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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

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia to sign projects worth $533m

March 17, 2017

Bahrain and Saudi Arabia will sign nine agreements on funding projects worth SR2 billion ( 533 million) in the housing roads water electricity and other infrastructure sectors in Bahrain a report said... View more

Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain launches new boat trips and excursions

March 15, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain recently launched a selection of boat trips and excursion packages for guests to explore some of the hidden enclaves and sandy inlets that the kingdom and its 33 islands have ... View more

Alba inks deal with Bahrain International Circuit

March 14, 2017

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) a leading international aluminium smelter reiterated its commitment to support the kingdom s initiatives in the field of motor sports by signing a three-year partnership renew... View more

Alba inks deal with Bahrain International Circuit

March 14, 2017

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) a leading international aluminium smelter reiterated its commitment to support the kingdom s initiatives in the field of motor sports by signing a three-year partnership renew... View more

'Bahrain for all' festival announced

March 13, 2017

More than 40 embassies clubs societies and organisations including 12 directorates of the Ministry of Interior (MOI) will take part in the Bahrain For All festival which will be held from 4pm to 10pm ... View more

GFH starts work on $150m Bahrain waterfront project

March 13, 2017

GFH Real Estate (GFHRE) the real estate arm of GFH Financial Group said it has officially started work on its 150-million Harbour Row Project a new residential and commercial destination in the heart ... View more

Bahrain holds talks with Oman, Egypt, and Jordan during ITB

March 13, 2017

Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani Bahrain s minister of Industry Commerce and Tourism held talks with his Omani counterpart Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mehrzi during ITB held in Berlin discussing further development... View more

Top US business leaders set for Bahrain forum

March 11, 2017

A number of leading US business delegations and high ranking government officials will be attending the annual forum of American Chamber of Commerce Bahrain (AmCham Bahrain) which opens this week in c... View more

World Bank rankings boost for Bahrain

March 11, 2017

Bahrain has jumped 69 places in the World Bank s latest ranking for this year thanks to a new commercial freedom legislation that was introduced in September said a report. The country has been ranked... View more

Shop Bahrain announces winner of 'Taste Tour' raffle draw

March 9, 2017

The Organizing Committee of the third-edition of the Bahrain Shopping Festival Shop Bahrain recently conducted its final raffle draw to announce the winner of the Taste Tour event. The popular Taste T... View more

EDB helps bring $261m FDI to Bahrain

March 9, 2017

As much as BD106 million ( 281 million) in foreign direct investment was injected into Bahrain s economy through the efforts of the Economic Development Board (EDB) during 2016 its head revealed. EDB ... View more

EDB helps bring $261m FDI to Bahrain

March 9, 2017

As much as BD106 million ( 281 million) in foreign direct investment was injected into Bahrain s economy through the efforts of the Economic Development Board (EDB) during 2016 its head revealed. EDB ... View more

Bahrain 'great place to work for expat women'

March 8, 2017

Bahrain is regarded as one of the great locations for women who want to work abroad with the kingdom being listed among the top five nations globally in an annual survey. Luxembourg Taiwan and Germany... View more

Bahrain among top 5 nations for women working abroad

March 8, 2017

Bahrain is regarded as one of the great locations for women who want to work abroad with the kingdom being listed among the top five nations globally in an annual survey. Luxembourg Taiwan and Germany... View more

MEOS 2017 opens in Bahrain

March 7, 2017

The 20th Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference (MEOS 2017) opened in Bahrain under the patronage of His Royal Highness the Prime Minister of Bahrain Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. Organised... View more

Marassi Al Bahrain appoints beach operator

March 7, 2017

Eagle Hills a private real estate investment and development company has appointed Gulf Tandeel Bahrain as the managing partner for Marassi Beach in Marassi Al Bahrain a unique waterfront project situ... View more

Marassi Al Bahrain appoints beach operator

March 7, 2017

Eagle Hills a private real estate investment and development company has appointed Gulf Tandeel Bahrain as the managing partner for Marassi Beach in Marassi Al Bahrain a unique waterfront project situ... View more

Bahrain Tourism launches UK and France offices

March 7, 2017

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has launched its representative offices in the UK and France in the presence of its CEO Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa and the accompanying de... View more

Bahrain imports top $1bn in January

March 6, 2017

Bahrain imported goods worth BD378 million ( 1.002 billion) during January of this year and exported national origin products amounting to approximately BD192 million ( 509.28 million) according to of... View more

Bahrain imports top $1bn in January

March 6, 2017

Bahrain imported goods worth BD378 million ( 1.002 billion) during January of this year and exported national origin products amounting to approximately BD192 million ( 509.28 million) according to of... View more

Bahrain keen on further downstream expansion: Minister

March 5, 2017

Nogaholding the investment arm of Bahrain s National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) has substantial expansion plans and expects to invest in excess of 7 billion across several separate ventures in the n... View more

Bahrain starts key highway expansion work

March 5, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works and Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has started work on expansion of The King Faisal Highway to ensure the smooth flow of traffic and ease congestion. An addition... View more

Emergency exercise to be held at Bahrain Airport

March 5, 2017

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has announced that it will be conducting a full scale emergency exercise at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) on March 14 in coordination with various governmental auth... View more

