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Viva Bahrain named Asia’s Best Employer Brand

August 19, 2017

Telecom provider Viva Bahrain has been named Asia s Best Employer Brand Award 2017 in Le Meridien Singapore making it the only Middle Eastern telecom company recognized at this level for its HR value ... View more

Bahrain firms urged to take part in Russia food show

August 17, 2017

Food and Agriculture Committee at Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has called on Bahraini businessmen and traders to participate in the World Food Moscow Exhibition to be held next mont... View more

New power distribution station opens at Bahrain airport

August 17, 2017

The new 220 kV power distribution station at the Bahrain International Airport was inaugurated yesterday (August 16) by Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza. The Electricity an... View more

New power distribution station opens at Bahrain airport

August 17, 2017

The new 220 kV power distribution station at the Bahrain International Airport was inaugurated yesterday (August 16) by Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza. The Electricity an... View more

Ultimate family bonding at Four Seasons Bahrain Bay

August 16, 2017

Make magical memories together with the new Parent-Child Bonding treatments at Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay offering three carefully curated sessions tailored toward parents and children. Capitalisi... View more

Bahrain launches e-service for prequalification bids

August 14, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has launched an electronic system to receive contractors pre-qualification applications. The system was launched under the supervi... View more

Marassi Al Bahrain breaks ground for Shores Residences

August 14, 2017

Eagle Hills Bahrain developer of the distinguished urban project Marassi Al Bahrain today broke ground on the second residential component within the project -- Marassi Shores Residences which has see... View more

Large-scale food donation drive launched in Bahrain

August 14, 2017

The Conserving Bounties Society has launched a large-scale food donation drive across Bahrain to support families and labourers with well-balanced meals sourced from large-gathering events and venues.... View more

Bahrain mobile data speeds top 23Mbps in Q2

August 12, 2017

Average LTE mobile data performance in Bahrain rose to 23.4 megabytes per second (Mbps) during the second quarter (Q2) of the year up from 16.6 Mbps averages recorded in Q1 said the kingdom s Telecomm... View more

Experience elevated luxury at the Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain villas

August 10, 2017

Tucked in between the calm seas and the manicured gardens of the hotel the villas of the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain bring home the signature sophistication of the Ritz-Carlton brand imbued with an effortles... View more

Bahrain issues crowdfunding regulations

August 10, 2017

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has released regulations for both conventional and Shari a compliant financing-based crowdfunding businesses. For the first time it will be possible for small and med... View more

New $12m food factory planned in Bahrain

August 9, 2017

A new food grain processing and packaging factory will be set up in Bahrain at a cost of 12 million said businessman Khaled Al Ameen. The factory will come up in the Hidd Industrial Area and a constru... View more

Bahrain Duty Free posts $9.5m H1 net profit

August 8, 2017

Bahrain Duty Free has reported a net profit of 9.5 million for the first half of the year an increase of 7.5 per cent compared to last year s earning s of 8.9 million the company said in a statement. ... View more

KPMG in Bahrain unveils new accounting solution

August 8, 2017

KPMG in Bahrain today (August 8) presented a session on how its new technology - the Enterprise Accounting Solution (EAS) can help enterprises manage their financial processes effectively. The present... View more

Bahrain to have new Urban Planning and Development Authority

August 8, 2017

Bahrain will have a new Urban Planning and Development Authority following a Royal Decree establishing the authority under the supervision of the minister in charge of urban planning. The decree issue... View more

KFH-Bahrain announces winners of Libshara savings account

August 7, 2017

Kuwait Finance House - Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) has announced the winners of Libshara Savings Investment Account last raffle which was held at the Bank s headquarter in the Bahrain World Trade Centre. Un... View more

Petchem experts to discuss latest trends at Bahrain event

August 7, 2017

Top industry experts thought leaders and officials will gather to discuss and gain exclusive insights into the latest trends driving growth in the fertiliser market at the upcoming Gulf Petrochemicals... View more

New Christian Dior counter at Bahrain Duty Free

August 7, 2017

Bahrain Duty Free continues to engage travellers with its phased beautification programme as French luxury house Dior unveils a chic new departures offering. The elegant three-in-one space which encom... View more

Bahrain to launch new pearl diving licensing scheme

August 7, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has unveiled a new scheme to license pearl diving activities said a report. Starting from August 9 individual applicants can obtai... View more

$80bn projects in pipeline in Bahrain

August 7, 2017

With 80 billion of projects either under way or planned Bahrain s economy is set to be powered by large-scale infrastructure projects in the years to come a senior Economic Development Board (EDB) adv... View more

Bahrain to focus on attracting investors

August 7, 2017

Bahrain s government is formualting effective policies to develop the kingdom s economic and investment structure and adapt it to attract more investors His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalif... View more

BDO Bahrain appoints new head of tax services

August 6, 2017

BDO a leading professional service firm based in Bahrain has appointed Stephen Andrew Kitching as director to head its indirect tax services division including value added tax (VAT) in Bahrain. Kitchi... View more

Marassi Al Bahrain offers special opportunity to Viva staff

August 3, 2017

Marassi Al Bahrain an urban waterfront project in the kingdom is offering special ownership opportunities to employees of Viva a leading telecom company. A dedicated kiosk for the project was made ava... View more

AMA wins key Bahrain LNG project deal

August 3, 2017

Bahrain-based Ahmed Mansour Al A ali (AMA) a specialist engineering company has secured a contract worth 12 million to execute two packages of the Bahrain LNG project reports Gulf Daily News (GDN). To... View more

AMA wins key Bahrain LNG project deal

August 3, 2017

Bahrain-based Ahmed Mansour Al A ali (AMA) a specialist engineering company has secured a contract worth 12 million to execute two packages of the Bahrain LNG project reports Gulf Daily News (GDN). To... View more

Bahrain inbound tourism up 14pc during H1

August 2, 2017

Bahrain welcomed 5.6 million visitors during the first half of 2017 an increase of 14 per cent compared to the same period in 2016. The figures were revealed by the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Aut... View more

AccorHotels unveils first ibis Styles in Bahrain

August 2, 2017

AccorHotels announced today the opening of its newest property in the Middle East - ibis Styles Manama Diplomatic Area in partnership with renowned owner developer and asset manager Action Hotels. Lau... View more

