Telecom

Bahrain tops ladder in global telecom landscape »

VIVA CEO Ulaiyan Al Wetaid,Minister of State for Communications Sh. Fawaz Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa & MD, BT Global Services -MENA Wael El-Kabbany

MANAMA: BT-VIVA Bahrain’s partnership in establishing the region’s first global IP exchange will enhance Bahrain’s strategic position being at the forefront of the telecommunications landscape globally, according to Telecommunications Minister. BT-VIVA Bahrain on…

Apr 22 2014 / Read More »

Number portability within 8 hours: TRA »

SEEF: Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the Kingdom of Bahrain slashed the number portability, for both mobile and fixed lines, to eight business hours. As per the revised regulation, the service providers are…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »

TRA announces review of regulatory framework »

Mohamed Bubashait, TRA General Director

SEEF: The regulatory framework needs to be continuously reviewed to ensure that it reflects developments in what is a vibrant and rapidly changing sector, according to Bahrain’s telecom watchdog. Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »

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Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption drive in spotlight »

Dr. Saud Al-Ammari, Chair, Saudi Arabia & Gulf Region at Blakes, right, with panel of experts during the Forum

MANAMA: Leading legal experts and private sector stakeholders underlined the importance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s initiative aimed…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain’s energy sector offers rare investment opportunities »

Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Minister Finance delivering a keynote address during Bahrain Energy Forum 2014

MANAMA: The Kingdom of Bahrain which is currently working to develop various energy projects and industrial ventures offer a…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

Smart devices sale outweighs newborns »

ICT Workshop

MANAMA: Experts during the the Mobile Apps workshop revealed that the number of smart devices sold worldwide every day…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

eGA highlights use of effective technology in governance »

ICT Expo Workshop

MANAMA: The Kingdom of Bahrain which has been at the forefront of adapting to the latest trends in ICT…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

eGA rolls out region’s 1st integrated portal »

Minister of Transportation Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed at the opening of the Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2014

MANAMA: With more hi-tech features and compatibility with all smart devices, eGA Portal Plus has been launched as the…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

Latest ICT trends shine at Bahrain IT Expo 2014 »

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology being briefed by eGA CEO Mohammed Al Qaed

MANAMA: His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

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BCCI members approves 2013 annual report, financials »

MANAMA: The annual general assembly of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has approved the financial statement and the annual report during a meeting on Thursday. It may be noted that it was the first time in the […]…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »
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Bahrain Bourse announces fee for Cos under suspension »

MANAMA: Bahrain Bourse issued a new resolution for the listed Bahraini public shareholding companies and were suspended from trading for a period not exceeding two continuous years will be charged only 50% of the annual subscription fees, while the listed […]…

Apr 21 2014 / Read More »
Yusif Humood Chairman Bahrain Bourse

Bahrain’s energy sector offers rare investment opportunities »

MANAMA: The Kingdom of Bahrain which is currently working to develop various energy projects and industrial ventures offer a rare opportunity to investors, according to the Minister Finance. Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Minister Finance in his keynote during […]…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »
Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Minister Finance delivering a keynote address during Bahrain Energy Forum 2014

Sale of Investment Gateway Bahrain kicks start »

MANAMA: Manara Developments, the Kingdom’s leading realty developer announced the kick start of the sale of phase two of the Investment Gateway-Bahrain project. This follows a remarkable success achieved in phase one of Sales of the project which was sold […]…

Apr 12 2014 / Read More »
Dr. Hasan Al-Bastaki, Managing Director of Manara Developments Co.

GHG revenues up 11% to BD8.9m in Q1 »

MANAMA: Bahrain-based Gulf Hotels Group (GHG) has reported healthy financials for Q1 with gross revenues of BD8.9million. Chairman, Farouk Y Almoayyed said that the Group achieved total gross operating revenue of BD8.972 million compared to BD 8.066 million in same […]…

Apr 21 2014 / Read More »
Aqeel Raees, CEO, Board Member Gulf Hotel Group

Banking & Finance

Yusif Humood Chairman Bahrain Bourse

Bahrain Bourse announces fee for Cos under suspension »

MANAMA: Bahrain Bourse issued a new resolution for the listed Bahraini public shareholding companies and were suspended from trading for a period not exceeding two continuous years will be charged…

Apr 21 2014 / Read More »

IIFM urges to adopt best practices in sukuk issuance »

IIFM urges to adopt best practices in sukuk issuance

DUBAI: As the sukuk industry is continue to grow, it needs to take steps to bring about clearer understanding with documentation and…

Apr 21 2014 / Read More »

BBK net profits up 7.1% to BD14m in Q1 »

Murad Ali Murad Chairman board of Directors BBK

MANAMA: BBK, which has been the pioneer in commercial banking in the past four decades in Bahrain, reported BD14million net profit in…

Apr 21 2014 / Read More »

AAOIFI plays crucial role by serving IFIs »

KFH-B

MANAMA: The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) continues to lead the way for developing new standards for the…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »
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Government

Alba seeks enhancement in its production »

Alba Billets

MANAMA: Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) on Tuesday in a statement said that it would remain committed to further enhance its production capacity with…

Apr 22 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain’s ship cargo handling up 45% in 2013 »

Minister Sameera Rajab

MANAMA: The Cabinet on Sunday discussed the memorandum presented by the Minister of Transportation concerning the statistics on performance operations at sea…

Apr 20 2014 / Read More »
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Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Minister Finance delivering a keynote address during Bahrain Energy Forum 2014

Bahrain’s energy sector offers rare investment opportunities »

MANAMA: The Kingdom of Bahrain which is currently working to develop various energy projects and industrial ventures offer a rare opportunity to investors, according to the Minister Finance. Shaikh Ahmed…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

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