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Bahrain PM orders $14.4m social security benefits

April 8, 2020

Bahrain s Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has ordered a budget allocation of BD5.5 million ( 14.4 million) to double the value of social security benefits for needy citizens in... View more

Bahrain suspends municipal properties' rents collection for 3 months

April 8, 2020

Bahrain s Works Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Essam bin Abdullah Khalaf has instructed all municipalities to take the necessary measures to stop collecting rents and allowance fro... View more

Doosan Vina delivers key desal equipment for Bahrain project

April 8, 2020

Leading South Korean engineering firm Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Company said its Vietnamese unit Doosan Vina has successfully exported three huge desalination devices weighing over 2 00... View more

VA Tech Wabag wins Bahrain plant maintenance contract

April 8, 2020

VA Tech Wabag a leading pure play water technology said it has secured a five-year contract to operate and maintain its Al Madina Al Shamaliya (AMAS) sewage treatment plant. The BD4.5 million ( 11.8 m... View more

Bahrain distributes virus app-compatible bracelets

April 5, 2020

Bahrain s Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) has begun distributing electronic bracelets compatible with the Kingdom s COVID-19 contact tracing app BeAware . The application complements the eff... View more

Bahrain repays $1.25bn bond under fiscal plan

April 2, 2020

Bahrain s Ministry of Finance and National Economy announced yesterday (April 1) it had repaid an international 1.25 billion bond that reached maturity on March 31 a media report said. The ministry sa... View more

Bahrain-origin exports surge 11pc to $516m in February

April 2, 2020

The value of Bahrain s exports of national origin increased by 11 per cent to BD196million ( 516 million) during February compared to BD177million for the same month of the previous year said the Info... View more

Nokia to provide Optical LAN to Infonas Bahrain

April 1, 2020

Nokia has announced that it will provide its Optical LAN solution to Infonas W.L.L. Bahrain enabling it to provide its enterprise customers in downtown Manama with a cutting-edge future-proof fibre ne... View more

Zain Bahrain launches 'Be Safe' initiative

March 31, 2020

Zain Bahrain a leading telecoms operator in the kingdom recently introduced its Be Safe initiative aimed at encouraging customers to utilise all Zain digital channels to complete their services in a s... View more

Bahrain allows private hospitals to treat Covid-19 patients

March 31, 2020

Bahrain s National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) has started granting private hospitals licence to provide medical care for active cases of Covid -19 who are asymptomatic and would like to receiv... View more

Zain Bahrain posts $3.86m Q4 profit

March 30, 2020

Zain Bahrain a leading telecommunications provider in the kingdom has reported net profit of BD1.454 million ( 3.86 million) for the three months ending December 31 2019 (Q4 2019) representing a 2% de... View more

Solidarity Bahrain approves 15pc cash dividends for 2019

March 28, 2020

Solidarity Bahrain one of the largest insurance companies in the kingdom has announced that its shareholders had approved the company board s recommendation to distribute 15 per cent cash dividends (e... View more

Bahrain Car Parks Company approves cash dividend

March 25, 2020

Bahrain Car Parks Company a publicly-listed company on the Bahrain Bourse held its Annual General Meeting today (March 25) and endorsed the recommendation of the Board of Directors to distribute a cas... View more

Alba expresses solidarity with Bahrain to combat Covid-19

March 25, 2020

Aluminium Bahrain the world s largest aluminium smelter ex-China has expressed solidarity with Bahrain s efforts to combat the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). As a responsible corporate citizen and in... View more

Drugs success for Bahrain in treating Covid-19

March 25, 2020

Bahrain is one of the first countries in the world to administer hydroxychloroquine to treat active COVID-19 cases the Chairman of the Supreme Council of Health has highlighted. The drug is reported t... View more

Non-essential businesses to close in Bahrain from Mar 26

March 25, 2020

Bahrain has announced that all non-essential businesses will be temporarily closed in the kingdom from Thursday (March 26) to April 9. The directive issued by the Government Executive Committee chaire... View more

Zain Bahrain implements precautionary measures to fight COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Zain Bahrain a leading telecoms operator in the kingdom has implemented a series of precautionary measures to protect both its customers and employees during the current COVID-19 outbreak. These actio... View more