Bahrain discusses tourism ties with Malaysia

July 31, 2017

Bahrain and Malaysia are looking to strengthen their bilateral relations and enhance areas of cooperation to achieve their joint tourism related goals. Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa chief execut... View more

No direction on mobile package prices: Bahrain TRA

July 31, 2017

Bahrain s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has clarified that it has not issued any directions with regard to mobile package pricing in the kingdom. Due to the volume of enquiries regardi... View more

Bahrain to host video games forum

July 29, 2017

The Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH) in cooperation with the South Korean Embassy in Bahrain will organize the Bahrain-Korea Forum for Video and Mobile Applications and Games in the kingdo... View more

Bahrain TRA sees 35pc rise in consumer calls

July 29, 2017

Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority s (TRA) call centre received a total of 5 280 calls in 2016 compared to 3 407 in the previous year; a 35 per cent leap attributed to higher awareness le... View more

Moody's downgrades Bahrain, Oman ratings

July 29, 2017

Moody s Investors Service has downgraded Bahrain s long-term issuer rating to B1 from Ba2 and maintained the negative outlook and Oman s long-term issuer and senior unsecured bond ratings to Baa2 from... View more

Zain Bahrain posts $3.7m net profit; revenues hit $84m

July 26, 2017

Zain Bahrain a leading telecommunications provider in Bahrain today reported that its year-on-year revenues for the first half of 2017 surged 16.4 per cent from BD31.8 million ( 84.1 million) to BD37 ... View more

Careem launches service in Bahrain with Arabian Taxi

July 26, 2017

Careem a leading ride-hailing service in the Middle East and North Africa has announced the launch of its service in Bahrain enhancing its growing presence in the GCC region. Careem s expansion took p... View more

Careem launches service in Bahrain with Arabian Taxi

July 26, 2017

Careem a leading ride-hailing service in the Middle East and North Africa has announced the launch of its service in Bahrain enhancing its growing presence in the GCC region. Careem s expansion took p... View more

Bahrain TRA launches roaming awareness drive

July 26, 2017

Bahrain s Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA) has launched its latest consumer awareness campaign aimed at informing the public of the risks of roaming bill shocks and the options available to reduce m... View more

Preliminary designs for $1bn Bahrain medical city ready

July 25, 2017

Preliminary designs have been completed for the King Abdulla Medical City a massive healthcare project to be developed at a 1 billion investment in Bahrain said senior government officials. The projec... View more

Preliminary designs for $1bn Bahrain medical city ready

July 25, 2017

Preliminary designs have been completed for the King Abdulla Medical City a massive healthcare project to be developed at a 1 billion investment in Bahrain said senior government officials. The projec... View more

New tax 'to hit Bahrain property prices'

July 25, 2017

A new tax imposed by Bahrain on infrastructure development could cost commercial developers hundreds of thousands of dinars extra for large projects said a report citing an MP. The tax was introduced ... View more

City Centre Bahrain unveils home furnishing trends

July 25, 2017

City Centre Bahrain the largest shopping leisure and entertainment destination in the kingdom will be showcasing the latest home furnishing trends for this season during a 14-day campaign which runs t... View more

200 firms for Bahrain process engineering summit

July 25, 2017

More than 200 exhibiting companies and over thousands of visitors are expected the upcoming fourth edition of Middle East Process Engineering Conference & Exhibition (Mepec) later this year in Bahrain... View more

Bahrain, Pakistan discuss strengthening cooperation in tourism sector

July 24, 2017

Bahrain and Pakistan are looking to deepen their relations and broaden their cooperation across all fields especially the tourism sector. Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa chief executive officer of... View more

Swiss-Belhotel welcomes new area GM for Bahrain

July 24, 2017

Swiss-Belhotel International has promoted Herve Peyre the the position of area general manager for Bahrain. Peyre has been associated with the group since September 2013 as the general manager for Swi... View more

Bahrain selects CESI to help with its solar programme

July 24, 2017

Bahrain has appointed CESI a global leader in technical consulting and engineering to support its Sustainable Energy Unit (SEU) to develop the technical and regulatory requirements related to connecti... View more

Bahrain selects CESI to help with its solar programme

July 24, 2017

Bahrain has appointed CESI a global leader in technical consulting and engineering to support its Sustainable Energy Unit (SEU) to develop the technical and regulatory requirements related to connecti... View more

KPMG Bahrain launches online ‘Learning Hub’

July 22, 2017

KPMG a global network of professional services firms providing audit tax and advisory services in Bahrain has launched its new corporate training portal which offers online training modules to organiz... View more

Dusit International to debut in Bahrain

July 20, 2017

Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Al Manzil Hospitality Group to operate the dusitD2 Seef Bahrain scheduled to open in Manama in 2018. The dusitD2 Seef Bahrain will be t... View more

Bahrain completes work on new Zayed Town exit

July 20, 2017

Work has been completed on a new exit to Zayed Town from Sheikh Salman Highway to the North of the Driving School said a statement from the Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning. T... View more

Major Russian firms to participate in Bahrain air show

July 20, 2017

The Bahrain International Airshow 2018 has confirmed that United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has been added to its roster of participants after returning from MAKS 2017. At a signing ceremony which too... View more

Bahrain set to build strategic Isa Town bridge

July 17, 2017

Bahrain is set to build a major bridge that will link capital Manama to Isa Town region to help ease traffic congestion on this route. It will feature two lanes in the direction towards Isa Town and w... View more

Batelco doubles 4G+ coverage in Bahrain

July 17, 2017

Batelco a leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain continues to expand the coverage of its 4G network nationwide with the number of locations covered by Batelco more than doubling in the past yea... View more

Bahrain, Korea committed to strengthening tourism ties

July 17, 2017

Bahrain is looking to strengthen its ties with the Republic of Korea especially in the tourism field with the recent visit of the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Bahrain. A meeting was held and... View more

Bahrain awards key school maintenance deals

July 15, 2017

Bahrain authorities have awarded maintenance contracts for two boys schools - Al Wadi Elementary School for Boys and Sheikh Abdulla bin Isa Industrial Secondary School in the kingdom - and the scope o... View more

Viva Bahrain, Memac Ogilvy win big at Cannes

July 15, 2017

Viva Bahrain the kingdom s innovative telecom operator and Memac Ogilvy & Mather one of the leading multinational communication agencies have earned three prestigious Bronze Lions at the recently conc... View more