Al Salam unveils special promotion for Bahrain project

March 4, 2017

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain one of the pioneering Shari a-compliant banks in the kingdom has joined hands with Burooj Property Development to offer an exclusive promotion for its luxurious apartments locate... View more

19 Bahrain entrepreneurship award finalists selected

March 1, 2017

A total of 19 applicants across five categories were qualified for the final stage of the Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship. The third edition of the award held under the patronage of His Royal Highn... View more

Raab joins as GM in Bahrain

March 1, 2017

Richard Raab joins Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay as the new general manager. This is his first role as GM. He was most recently acting GM at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeriah Beach when former re... View more

Bahrain Bourse plans to set up new company

March 1, 2017

Bahrain Bourse (BHB) plans to establish a new company to provide services in the areas of settlement depository of securities custodians and other services to companies investors and other related par... View more

Bahrain Tourism celebrates Kuwait National Day

February 27, 2017

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) celebrated Kuwait National Day by distributing gifts to visitors coming to Bahrain through the Bahrain International Airport and King Fahad Causewa... View more

Bahrain Marina to debut at Gulf Property Show

February 26, 2017

Bahrain Marina project developers will debut the kingdom s iconic marina development at the upcoming Gulf Property Show to be held in Manama. A mixed use development project Bahrain Marina Development... View more

Bahrain Marina to debut at Gulf Property Show

February 26, 2017

Bahrain Marina project developers will debut the kingdom s iconic marina development at the upcoming Gulf Property Show to be held in Manama. A mixed use development project Bahrain Marina Development... View more

Second edition of Bahrain Food Festival kicks off

February 26, 2017

Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) launched the second edition of Bahrain Food Festival at Bahrain Bay yesterday February 25. The launch was held in the presence of Taleb Al Rifai secretar... View more

Tatweer maintains stable production in Bahrain

February 26, 2017

Since the start of the oil price downturn at the end of Q3 2014 the company has successfully managed to reduce its costs of production and is now among the lowest of the regional producers says James ... View more

Bahrain Bay opens new waterfront walkway

February 25, 2017

Bahrain Bay a 2.5-billion real estate development located on the north coastline of capital Manama has announced the opening of the Promenade a waterfront walkway inspired by locations such as Sydney ... View more

Bahrain Bay opens new waterfront walkway

February 25, 2017

Bahrain Bay a 2.5-billion real estate development located on the north coastline of capital Manama has announced the opening of the Promenade a waterfront walkway inspired by locations such as Sydney ... View more

Bahrain marks Arab Tourism Day in style

February 25, 2017

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) recently organised Arab Tourism Day under the theme Tourism & the Development of Local Communities in capital Manama. The event was held at the Arcapit... View more

Bahrain awards $7m project tenders in January

February 23, 2017

Bahrain has awarded a total of six tenders worth BD2.7 million ( 7.1 million) in January besides inviting bids for tenders for projects related to roads sanitary work and construction sectors said a t... View more

Bahrain awards $7m project tenders in January

February 23, 2017

Bahrain has awarded a total of six tenders worth BD2.7 million ( 7.1 million) in January besides inviting bids for tenders for projects related to roads sanitary work and construction sectors said a t... View more

Bahrain Tourism's handicrafts workshop receives positive response

February 23, 2017

A special Ceramic Glazing workshop launched by the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) was received positively by the public with 20 trainees successfully completing the workshop today. L... View more

Bahrain on fast track with $8.1bn projects

February 23, 2017

Bahrain is making rapid progress on significant projects with a total worth of more than 8.1 billion said a senior government official. Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa Minister of Oil ... View more

Bahrain on fast track with $8.1bn projects

February 23, 2017

Bahrain is making rapid progress on significant projects with a total worth of more than 8.1 billion said a senior government official. Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa Minister of Oil ... View more

Leading Bahrain banks back financial forum

February 23, 2017

Some of the leading banks and financial institutions are supporting the 6th GCC Financial Forum to be held in Bahrain next week as charter sponsors. Al Salam Bank Arcapita Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (... View more

Spectacular illusion show to debut in Bahrain

February 22, 2017

Motivate Events and Media will be bringing a spectacular illusion show to Bahrain which promises to be a key highlight in Bahrain s run of family events. Magic Unlimited an internationally-acclaimed s... View more

Bahrain gears up for 10-day food festival

February 21, 2017

Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA)is set to organise the second edition of Bahrain Food Festival from February 25 to March 6 in capital Manama. The 10-day festival will serve as a platform... View more

'Shop Bahrain' successfully winds up third edition

February 20, 2017

Shop Bahrain wrapped up its festivities this weekend successfully accruing BD8 million ( 20.5 million) in transaction value and witnessing the number of transactions made by shoppers increase to 130 0... View more

Bahrain EDB investment push raises $281m

February 20, 2017

Last year saw 40 new companies investing a total of BD106 million ( 281 million) in Bahrain as a result of the effortsof the Economic Development Board (EDB) was quoted as saying in a report in the Gu... View more

Bahrain to host productivity congress

February 20, 2017

Bahrain has been chosen as the first-ever host in the Middle East for the World Productivity Congress reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please visit GDNonline . ... View more

Bahrain EDB backs AmCham Mena forum

February 18, 2017

Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) has signed up as a strategic partner for this year s American Chamber of Commerce Bahrain (AmCham) Mena Regional Council s bi-annual forum to be held in Manama... View more

