Telecom

Etisalat to develop a single carrier 400 Gbps technology »

Etisalat Group and Huawei

Abu Dhabi: Etisalat Group, the leading telecoms operator in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, and Huawei have confirmed plans to jointly research and develop a more advanced category of fiber network technology…

Mar 5 2015 / Read More »

Mobile telephony subscribers to reach 4.6b »

BARCELONA, Spain: An additional one billion people will become mobile subscribers over the next five years, according to a major new GSMA report published at Mobile World Congress on Thursday. The new report,…

Mar 5 2015 / Read More »

Mobile industry contributes $3t to the global GDP »

Barcelona: The mobile industry is a cornerstone of the global economy. In 2014, the mobile industry contributed US$3 trillion to the world’s economy, equivalent to 3.8 per cent of global Gross Domestic Product…

Mar 5 2015 / Read More »

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Bahrain News

Al Zayani meets with UNWTO Chief in Berlin »

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BERLIN: Minister of Industry and Commerce meets with the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization in Berlin. Minister of…

Mar 5 2015 / Read More »

Al Zayani holds talks with Omani Tourism Minister »

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Berlin: On the sidelines of Bahrain participation in the International Tourism Bourse (ITB) 2015 Berlin Minister of Industry and…

Mar 5 2015 / Read More »

Shaikh Hamad remains unbeat into 6th round today »

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BIC, Sakhir: Championship leader Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa is upbeat heading into this Friday’s sixth round of…

Mar 5 2015 / Read More »

All is set for final of Drag Race Championship »

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Al Sakhir, BIC: All is set for the fifth and final round of the 2014/2015 Bahrain National Drag Racing…

Mar 5 2015 / Read More »

Sheikha Lubna to deliver a keynote address at Congress »

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Manama: Bahrain Business and Professional Women International Federation (BPW) announced that Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation…

Mar 5 2015 / Read More »

BIA to mark Insurance Week 2015 »

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MANAMA: Inspired by the success of the “Insurance Awareness Week 2014” campaign, Bahrain Insurance Association (BIA) has announced its…

Mar 5 2015 / Read More »

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  5. Etisalat to develop a single carrier 400 Gbps technology
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BCCI seeks special status for Asian traders, businessmen »

MANAMA: The Kingdom of Bahrain being a trading hub in the region enjoys very strong ties with the Asian traders and businesses and this is a right to further develop this strategic relationship to a next level, according to a […]…

Feb 16 2015 / Read More »
Sajid Sheikh Chairman BATC with the Minister Zayed Zayani during the meeting

BIA to mark Insurance Week 2015 »

MANAMA: Inspired by the success of the “Insurance Awareness Week 2014” campaign, Bahrain Insurance Association (BIA) has announced its plans to conduct the annual event in 2015. The awareness campaign, will run from 11 to 18th March, and will be […]…

Mar 5 2015 / Read More »
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Alba adds new rectiformer to Line 5 »

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), a leading aluminium smelter in the world, successfully completed the integration of an additional Line 5 Rectiformer (R50). The Rectiformer is a critical piece of power equipment used in the smelting process. The addition of R50 […]…

Feb 26 2015 / Read More »
Alba adds new Rectiformer to Line 5

Dragon City Bahrain leased over 60% retail space »

Bahrain: Dragon City, the new 115,000-sq-m mall development, which is under construction in the southwest corner of Diyar Al Muharraq City in Bahrain, has already pre-let more than 60% of space, according to Cluttons. Unlike conventional malls, Dragon City will […]…

Mar 4 2015 / Read More »
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Tourism serves as most vibrant sector of economy »

MANAMA: With revenues from tourism sector reaching BD228million in 2014, the hospitality sector remains as one of the most vibrant sectors of the national economy, according to the Minister. The Minister of Industry and Commerce Zayed R. Alzayani was speaking […]…

Feb 24 2015 / Read More »
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Banking & Finance

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BIA to mark Insurance Week 2015 »

MANAMA: Inspired by the success of the “Insurance Awareness Week 2014” campaign, Bahrain Insurance Association (BIA) has announced its plans to conduct the annual event in 2015. The awareness campaign,…

Mar 5 2015 / Read More »

ABIB wins Best Islamic Bank in Bahrain award »

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MANAMA: Al Baraka Islamic Bank was chosen as the Best Islamic Bank in the Kingdom of Bahrain for 2015 for the third…

Mar 5 2015 / Read More »

Turkey Finans Katilim Bankasi to open branch in Bahrain »

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Manama: The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has granted a license to Turkey Finans Katilim Bankasi A.S., to open a branch in…

Mar 4 2015 / Read More »

BIBF training programme to target $2t market »

Present were during the Press conference were Khalid Hamad, Chairman of the Waqf Fund and Executive Director Banking Supervision at the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB); Rafi-uddin Shikoh, CEO and Managing Director of Dinar Standard; and Ahmed Al Rayes, Head of the Centre for Academics and Acting Head of the Centre for Islamic Finance at BIBF, and moderated by BIBF’s Head of Marketing and Communications, Hisham Abu Alfateh

Manama: The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) on Wednesday announced the launch of a training programme to cater for the…

Mar 4 2015 / Read More »
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Government

Minister applauds HM King’s patronage for BIGS 2015 »

Bahrain's 1st lady at the BIGS 2015

MANAMA: Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Essam bin Abdullah Khalaf applauded Bahrain International Garden Show (BIGS) 2015 which is…

Feb 26 2015 / Read More »

Bahrain’s 1st lady applauds agriculture, farming initiatives »

Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the National Initiative for Agricultural Development Consultative Board, opened Bahrain International Garden Show (BIGS) 2015 and the 50th Flower and Vegetable Exhibition

MANAMA: His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa deputised Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM…

Feb 26 2015 / Read More »
HRH Princess Sabeeka honours winners of BIGS competition » Security, stability remains crucial for economic development » Bahrain on the right path of development, progress »
Alba adds new Rectiformer to Line 5

Alba adds new rectiformer to Line 5 »

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), a leading aluminium smelter in the world, successfully completed the integration of an additional Line 5 Rectiformer (R50). The Rectiformer is a critical piece of power…

Feb 26 2015 / Read More »

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