Viva Bahrain, Memac Ogilvy win big at Cannes

July 15, 2017

Viva Bahrain the kingdom s innovative telecom operator and Memac Ogilvy & Mather one of the leading multinational communication agencies have earned three prestigious Bronze Lions at the recently conc... View more

Bahrain Tourism opens office in Russia

July 14, 2017

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) inaugurated its representative office in Russia yesterday. The office was opened in Moscow in the presence of Industry Commerce and Tourism Ministe... View more

Batelco supports Youth City event in Bahrain

July 13, 2017

Batelco in line with its commitment to support the youth of Bahrain has announced its participation as the Telecom Partner for the 2017 Youth City 2030 event. The event will be held at Bahrain Interna... View more

Russian firms to take part in Bahrain defence expo

July 13, 2017

A number of Russian companies are likely to take part in the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (Bidec) 2017 to be held later this year in the kingdom. The event will take place f... View more

Work starts on major Bahrain highway

July 12, 2017

Work has started on the expansion of Wali Al Ahad Highway a key link for Riffa area to Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Highway and Hamad Town in Bahrain. Wali Al Ahad Highway is vital road as it contains a ... View more

Bahrain opens key entrance to educational district

July 12, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipality Affairs and Urban Planning has announced the official opening of a new entrance to the Isa Town educational district. The project comprises a new two-way road ... View more

CASE appoints new distributor for Bahrain

July 11, 2017

Case Construction Equipment a leading seller of a full line of construction equipment around the world has appointed AMA Motors as its new official distributor for Bahrain. As per the deal AMA Motors ... View more

CASE appoints new distributor for Bahrain

July 11, 2017

Case Construction Equipment a leading seller of a full line of construction equipment around the world has appointed AMA Motors as its new official distributor for Bahrain. As per the deal AMA Motors ... View more

ABC Bahrain records huge growth

July 11, 2017

The Arabian Business Community (ABC) Bahrain Edition has generated over three quarters of a million business referrals in the first six months of 2017 for Bahrain companies listed on the rapidly growi... View more

ABC Bahrain records huge growth

July 11, 2017

The Arabian Business Community (ABC) Bahrain Edition has generated over three quarters of a million business referrals in the first six months of 2017 for Bahrain companies listed on the rapidly growi... View more

SSH wins Bahrain waterfront project contract

July 11, 2017

SSH one of the leading masterplanning building design and infrastructure firms in the Middle East has been awarded a contract by Manama Developments to provide the design and construction supervision ... View more

VIVA Bahrain to implement fingerprint registration

July 11, 2017

VIVA Bahrain a leading telecom operator in the kingdom will start validating the identity of its customers in compliance with the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority s regulation. The regulation e... View more

StayWell to open first Park Regis Hotel in Bahrain

July 8, 2017

Australia-based StayWell Hospitality Group is set to open the kingdom s first Park Regis Hotel in Juffair district in partnership with Bahrain group VKL Group during the third quarter of 2017. With 16... View more

Bahrain sewerage network project nearing completion

July 5, 2017

Construction on the Sanad sewerage network project in Bahrain which involves laying of 827-m-long main pipe connections and building of 100 inspection chambers is progressing well said senior official... View more

Bahrain starts work on Isa Town Gate interchange

July 4, 2017

Bahraini authorities have started work on the construction of a one lane entrance and exit to Zayed Town from Sheikh Salman Highway at the southern part of the Driving School. The project is part of t... View more

Stack Lego Fans Event kicks off in Bahrain

July 4, 2017

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has announced the launch of the Stack Event an educational and entertaining programme that provides both children and adults the opportunity to work to... View more

'Jeans For Refugees' to host live auction in Bahrain

July 3, 2017

Jeans For Refugees by artist and designer Johny Dar will soon announce the date for its live auction in Bahrain. The announcement was made during the gala dinner that was held at ART Rotana Hotel on J... View more

Ramada Bahrain – Adliya – turns 40

July 3, 2017

This year marks the big 40 for one of the oldest and most popular hotels in the kingdom Ramada Bahrain Adliya. When you first walk into the hotel you get the feeling that you are walking back in time.... View more

Ramada Bahrain – Adliya – turns 40

July 3, 2017

This year marks the big 40 for one of the oldest and most popular hotels in the kingdom Ramada Bahrain Adliya. When you first walk into the hotel you get the feeling that you are walking back in time.... View more

Bahrain sewerage project 46pc completed

July 1, 2017

Work on the sewerage network in A Ali area of Bahrain is progressing as per schedule with 46 per cent of the project already completed according to the Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs and Urb... View more

Marassi Al Bahrain sets up new cable wake park

June 29, 2017

Marassi Al Bahrain the kingdom s unique waterfront project situated in Diyar Al Muharraq is now home to a state-of-the-art cable wake park brought to Bahrain from Germany where water sports fans can h... View more

Marassi Al Bahrain sets up new cable wake park

June 29, 2017

Marassi Al Bahrain the kingdom s unique waterfront project situated in Diyar Al Muharraq is now home to a state-of-the-art cable wake park brought to Bahrain from Germany where water sports fans can h... View more

Bahrain hotel revenues hit $8.4m during Eid break

June 29, 2017

Hotel revenues in Bahrain totaled up to BD3.2 million ( 8.4 million) during the Eid Al Fitr break with over 22 000 hotel rooms booked and the total occupancy rate of five-star hotels reaching up to 80... View more

GIB wins retail banking licence in Bahrain

June 28, 2017

Gulf International Bank (GIB) a leading bank in the Middle East region said it has been granted a conventional retail banking licence by the Central Bank of Bahrain. Bahrain-based GIB is owned by the ... View more

GIB wins retail banking licence in Bahrain

June 28, 2017

Gulf International Bank (GIB) a leading bank in the Middle East region said it has been granted a conventional retail banking licence by the Central Bank of Bahrain. Bahrain-based GIB is owned by the ... View more

Viva re-opens outlet at City Centre Bahrain

June 28, 2017

Viva Bahrain a top telecom provider recently re-opened its flagship store at City Centre Bahrain following a major transformation of its retail store to showcase the latest technology solutions. Viva ... View more

The Diplomat Radisson Blu Bahrain welcomes new GM

June 28, 2017

Kosta Kourotsidis has been appointed as the new general manager of The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel in Bahrain. A German/Greek national Kourotsidis has gained extensive experience in the hospitality in... View more