Zain Bahrain names early bill payment winners

February 18, 2017

Zain Bahrain a leading telecommunications services operator in the country has announced the winners of its January Cash Back raffle draw in which customers who pay their invoices on time using one of... View more

Bahrain unveils plans to build new mosque

February 18, 2017

Bahrain s His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has ordered the construction of the King Hamad Mosque in Muharraq that will reflect the magnificent Islamic tolerance the people s rich diversity an... View more

Viva Bahrain offers free access to govt sites

February 16, 2017

Viva Bahrain a top telecom operator has introduced new business broadband plans which provide access to all the information forms and services available on LMRA and e-Government Authority without the ... View more

Bahrain presses on with key infrastructure projects

February 15, 2017

Work on major infrastructure projects in Bahrain mostly linked to the kingdom s hospitality and luxury segment will continue despite financial challenges according to a report by leading property cons... View more

AmCham Bahrain to host top Mena forum

February 15, 2017

The American Chamber of Commerce Bahrain (AmCham Bahrain) is gearing up to host the AmCham Mena Regional Council s Forum next month with more than 400 top level participants expected reported the Gulf... View more

KPMG in Bahrain offers new accounting solution for SMEs

February 14, 2017

KPMG in Bahrain an audit tax and advisory firm has launched its Enterprise Accounting Solution (EAS) in line with its ongoing initiatives to support the small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The new se... View more

KPMG in Bahrain offers new accounting solution for SMEs

February 14, 2017

KPMG in Bahrain an audit tax and advisory firm has launched its Enterprise Accounting Solution (EAS) in line with its ongoing initiatives to support the small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The new se... View more

Final weekend for Shop Bahrain

February 14, 2017

Shop Bahrain the largest event in the kingdom that aims to support the growth of the tourism and retail sectors will wrap up its third edition this weekend. Winding up on February 18 visitors coming t... View more

Bahrain promotes tourism identity at Riyadh travel forum

February 13, 2017

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) took part in the second-edition of the Travel and Tourism Pioneers Forum 2017 held in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The delegation was headed by director of... View more

Ebdaa-Bahrain CEO joins Jordan NMB board

February 11, 2017

Bahrain-based Ebdaa Microfinance Bank said its chief executive Dr Khaled Al Ghazzawi has been inducted into the board of National Microfinance Bank in Jordan. Dr Ghazzawi was also assigned the preside... View more

Bahrain group to spend $265m on Nurana project

February 11, 2017

Bahrain-based NS Holdings Company plans to invest BD100 million ( 265 million) over the next five years for infrastructure development work at its upcoming mixed-use project Nurana located 9 km west o... View more

BTEA chief executive opens Bahrain Family Expo

February 9, 2017

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority Chief Executive Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa inaugurated today the third edition of the Bahrain Family Expo held under the strategic partnership of... View more

BTEA chief executive opens Bahrain Family Expo

February 9, 2017

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority Chief Executive Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa inaugurated today the third edition of the Bahrain Family Expo held under the strategic partnership of... View more

Bahrain set for for Food and Travel Awards

February 9, 2017

After the incredible success of the inaugural Bahrain Food and Travel Awards last year Bahrain has again teamed up with Food and Travel Magazine to deliver the ultimate standard for awards in the king... View more

New GM for The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain

February 8, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain a luxurious property in the kingdom has welcomed Jean-Paul Dantil as its new general manager. The appointment comes as the hotel s current general manager Christian Zandonella... View more

'Made in Bahrain' solar panels at GIF

February 8, 2017

Bahrain s first solar panel manufacturer Solar One is promoting its Made in Bahrain solar photovoltaic (PV) panels at the Gulf Industry Fair 2017. Solar One s manufacturing facility in Askar has the c... View more

Batelco Bahrain CEO highlights new digital solutions

February 8, 2017

Batelco Bahrain s leading telecommunications provider is developing new services and solutions in line with the new digital age and customer demand said Batelco Bahrain CEO Engineer Muna Al Hashemi. A... View more

Ameeri showcases innovative 'Made in Bahrain' brands

February 7, 2017

Ameeri Industries a leading player in the manufacturing electrical contracting and trading sector is showcasing its portfolio of innovative Made in Bahrain industrial brands at the Gulf Industry Fair ... View more

City Centre Bahrain hosts the Ninja Turtles

February 7, 2017

City Centre Bahrain the largest shopping leisure and entertainment destination in the kingdom is hosting Nickelodeon s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Green and Extreme during Shop Bahrain with a series ... View more

BIC joins Shop Bahrain as events partner

February 7, 2017

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) has announced its participation as an events partner in the third edition of Bahrain Shopping Festival Shop Bahrain the largest event in the kingdom. As part of the... View more

Microsoft Bahrain wins CSR award at MEET ICT

February 7, 2017

Microsoft Bahrain has been honoured with the ICT Corporate Social Responsibility Project of the Year Award at the MEET ICT 2017 Annual Recognition Awards in the kingdom. The company was recognised for... View more

Major industry fair opens in Bahrain

February 7, 2017

The Gulf Industry Fair 2017 (GIF) opens today in Bahrain with nearly 100 companies taking part in the Northern Gulf s leading specialist business-to-business industrial event. The three-day event is b... View more

Saar Mall offers exciting activities during 'Shop Bahrain'

