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Bahrain to host Sea and Light Festival

October 19, 2017

Bahrain will be hosting the Sea Festival and the Bahrain Light Festival this month an initiative that aims to celebrate the kingdom s rich links with the sea as well as introduce the latest lighting i... View more

Zain Bahrain wins GCC Best Employer Brand Award

October 18, 2017

Zain Bahrain a leading telecommunications provider in Bahrain has been awarded the prestigious 2017 GCC Best Employer Brand in recognition of its outstanding Human Resources (HR) practices. The award ... View more

Gulf Air showcases Bahrain to Russian media

October 17, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain gave a number of Russian lifestyle and travel media representatives the opportunity to visit and explore Bahrain with a familiarization trip jointly hosted wit... View more

Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq appoints two new top executives

October 17, 2017

Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa has appointed Emre Kirazci as the new director of sales and marketing along with Marie-Claire McCartney as the new Thalassa manager of the Thalassa Sea & Spa.... View more

Bahrain gears up for fifth IGN Convention

October 17, 2017

Tarteeb for Events Production & Services announced it will be hosting the fifth edition of the IGN Convention during a press conference that was held at the Capital Club in the Bahrain Financial Harbo... View more

Eagle Hills Diyar awards major Bahrain boulevard contract

October 16, 2017

Eagle Hills Diyar developer of distinguished urban project Marassi Al Bahrain has awarded the main construction contract for its 38 500-sq-m Marassi Boulevard residential component to Kooheji Contract... View more

Bahrain Marina project on track, piling in January

October 15, 2017

Work is progressing well on the Phase One of Bahrain Marina an iconic mixed-use project featuring a mix of residential leisure entertainment and marina facilities with the piling likely to start in Ja... View more

Bahrain to start work on mega sports stadium

October 15, 2017

Work will soon start on Bahrain s largest integrated sports stadium a 50 000-seat development which will come up near Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) at Sakhir area of the kingdom said a report. F... View more

Bahrain tops in mobile internet usage

October 14, 2017

With the percentage of individuals using internet in Bahrain surging to 98 per cent the kingdom has been ranked second globally for internet users in a key World Economic Forum report according to Tel... View more

BWTC to shine at Bahrain property expo

October 14, 2017

Fortifying its strong presence in the country s high-end commercial office real estate space Bahrain World Trade Center (BWTC) the kingdom s iconic landmark building will be taking part in the upcomin... View more

$1bn Bahrain airport project revamp on track

October 12, 2017

Work on the 1.1-billion Bahrain Airport Modernisation Programme (AMP) the largest infrastructure project in the kingdom is on track for completion by the second quarter of 2019 reported Gulf Daily New... View more

$1bn Bahrain airport project revamp on track

October 12, 2017

Work on the 1.1-billion Bahrain Airport Modernisation Programme (AMP) the largest infrastructure project in the kingdom is on track for completion by the second quarter of 2019 reported Gulf Daily New... View more

Italian industrial firm to set up HQ in Bahrain

October 12, 2017

A leading international Italian industrial company will set up its regional headquarters in Bahrain as a gateway to the Middle East said a report citing the kingdom s Economic Development Board. A lea... View more

Italian industrial firm to set up HQ in Bahrain

October 12, 2017

A leading international Italian industrial company will set up its regional headquarters in Bahrain as a gateway to the Middle East said a report citing the kingdom s Economic Development Board. A lea... View more

APM Terminals Bahrain supports maritime education, training

October 12, 2017

APM Terminals Bahrain the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) for the second consecutive year has continued to contribute towards uplifting maritime education and training through its partnersh... View more

Emaar Entertainment to set up mega leisure centre in Bahrain

October 11, 2017

Eagle Hills Diyar developer of urban waterfront project Marassi Al Bahrain has signed up Dubai s Emaar Entertainment to bring a bumper family entertainment centre to its Marassi Galleria shopping and ... View more

Emaar Entertainment to set up mega leisure centre in Bahrain

October 11, 2017

Eagle Hills Diyar developer of urban waterfront project Marassi Al Bahrain has signed up Dubai s Emaar Entertainment to bring a bumper family entertainment centre to its Marassi Galleria shopping and ... View more