Work on key sewerage in Bahrain on track

June 26, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning has announced that the Ministry has achieved 46 per cent progress on the sewerage network in A Ali Block 748. According to Nazha Abu... View more

Bahrain Ministry of Works opens key road

June 25, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works has opened the new Saar Southern Entrance road from Sheikh Isa bin Salman Highway has opened. The project opened by Minister of Works Municipalities Affairs and Urban Plann... View more

Eid celebrations begin in Bahrain, GCC

June 24, 2017

Bahrain has declared Sunday (June 25) as the first day of Eid Al Fitr after official announcements were made in Saudi Arabia of sightings of the new Shawwal crescent. UAE has also announced that Eid w... View more

Viva re-opens flagship store at City Centre Bahrain

June 22, 2017

Leading telecom services operator Viva Bahrain has re-opened its flagship store at City Centre Bahrain following a major transformation of its retail store to showcase the latest technology solutions ... View more

Bahrain looking to boost cruise calls at ports

June 22, 2017

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority focused on boosting cruise calls at the kingdom s ports at a recent Cruise Sector Committee meeting held at its office. The meeting was held as a part of ... View more

Bahrain to launch national e-wallet on July 4

June 22, 2017

The Benefit Company has joined forces with Lebanese group FOO technologies to launch the National Mobile Electronic Wallet (BenefitPay) an e-payment software designed to streamline payment within the ... View more

Swiss-Belhotel to launch new residence brand in Bahrain

June 22, 2017

Global hospitality group Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has signed a management agreement with Hassan Lari Property Development & Management to operate Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain. This... View more

Swiss-Belhotel to launch new residence brand in Bahrain

June 22, 2017

Global hospitality group Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has signed a management agreement with Hassan Lari Property Development & Management to operate Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain. This... View more

Bahrain Cinema to reopen new-look Hamra theatre

June 21, 2017

Bahrain Cinema Company market leaders in the entertainment industry in the kingdom will be reopening the Al Hamra Cinema in Manama tomorrow (June 22) following a two-month long extensive refurbishment... View more

Bahrain Cinema to reopen new-look Hamra theatre

June 21, 2017

Bahrain Cinema Company market leaders in the entertainment industry in the kingdom will be reopening the Al Hamra Cinema in Manama tomorrow (June 22) following a two-month long extensive refurbishment... View more

Bahrain groups set for Yoga Day celebrations

June 21, 2017

The United Nations Information Center for the Gulf Countries (UNIC Manama) in collaboration with a group of volunteers (Helm Insan) and several centers and associations specialized in charity health a... View more

5,100 new hotel rooms to open in Bahrain by 2022

June 20, 2017

Bahrain s hospitality sector continues to see development growth with 15 four- and five-star hotel projects and 5 100 guest rooms estimated to cost over 10 billion currently in the pipeline said a rep... View more

McLaren 570S Spider set for Bahrain launch

June 19, 2017

Kanoo Motors a leading high-end automotive retailer and the official distributor of McLaren in Bahrain has announced that the McLaren 570S Spider will soon be available to order from McLaren Bahrain. ... View more

Private wealth in Bahrain rising at 4.5pc to hit $200bn

June 19, 2017

Overall growth of private wealth in Bahrain is expected to increase steadily to 4.5 per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) and reach 200 billion over the next five years a new report said. Equiti... View more

VD Gulf to set up new MRO facility in Bahrain

June 17, 2017

Russia s Volga Dnepr Group said its Dubai-based maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) unit VD Gulf is expanding its reach across the Middle East region with the launch of a new operational base in Bah... View more

VD Gulf to set up new MRO facility in Bahrain

June 17, 2017

Russia s Volga Dnepr Group said its Dubai-based maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) unit VD Gulf is expanding its reach across the Middle East region with the launch of a new operational base in Bah... View more

Bahrain, Tunisia discuss strengthening cooperation in tourism sector

June 15, 2017

Bahrain and Tunisia are looking to deepen their relations and broaden their cooperation across all fields especially the tourism sector. Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa chief executive officer of ... View more

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain invite EoIs for new road, rail causeway

June 15, 2017

Expressions of Interests have been invited from private sector developers co-investors contractors and lenders for the construction of a new road and rail causeway linking Saudi Arabia and Bahrain whi... View more

Bahrain cbank mulls sandbox for fintech start-ups

June 15, 2017

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has announced new regulations to create a regulatory sandbox that will allow start-ups and fintech (financial technology) firms to test and experiment their banking i... View more

Bahrain Mumtalakat nets solid profits for fourth year

June 14, 2017

Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company the investment arm of the kingdom has registered solid growth for the fourth consecutive year with a net profit of BD68.9 million ( 183.2 million) over the previous ... View more

Bahrain building new LNG import terminal

June 14, 2017

Bahrain is constructing a permanent LNG import terminal due for commissioning in 2019 said a report from Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp) in a new report. The 4.1 billion cu m per year... View more

Bahrain building new LNG import terminal

June 14, 2017

Bahrain is constructing a permanent LNG import terminal due for commissioning in 2019 said a report from Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp) in a new report. The 4.1 billion cu m per year... View more

UAE, Saudi, Bahrain airspace ban only for Qatar firms

June 14, 2017

Aviation authorities in the UAE Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have declared that the air embargo applies only to Qatari-owned airlines aircraft or to companies registered in the Gulf state said a report. T... View more

Bahrain Tourism reviews Manama souk revamp progress

June 11, 2017

The Old Markets Committee under the umbrella of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) held its regular meeting at the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) on June 8. The meet... View more

Work starts on major Bahrain school project

June 10, 2017

Work has started on the second phase of Isa Town Elementary/Intermediate School for Boys at the Southern Governorate which is being implemented as part of the Gulf Fund Program. The Phase One of the p... View more

Batelco launches Voice over LTE in Bahrain

June 8, 2017

Batelco a leading digital communications solutions provider in Bahrain has launched Voice over LTE (VoLTE) across the Kingdom to enrich the voice experience for its iPhone customers. Batelco is the fi... View more

APM Terminals Bahrain welcomes largest vessel

June 8, 2017

APM Terminals Bahrain recently marked a milestone with the arrival of the largest container ship ever to call the Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP). OOCL (Orient Overseas Container Line) Singapore has an... View more