Audi Q3 Sportback arrives in Bahrain

March 24, 2020

Audi Bahrain has added a compact SUV in coupé shape to its model range: the Audi Q3 Sportback. The new model combines the strong presence and versatile everyday convenience of an SUV with the sporty e... View more

Covid-19 testing at Bahrain exhibition centre

March 23, 2020

Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre will become a testing centre for COVID-19 said Infectious Diseases Consultant & Microbiologist at the BDF Hospital and Member of the National Tas... View more

Bahrain to temporarily close commmercial shops from March 26

March 22, 2020

Bahrain today (March 22) announced several stringent measures to tackle Covid-19 pandemic including a ban of meeting of more than five people and closure of all commercial outlets from March 26 onward... View more

Four Seasons Bahrain offers home delivery, take away from Wolfgang Puck outlets

March 22, 2020

Four Seasons Bahrain Bay has temporarily ceased in-dining services of its restaurants and lounges as well as The Spa operations until April 18 in light of recent government requirements. We continue t... View more

Bahrain launches virus contact tracing app

March 21, 2020

Bahrain s health authorities have launched the BeAware app which aims to support efforts to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19) by advancing contact tracing efforts and raising awareness of active case... View more

Bahrain defers loan payments for citizens by 6 months

March 20, 2020

Bahrain s central bank has announced that payment of loan installments are to be delayed by six months for Bahraini nationals. All retails banks finance and micro-finance firms have to grant citizens ... View more

Zain Bahrain launches new fiber broadband services

March 19, 2020

Leading telecoms operator Zain Bahrain in partnership with Bahrain s National Broadband Network (BNET) is offering new fiber broadband packages on the largest fiber network in the kingdom and has also... View more

Bahrain Bourse closes floor; trading to continue

March 18, 2020

Bahrain Bourse has announced the temporary closure of its trading floor to the public as a preventive measure effective March 19 and until further notice. This decision is as part of the efforts of Ba... View more

Bahrain announces $11.3bn package to offset Covid-19

March 17, 2020

Bahrain has announced an economic package worth BD4.3 billion ( 11.3 billion) under eight financial initiatives has been approved amid the spread of Covid-19. This was announced at a press conference ... View more

Bahrain launches $134.2m tenders in February

March 17, 2020

Tenders worth more than BD51 million ( 134.2 million) were opened for bids and awarded last month. These included bids for a number of roads sewage construction and maintenance projects said a stateme... View more

Major Bahrain expos rescheduled for October

March 17, 2020

The Gulf Property Show Gulf Construction and Interiors Expo the much-awaited trio of leading annual events in Bahrain have been rescheduled to take place from October 5 to 7 2020. Hilal Conferences an... View more

Oman Air to suspend flights to Bahrain and Egypt

March 17, 2020

Due to new travel restrictions Oman Air will be suspending all flights between the sultanate and Bahrain and Egypt from March 19 until further notice. All guests holding Oman Air flight bookings can c... View more

KFH- Bahrain offers finance at low profit rate

March 16, 2020

KFH-Bahrain a leading Islamic bank in the Kingdom of Bahrain has launched a limited time campaign for their personal finance product offering a very low profit rate in addition to instant pre-approval... View more

Incoming flights to Bahrain reduced, visa-on-arrival suspended

March 16, 2020

Bahrain Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) has announced a reduction in the number of incoming flights to the kingdom until further notice effective 03h00 on March 18 said a report. The CAA highlighted that... View more

Land Rover Defender 110 makes its Mena debut in Bahrain

March 15, 2020

Bahrain-based Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover has officially announced the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) launch of the new Land Rover Defender 110 thus expanding its spectacular line-up of Land Ro... View more

Visa names new country manager for Bahrain

March 15, 2020

Visa the world s leader in digital payments has announced the appointment of Malak AlSaffar as the Country Manager for Bahrain. AlSaffar has a strong history with Visa. She started her career with Vis... View more

Bahrain Formula One race postponed

March 13, 2020

The 2020 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix shceduled to be held later this month has been postponed statements from the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) and Formula One said. BIC said that toda... View more

Over 5,000 get homes in Bahrain under Mazaya programme

March 12, 2020

A total of 5 095 citizens have actually benefited from the Bahrain government s Mazaya housing programme this year reported BNA citing the country s housing minister. The statistics of the programme a... View more