Hottest September in Bahrain since 1902

October 9, 2017

The month of September goes on record as the hottest September ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902 said a report. The mean temperature of the month was 34.6 C which is 2.2 C above the long-term nor... View more

Major engineering conference opens in Bahrain

October 9, 2017

More than 200 companies from across the region are taking part in the fourth Middle East Process Engineering Conference & Exhibition (Mepec) 2017 which opened in Bahrain on Monday (October 9). Held un... View more

Bahrain to invite tenders for $1bn medical city project

October 9, 2017

Bahrain s Works Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning is set to complete the infrastructure design work for the 1-billion King Abdullah Medical City in October and the project will be put out for te... View more

UAE, Bahrain sign key aviation agreement

October 9, 2017

The UAE s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Bahrain s Ministry of Civil Aviation Affairs have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to regulate air transport services between the two co... View more

Huawei launches ICT skill competition in Bahrain

October 9, 2017

Huawei has launched its ICT Skill Competition 2017 in Bahrain across three universities in the Kingdom in conjunction with local government partners Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications E... View more

Radio emissions in Bahrain ‘within safety limits’

October 9, 2017

Radio frequency emissions in Bahrain are within international safety limits set forth by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) said a top official. As per the cond... View more

Major engineering conference opens in Bahrain

October 9, 2017

More than 200 companies from across the region are taking part in Middle East Process Engineering Conference & Exhibition (Mepec) 2017 which opened in Bahrain on Monday (October 9). The Middle East s ... View more

Major engineering conference opens in Bahrain

October 9, 2017

More than 200 companies from across the region are taking part in Middle East Process Engineering Conference & Exhibition (Mepec) 2017 which opened in Bahrain on Monday (October 9). The Middle East s ... View more

Enjoy a Diwali and Navratri feast at Ramee Grand Bahrain

October 9, 2017

The Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa in Bahrain is honoring the festivals of Navratri and Diwali with an exciting menu tailor-made for the occasion. Navratri is a big part of India s cultural identity and is c... View more

Bahrain to host fifth IGN Convention this month

October 8, 2017

Bahrain will host the fifth edition of the IGN Convention - the biggest event for video games movies comics and pop culture - on October 20 and 21 at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir. This ... View more

Bahrain Airport Services in key Swissport talks

October 7, 2017

Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) held a key meeting with officials of Swissport International the world s leading provider of ground and air cargo services to discuss the operational support being given... View more

KFH names Marassi Al Bahrain apartment winner

October 5, 2017

Kuwait Finance House Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) has named Adel Mohammed Sarea as the winner of the first luxury apartment in Marassi Al Bahrain a leading project in Diyar Al Muharraq in the second draw of ... View more

KFH names Marassi Al Bahrain apartment winner

October 5, 2017

Kuwait Finance House Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) has named Adel Mohammed Sarea as the winner of the first luxury apartment in Marassi Al Bahrain a leading project in Diyar Al Muharraq in the second draw of ... View more

‘Les Clefs d’Or' honours seven Bahrain hospitality employees

October 5, 2017

Seven employees from Bahrain s hospitality sector received the prestigious Les Clefs d Or - Golden Key after passing the interview that was held by the Bahrain Hotels Concierge Group (BHCG). Ali Radhi... View more

Mumtalakat Bahrain pledges $52m to national budget

October 3, 2017

Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (Mumtalakat) the sovereign wealth fund of Bahrain is set to distribute profits of BD20 million ( 52.3 million) to the national budget for two consecutive years (dist... View more

Mumtalakat Bahrain pledges $52m to national budget

October 3, 2017

Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (Mumtalakat) the sovereign wealth fund of Bahrain is set to distribute profits of BD20 million ( 52.3 million) to the national budget for two consecutive years (dist... View more

Cluttons launches new management service in Bahrain

October 3, 2017

Leading international real estate consultancy Cluttons has announced its Buy to Let Management Service a new service line targeted to individual investors with rental properties in Bahrain. The servic... View more

Mövenpick Bahrain appoints new sales director

October 3, 2017

Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain has announced the appointment of Karim El Berkchi as the property s new director of sales and marketing. With over 15 years in the hospitality industry El Berkchi brings a weal... View more

JCDecaux wins Bahrain International Airport contract

October 2, 2017

JCDecaux SA a leading outdoor advertising company based in Paris France said it has entered the Bahrain market with a 10-year advertising contract for the Bahrain International Airport (BIA). As per t... View more