Over 2,500 building material samples tested in Bahrain

June 6, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning has inspected over 2 763 building material samples during the first quarter of 2017 as part of its efforts to improve the quality of... View more

Bahrain banking sector ‘remains resilient’

June 5, 2017

The overall outlook for the GCC s banking sector is positive and Bahrain is fairing particular well said a listed banks report from global professional services company KPMG. The report which covers o... View more

Bahrain Airport relies on Thales, Sita to enhance security

June 5, 2017

With 14 million passengers a year expected by 2020 Bahrain s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications has chosen Thales and Sita to provide the security and operations management system for B... View more

Gulf Air promotes destination Georgia to Bahrain travel trade

June 4, 2017

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air recently hosted key members of kingdom s travel trade industry at the Movenpick Hotel Bahrain to announce the launch of flights to Tbilisi on June 22 and promote Geor... View more

Bahrain dialysis centre work ‘progressing well’

June 4, 2017

The Dialysis Center Project located at Hunainiya in the Southern Governorate Bahrain is progressing well and 35 per cent of the work has been completed said a Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs ... View more

$16m Bahrain dialysis centre project on track

June 3, 2017

Work on the Dialysis Center Project located at Hunainiya in the Southern Governorate of Bahrain is progressing as per schedule with about 35 per cent of the project completed. This comes as part of th... View more

Bahrain gains halal popularity

June 1, 2017

Bahrain has moved up one spot to ninth as the top performing destination of a sector expected to be worth 220 billion by 2020 according to the most comprehensive research released on the global Muslim... View more

BDO named authorised sponsor on Bahrain Investment Market

May 31, 2017

Bahrain Bourse (BHB) has authorised the appointment of BDO Consulting as a specialised advisory firm (sponsor) operating within the Bahrain Investment Market (BIM) an equity market for growing busines... View more

Ramadan retreat at Four Seasons Bahrain Bay

May 29, 2017

The holy month of Ramadan always brings to mind past beautiful moments shared with loved ones. Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay has orchestrated many memorable Ramadan occasions for guests to enjoy with... View more

Infrastructure investment helps spur Bahrain economy

May 29, 2017

The implementation of unprecedented levels of infrastructure investment in Bahrain helped boost the growth of the kingdom s non-oil sector an Economic Development Board (EDB) report said. In particula... View more

Non-oil sector boosts Bahrain growth

May 29, 2017

Bahrain s non-oil sector s growth of 3.7 per cent helped to fuel overall economic growth of the kingdom which expanded by 3 per cent in 2016 according to new figures published in the Economic Developm... View more

Eazy to launch fingerprint enabled payment in Bahrain

May 29, 2017

Eazy Financial Services will introduce the region s first biometric-enabled payment network powered by NCR Corporation a global leader in omni-channel solutions in Bahrain. NCR will support Eazy to de... View more

Bahrain bans 'double swiping' of cards

May 28, 2017

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has announced that all merchants and shopkeepers in Bahrain are required to stop their present practice of double swiping payment cards such as credit debit charge or... View more

KFH – Bahrain launches auto finance campaign

May 28, 2017

Kuwait Finance House Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) has launched an auto finance campaign which offers clients the opportunity to win instant prizes. The promotion which runs until June 30 is available to all ... View more

KFH-Bahrain unveils big Ramadan promotion

May 27, 2017

Kuwait Finance House Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) a key provider of Islamic commercial and investment banking services has launched an exciting auto finance campaign which will run until June 30. The campaig... View more

Manara's Bahrain sea-front project set for Q4 launch

May 27, 2017

Manara Developments a leading real estate development company said work is in full swing at its luxurious sea-front Hasabi project in Bahrain and is scheduled for completion by the fourth quarter of t... View more

Dadabhai sets stage for destination weddings in Bahrain

May 25, 2017

Bahrain hit the headlines as the new Destination Weddings location in the region following the successful hosting of the wedding celebration of an Indian billionaire couple in the kingdom recently. Th... View more

Bahrain Investment Market 'attractive option for capital-intensive sectors'

May 24, 2017

The Bahrain Bourse (BHB) has highlighted how the Bahrain Investment Market (BIM) an equity market for growing business ventures in Bahrain and the wider Mena region can improve the liquidity of capita... View more

Lexus all-new LC luxury coupe unveiled in Bahrain

May 23, 2017

Ebrahim K Kanoo sole distributor of Lexus vehicles in Bahrain has announced the arrival of Lexus LC 500 and LC 500h models in its showroom. The new Lexus LC is a powerful emotionally stirring realisat... View more

Rolly-Royce showcases Bespoke at ladies-only event in Bahrain

May 22, 2017

Euro Motors the sole authorised dealer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Bahrain recently showcased the marque s renowned Bespoke programme at an exclusive ladies-only event held in Al Majlis at Four Seaso... View more

Rolly-Royce showcases Bespoke at ladies-only event in Bahrain

May 22, 2017

Euro Motors the sole authorised dealer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Bahrain recently showcased the marque s renowned Bespoke programme at an exclusive ladies-only event held in Al Majlis at Four Seaso... View more

Bahrain Tourism backs first restaurant and hospitality forum

May 22, 2017

Bahrain is hosting the first Bahrain Restaurant and Hospitality Forum (BRHF) organized by Culinaire & Beyond from May 21-22 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Center. Held under th... View more

Bahrain business confidence index gains in Q2

May 22, 2017

The business confidence index in Bahrain has amounted to more than 19.91 positive points in the second quarter of 2017 according to a survey conducted by the Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA).... View more

Luxury fashion accessory brand Mai Visti makes Bahrain debut

May 21, 2017

International luxury fashion accessory brand Mai Visti recently made its debut in Bahrain at a recently held exhibition at the Yateem House. Brought to Bahrain through an exclusive collaboration with ... View more

Address Residences Marassi Al Bahrain sales event on Sat

May 18, 2017

Eagle Hills Bahrain developers of the urban waterfront project Marassi Al Bahrain will hold the first sales event of The Address Residences Marassi Al Bahrain on Saturday (May 20). The event will be h... View more

Armacell breaks ground on Bahrain greenfield plant

May 17, 2017

Armacell a global leader in flexible foam for the equipment insulation market and a leading provider of engineered foams has broken ground on its greenfield manufacturing plant in Bahrain. Establishin... View more