Bahrain to tighten evacuation steps; 77 test positive

March 11, 2020

Bahrain s Ministry of Health will implement additional measures and guidelines within its International COVID-19 Repatriation Programme (ICRP) to ensure that the health and safety of citizens and resi... View more

Travelex to open four outlets in new Bahrain airport

March 10, 2020

Travelex a Finablr company and market leading foreign exchange specialist has extended its relationship with Bahrain International Airport (BIA) to operate multiple outlets at the new passenger termin... View more

Bahrain F1 tickets holders entitled to full refund

March 10, 2020

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) has announced that all ticket holders of the 2020 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix will be refunded fully. The move follows the recent announcement that the ... View more

Bahrain set to build over 1,700 new residential units

March 10, 2020

Bahrain has announced plans to build a total of 1705 residential units including 1402 flats within the Salman City social housing project reported BNA. This comes as part of the ministry s plans to im... View more

Kingdom wins big contract for Bahrain luxury development

March 9, 2020

Bahrain-based Kingdom Group has signed a major deal to supply building materials for the construction of the 41-storey Spiral Orchid Residence in Water Garden City in Seef District with the contractor... View more

Second period of Bahrain Food Festival cancelled

March 9, 2020

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has announced the cancellation of the second period of the Bahrain Food Festival which was scheduled to be held between March 12 and 23. This decis... View more

Saudi Arabia suspends travel to Bahrain, UAE, Kuwait

March 9, 2020

Saudi Arabia has decided to suspend flights between the kingdom and the United Arab Emirates Kuwait and Bahrain while temporarily suspending the travel of its citizens and residents to these GCC state... View more

Bahrain banks warned against blocking accounts of unemployed

March 9, 2020

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has instructed all retail banks to refrain from blocking accounts of those customers who have lost their jobs or are retired if he/she has a financing arrangement wit... View more

NBB seals strategic partnership with StartUp Bahrain

March 9, 2020

National Bank of Bahrain has signed a strategic partnership deal with StartUp Bahrain to empower the startup ecosystem. As per the deal NBB aims to ramp up its efforts to lead the financial sector s s... View more

Ferrari Roma comes to Bahrain

March 8, 2020

The Ferrari Roma has made its first appearance in Bahrain at an exclusive launch event held at the Bahrain International Circuit. This follows its first global reveal during an exclusive event held in... View more

Bahrain F1 Grand Prix open only to participants

March 8, 2020

Given the continued spread of the COVID-19 globally the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) has announced the decision to hold this year s Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix as a participants-only ... View more

Bahrain starts handover of Al Ramli District homes

March 5, 2020

Bahrain s housing ministry has begun the handover of residential units in the first phase of the Al-Ramli District housing project said a report. The move comes following the directive from HRH Prince... View more

Euro Motors Bahrain wins Rolls-Royce 'Engage' award

March 5, 2020

Euro Motors Bahrain the authorised dealer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Bahrain celebrated winning one of just four possible awards at the Rolls-Royce Regional Dealer Conference taking home the esteeme... View more

8 discharged from quarantine in Bahrain

March 5, 2020

Bahrain s Ministry of Health has announced that eight Bahraini nationals have been discharged from quarantine after completing a preventative mandatory 14-day stay having tested negative for the Coron... View more

Batelco, Aptilo launch B2B wi-fi services in Bahrain

March 4, 2020

Bahrain s leading telecom services operator Batelco has joined hands with Aptilo Networks a leading global provider of carrier-class systems to manage data services to deliver business-to-business (B2... View more

Bahrain mulls putting some oil assets in fund: report

March 3, 2020

Bahrain may transfer some of its oil and natural gas assets into a proposed state-run fund in which it could sell shares to investors a Bloomberg report said. The government is working on the project ... View more

BAC, stc Bahrain sign concession agreement for new terminal

March 2, 2020

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA) and telecom operator stc Bahrain have signed a five-year concession agreement for the operation of a... View more

Bahrain Coronavirus cases total 47

March 2, 2020

Bahrain s Ministry of Health has registered six new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases including three female Bahraini nationals two male Bahraini nationals and one male Saudi national arriving at Bahrain I... View more

Zain Bahrain highlights 2020 strategy

March 1, 2020

Zain Bahrain a leading telecoms operator in the kingdom has recently hosted its annual staff gathering at Oliveto Restaurant & Lounge as part of its commitment to enhance the organisation solidity amo... View more

