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Batelco Bahrain CEO Rashid Abdulla steps down »

Rashid Abdulla, outgoing Batelco Bahrain CEO

Manama: Batelco’s Chairman Shaikh Hamad Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa announced that Batelco Group Chief Executive Alan Whelan will assume the lead role for the company’s Bahrain operations following the resignation of Rashid Abdulla,…

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Batelco seeks $212m payment despite Siva’s bankruptcy »

New Group CEO Alan Whelan

Manama: BMIC Limited (BMIC) a wholly owned subsidiary of the Batelco Group of Companies (Ticker: BATELCO), has successfully obtained over recent months from the High Court of England both a judgment against Chinnakannan…

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Batelco recognises as major ICT provider »

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Manama: Batelco, the Kingdom’s leading business communications solutions provider, has been recognised by Avaya as a Gold Avaya Connect Channel Partner in Bahrain. This recognition by Avaya rewards Batelco’s commitment and experience, and…

Aug 31 2014 / Read More »

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Prof Otoom new President of RCSI Bahrain »

Professor, Sameer Otoom,

MANAMA: Professor, Sameer Otoom, has been appointed President of RCSI Bahrain. The decision was ratified during a meeting of…

Aug 31 2014 / Read More »

Mobile device explosion to fuel ERP growth »

Keith Fenner, Senior Vice President Sales Sage ERP Africa and Head of Sage Middle East

Dubai: The steadily rising use of smart mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets in the Middle East…

Aug 31 2014 / Read More »

TRA plans workshop on child online protection »

TRA Director of Cyber Security, Dr. Khalid Bin Duaij Al Khalifa

Seef District: Telecommunications Regulatory Authority Bahrain (TRA) in cooperation with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) plans to hold a…

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Competition among regional airlines encourages efficiency »

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MANAMA: In the wake of a power struggle between regional carriers and continually growing airspace congestion, operational changes encouraging…

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Milipol Qatar: GCC security needs in spotlight »

Muriel KAFANTARIS Exhibition Director

Doha, Qatar: The specific needs and requirements of internal State security markets within the GCC will be addressed at…

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Gulf Plastic Industries sales reach BD9m »

Plastic Factory

MANAMA: Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Fakhro confirmed the importance of initiatives and ambitious steps of national investment…

Aug 31 2014 / Read More »

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BCCI to host Japanese trade delegation »

Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host a commercial delegation from Japan on Monday, 1st September 2014 at 11a.m. at Al Majlis hall of Bait Al Tijjar. The delegation represents the Information System sector, and the meeting will be […]…

Aug 31 2014 / Read More »
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El-Qaq joins ABG executive management »

Manama: Bahrain based leading Islamic banking group, Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) announced the joining of Mohammed Abdullah El-Qaq to the executive management of the Group as a Senior Vice President and Head of the Commercial Banking Department. Expertise of […]…

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »
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UN condemns Israel’s land grabbing as illegal »

New York: The Secretary-General is alarmed by the announcement by Israeli authorities to declare as so-called “state land” nearly 1,000 acres of land in the Bethlehem area of the West Bank. The seizure of such a large swath of land […]…

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »
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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 […]…

Apr 21 2014 / Read More »
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Banking & Finance

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El-Qaq joins ABG executive management »

Manama: Bahrain based leading Islamic banking group, Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) announced the joining of Mohammed Abdullah El-Qaq to the executive management of the Group as a Senior Vice…

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »

Capital Intelligence raises GFH rating to BB »

MANAMA: Bahrain-based GFH in a statement said that Capital Intelligence (CI) has raised the bank’s long-term rating to BB from BB- and…

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BCCI to host Japanese trade delegation »

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Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host a commercial delegation from Japan on Monday, 1st September 2014 at 11a.m. at Al…

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Takaud appoints new sales team »

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Gulf Plastic Industries sales reach BD9m »

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