Telecom

Batelco offers the best broadband packages »

Manama: Batelco, the Kingdom’s leading Broadband services provider has already upgraded its Broadband packages twice since the beginning of the year, with customers benefitting from automatic upgrades offering higher speeds, bigger thresholds and…

Aug 17 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain emerges as a hotspot for telecom business »

Taiba Al Binali, Manager of Communications and Media

Seef District: The Kingdom of Bahrain’s telecom sector has emerged as one of the vital pillars of the economy. The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority Bahrain (TRA) has published its Annual Report for the year…

Aug 16 2014 / Read More »

Batelco gets court extension in its claim of $212m »

New Group CEO Alan Whelan

Manama: Batelco Group, the international Telecommunications Group with operations across 14 countries, was successful in two applications on the 5th August before the English High Court as part of its ongoing efforts to…

Aug 6 2014 / Read More »

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BAC obtains Aerodrome Certification for BIA »

CEO of BAC receicing the certificate from The Undersecretary of the CAA

MANAMA: Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing and operating body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), celebrated the renewal of…

Aug 21 2014 / Read More »

ADX achieves 99% in disclosure compliance »

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Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced that it has succeeded in achieving a compliance rate of 99%…

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

SCPE invests $75m in Topaz Energy and Marine »

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UAE: Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) announced today the acquisition of a minority stake in Topaz Energy and Marine…

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

Bright growth prospects for Kuwait’s petrochemical sector »

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Kuwait: In the backdrop of government investments and a thriving hydrocarbon sector, Kuwait’s petrochemicals sector is set to grow,…

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

Journalist’s beheading by IS may draw America into Iraq »

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In beheading the US journalist, it appears that the Islamic State is not shying away from drawing the US…

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

BDF capable of protecting the Kingdom »

HM King arrives at BDF General Command HQs

MANAMA: His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa paid a visit to the BDF General Command headquarters where…

Aug 19 2014 / Read More »

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Saudi stock market expects $55b foreign investments »

MANAMA: Finally, the largest MENA and GCC market will soon be opened to foreigner investors, with an expected $55billion of inflows, according to a report. Last month, Saudi Arabia revealed its intention to open up its $570billion stock market to […]…

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »
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Bahrain Bourse honours Investors Relation Programme participants »

MANAMA: Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa and Ali Moosa, Managing Director and Senior Country Officer of J.P. Morgan Bahrain received the group of participants who attended the Investor Relations program that was organized […]…

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Bapco achieves 4th periodic OHSAS 18001:2007 Audit »

AWALI: The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) has carried out its 4th Periodic OHSAS 18001: 2007 external audit, which was carried out by the DNV. In this regard, a close out meeting was recently conducted on at the Bapco Refinery. The […]…

Aug 21 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 […]…

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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 […]…

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Bahrain Bourse honours Investors Relation Programme participants »

MANAMA: Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa and Ali Moosa, Managing Director and Senior Country Officer of J.P. Morgan Bahrain received the group of…

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Over 14000 professionals clear level III CFA Exam »

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CFA Institute announced that of 26,882 candidates that sat for the Level III CFA exam in June 2014, 54 percent passed the…

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Basel III could help to boost Islamic banks’ capitalization »

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PARIS: Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services believes the Islamic Financial Services Board’s (IFSB) revised capital requirements for Basel III could help to…

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Saudi stock market expects $55b foreign investments »

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HM King arrives at BDF General Command HQs

MANAMA: His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa paid a visit to the BDF General Command headquarters where he was welcomed…

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Bahrain setup a committee to implement Riyadh agreement »

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MANAMA: The Cabinet on Sunday decided to set up a committee headed by the Foreign Minister to take the necessary procedures for…

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Bapco achieves 4th periodic OHSAS 18001:2007 Audit »

AWALI: The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) has carried out its 4th Periodic OHSAS 18001: 2007 external audit, which was carried out by the DNV. In this regard, a close out…

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