February 6, 2017

As part of its participation in the third edition of Shop Bahrain the largest event in the kingdom Saar Mall offers its visitors many exciting activities as well as chances of winning valuable prizes ... View more

Major industry fair set to open in Bahrain

February 6, 2017

The Gulf Industry Fair 2017 (GIF) will open tomorrow (February 7) in Bahrain with nearly 100 companies taking part in the Northern Gulf s leading specialist business-to-business industrial event. The ... View more

Aviareps to represent Bahrain Tourism in 4 countries

February 6, 2017

Aviareps a global leader in destination marketing PR and sales has been appointed as market representative for the Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) in Germany Austria Switzerland and Chi... View more

IKEA Bahrain construction work on track

February 5, 2017

Construction work on IKEA Bahrain store is on track for completion in the second quarter of 2018 a senior official has said. Since its groundbreaking ceremony in October last year Bahrain-based Koohej... View more

New GM for Four Seasons Bahrain Bay

February 5, 2017

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay a leading five-star hotel in the kingdom has appointed Richard Raab as its new general manager. The assignment is Raab s first as general manager having most recently se... View more

Bahrain sees real estate deals boost

February 5, 2017

Average daily real estate dealings in Bahrain reached BD5 million ( 13.1 million) and sometimes BD7 million in January reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please visit... View more

Bahrain to host two major ICT events

February 4, 2017

Leading regional and international technology experts will discuss a wide range of issues linked to the information and communications technology sector at an event to be held in Bahrain on Tuesday (F... View more

Moda Mall participates in Shop Bahrain

February 3, 2017

Moda Mall the luxury shopping destination located at Bahrain World Trade Center has announced its participation in the third edition of Bahrain Shopping Festival Shop Bahrain the largest event in the ... View more

Work completed on major Bahrain intersection

February 2, 2017

Bahrain Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning has completed the work on a major intersection at the entrance to Galali park coming from Raya Avenue at Muharraq Governorate. The pro... View more

SSH unveils Bahrain residential project design

February 2, 2017

SSH one of the leading master planning infrastructure building design construction supervision and project management firms in the Middle East has unveiled the design of the Marassi Boulevard a reside... View more

Bahrain endorses GCC VAT deals

February 2, 2017

Bahrain has endorsed agreements related to introduction of value added tax (VAT) in the GCC paving for the levy to be applied by mid-2018. Information Affairs Minister Ali bin Mohammed Al-Romaihi held... View more

New e-shopping platform to launch in Bahrain

February 1, 2017

White deal a Bahrain based e-commerce website will launch its online fashion website during the first half of February 2017. Customers can soon enjoy shopping for all their favorite international bran... View more

Love is in the air at Four Seasons Bahrain Bay

February 1, 2017

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay - the most romantic hotel in Manama - is offering couples heart-throbbing packages decadent dining spa treatments and more this Valentine s Day. When arriving in a luxur... View more

Bahrain EDB chief to address insurance forum

February 1, 2017

Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) chief executive Khalid Al Rumaihi will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming 13th Annual Middle East Insurance Forum (MEIF 2017) the region s largest and longes... View more

Turkish Airlines announces special fares from Bahrain

February 1, 2017

Turkish Airlines is offering exceptional business and economy class fares from Bahrain to various cities in Canada and Europe. The promotional offer extends across the GCC countries and covers all the... View more

Zain Bahrain posts 22pc surge in customer base

February 1, 2017

Zain Bahrain a top telecom provider has posted a 22 per cent surge in its customer base during 2016 from 795 000 to 971 000 reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please ... View more

GIF Dialogue to focus on Bahrain industrial sector needs

January 31, 2017

The Gulf Industry Fair 2017 the Northern Gulf s industrial B2B showcase will host the GIF Dialogue: The Future of Industrialisation A Needs Analysis a roundtable discussion with Bahrain s leading indu... View more

GIF Dialogue to focus on Bahrain industrial sector needs

January 31, 2017

The Gulf Industry Fair 2017 the Northern Gulf s industrial B2B showcase will host the GIF Dialogue: The Future of Industrialisation A Needs Analysis a roundtable discussion with Bahrain s leading indu... View more

Motorcity Bahrain debuts 2017 Subaru Impreza

January 31, 2017

Motorcity the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in Bahrain has unveiled the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza. The new vehicle was launched on the sidelines of the two-day Subaru Annual Middle East a... View more

Fly with Gravity during Shop Bahrain

January 31, 2017

Gravity Indoor Skydiving in Bahrain has announced its participation in the third edition of Shop Bahrain the largest event in the kingdom as one of the event partners in the Festival City held at Bahr... View more

Bahrain Duty Free unveils new Bulgari fragrances counter

January 30, 2017

Travellers using Bahrain International Airport now have even more reason to stop and spend at Bahrain Duty Free with the opening of Bulgari s new expanded fragrances counter. Located at the Perfumes &... View more

Bahrain Duty Free unveils new Bulgari fragrances counter

January 30, 2017

Travellers using Bahrain International Airport now have even more reason to stop and spend at Bahrain Duty Free with the opening of Bulgari s new expanded fragrances counter. Located at the Perfumes &... View more

City Centre Bahrain joins Shop Bahrain

January 29, 2017

City Centre Bahrain the kingdom s largest shopping leisure and entertainment destination joins the Shop Bahrain initiative offering promotions and prizes to win as well as activities and themed entert... View more