JCDecaux wins Bahrain International Airport contract

October 2, 2017

JCDecaux SA a leading outdoor advertising company based in Paris France said it has entered the Bahrain market with a 10-year advertising contract for the Bahrain International Airport (BIA). As per t... View more

Viva Bahrain launches hybrid cloud network

September 29, 2017

Viva Bahrain a top telecom provider in the region has tested and deployed the world s first ATCA-NFV hybrid cloud core network with Huawei as a further step in its vision towards advanced mobile netwo... View more

Bahrain showcases destination credentials at key event

September 28, 2017

Bahrain is looking to boost the kingdom s standing as a significant tourist destination in the region through its participation in the international trade fair IFTPM Top Resa 2017 being held in France... View more

Bahrain to host panel discussion on sustainable tourism

September 27, 2017

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) will be hosting a panel discussion on September 28 under the theme Sustainable Tourism A Tool for Development . The event is being hosted to coinci... View more

Bahrain implements ‘Cloud First’ Policy

September 26, 2017

Bahrain s Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) has implemented the Cloud First policy enabling migrating systems to the Cloud following the best practices while adhering to iGA s security standar... View more

Lexus LX570 Sport is now in Bahrain

September 25, 2017

Ebrahim K. Kanoo the sole distributor of Lexus vehicles in Bahrain has announced the arrival of the Lexus LX570 Sport edition. The LX570 Sport features a host of exclusive aesthetic upgrades on the st... View more

Lexus LX570 Sport is now in Bahrain

September 25, 2017

Ebrahim K. Kanoo the sole distributor of Lexus vehicles in Bahrain has announced the arrival of the Lexus LX570 Sport edition. The LX570 Sport features a host of exclusive aesthetic upgrades on the st... View more

Amazon Web Services to open Mideast base in Bahrain

September 25, 2017

Amazon Web Services (AWS) an Amazon.com company today announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in the Middle East based in Bahrain by early 2019. The new AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Regi... View more

Amazon Web Services to open Mideast base in Bahrain

September 25, 2017

Amazon Web Services (AWS) an Amazon.com company today announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in the Middle East based in Bahrain by early 2019. The new AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Regi... View more

Bahrain celebrates Saudi National Day

September 25, 2017

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

Bahrain, Italy committed to strengthening tourism ties

September 20, 2017

Bahrain has confirmed its commitment to further enhancing areas of cooperation between the kingdom and Italy especially the tourism sector with the recent visit of the Ambassador of the Republic of It... View more

Bahrain Tourism hosts fam trip for Indian wedding planners

September 19, 2017

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) organized a familiarization trip for the largest Indian wedding planning agencies from September 11 to 13. The selection of the 10 Indian wedding p... View more

New Bahrain Islamic banking rules are credit positive: Moody's

September 19, 2017

The Central Bank of Bahrain s (CBB) new Shari ah governance regulations applicable to wholesale and retail Islamic banks in Bahrain are credit positive for investors because they will lead to a more c... View more

Avaya opens new Bahrain office

September 19, 2017

Avaya a top real-time communication solutions provider has opened its new office in Bahrain as part of its strategy to support the kingdom s digital transformation efforts and meet growing demand for ... View more

Bahrain showcases cruise, yachting facilities at Seatrade Europe

September 19, 2017

A delegation from the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) took part in the Seatrade Europe exhibition held in Germany recently. The event from September 6 to 8 was also attended by represe... View more

Bahrain showcases facilities at Seatrade Europe

September 19, 2017

A delegation from the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) took part in the Seatrade Europe exhibition held in Germany recently. The event from September 6 to 8 was also attended by represe... View more

Bahrain blacklists GPZ over pay dispute

September 19, 2017

Bahrain s government has officially blacklisted G P Zachariades Civil Engineering and Contractors (GPZ) a construction firm at the centre of a pay dispute in the kingdom since last November reported t... View more

Bahrain to build 100MW solar power plant

September 19, 2017

Bahrain is set to develop a hitech solar power plant with a nominal capacity of 100 megawatt in collaboration with the private sector reported state news agency BNA citing the kingdom s electricity an... View more

