Telecom

Batelco offers the best broadband packages »

Manama: Batelco, the Kingdom’s leading Broadband services provider has already upgraded its Broadband packages twice since the beginning of the year, with customers benefitting from automatic upgrades offering higher speeds, bigger thresholds and…

Aug 17 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain emerges as a hotspot for telecom business »

Taiba Al Binali, Manager of Communications and Media

Seef District: The Kingdom of Bahrain’s telecom sector has emerged as one of the vital pillars of the economy. The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority Bahrain (TRA) has published its Annual Report for the year…

Aug 16 2014 / Read More »

Batelco gets court extension in its claim of $212m »

New Group CEO Alan Whelan

Manama: Batelco Group, the international Telecommunications Group with operations across 14 countries, was successful in two applications on the 5th August before the English High Court as part of its ongoing efforts to…

Aug 6 2014 / Read More »

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Oil & gas sector face challenge to sustain profitability »

Saudi Aramco

MANAMA: The oil and gas industry faces the major challenge of sustaining profitability in the face of volatility. Recent…

Aug 28 2014 / Read More »

HM King’s visit to India impacts positively on trade ties »

1st Follow-Up Meeting for HM the King’s Visit to India2

MANAMA: The historic visit to India by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has impacted positively on…

Aug 28 2014 / Read More »

MEPC 2014 expects over 2000 delegates »

Flashback: Middle East Petroleum Club 2013

Abu Dhabi: The reputable Middle East Petroleum Club (MEPC) is offering its high-profile members an invaluable experience this year…

Aug 27 2014 / Read More »

Bapco embarks on a new exciting phase »

Adel Al Moayyed
Chairman, BAPCO,

MANAMA: With the successful completion of its decade long $1.2billion Strategic Investment Programme (SIP) undertaken to revitalize and upgrade…

Aug 27 2014 / Read More »

1600 detainees in Jaw Prison against capacity of 1200 »

Nawaf Ministry of Information

MANAMA: There are 1600 prisoners held against the capacity of 1200 in Jaw Prison, this is one of the…

Aug 26 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain guarantees all basic rights of detainees »

The Ministry of Interior, Secretary-General Nawaf Almaawdah

MANAMA: The establishment of the Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission (PDRC) is a major step towards preserving the basic…

Aug 26 2014 / Read More »

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Saudi stock market expects $55b foreign investments »

MANAMA: Finally, the largest MENA and GCC market will soon be opened to foreigner investors, with an expected $55billion of inflows, according to a report. Last month, Saudi Arabia revealed its intention to open up its $570billion stock market to […]…

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »
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GFH secures $105m credit facility from KFH-B »

MANAMA: Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House (GFH) has signed an agreement for $105 million credit facility from Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain (KFH-B). Under the terms of the agreement which subject to the regulatory approvals, KFH-B will have the option to convert its […]…

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MANAMA: The oil and gas industry faces the major challenge of sustaining profitability in the face of volatility. Recent events in Iraq have highlighted the need for flexible and fluid operational structures that take into account shifting circumstances, which in […]…

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Smart City development in spotlight in Dubai Expo »

UAE: The role of advanced ‘smart’ concepts such as ‘Big Data’ and ‘Cloud Computing’ in the development of genuinely ‘smart cities’ will be extensively covered through discussions and exhibitions at the Smart Living City – Dubai 2014 expo taking place […]…

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »
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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 […]…

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GFH secures $105m credit facility from KFH-B »

MANAMA: Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House (GFH) has signed an agreement for $105 million credit facility from Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain (KFH-B). Under the terms of the agreement which subject to the…

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Daman Funds continues to outperform in Q2 »

DUBAI, UAE: Daman Investments PSC, one of the leading UAE-based regional investment management companies, has announced a record high dividend payout for…

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Robert Johnson becomes President/CEO of ACFS »

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The board of trustees of the American College of Financial Services (ACFS) named Robert R. Johnson, Ph.D., CFA, CAIA, as President and…

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DIFC’s verdict on mis-selling of products »

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Bapco reiterates its support to CPISP »

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Awali: The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) presented its annual sponsorship contribution to the Crown Prince’s International Scholarship Program (CPISP), during a meeting…

Aug 28 2014 / Read More »

Bapco employees get health & safety training »

Bapco Organizes Health  Safety Training Organised for Employees

Awali: The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) is currently conducting a 3-day Health and Safety Training Programme for the company’s Supervisors and Superintendents,…

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