Iflix launches service in Bahrain

May 17, 2017

Iflix a leading subscription video on demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets has announced the launch of its service in Bahrain. The iflix Bahrain team hosted an event yesterday at the Malja art s... View more

Bahrain starts key highway revamp work

May 17, 2017

Bahrain authorities have started work on the revamping of Ghous Avenue Interchange with the Airport Highway in Muharraq governorate of the kingdom. The project is one of 11 projects aiming to alleviat... View more

AFI group opens new depot in Bahrain

May 16, 2017

AFI group one of the UK s and Middle East s leading powered access equipment rental training and sales businesses has opened a new depot in Bahrain aimed at continuing its expansion in the region. The... View more

First Bahrain 2016 net profit up 148pc

May 14, 2017

First Bahrain Real Estate Development has posted a net profit of 2.7 million during 2016 representing annual growth of 148 per cent over the 1.1 million reported in the year prior the company said at ... View more

Bahrain firms 'must become tourism ambassadors'

May 14, 2017

Bahrain companies with a global presence must work to promote the kingdom as a major tourist destination and introduce the international guests to its touristic identity said experts at the ongoing 46... View more

Bahrain Tourism launches Ramadan and Eid Shopping Festival

May 10, 2017

Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa the chief executive of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has announced the launch of the Ramadan and Eid Shopping Festival to be held under the patro... View more

Bahrain to launch national e-wallet by June

May 10, 2017

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has announced that it is working closely with BENEFIT to launch the first phase of the national electronic wallet the first of its kind in the Kingdom at the end of J... View more

Bahrain 'key business gateway to the GCC'

May 9, 2017

A high-level Bahraini delegation led by Anwar Abdulrahman the chairman of Al Hilal Group and Akbar Al Khaleej and Darwish Mannai Shura Council member and chairman of Mannai Group highlighted the kingd... View more

The Avenues – Bahrain set for October launch

May 9, 2017

The Avenues Bahrain the first commercial and entertainment mall of its kind in the kingdom with a unique seafront location extending 1.5 km is slated to open in October with 50 per cent of its retail ... View more

The Avenues – Bahrain to launch Phase Two work

May 9, 2017

King Faisal Corniche Development Company has announced plans to launch the second phase of The Avenues Bahrain the first commercial and entertainment mall of its kind in the kingdom with a unique 1.5-... View more

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain takes over BMI business

May 8, 2017

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain (ASBB) one of the pioneering Shari a-compliant banks in the kingdom has announced that it has successfully taken over the entire business of its subsidiary BMI Bank. Pursuant to ... View more

New technology offers hope to heart patients in Bahrain

May 7, 2017

For the first time in Bahrain and the Middle East a revolutionary new technology has been used to save the life of a patient with a critical heart condition. Earlier this year a Bahrain-based heart va... View more

Bahrain delegation set for key India business visit

May 6, 2017

A high-level Bahraini delegation led by Shura Council member and Mannai Group chairman Darwish Mannai and Al Hilal Group chairman and editor-in-chief of Akbar Al Khaleej Anwar Abdulrahman will be in N... View more

Bahrain Mumtalakat buys into top German aviation group

May 6, 2017

Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (Mumtalakat) the kingdom s sovereign wealth fund has acquired a significant minority stake in Axtmann Aviation Holding that operates FAI Aviation Group (FAI) a leadi... View more

Bahrain Mumtalakat buys into top German aviation group

May 6, 2017

Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (Mumtalakat) the kingdom s sovereign wealth fund has acquired a significant minority stake in Axtmann Aviation Holding that operates FAI Aviation Group (FAI) a leadi... View more

Bahrain Investment Market unlocks untapped investment opportunities

May 4, 2017

The recently launched Bahrain Investment Market s innovative trading platform unlocks previously untapped and potentially lucrative opportunities said its CEO Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa. He... View more

Bahrain road paving project 80pc complete

May 4, 2017

Bahraini authorities have announced that dirt roads paving work at Tubli area is progressing well with more than 80 per cent of the project already completed. The BD702 382 ( 1.84 million) project was... View more

Bahrain showcases local craftsmanship at Tunisian handicrafts events

May 4, 2017

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is representing the kingdom as a guest of honour in the 34th Innovation Salon for Handicrafts Industries that is being held in the Republic of Tuni... View more

Bahrain TRA plans to deploy IP version 6

May 3, 2017

The Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) recently held a meeting with Internet service providers and telecom operators to discuss plans and key issues regarding the deployment of IPv6... View more

Mastercard opens first office in Bahrain

May 3, 2017

Mastercard a leading technology company in the global payments industry has inaugurated its first dedicated office in Bahrain. The move comes as part of its ongoing commitment to the market and drive ... View more

Bahrain Duty Free unveils new Dolce&Gabbana fragrances counter

May 3, 2017

Travel retailer Bahrain Duty Free is enticing passengers to linger a little longer in departures with the launch of its new Dolce&Gabbana Fragrances space at Bahrain International Airport. The latest ... View more

Bahrain starts work on strategic road projects

May 2, 2017

Work has started on the Busaiteen Exit Extension linked to Shiekh Isa bin Salman Causeway in Bahrain in bid to alleviate traffic congestion along 11 locations in North Muharraq area of the kingdom sai... View more

Hilton, KFCD partner for $66m hotel in Bahrain

May 2, 2017

Hilton and King Faisal Corniche Development (KFCD) have partnered to open Bahrain s first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property at The Avenues in Manama a major retail and leisure destination scheduled to ... View more

Zain Bahrain net profit down 45pc in Q1

April 30, 2017

Zain Bahrain a leading telecom services operator in the kingdom has registered a 45 per cent drop in its net profit for the first quarter which fell to BD503 000 ( 1.3 million) from BD917 000 ( 2.4 mi... View more

APM Terminals Bahrain celebrates Annual Global Safety Day

April 30, 2017

For the 11th consecutive year APM Terminals Bahrain the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) joined 72 other operating ports across 69 countries to commemorate the annual Global Safety Day progr... View more

Bahrain Disability Complex work in full swing

April 29, 2017

Work is progressing at a steady pace on the Comprehensive Disability Complex a BD7.41 million ( 19.5 million) project coming up in A Ali area of Bahrain with 65 per cent project already completed. It ... View more