Bahrain to build 100MW solar power plant

September 19, 2017

Bahrain is set to develop a hitech solar power plant with a nominal capacity of 100 megawatt in collaboration with the private sector reported state news agency BNA citing the kingdom s electricity an... View more

ABC Bahrain generates over 1 million business referrals in 2017

September 18, 2017

T he Arabian Business Community (ABC) Bahrain has reached a record 1 million business referrals to companies on its Bahrain Database so far this year it was revealed today. The portal has generated ov... View more

Bahrain Marina 'in big demand' at Cityscape

September 16, 2017

Bahrain Marina Development Company said its 310 000-sq-m mixed-used development project Bahrain Marina garnered lot of interest among the investors and the visitors during the Cityscape Global 2017 he... View more

RCSI Bahrain welcomes new students

September 14, 2017

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) this week welcomed new undergraduate students in medicine and nursing as part of its annual Orientation Week. Orga... View more

45 Bahrain firms to take part in Gitex

September 13, 2017

As many as 45 companies from Bahrain are expected to take part in the Kingdom s pavilion at the Gitex Technology Week exhibition in Dubai from October 8 to 12 a report said. As part of the Bahraini pa... View more

Bahrain elected member of UNWTO Executive Council

September 12, 2017

Bahrain represented by the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has been selected as a member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization s (UNWTO) Executive Council for the period 20... View more

Batelco sponsors Bahrain smart cities forum

September 12, 2017

Batelco a leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain has announced its Platinum Sponsorship for the Bahrain Sustainable Smart Cities Forum 2017 which will take place on September 17 and 18 at the R... View more

Bahrain to showcase $11bn real estate projects

September 10, 2017

Leading developers from Bahrain will be showcasing over 11-billion worth of mixed-use real estate projects under the national pavilion during the Cityscape Global which opens tomorrow in Dubai. It wil... View more

Bahrain officials, Saudi team discuss key projects

September 10, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning officials and a delegation from the Saudi Development Fund have discussed the implementation of a number of projects supported by th... View more

Diyar Al Muharraq backs Bahrain Smart Cities forum

September 10, 2017

Diyar Al Muharraq one of the leading urban developers in Bahrain has announced its participation in and platinum sponsorship of the Bahrain Sustainable Smart Cities Forum 2017 to be held in September.... View more

Bahrain minister defends CR fees hike

September 10, 2017

Bahrain s Industry Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Al-Zayani has defended the proposed increase in commercial registration (CR) fees saying that the hike will not cause bankruptcy of an... View more

Diyar Al Muharraq backs Bahrain Smart Cities forum

September 10, 2017

Diyar Al Muharraq one of the leading urban developers in Bahrain has announced its participation in and platinum sponsorship of the Bahrain Sustainable Smart Cities Forum 2017 to be held in September.... View more

Business confidence in Bahrain rises: survey

September 10, 2017

The business confidence in Bahrain has increased according to a survey conducted by the Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) among institutions in the kingdom. As much as 52.6 per cent of institu... View more

$16m Bahrain dialysis centre project on track

September 10, 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

StayWell to open first Park Regis Hotel in Bahrain

September 10, 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 Water Garden City Phase I completed

September 10, 2017

Al Bilad Real Estate Investment Company one of the leading real estate developers in Bahrain and the master developer of the Water Garden City project has announced the completion of Phase One of the ... View more

Bahrain issues landmark shari’a governance rules

September 9, 2017

In a major attempt to establish industry leading shari a governance principles and practices in Bahrain the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has released a new Shari ah Governance (SG) module. The landma... View more

GFH signs up for Bahrain property show

September 9, 2017

GFH Properties the real estate arm of Bahrain-based GFH Financial Group said it has joined leading property show Bipex as the strategic partner for the 2017 edition to be held in Manama next month. Th... View more

Bahrain completes key roundabout work

September 7, 2017

Bahraini authorities have completed the revamp of Wali Al Ahad Roundabout and have now opened a lane for U-turns underneath the flyover for traffic coming from the North along Sheikh Khalifa bin Salma... View more

Bahrain gears up for MIT innovation forum

September 6, 2017

The MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab has announced the launch of its first innovation forum in partnership with Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and Investcorp a leading provider and manager of a... View more

