Telecom

Number portability within 8 hours: TRA »

SEEF: Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the Kingdom of Bahrain slashed the number portability, for both mobile and fixed lines, to eight business hours. As per the revised regulation, the service providers are…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »

TRA announces review of regulatory framework »

Mohamed Bubashait, TRA General Director

SEEF: The regulatory framework needs to be continuously reviewed to ensure that it reflects developments in what is a vibrant and rapidly changing sector, according to Bahrain’s telecom watchdog. Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »

Batelco-Gulf Air to bolster technology cooperation »

Rashid Abdulla, Batelco Bahrain CEO

MANAMA: Batelco and Gulf Air which enjoyed a longstanding working relationship over the years explored avenues of further co-operation. Batelco Bahrain Chief Executive Rashid Abdulla who briefed a delegation from Gulf Air to…

Apr 17 2014 / Read More »

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Bahrain’s ship cargo handling up 45% in 2013 »

Minister Sameera Rajab

MANAMA: The Cabinet on Sunday discussed the memorandum presented by the Minister of Transportation concerning the statistics on performance…

Apr 20 2014 / Read More »

APM Terminal to raise money through an IPO »

Sameera Rajab

MANAMA: APM Terminals, the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port, is seeking to change its status from a closed…

Apr 20 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain introduces law on nuclear, biological weapons »

Minister Sameera Rajab

MANAMA: The Cabinet on Sunday discussed and approved the proposal of issuing a law regulating provisions on weapons and…

Apr 20 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain Energy Forum attracts 120 delegates »

Minister Finance Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohgammed Al Khalifa

MANAMA: More than 120 local, regional and international delegates are preparing to meet at MEED’S Bahrain Energy forum to…

Apr 20 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain emerges as a model cosmopolitan society »

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MANAMA: The Kingdom of Bahrain has emerged a model for citizenship, religious tolerance and guaranteeing freedom to everyone through…

Apr 20 2014 / Read More »

Bapco controls diesel spill swiftly »

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MANAMA: Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) on Saturday confirmed a diesel leakage in one of the supply pipes linking refinery…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »

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BCCI members approves 2013 annual report, financials »

MANAMA: The annual general assembly of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has approved the financial statement and the annual report during a meeting on Thursday. It may be noted that it was the first time in the […]…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »
BCCI

AAOIFI plays crucial role by serving IFIs »

MANAMA: The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) continues to lead the way for developing new standards for the Islamic financial institutions (IFIs), according to a senior banker. “The valuable discussions held during the sessions will help […]…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »
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Bahrain’s ship cargo handling up 45% in 2013 »

MANAMA: The Cabinet on Sunday discussed the memorandum presented by the Minister of Transportation concerning the statistics on performance operations at sea ports for the year 2013. Speaking during the weekly post-cabinet meeting press briefing, the Minister of State for […]…

Apr 20 2014 / Read More »
Minister Sameera Rajab

Sale of Investment Gateway Bahrain kicks start »

MANAMA: Manara Developments, the Kingdom’s leading realty developer announced the kick start of the sale of phase two of the Investment Gateway-Bahrain project. This follows a remarkable success achieved in phase one of Sales of the project which was sold […]…

Apr 12 2014 / Read More »
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New hotel at Hawar Islands to stir touristic activity »

MANAMA: Al Namal and VKL Group of Companies Chairman and Managing Director Varghese Kurian briefed the Chief Executive Officer of Electricity and Water Authority Shaikh Nawaf Bin Ebrahim Bin Hamad Al Khalifa and outlined his plans for the opening of […]…

Feb 7 2014 / Read More »
Al Namal and VKL Group of Companies Chairman and Managing Director Varghese Kurian briefed the Chief Executive Officer of Electricity and Water Authority Shaikh Nawaf Bin Ebrahim Bin Hamad Al Khalifa and outlined his plans for the opening of the hotel and development of  Hawar Islands

Banking & Finance

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AAOIFI plays crucial role by serving IFIs »

MANAMA: The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) continues to lead the way for developing new standards for the Islamic financial institutions (IFIs), according to a senior…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain Bourse to implement strategic plan »

Yusif Humood

MANAMA: Bahrain Bourse’s newly appointed board of directors said that it would complete the execution of the projects of the strategic plan…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »

KHCB to provide financing for Dilmunia »

Khalil Al Meer, CEO of KHCB signs the MOU with Mohammed Khalil Al Sayed, CEO of Ithmaar Development Company in the presence of other officials from the Bank and Ithmaar Company

MANAMA: Khaleeji Commercial Bank, one of the leading Islamic banks in the Kingdom of Bahrain, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ithmaar…

Apr 17 2014 / Read More »

ABG supports major Islamic banking conference »

Governor CBB Rasheed Al Maraj, AAIOFI Chairman, Shaikh Ibrahim Al Khalifa, ABG President/CEO, Adnan Yousif during the opening session of the Conference on Monday

MANAMA: Bahrain-based leading Islamic banking group Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) is a platinum partner for the activities of two-day Annual Islamic…

Apr 14 2014 / Read More »
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Government

APM Terminal to raise money through an IPO »

Sameera Rajab

MANAMA: APM Terminals, the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port, is seeking to change its status from a closed company to a…

Apr 20 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain Energy Forum attracts 120 delegates »

Minister Finance Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohgammed Al Khalifa

MANAMA: More than 120 local, regional and international delegates are preparing to meet at MEED’S Bahrain Energy forum to discuss the exciting…

Apr 20 2014 / Read More »
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Minister Sameera Rajab

Bahrain’s ship cargo handling up 45% in 2013 »

MANAMA: The Cabinet on Sunday discussed the memorandum presented by the Minister of Transportation concerning the statistics on performance operations at sea ports for the year 2013. Speaking during the…

Apr 20 2014 / Read More »

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