Bahrain set to launch sightseeing bus tours

January 29, 2017

Sightseeing bus tours will be introduced in Bahrain by Atbahrain from Wednesday (February 1) reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please visit GDNonline . ... View more

Ameeri to roll out 'Made in Bahrain' products at GIF

January 28, 2017

Ameeri Industries a leading player in the manufacturing electrical contracting and trading services is set to showcase its portfolio of innovative Made in Bahrain products at the upcoming Gulf Industr... View more

Ameeri to roll out 'Made in Bahrain' products at GIF

January 28, 2017

Ameeri Industries a leading player in the manufacturing electrical contracting and trading services is set to showcase its portfolio of innovative Made in Bahrain products at the upcoming Gulf Industr... View more

29 in race for $1bn Bahrain medical city project

January 26, 2017

A total of 29 prominent international engineering firms have been prequalified to bid for the 1-billion King Abdullah Medical City project in Bahrain reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publicatio... View more

29 in race for $1bn Bahrain medical city project

January 26, 2017

A total of 29 prominent international engineering firms have been prequalified to bid for the 1-billion King Abdullah Medical City project in Bahrain reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publicatio... View more

Autumn Fair opens in Bahrain

January 26, 2017

Bahrain s 28th edition of the Autumn Fair was launched on January 25 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre. The event was inaugurated by Shaikh Khalid bin Humoud Al Khalifa CEO... View more

Investment opportunities in Bahrain highlighted

January 26, 2017

The opportunities that are being created in Bahrain around areas such as infrastructure investment regulatory developments and innovation and start-ups were highlighted at a Bahrain British Business F... View more

Bahrain climbs five spots in Logistics Index

January 24, 2017

Bahrain jumped five spots in this year s Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index taking 23rd place overall - the third largest leap of all the 50 emerging markets ranked in the report. The ranking up... View more

Al Salam inks escrow deal for Bahrain freehold property

January 24, 2017

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain a pioneering Shari a-compliant bank in the kingdom said it has signed an escrow account agreement with Al Ma awdah Group leading Bahraini construction materials and development c... View more

Bahrain works ministry gets solid response in Q4

January 24, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning has received a total of 774 requests and complaints during the fourth quarter of 2016 said a senior official. The figure reflects ci... View more

Solar panel factory opened in Bahrain

January 23, 2017

Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza yesterday patronised the opening ceremony of Solar One a factory being set up to manufacture solar panels in Bahrain. Speaking on the occas... View more

Bahrain, US sign accord to implement Fatca

January 23, 2017

The governments of Bahrain and the US have signed an agreement to improve international tax compliance and implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (Fatca). The agreement was signed by Bahrain... View more

Eagle Hills Diyar launches mixed-use project in Bahrain

January 22, 2017

Eagle Hills Diyar a private real estate investment and development company based in Bahrain announced the launch of Marassi Boulevard a mixed-use development located within Marassi Al Bahrain the regi... View more

Line up of exciting activities at Shop Bahrain

January 22, 2017

Shop Bahrain the largest nationwide festival in the kingdom was launched on January 19 by the chief executive officer of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khali... View more

Bahrain origin goods exports top $1.1bn

January 19, 2017

Bahrain s non-oil trade deficit or the difference between value of imports and exports was BD597 million ( 1.57 billion) for the fourth quarter last year shows the latest data from the Information and... View more

Shop Bahrain set for exciting third edition

January 17, 2017

Get ready to play Footypool shop a wish or taste new dishes around the kingdom as Shop Bahrain makes a comeback for its third edition this week. Co-organised by the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Aut... View more

Bahrain to host sixth GCC Financial Forum

January 17, 2017

Euromoney Conferences the world s leading organiser of conferences for cross-border investment and capital markets and co-host the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) have announced the return of... View more

Bahrain spectrum panel approves frequencies plan

January 17, 2017

Bahrain s Spectrum Strategy Coordination Committee approved the national plan for frequencies at a meeting held recently. The meeting was chaired by Mohamed Ali AlQaed chief executive of Information a... View more

Batelco to launch 'Bahrain WiFi' in all Seef Malls

January 17, 2017

Batelco Bahrain s leading digital solutions provider has signed a partnership with Seef Properties Bahrain s leading property management company paving the way for the launch of Bahrain WiFi across th... View more

Talks underway for Bahrain port expansion

January 17, 2017

Discussions are underway on expanding Bahrain s biggest commercial port in the next decade to meet an influx in demand for services reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further... View more

Bahrain Duty Free launches premium watches boutique

January 16, 2017

Bahrain Duty Free has unveiled the latest addition to its upgraded departures retail outlet at Bahrain International Airport with the opening of a dedicated premium watches boutique. The 64-sq-m space... View more

Batelco backs Shop Bahrain as official strategic partner

January 16, 2017

Batelco Bahrain has announced its strategic partnership with the third edition of Bahrain Shopping Festival Shop Bahrain . The event set to be the biggest nationwide Festival with a unique line-up of ... View more

Leisure options urged for Bahrain airport expansion

January 16, 2017

Plans to have a shopping complex cineplex and a theme park as part of a 1.1 billion modernisation of Bahrain International Airport have been proposed reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publicatio... View more

