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Fitch affirms Etisalat at A+ with outlook stable »

Etisalat Head Office

London/Moscow: Fitch Ratings has affirmed UAE-based state-owned Emirates Telecommunications Corporation’s (Etisalat) long-term foreign currency Issuer default rating (IDR) at A+ with a stable outlook. Its senior unsecured debt is also affirmed at A+.…

Jul 10 2015 / Read More »

Global players join hands to develop 5G networks »

Paris: A group of 16 leading players in the field of telecommunications are joining forces to advance the development of a new air interface below 6 GHz for 5G networks. The FANTASTIC-5G project…

Jul 10 2015 / Read More »

Bahrain becomes 1st regional hub for IP connectivity »

VIVA CEO Eng. Ulaiyan Al Wetaid, H.E Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transportation & Telecommunications and BT Global Services-MENA region MD, Wael El-Kabbany

MANAMA: The Kingdom of Bahrain has become the first nation to host a hub providing global IP connectivity to all operators in the GCC and Middle East region, thanks to BT-VIVA joint venture.…

May 31 2015 / Read More »

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GCC IPO shows signs of recovery in Q2 »

Steven Drake, Head of PwC Capital Markets

DUBAI: IPO performance in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) showed signs of recovery in terms of the number of…

Aug 4 2015 / Read More »

GOIC meet focuses on GCC non-oil industrial exports »

GOIC Secretary General Abdulaziz Bin Hamad Al-Ageel

QATAR: The Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) is hosting the meeting of the technical committee at its headquarters…

Aug 4 2015 / Read More »

Interior Minister leads the funeral prayers of martyrs »

Interior Minister

MANAMA: His Excellency Minister of Interior Lt-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa led the police funeral held in…

Jul 30 2015 / Read More »

Youth City 2030 brings 3000 opportunities for Bahrainis »

Shakih Mohammed bin Isa with Hisham Al Jowder

MANAMA: Representative of HM the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council of Youth and Sports (SCYS)’s…

Jul 30 2015 / Read More »

UN Chief condemns terrorist attack in Bahrain »

UN

The UN Secretary General on Thursday called for a full and transparent investigation into the terrorist act in Bahrain…

Jul 30 2015 / Read More »

CBB plans a book on women who’s who in banking sector »

Central Bank of Bahrain

Manama: The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announced plans to publish a Who’s Who Book on Bahraini women in…

Jul 29 2015 / Read More »

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BCCI showcases industrial potential of Bahrain »

SANAD: The SME Development and Support Center and in coordination with the Food and Agriculture Committee headed by executive committee member Mr. Khalid Al Amin, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry held its Business Roundup event on Thursday 30th July […]…

Aug 4 2015 / Read More »
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AUB reports 278.4m net profit for six months »

MANAMA: Ahli United Bank B.S.C. (AUB) reported a net profit attributable to its equity shareholders of US$ 278.4 million for the half year ended 30 June 2015. The net profit reflected an increase of 6.1% in H1/2015 as compared to […]…

Aug 4 2015 / Read More »
AUB Chairman H. Al-Humaidhi

UN Chief condemns terrorist attack in Bahrain »

The UN Secretary General on Thursday called for a full and transparent investigation into the terrorist act in Bahrain which claimed two lives of police officers and injured many others. The statement issued by Bahrain UNIC attributable to the spokesman […]…

Jul 30 2015 / Read More »
UN

Governments should improve their impact: Survey »

LONDON: Around 92% of all public officials worldwide believe there is a room for governments to improve the impact they achieve for their citizens. Global leaders convened online on Thursday to discuss whether there is a crisis in government effectiveness […]…

Jun 13 2015 / Read More »

Malaysia eyes more tourists from Bahrain in 2015 »

MANAMA: With an 18% surge in tourist arrivals from the Kingdom of Bahrain in 2014, Malaysia is seeking more tourists from the Kingdom this year. Malaysian delegation led by Dato Azizan Noordin, Deputy Director General, Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board, showcased […]…

May 12 2015 / Read More »
From left: Zulkafli Yahya, Senior Deputy Director, International Promotion Division, Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board; Nur Shaffik Haris, General Manager UAE & Gulf Malaysia Airlines; Dato Aziz Noordin, Deputy Director General, Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board; Sherene Azura Azli, the Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC); Deputy Head of Mission at Malaysian Embassy in Manama and Mohammed Taib Ibrahim, Director, Malaysia Tourism Board during the Press conference in Manama

Banking & Finance

AUB Chairman H. Al-Humaidhi

AUB reports 278.4m net profit for six months »

MANAMA: Ahli United Bank B.S.C. (AUB) reported a net profit attributable to its equity shareholders of US$ 278.4 million for the half year ended 30 June 2015. The net profit…

Aug 4 2015 / Read More »

Saudi Arabia’s non-oil private sector growth accelerates »

Jean-Paul Pigat, Senior Economist at Emirates NBD

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s non-oil private sector began the third quarter of 2015 on a positive note, with business conditions improving at the…

Aug 4 2015 / Read More »

GIB Capital scoops three awards »

Abdulla Al Zamil

Manama: GIB Capital LLC, the Saudi-based investment banking arm of Gulf International Bank (GIB), granted three key awards by EMEA Finance magazine…

Aug 4 2015 / Read More »

BCCI showcases industrial potential of Bahrain »

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SANAD: The SME Development and Support Center and in coordination with the Food and Agriculture Committee headed by executive committee member Mr.…

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Government

Zero tolerance for terrorism, says HRH Prime Minister »

HRH Premier

MANAMA: His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has urged to deal firmly with all organisations and groups…

Jul 29 2015 / Read More »

Iran enjoys 34tcm natural gas reserves »

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London: Iran has the long-term potential to become one of the world’s top gas producers, thanks to its 34 trillion cubic meters…

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UN

UN Chief condemns terrorist attack in Bahrain »

The UN Secretary General on Thursday called for a full and transparent investigation into the terrorist act in Bahrain which claimed two lives of police officers and injured many others.…

Jul 30 2015 / Read More »

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