf Property Show at the Avenues taking place from November 6 to 9. The eve... View more

Bahrain vows to stamp out money laundering in real estate

September 29, 2019

Bahrain s Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Rera) said it has taken several key measures in co-ordination with other government bodies to stamp out money laundering in the kingdom s property sector. R... View more

Bahrain property expo to unveil its new look in December

September 26, 2019

The 12th edition of Bahrain International Exhibition (Bipex) a key property event is being officially launched in December with a revamped brand identity and strategic direction at the Bahrain Interna... View more

New hotel manager for The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain

September 25, 2019

The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain has welcomed Agusti Curto Calbet as the resort s new hotel manager. In his new role Curto will direct hotel operations while overseeing the full rooms division and Royal Beach... View more

Over 500 delegates for ICA conference in Bahrain

September 25, 2019

Over 500 attendees including senior government officials and economic affairs experts are expected to take part in the upcoming Interarab Cambist Association (ICA) Conference in Bahrain. The 44th edit... View more

Bahrain airport welcomes over 709,000 passengers

September 23, 2019

Bahrain International Airport witnessed over 709 000 passengers travelling through the facility between January and May up 6.5 per cent from the 666 000 recorded during the same period last year said ... View more

Bahrain awards $10.8m tenders in August

September 23, 2019

Bahrain s Works Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Ministry had awarded a total of 14 tenders worth BD4.13 million ( 10.8 millon) in August said a senior official. These tenders covered mainly ... View more

G4S Security joins Arabian Business Community Bahrain

September 21, 2019

G4S Secure Solutions Bahrain which is part of the leading G4S Global Integrated Security company specialising in the worldwide provision of security services and solutions has joined the Arabian Busin... View more

iGA, Benefit launch ‘Credit Report’ eService on Bahrain.bh

September 17, 2019

The Bahrain Credit Reference Bureau operated by The Benefit Company has launched a Credit Report e-service in collaboration with the Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) and the Central Bank of B... View more

Bahrain Tourism lines-up activities for Saudi National Day

September 17, 2019

In preparation for celebrating the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia s 89th National Day the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is hosting an exciting range of events and activities over a period ... View more

Bahrain broadband subscriptions up 9pc in Q2

September 17, 2019

The number of broadband subscriptions in Bahrain reached to 2.34 million subscriptions at the end of the second quarter (Q2) of 2019 with an increase of 9 per cent compared to Q2 2018 said the Telecom... View more

Bahrain, Turkmenistan discuss cooperation in eGovt

September 17, 2019

The Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) of Bahrain recently received a delegation from Turkmenistan s Ministry of Industry and Communication to discuss cooperation in eGovernment. The visit was ... View more

Huawei launches 3rd ICT competition in Bahrain

September 16, 2019

Huawei a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices has launched the latest edition of its annual Huawei Middle East ICT Competition in Bahrain. University students are invited to... View more

AWS holds key summit in Bahrain

September 15, 2019

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Summit in Bahrain took place on September 15 bringing technologists together to connect collaborate and learn more about AWS. With the recent launch of the AWS Middle Eas... View more

Batelco provides network connectivity for AWS in Bahrain

September 15, 2019

Batelco Bahrain s leading digital solutions provider is now providing network connectivity to the newly launched AWS Direct Connect location in Bahrain. The AWS Direct Connect location in Bahrain is t... View more

A business traveller’s haven: The Merchant House, Bahrain

September 15, 2019

September signals the start of a new business season meaning a return to daily routines and busy travel schedules. The Merchant House Bahrain s first boutique hotel to be awarded a five-star rating is... View more

Bahrain lines up fun-filled activities for Saudi National Day

September 15, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) will be hosting a series of fun-filled activities in celebration of Saudi Arabia s 89th National Day over a period of five days starting from Septe... View more

Ours.Yours’ delivers impressive results for Bahrain

September 12, 2019

Since its inception in 2015 Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has steered its efforts towards consistently marketing and promoting the Kingdom of Bahrain as a unique destination in the ... View more

Bahrain EDB appoints new chief executive

September 11, 2019

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) has announced the appointment of Khalid Humaidan as chief executive effective immediately. Humaidan will be responsible for leading the EDB in attracting f... View more

World's largest underwater park opens in Bahrain

September 8, 2019

Dive Bahrain the world s largest underwater theme park has officially opened said a report. The new theme park was inaugurated by the Minister of Industry Commerce and Tourism Zayed bin Rashid Al Zaya... View more

Bahrain tops region for expat living

September 5, 2019

Bahrain remains the best place for expatriates to work and live in the Middle East even as it dropped to the seventh place globally from being on top of the list last year in the InterNations Expat In... View more

BAB discusses cooperation with BOJ Bahrain

September 3, 2019

Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) CEO Dr Waheed Al Qassim has met Bank of Jordan-Bahrain s wholesale banking (BOJ) CEO Salam Gamoah to discuss cooperation and support to the recently established bank... View more

Bahrain to host top Arab investors’ conference

September 3, 2019

Bahrain will host the 18th Arab Businessmen and Investors Conference (ABIC) and the 3rd edition of the World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum 2019 (WEIF 2019) in November it was revealed today. The even... View more