Manara completes Bahrain industrial zone work

January 15, 2017

Bahrain-based Manara Developments Company said it had recently completed infrastructure works worth 66 million on Phase One of its ambitious Investment Gateway - Bahrain project. The work involved con... View more

Amlak awards Bahrain residential tower contract

January 14, 2017

Amlak the real estate investment arm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Social Insurance Organization (SIO) has awarded a key construction contract to Yousif Al Zayani Trading & Contracting Company ... View more

Solar One to showcase 'Made in Bahrain' PV panels

January 14, 2017

Solar One a specialist in the manufacture of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels will introduce its Made in Bahrain products at the Gulf Industry Fair 2017 the Northern Gulf s leading annual industrial exp... View more

Alison Nelson’s Chocolate Bar opens in Bahrain

January 12, 2017

Alison Nelson s Chocolate Bar which has won multiple awards has opened its Bahrain outlet in Seef District. The restaurant hosted an exclusive media launch on Wednesday (January 11) under the patronag... View more

Bahrain starts work on key sewerage network

January 11, 2017

Work has started on the sub-sewerage network in A Ali Road 4812- Block 748 in Bahrain as part of a key government initiative to improve infrastructure in the kingdom. The project involves extension of... View more

Kone seals Bahrain airport supply deal

January 11, 2017

Kone Corporation a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry said it has won a major contract to supply 145 elevators and escalators for the new passenger terminal building at Bahrain Inter... View more

US firm invests $9m in Bahrain spinning unit

January 11, 2017

US firm WestPoint Home (WPH) has invested 9 million in its Bahrain manufacturing complex for its third spinning capacity expansion reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further ... View more

Bin Faqeeh to deliver $270m Bahrain projects in Q1

January 10, 2017

Bin Faqeeh a leading Bahrain-based privately-owned real estate investment company said it will start delivering 270 million worth of real estate development projects to the owners during the first qua... View more

Gulf Air backs Shop Bahrain festival

January 10, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has announced its strategic partnership with the third edition of Shop Bahrain the kingdom s largest nationwide festival that aims to stimulate the national ec... View more

New director of corporate communications for Zain Bahrain

January 10, 2017

Zain Bahrain a leading telecoms operator has appointed telecommunications industry veteran Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalid Al Khalifa as its new director of corporate communications and investor relations. ... View more

Work to start on key Bahrain road revamp

January 9, 2017

Bahrain authorities have started work on the revamp of Sheikh Abdulla Avenue which extends from Sheikh Hamad Avenue to Bab Al Bahrain Avenue in capital Manama. The Ministry of Works Municipalities Aff... View more

Microsoft launches new cloud training in Bahrain

January 9, 2017

Microsoft has launched Azure Skills - Cloud related trainings and certification offers for IT Professionals across Bahrain to accelerate digital transformation. With the aim to increase adoption for n... View more

Bahrain LNG to start work on terminal

January 9, 2017

Bahrain LNG developer and owner of the kingdom s first receiving and regasification terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) will start the construction work on its new terminal this month and complet... View more

Bahrain 'most punctutal airport in Middle East'

January 7, 2017

Bahrain International Airport is among the most punctual airports in the world said a report. The report by UK aviation analysts OAG named Bahrain International Airport as the ninth most punctual airp... View more

Bahrain must set up townships for expat workers

January 7, 2017

Bahraini authorities have been called to set up labour townships away from capital Manama to accommodate thousands of expat workers including those without proper documents reported the Gulf Daily New... View more

Bahrain departure fee 'lowest in region'

January 5, 2017

The departure fees at Bahrain International Airport is the least in the region said Bahrain s Transport and Telecommunication Minister Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed. He was commenting following Bahrain s d... View more

Bahrain LNG set to start work on giant terminal

January 5, 2017

Bahrain LNG developer and owner of the kingdom s first receiving and regasification terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) will start the construction work on its new terminal this month and complet... View more

Agility to expand regional hub in Bahrain

January 5, 2017

Kuwait-based Agility one of the GCC s largest logistics firms is investing 10 million to expand its regional logistics hub in Bahrain reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read furth... View more

BJBFS holds annual general meeting in Bahrain

January 4, 2017

The Bahrain Japan Business and Friendship Society (BJBFS) recently held its annual general meeting at Kanoo Guest House in Mahooz Bahrain. Mubarak Jassim Kanoo president and Nasser Al Arayedh deputy p... View more

Amlak to launch big residential project in Bahrain

January 3, 2017

Amlak the real estate investment unit of Bahrain-based Social Insurance Organization (SIO) is set to launch several key projects this year including its residential development The Sixty Six in Umm Al... View more

TRA Bahrain blocks inapt social media content

January 3, 2017

Social media companies such as Snapchat and Instagram have removed content deemed as inappropriate for users in Bahrain after a meeting the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA). In response t... View more

Roadshow success for Shop Bahrain

January 3, 2017

A Gulf-wide roadshow to promote Shop Bahrain the kingdom s largest shopping festival has concluded successfully following visits to Riyadh Doha and Kuwait. The roadshow included press conferences that... View more

Bahrain 'best place to live in Mideast for expats'

January 2, 2017

Bahrain ranks first in the Middle East in overall Expat Explorer country league table as the best place to live work and raise a family abroad. The kingdom ranks ninth globally in the independent cons... View more