Bahrain imports hit $2.99bn; exports 1.57bn

April 28, 2017

The value of imports by Bahrain reached BD1.124 billion ( 2.981 billion) during the first quarter of this year while the value of national origin exports hit BD594 million ( 1.575 billion) said a repo... View more

New Bahrain hotels to draw $10bn investment

April 27, 2017

Fifteen new five and four-star hotels and beachfront resorts with a combined investment of more than 10 billion will be established in Bahrain over the next five years a report said. The list includes... View more

15 new hotels with $10bn investment planned in Bahrain

April 27, 2017

Fifteen new five and four-star hotels and beachfront resorts with a combined investment of more than 10 billion will be established in Bahrain over the next five years a report said. The list includes... View more

Bahrain migrates 10 govt websites to cloud

April 27, 2017

Bahrain s Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) will begin the migration of 10 government websites as a trial of Cloud Computing - developed by Amazon Web Services (AWS). The trial phase is intend... View more

Bahrain Marina masterplan unveiled at Gulf Property Show

April 26, 2017

Bahrain Marina Development Company a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Social Insurance Organization (SIO) unveiled the masterplan of its ambitious project Bahrain Marina for the first time at the Gulf P... View more

GCC framework ‘provides roadmap for VAT in Bahrain’

April 26, 2017

The release of the unified agreement for value-added tax (VAT) for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries by Saudi Arabia paves the way for the implementation of VAT in 2018 said an expert. It a... View more

The Address Residences Marassi Al Bahrain launched at Gulf Property Show

April 25, 2017

Eagle Hills Bahrain developers of the urban waterfront project Marassi Al Bahrain officially launched serviced apartments at the new-to-market hospitality development The Address Residences Marassi Al... View more

Major 3G exhibitions kick off in Bahrain

April 25, 2017

Northern Gulf s biggest exhibitions showcasing the very best in construction interiors and real estate opened their doors in Bahrain today (April 25) with a record number of property developers at the... View more

Bahrain to start work on key highway projects

April 25, 2017

Work will soon start on major road development projects aimed at transforming the kingdom s highways and streets to free traffic flows said a report citing a senior minister. Minister of Works Municip... View more

Major 3G exhibitions set to open in Bahrain

April 24, 2017

Northern Gulf s biggest exhibitions showcasing the very best in construction interiors and real estate will open their doors in Bahrain tomorrow (April 25) with a record number of property developers ... View more

3G exhibitions set to open in Bahrain

April 24, 2017

As many as 140 local regional and international exhibitors will showcase the very best in construction interiors and real estate when the 3G exhibitions open their doors in Bahrain tomorrow (April 25)... View more

Swiss-Belhotel to open two hotels in Bahrain this year

April 24, 2017

Strengthening its foothold in Bahrain global hotel management company Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) will triple its inventory of rooms in the kingdom this year with the opening of two new hotels ... View more

Bahrain firm plans $137m family-centric mall

April 23, 2017

Bahrain-based Dilmunia Mall Development Company is set to develop a unique family-centric mall concept over a 26 754 sq m area in the heart of Dilmunia Island within the Muharraq Governorate at an est... View more

Euro Motors launches new Discovery in Bahrain

April 23, 2017

Euro Motors the exclusive importer and distributor for luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover in Bahrain celebrated the debut of Land Rover s highly anticipated All-New Discovery introducing... View more

The Address Hotel to come up at Marassi Al Bahrain

April 23, 2017

Eagle Hills Bahrain developers of the urban waterfront project Marassi Al Bahrain has held a reception for invited VIP guests to introduce its new-to-market hospitality brand The Address Hotels & Reso... View more

Residential tenants witness ‘Golden Age’ in Bahrain

April 23, 2017

Weakening economic conditions tapering off in demand for oil and gas and an increase in real estate supply has led to increased pressure on the Bahrain real estate industry according to leading real e... View more

Work starts on key Bahrain road project

April 23, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning has started work on the revamp of Road 3323 at Block 933 in Riffa area that serves 42 housing units. The BD298 135 ( 785 227) projec... View more

Bahrain telecom revenues top $1.19bn

April 18, 2017

The revenues of Bahrain s telecom industry continued to rise reaching BD450 million ( 1.193 billion) in 2015 compared to BD430 million in 2014 the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority s (TRA) lates... View more

APM Terminals Bahrain to launch new terminal

April 17, 2017

APM Terminals Bahrain the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) plans to launch a new General Cargo Terminal Operating System (GC-TOS) to optimize operational efficiency and customer experience. ... View more

SSH wins Bahrain mixed-use project design contract

April 17, 2017

SSH a leading project management company said it has been signed up by Marsa Al Seef Real Estate Investment Company to provide primary infrastructure and master planning design services for its mixed-... View more

Vettel beats Hamilton to win Bahrain F1 championship

April 16, 2017

German Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari claimed the outright lead of the Formula One championship by winning a tense Bahrain Grand Prix despite a late charge from Lewis Hamilton. In a ra... View more

Mobile data growing faster than voice in Bahrain

April 15, 2017

For the first time since 2008 total revenue and traffic for local and international calls has made a significant drop in favour of higher data consumption in Bahrain s telecoms market said a report. F... View more

Bahrain gears up for big F1 race, tickets sales soar

April 15, 2017

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) has announced that the ticket sales for the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix has witnessed a solid growth this year when compared to the 2016 sales. His Royal ... View more

Uber launches ‘Driver Verification’ feature in Bahrain

April 13, 2017

As part of its commitment to improve safety for both driver-partners and riders Uber today launched Driver Verification in Bahrain. The innovative technology feature works by prompting driver-partners... View more

Bahrain Tourism launches second edition of ‘Hurafuna'

April 13, 2017

The second edition of Hurafuna Handicrafts Festival was launched yesterday by the Minister of Industry Commerce and Tourism Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani at Bab Al Bahrain. The event will run for a perio... View more

Gulf Air counts down to F1 Bahrain Grand Prix

April 11, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain and Title Sponsor of the 2017 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix today begins its 3-day countdown to this month s Grand Prix weekend from April 14-16 at t... View more

Bahrain Tourism takes part in Riyadh Travel Fair 2017

April 9, 2017

An official delegation from Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is taking part in Riyadh Travel Fair 2017 which is running from April 7 to 10 at Al Faisaliah Tower Hotel. The delegation i... View more

