Telecom

Network operators to suffer $14b loss in revenues »

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Hampshire, UK: A new report from Juniper Research has claimed that voice and messaging traffic lost to OTT (Over The Top) players such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Skype will cost network operators $14…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »

Apple new SIM becomes a test for operators »

Apple SIM has a potential to fundamentally change the relationship between mobile operators and users. Making it easy for users to switch carriers and tariffs from a device user interface removes barriers to…

Oct 18 2014 / Read More »

Batelco pivotal in reshaping Bahrain’s status as ICT hub »

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Manama: Batelco, which earned Cisco certification, has played a pivotal role in Bahrain’s development as a major communications hub and today is the leading integrated communications provider, continuing to lead and shape the…

Oct 16 2014 / Read More »

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Bahrain police arrests suspects in Sitra arson case »

Tariq Al Hassan Bahrain's Public Security Chief

Manama: The Chief of Public Security, Major-General Tariq Al Hassan announced on Friday the arrest of four suspects in…

Oct 25 2014 / Read More »

Arson attacks on buildings cause BD6m loss »

Minister for Muncipalities and Urban Development Dr Juma Al Ka'abi

Mamama: The initial estimates of the losses incurred as the result of arson attacks on public infrastructure including the…

Oct 25 2014 / Read More »

Island dispute may spark China-Japan war »

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There is an appreciable risk of war between China and Japan over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, into which the US…

Oct 25 2014 / Read More »

Culprits face tough penalties for attacking candidates »

Shaikh Rashid Bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Interior Minister

Manama: Interior Minister Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa said that violators of the law who intimidate or…

Oct 25 2014 / Read More »

Police Chief confirms arson attack on official building »

Major General Tariq al Hassan

Manama: The Chief of Public Security, Major-General Tariq Al Hassan provided an update on the details of the arson…

Oct 25 2014 / Read More »

Bahraini MP’s house burned in arson attack »

Interior

The General Director of Northern Governorate Police announced that two cars of the former MP Ali Ahmed Al Dirazi…

Oct 25 2014 / Read More »

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BCCI plans workshop on Creative Thinking »

Manama: SME Development and Support Center at the BCCI as part of its strategy will organise a workshop titled Creative Thinking on Monday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Al Majlis Hall of BCCI. The workshop will be organized in […]…

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »
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BCFC raises $53m from the market »

Manama: Bahrain Commercial Facilities Company BSC (BCFC) has successfully closed a US$53 million floating rate, unsecured note issuance due in 2019. Arab Banking Corporation (ABC) was the sole Lead Manager. Trowers & Hamlins acted as lead counsel to the issue. […]…

Oct 25 2014 / Read More »
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Bahrain Cabinet praises swift electoral process »

Manama: Bahrain Cabinet on Sunday praised the electoral bodies for maintaining a swift and easy process for candidates for filing the nomination papers to participate in the upcoming municipal and parliamentary elections across all electoral districts. His Royal Highness, Prince […]…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »
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Bahrain’s new real estate laws to spur investments »

Manama: With over $2.8 billion invested in mega real estate projects in Bahrain, the new real estate law will stimulate the domestic investments as well attracting foreign investments, according to Charles Russell law firm. Charles Russell LLP, one of the […]…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »
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Burj Al Arab gets over 6million likes in 7 months »

Dubai: Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the World’s Most Luxurious Hotel, has been awarded the global title ‘Best Social Media Presence by an Individual Hotel, Property or Resort’ by Skift, the world’s largest travel intelligence and marketing platform. During the seven […]…

Sep 27 2014 / Read More »
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Banking & Finance

ABC HQs Bahrain

BCFC raises $53m from the market »

Manama: Bahrain Commercial Facilities Company BSC (BCFC) has successfully closed a US$53 million floating rate, unsecured note issuance due in 2019. Arab Banking Corporation (ABC) was the sole Lead Manager.…

Oct 25 2014 / Read More »

Ayadi Diyar Homes Villa won by a Bahraini »

Ayadi 4th grand prize winner, Mohammed Alattar (centre) and his family with Eyad Sater, GM Support Services, BMI Bank

Bahrain: BMI Bank, a subsidiary of Al Salam Bank – Bahrain, announced that Mohammed Ebrahim Alattar is the fourth Ayadi grand prize…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »

CBB confirms 174 cases of cards related frauds »

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Manama: The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) on Tuesday confirmed the 174 cases of alleged intrusion into accounts through ATM and credit…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »

ABG and its subsidiaries receive global accolade »

Adnan Ahmed Yousif receiving the award

Manama: Bahrain based leading Islamic banking group Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) and five of its subsidiary banking units received the “Best…

Oct 21 2014 / Read More »
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Government

Dr. Fakhro opens Cake Boutique at the Seef Corner »

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Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Fakhro confirmed government and Ministry keenness to encourage investors and support their efforts to revive the…

Oct 18 2014 / Read More »

Dr. Fakhro tours Deeko Bahrain in North Sitra »

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Industry and Commerce Minister visited Deeko Bahrain at North Sitra, where he was greeted by General Manager Zynat Diwani. During minister tour,…

Oct 18 2014 / Read More »
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Cabinet

Bahrain Cabinet praises swift electoral process »

Manama: Bahrain Cabinet on Sunday praised the electoral bodies for maintaining a swift and easy process for candidates for filing the nomination papers to participate in the upcoming municipal and…

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