Bahrain to start work on 3,250-unit housing project

January 2, 2017

Work on the 3 520-unit Al Ramli housing project an integrated and sustainable housing compound coming up over a 1 000 000 sq m area in Bahrain will begin this year with the first phase likely to compl... View more

Manara starts handover of Kenaz Al Bahrain units

January 2, 2017

Manara Developments Company has started handing over residential units to their owners from its latest project Kenaz Al Bahrain reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further ple... View more

Major housing project work to begin in Bahrain

January 2, 2017

Work on the 3 520-unit Al Ramli housing project will begin this year reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please visit GDNonline . ... View more

Bahrain draws up special road network plan

December 31, 2016

Bahrain government has drawn up a strategic roads network plan that would cost tens of millions of dinars in co-ordination with the works municipalities affairs and urban planning ministry said a repo... View more

Bahrain mulls new home safety rules

December 31, 2016

Bahrain is likely to bring in new regulations which will make it mandatory for home and building owners to get a building durability permit before beginning work on expansions of 60 sq m and above sai... View more

First Bahrain, KFH sign escrow deal for villa project

December 29, 2016

First Bahrain Real Estate Development Company has signed an escrow agreement with Kuwait Finance House Bahrain (KFH-B) for its El Mercado Village residential villas for sale of the project in Janabiya... View more

Bahrain developer unveils key waterfront project in Doha

December 28, 2016

Eagle Hills Diyar a private real estate investment and development company based in Bahrain showcased one of its upcoming real estate projects Marassi Al Bahrain at a four-day exhibition held in Doha ... View more

Roadshow to promote Shop Bahrain festival

December 28, 2016

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has launched a roadshow within the GCC to promote the third edition of Shop Bahrain shopping festival. The 30-day event aimed at celebrating the kingdo... View more

Indian mobile tech firm eyes Bahrain market

December 28, 2016

mCarbon an Indian mobile technology service provider is looking at expanding into Bahrain to tap into the country s large mobile subscriber base reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To... View more

Bahrain origin goods export up 10pc to $379m

December 28, 2016

The value of national origin products exported from Bahrain was BD143 million ( 379 million) last month as compared to BD130 million in October marking a month-on-month increase of 10 per cent a repor... View more

Zain Bahrain gives prizes for early bill payment

December 27, 2016

Zain Bahrain has announced the winners of its early bird raffle draw in which customers who pay their invoices on time using one of the operator s electronic channels stand a chance to win prizes. The... View more

Bahrain F1 race tickets go on sale

December 27, 2016

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) has announced the launch of ticket sales for the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. The race will be held from April 14 to 16. Tickets are being sold from ... View more

Bids open for stalled project in Bahrain

December 27, 2016

Bids have been invited for the completion of the 750 million Marina West Bahrain s largest stalled real estate project reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please visit... View more

Ithmaar Bank relocates branch in Bahrain

December 25, 2016

Ithmaar Bank a Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank has moved its Salmabad branch to new larger premises with better location including parking facilities. The new full-service branch in Salmabad is loca... View more

Viva Bahrain donates $395,000 for housing

December 25, 2016

Viva Bahrain has donated over BD150 000 ( 395 000) as financial support to Masaken Housing project in Hamad Town reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please visit GDNon... View more

BAB mulls setting up banking court in Bahrain

December 24, 2016

Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) said it has started discussion with its members on the creation of what could be the first banking court or jury in the region with a primary mission to resolve disp... View more

Shopping bonanza in Bahrain from Jan 19

December 22, 2016

Bahrain will host a month-long shopping festival from January 19 aimed at celebrating the kingdom s hospitality and tourism offering. The third-edition of the Bahrain Shopping Festival Shop Bahrain - ... View more

$79m hotel to open in Bahrain by 2020

December 21, 2016

A new BD30 million ( 79 million) five-star hotel will open in Bahrain by 2020 reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please visit GDNonline . ... View more

Ramee Group wins bid for stalled Bahrain tower

December 20, 2016

UK-based property firm Savills said it has sold Juffair Views a part-completed residential building in the northern Juffair area of Bahrain at an auction for BD3.6 million ( 9.48 million). The auction... View more

Bahrain mulls scrapping sponsorship visa

December 20, 2016

Bahrain is planning to scrap the old sponsorship system for visa known as Kafala which dates back to 1960s reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please visit GDNonline .... View more

McLaren opens new showroom in Bahrain

December 20, 2016

The new McLaren Bahrain showroom was opened by Kanoo Motors at the Bahrain World Trade Centre reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please visit GDNonline . ... View more

LTE speeds in Bahrain up 23pc in 2 years

December 19, 2016

LTE services in Bahrain are performing 23 per cent faster in 2016 compared to 2014 said the deputy general director of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA). TRA has released three major r... View more

Bahrain to start work on $1bn medical city in June

December 18, 2016

Bahrain is set to start work on its 1-billion King Abdullah Medical City project in June. The mammoth project to be operated by Arabian Gulf University will employ more than 700 medical staff said a r... View more

Lamborghini opens new showroom in Bahrain

December 17, 2016

Lamborghini Bahrain has officially inaugurated its new 1100-sq-m showroom in the Seef area of the kingdom which will offer the full range of the auto giant s Aventador and Huracán models as well as th... View more