Bahrain on track to achieve $1bn target

April 9, 2017

The tourism industry in the Kingdom of Bahrain is growing rapidly and is expected to reach 1 billion by 2020. Bahrain witnessed an 8.4 per cent increase in inbound traffic in the third quarter of 2016... View more

Bahrain to introduce number plates auction

April 9, 2017

Bahrain will soon introduce special new private vehicle number plates thorough the auction of registration plates. The auction of the number plates will be administered by a new government company in ... View more

All-new Discovery set for launch in Bahrain

April 6, 2017

Euro Motors the exclusive importer and distributor for luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover in Bahrain has announced that the all-new Discovery will be launched in the kingdom on April 19.... View more

Marassi Al Bahrain introduces ‘Sunset Sessions’

April 6, 2017

Marassi Al Bahrain the kingdom s unique waterfront project situated in Diyar Al Muharraq launched its Sunset Sessions entertainment lineup which promises to create a relaxed atmosphere every weekend w... View more

Feasibility studies for $4bn Bahrain causeway completed

April 6, 2017

Feasibility studies for the new 4-billion King Hamad Causeway linking Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have already been completed reported Gulf Daily News our sister publication citing a senior Bahraini mini... View more

Key dental forum to promote medical tourism in Bahrain

April 6, 2017

The Dentist s Lifestyle Conference and Exhibition is set to promote medical and Dental tourism in Bahrain by positioning Bahrain as the foremost destination among clients seeking cosmetic dental proce... View more

Key dental forum to promote medical tourism in Bahrain

April 6, 2017

The Dentist s Lifestyle Conference and Exhibition is set to promote medical and Dental tourism in Bahrain by positioning Bahrain as the foremost destination among clients seeking cosmetic dental proce... View more

Final preparations underway for 'Bahrain For All' festival

April 5, 2017

Final preparations are underway for this Friday s Bahrain For All festival which has released its full schedule of performances including traditional performances from 40 expatriate communities. Embas... View more

Mueller breaks ground on Bahrain copper factory

April 5, 2017

Mueller Industries a leading global manufacturer and distributor of flow control and industrial products has begun construction on its first regional copper tube manufacturing facility in Bahrain whic... View more

Mueller breaks ground on Bahrain copper factory

April 5, 2017

Mueller Industries a leading global manufacturer and distributor of flow control and industrial products has begun construction on its first regional copper tube manufacturing facility in Bahrain whic... View more

Bahrain set for Heritage Festival

April 5, 2017

Bahrain s 25th Annual Heritage Festival will kick off tomorrow (April 6) at 7 pm near Bahrain Fort said a report. Held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa the event will e... View more

Bahrain to allocate 4,200 new homes

April 5, 2017

Bahrain authorities have issued instructions for the swift allocation of 4 200 housing units at various locations across the kingdom. In line with His Majesty King Hamad s directive to provide modern ... View more

Crestbridge extends footprint to Bahrain

April 5, 2017

Award-winning independent trust fund and corporate services provider Crestbridge has established a presence in the GCC following the completion of its acquisition of Ohad Trust a leading Bahrain-based... View more

KFH-Bahrain to reward new credit card clients

April 4, 2017

Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain (KFH) has launched an attractive reward scheme for new credit card applicants which gives them an opportunity for a trip of a lifetime. Starting from April 1 all new appli... View more

New Bahrain laws a major boost to financial sector

April 3, 2017

Bahrain s latest three financial laws were the focus of an outreach programme introduced by the Economic Development Board (EDB) in partnership with the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB). The programme ai... View more

InterContinental Regency Bahrain marks Earth Hour

April 2, 2017

InterContinental Regency Bahrain one of the leading five-star hotels in Bahrain turned off lights and electricity in large portions of the hotel from 8:30pm to 9:30pm on March 25 to mark the occasion ... View more

Mövenpick Bahrain named Best Airport Hotel

April 2, 2017

Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain added another prestigious award to its list of achievements as it was voted Best Airport Hotel in the Middle East by Skytrax Awards 2017. It is the third time in a row that the... View more

Shop Bahrain celebrates its partners

March 29, 2017

The organizing committee of the Bahrain Shopping Festival Shop Bahrain held an appreciation ceremony on March 28 for their stakeholders and partners. The appreciation dinner was held at the Four Seaso... View more

Turkey welcomed around 40,000 tourists from Bahrain

March 28, 2017

Bahraini nationals traveling to Turkey in 2016 reached 41 505 tourists according to new figures released by the Turkish Consulate General Cultural and Information Office in Dubai. The figures show a 2... View more

‘Bahrain for All’ festival organisers meet

March 27, 2017

Organisers of the Bahrain for All festival met with officials from the Ministry of Interior to discuss the participation of its various directorates in the event which will be taking place next month.... View more

'The Yard' Food Festival opens in Bahrain

March 27, 2017

Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa chief executive officer of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) yesterday launched the first edition of The Yard Food Festival. The event located at See... View more

Bahrain launches innovative investment market

March 27, 2017

Bahrain Bourse (BHB) held an official bell-ringing ceremony yesterday (March 26) at the bourse to inaugurate the Bahrain Investment Market (BIM) an innovative equity market designed specifically to of... View more

Bahrain mulls fund for rebuilding dilapidated homes

March 25, 2017

A national fund to help rebuild dilapidated homes in Bahrain could be launched with money taken from government coffers and investors reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. For further d... View more

Bahrain mulls use of plastic waste in road projects

March 20, 2017

Bahrain s municipal authorities are studying a proposal for the usage of plastic waste in road construction work instead of dumping it in the landfills in the Hafeera area of the kingdom reported the ... View more

Bahrain Marina project on track for 2020 launch

March 20, 2017

Work is in full swing at Bahrain Marina an iconic mixed-use development featuring a mix of residential leisure entertainment and marina facilities and is on track for completion by 2020 said a top off... View more

Bahrain national wins award for invention

March 20, 2017

Eng Tasneem Mohamed Yousif from Bahrain was recognised with a silver medal for her invention Smart Gas System (SGS) at the recently concluded 9th international inventions Fair Middle East Kuwait. The ... View more

Legendary Breitling DC-3 lands in Bahrain

March 19, 2017

The legendary Breitling DC-3 aeroplane has landed in Bahrain as part of its record-breaking world tour. This historic aircraft which is aiming to become the oldest plane to circumnavigate the globe la... View more