Bahrain Coronavirus cases total 41

March 1, 2020

Bahrain s Ministry of Health yesterday (Feb 29) registered three new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases - one male and two female Bahraini nationals - arriving at Bahrain International Airport via indirect ... View more

Bahrain vows tough measures to tackle Covid-19 virus

February 29, 2020

Bahrain s Interior Ministry has called upon people to refrain from holding and attending public gatherings in the next two weeks reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. The plea comes as ... View more

Bahrain pavilion at Gulfood saw over 5000 visitors

February 27, 2020

Over 5 000 visitors from across the world visited the Bahraini pavilion at the just concluded Gulfood 2020 held in Dubai from February 21 to 25. Visitors of Bahrain Pavilion got acquainted with the se... View more

7 new Coronavirus cases reported in Bahrain

February 27, 2020

Bahrain s Ministry of Health has announced that it has registered seven new confirmed cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the kingdom taking the total confirmed cases to 33. Infected individuals we... View more

Bahrain International Garden Show postponed

February 26, 2020

Bahrain International Garden Show (BIGS) has been postponed to next year said a report citing an announcement from the National Initiative for Agricultural Development. BIGS was scheduled for March bu... View more

Bahrain travel and tour agencies ordered to comply with directive

February 26, 2020

Travel and tourism agencies in Bahrain have been ordered to halt any promotions for trips to Iran immediately said a report. The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) issued a mandatory cir... View more

No human to human Coronavirus cases in Bahrain

February 26, 2020

There are no registered cases of human-to-human transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) within Bahrain senior officials said at a press conference yesterday. The kingdom has so far registered 23 ca... View more

Virus: Bahrain schools closed for two weeks

February 25, 2020

Bahrain s Ministry of Education today announced that all public and private schools including kindergartens will be closed for two weeks starting from February 26 as part of the steps to contain the s... View more

9 new Coronavirus cases in Bahrain; total hits 17

February 25, 2020

Bahrain s Ministry of Health has registered nine new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) carried by Bahraini and Saudi citizens arriving at Bahrain International Airport via Dubai and Sharjah confirmi... View more

Bahrain starts distribution of Khalifa Town residential units

February 25, 2020

Bahrain s housing ministry has started the handover of residential units under the Al Nuaimat Neighbourhood (Riyadh Askar) project located at Khalifa Town in the Southern Governorate of the kingdom sa... View more

Bahrain suspends flights to Dubai, Sharjah for 48 hours

February 25, 2020

Bahrain s Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) has announced the suspension of all flights arriving from Dubai International Airport and Sharjah International Airport for a period of 48 hours effective last n... View more

Esnad launches new property management firm in Bahrain

February 24, 2020

Saudi-based real estate integrated consulting and development boutique firm Esnad has launched a new property management company Esnad Management in Bahrain that will provide end-to-end consultancy se... View more

First Coronavirus case in Bahrain

February 24, 2020

Bahrain s Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the kingdom after a Bahraini citizen arriving from Iran was suspected of having contracted the virus based on... View more

Gulf Air named official carrier of Bahrain Film Festival

February 23, 2020

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has announced its collaboration with and sponsorship of the upcoming Bahrain Film Festival as the Official Carrier of the first edition of the festival which t... View more

BMW Series 2 Gran Coupé unveiled in Bahrain

February 23, 2020

Euro Motors the exclusive dealer of BMW cars in Bahrain has introduced the first-ever BMW Series 2 Gran Coupé to Bahrain ahead of its scheduled market launch next month. The latest edition to Euro Mot... View more

Bahrain means business

February 23, 2020

Good things come in small packages is the age-old saying and certainly the Kingdom of Bahrain is compact yet packs a punch on all levels of its tourism offering. The Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Auth... View more

Bahrain Airport Hotel opens soon

February 23, 2020

Gulf Hotels Group has announced an exciting new project its first airport hotel soon to open at the new Bahrain International Airport Fares Yactine the group s newly promoted area general manager tell... View more

Bahrain readies for Formula 1

February 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 this... View more

Chapoton to lead iconic Raffles in Bahrain

February 23, 2020

Mariem-Berengere Chapoton has been appointed as the new general manager of Al Areen Palace & Spa in Bahrain which will be rebranded to Raffles following an extensive renovation in early 2021. Accor is... View more

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