Alba marks 45th Bahrain National Day with revelry

December 15, 2016

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) one of the largest and modern aluminium smelters in the world marked the 45th National Day and 17th Anniversary of HM the King s accession to the throne with a plant-wide cele... View more

Julius Baer marks 40 years in Bahrain

December 15, 2016

Julius Baer a leading Swiss private banking group recently celebrated its 40-year anniversary in Bahrain in the presence of clients from the kingdom and the region. This year also marks significant mi... View more

See ‘Alice in Wonderland’ at City Centre Bahrain

December 15, 2016

City Centre Bahrain the largest shopping leisure and entertainment destination in Bahrain brings back its third Winter Tales immersive experience with the timeless Alice in Wonderland tale. Following ... View more

Bahrain cenbank raises deposit rate by 25 bps

December 15, 2016

Bahrain s central bank said on Wednesday (December 14) that it has decided to raise the interest rate on its overnight deposit facility its key policy interest rate by 25 bps from 0.50 per cent to 0.7... View more

National Day celebrations at Bab Al Bahrain

December 15, 2016

Bahrain s National Day celebrations were inaugurated at Bab Al Bahrain yesterday (December 14) by Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa chief executive of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority and C... View more

Bahrain declares four-day weekend for National Day

December 14, 2016

Bahrain has announced a four-day weekend for the public sector to mark National Day and the 17th anniversary of His Majesty King Hamad s Accession to the Throne. All ministries government departments ... View more

Non-oil sector ‘helping Bahrain hold growth’

December 14, 2016

Bahrain s real GDP growth is poised to hold in 2016 on signs of resilience in the non-oil economy a report said adding that growth will pick up in 2017 on a potential recovery in oil prices and as the... View more

Bahrain Credit launches Imtiaz Travel

December 14, 2016

Bahrain Credit the brand name under which Bahrain Commercial Facilities Company (BCFC) conducts its lending business has partnered with Al Wasat Travel enabling the launch of Imtiaz Travel and Tourism... View more

Fontana launches model apartments in Bahrain

December 13, 2016

Fontana Real Estate a leading Bahraini real estate investment company has announced the launch of mock-up apartments for its Fontana Suites a modern apartment building located in Juffair area of the k... View more

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain launches new Visa card

December 13, 2016

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain one of the pioneering Sharia compliant banks in the kingdom has launched its new Visa Infinite Credit Card designed to meet the requirements of a select group of upscale clients.... View more

Bahrain LNG secures $741m loan for big project

December 13, 2016

Bahrain LNG the developer of the country s first floating natural gas terminal has secured a 741 million loan which has a tenor of 20 years from a syndicate of nine international and regional banks. T... View more

Work on new Bahrain-Saudi causeway ‘on track’

December 13, 2016

Work on King Hamad Causeway was on track and final touches were being put to the financial aspect of the project a top minister was quoted as saying by the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To r... View more

Samsung launches Gear S3 smartwatch in Bahrain

December 12, 2016

Samsung a technology leader has launched the latest addition to its Gear universe the smartwatch Gear S3 in Bahrain. The Gear S3 is available in two designs Frontier and Classic said a statement from ... View more

Bahrain coffee expo draws over 15,000 visitors

December 12, 2016

More than 15 000 visitors from across the region attended the Chocolate and Coffee Exhibition which concluded yesterday (December 11) in Bahrain. The three-day event which was organised by Events Star... View more

Apicorp buys 30pc stake in top Bahrain cement company

December 12, 2016

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp) a multilateral development bank said it has acquired a strategic 30 per cent stake in Bahrain s Falcon Cement Company (FCC) one of the largest ceme... View more

Bahrain Industrial Association backs Gulf Industry Fair

December 12, 2016

Bahrain Industrial Association (BIA) has joined hands with the upcoming Gulf Industry Fair the Northern Gulf s only industrial expo in Bahrain to promote the needs of the industrial sector in the dive... View more

Bahrain International Travel names new GM

December 12, 2016

Bahrain International Travel Group has appointed CD Singh as the group general manager to oversee both its general sales agency (GSA) and travel agency business. A industry veteran Singh boasts more t... View more

Bahrain to host key AmCham Mena forum

December 10, 2016

The American Chamber of Commerce Bahrain (AmCham Bahrain) is set to host the bi-annual forum of AmCham Mena regional council in Manama next year. The forum aimed at promoting trade and investment betw... View more

GAC Motor to launch flagship SUV in Bahrain

December 8, 2016

GAC Motor one of China s leading automobile manufacturers said it is aiming to grow its market share in Bahrain with the launch of its flagship SUV model GS4 next week. Tasheelat Automotive Company a ... View more

Bahrain WIBC draws over 1,300 financial experts

December 6, 2016

More than 1 300 leading regional and international players in the global finance sector are taking part in the ongoing World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) in Bahrain. The WIBC has established its ... View more

Bahrain to launch new tourism survey

December 6, 2016

Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa CEO of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) and Mohammed Ali Al Qaed CEO of Bahrain Information and eGovernment Authority met yesterday to discuss t... View more

Rotana announces key appointments in Bahrain

December 6, 2016

Leading hospitality chain Rotana has announced key appointments in Bahrain aimed at further streamlining its robust operations. Lilian Roger has been appointed as the new general manager of ART Rotana... View more