Bahrain best in the world for expats: survey

September 6, 2017

Bahrain has been voted as this year s best expat destination worldwide by the Expat Insider 2017 survey which offers an in-depth analysis of life abroad. In addition to Bahrain this year s top 10 dest... View more

Bahrain hospital gets Riva IV compounding system

September 2, 2017

ARxIUM an industry-leading developer of pharmacy automation and workflow solutions said it has successfully delivered its new Riva IV Compounding System to Bahrain-based King Hamad University Hospital... View more

Peyre named area GM, Bahrain

September 1, 2017

Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has promoted Herve Peyre as the area general manager for Bahrain. He has been with the group since September 2013 as the general manager for Swiss-Belhotel Seef Bahr... View more

Bahrain minister meets non-oil company heads

August 31, 2017

Bahrain s Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza recently met executive heads and senior officials of major non-oil companies a report said. Dr Mirza explained the background of ... View more

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain appreciates Tamkeen work

August 31, 2017

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain one of the pioneering Shari a-compliant banks in the kingdom has extended its appreciation to Tamkeen on its continuous support and initiatives that helped in facilitating traini... View more

Bahrain to host international chocolate, coffee exhibition

August 29, 2017

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) will host the second edition of Bahrain International Chocolate and Coffee Exhibition later this year said a report. The event will be held under the p... View more

Bahrain to inspect labour accommodations

August 29, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has announced that it will start inspecting labour accommodations in Hoora and Gudaibiya areas of Manama. This follows the directi... View more

Traffic signal designs for six Bahrain intersections complete

August 28, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning completed the design of traffic signals at six intersections during the first half of this year said a senior official. The intersec... View more

Bahrain Marina’s marine project work on track

August 28, 2017

Bahrain Marina Development Company a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Social Insurance Organization (SIO) announced that the progress of the Marine Works phase of the project is in accordance to the pro... View more

Wataniya Airways launches daily flights to Bahrain

August 28, 2017

Kuwait s newest airline Wataniya Airways celebrated the launch of daily flights to Bahrain with the inaugural flight landing in the kingdom on August 27. Wataniya Airways arrival in Bahrain was met wi... View more

Viva Bahrain, Capital Club sign strategic tie-up

August 26, 2017

Viva Bahrain a top telecom operator has entered into a strategic business relationship with the Capital Club Bahrain s premier private city club as its exclusive telecom partner offering its members l... View more

Bahrain to revamp Umm Al Hassam Harbour

August 23, 2017

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning has announced plans to revamp the Umm Al Hassam harbour. This follows directives from His Royal Highness the Prime Minister Prince K... View more

Bahrain medical insurance grows 19pc in 2016

August 22, 2017

Bahrain s medical insurance led the sector growth at 19 per cent in 2016 reaching BD62.11 million ( 163 million) from BD52.20 million in 2015 representing almost 23 per cent of the total premiums duri... View more

Bahrain Tourism concludes Art of Content Management Course

August 22, 2017

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) successfully concluded ots four-day Art of Content Management Course. held in collaboration with the Arab Tourism Organization at the Bahrain Internati... View more

Bahrain fiscal deficit set to fall this year: IMF

August 21, 2017

Bahrain s fiscal deficit is projected to improve to 12.2 per cent of GDP in 2017 from 18 per cent last year owing to higher oil prices and continued reduction in spending an IMF statement said. Howeve... View more

Zain Bahrain to offer social media training courses

August 21, 2017

Zain Bahrain a leading telecom provider in the kingdom is partnering with Social Media Club Bahrain to offer the club s Social Media Clinic programme to the public. The courses will be held once a mon... View more

Ethiopian Airlines resumes Bahrain flights

August 21, 2017

Ethiopian Airlines the largest airline in Africa has resumed flights to Bahrain. The inaugural flight which landed at the Bahrain International Airport on Friday (August 18) was celebrated at a ceremo... View more

Solar, renewable focus for debut Bahrain energy expo

August 21, 2017

Preparations are in full swing for the upcoming first Energy Investment Forum and Exhibition (Steeb 2017) in Bahrain from September 17 to 19 Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirz... View more

1,518 new traffic signs installed in Bahrain

August 20, 2017

Bahrain s Works Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning Ministry has installed 1 518 traffic signs in various governorates of the kingdom during the first half of this year. This included 575 warning ... View more

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

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

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