Telecom

European telecoms can unlock €39b potential »

MANAMA: Challenged by anticipated growth in fixed, mobile and IoT traffic, European operators are devising new technology designs and standards, drawing inspiration from highly optimized technology and business design of their Cloud peers.…

May 26 2015 / Read More »

Batelco’s wins best continuity, resilience team award »

Batelco Continuity Award - Muna and Suhaila

Manama: Batelco, Bahrain’s leading Communications Solutions Company has won the Best BCI Middle East Best Continuity and Resilience Team 2015 Award. The Awards event took place during the BCI Middle East Conference and…

May 23 2015 / Read More »

Batelco sponsors ITW Chicago 2015 »

Batelco Business Division GM Adel Daylami (1)

Manama, Bahrain: Batelco, the leading business communication solutions provider, has announced its Prime Sponsorship of ITW 2015, takes place in Chicago, USA, from May 10th to the 13th. As a leader among global…

May 5 2015 / Read More »

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Bahrain News

SCW-CBB pledges for gender equality in banking sector »

Town Hall discussion

MANAMA: The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) in cooperation with the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) hosted a town…

May 28 2015 / Read More »

Bahrain seeks US extension in TPL for 10 years »

MOIC-BCCI meeting

MANAMA: With US Tariff Preference Level (TPL) for textiles in the framework of the free trade agreement (FTA) with…

May 28 2015 / Read More »

GPIC wins Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award »

GPIC wins Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award

DUBAI: Bahrain-based Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) has been honoured with the Best Performance and the Most Outstanding Performance…

May 28 2015 / Read More »

Mumtalakat remains buoyant amid challenges »

Mumtalakat CEO Mahmood Hashim Al Kooheji

MANAMA: The global and regional economies are undoubtedly experiencing some challenging headwinds, Mumtalakat remains optimistic during 2015, according to…

May 28 2015 / Read More »

Bahrain tops the ladder in helping to preserve heritage sites »

Mounir Bouchenaki, Director, Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH), Bahrain

MANAMA: The Kingdom of Bahrain has been at the forefront of the efforts aimed at saving the heritage sites…

May 27 2015 / Read More »

Capital Governor patronizes the opening BCMS Gulf office »

group photo

MANAMA: International mergers and acquisitions advisor BCMS announced the launch of its new office in the Kingdom of Bahrain…

May 27 2015 / Read More »

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Al Hawaj Chairman and Managing Director, Jawad Al Hawaj gave opening remarks. Al Hawaj General Manager Abdul Wahab Al Hawaj unveiled the perfumes to the audience.

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Supreme Council for Women

BCCI Committee briefs merchants on food supply chain »

MANAMA: The Food & Agriculture committee of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by executive committee member Khaled Al Amin announces holding an open meeting on Wednesday 27th May 2015 at 12 noon in Al Majlis Hall on the […]…

May 26 2015 / Read More »
Khalid AMIN

Bahrain Bourse CEO assures full support to brokers »

MANAMA: Shaikh Khalifa Ebrahim Al Khalifa, CEO of the Bahrain Bourse assured Bourse’s commitment and support to all brokers at the Bourse in support of their efforts to attract investors and to continuously improve the services provided to them in […]…

May 27 2015 / Read More »
Mubasher

Alba Chairman holds talks with union »

MANAMA: The Chairman of Alba’s Board of Directors, Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa met with Alba Labour Union Chairman, Ali Bin Ali as part of a regular update between Management and the Alba Labour Union. The meeting was […]…

May 26 2015 / Read More »
Alba Union

Weak oil prices may impact Bahrain’s property market »

MANAMA: Renewed economic stability in Bahrain, which has stabilised the kingdom’s property market, has been tempered slightly by the weakness of oil prices, automatically affecting the level of office take up, job creation levels and therefore residential demand, according to […]…

May 14 2015 / Read More »
Bahrain skyline

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

Mubasher

Bahrain Bourse CEO assures full support to brokers »

MANAMA: Shaikh Khalifa Ebrahim Al Khalifa, CEO of the Bahrain Bourse assured Bourse’s commitment and support to all brokers at the Bourse in support of their efforts to attract investors…

May 27 2015 / Read More »

BCCI Committee briefs merchants on food supply chain »

Khalid AMIN

MANAMA: The Food & Agriculture committee of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by executive committee member Khaled Al Amin announces…

May 26 2015 / Read More »

Diversifying risk is an uphill task for banking industry »

He was speaking about the recent changes and future challenges of international anti money laundering regulation during Thomson Reuters, 7th Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering Seminar in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: Diversifying risk is not an easy exercise anymore for banking and financial sector and the private sector plays an…

May 26 2015 / Read More »

Bahrain-Bangladesh trade reaches $5.6m in Q1 »

BCCI Bangladesh

SANABIS: With Bahrain-Bangladesh trade volume reached $5.6million in first quarter, both sides are exploring avenues to enhance the trade by working together.…

May 26 2015 / Read More »
Bank Sohar mandates ABC to launch $250m loan facility » Al Baraka Bank Tunisia net income up 100% to $2.1m » Arcapita completes sale of J.Jill to TowerBrook » Transparency, disclosures can boost investors’ confidence » CIBAFI to host workshop on liquidity risk management »

Government

National training strategy serves as a vital pillar to success »

ILC 2015

MANAMA: Energy Minister, Dr. Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza, highlighted the importance of developing a comprehensive training system within the strategies that…

May 26 2015 / Read More »

HRH Premier issues directives to Ministries to serve citizen »

HRH Prime Minister chairing the work meeting

GUDAIBIA PALACE: His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa called upon the ministries and state departments to focus…

May 25 2015 / Read More »
Govt. utilises all resources for infrastructure development » Legislative-executive co-operation vital for democracy » Cabinet Okays state accounts of BD6.63b for 2014 »
Alba Union

Alba Chairman holds talks with union »

MANAMA: The Chairman of Alba’s Board of Directors, Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa met with Alba Labour Union Chairman, Ali Bin Ali as part of a regular update…

May 26 2015 / Read More »

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