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Batelco reports net profit of BD24.9m for H1 »

Batelco Chairman

MANAMA: Batelco Group on Friday reported net profit of BD24.9million (US$66m) versus BD25.3million (US$67.1m) for the corresponding period in 2013, a slight decrease of 1% year over year and a 28% decrease since…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »

Batelco delivers 4G/LTE roaming in KSA »

Batelco, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s leading telecommunications services provider meets the needs of its customers travelling in Saudi Arabia by providing LTE Data Roaming services. Batelco was first to launch the beneficial service…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain embarks towards digital economy »

Dr Mohammed Al Amer Chairman TRA

MANAMA: Efforts to strengthen Bahrain’s digital economy will begin in earnest next year when the kingdom launches a major upgrade of its broadband internet infrastructure. “Bahrain plans to roll out a new fibre…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

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SKAL Bahrain wins global accolade »

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MANAMA: SKAL International Bahrain 370 has been awarded as the “Best Asian Club for the year 2014″ among more…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »

Investments in smart cities to reach $12b »

Bahrain Wolrd Trade Centre in the heart of Manama

El Segundo, Calif. With the number of smart cities worldwide will quadruple within a 12-year, annual investment on smart…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »

Over $45m cash windfall for Alba shareholders »

Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Al Khalifa

MANAMA: The board of directors of Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) which announced its second quarter and first half of 2014…

Jul 26 2014 / Read More »

Ukraine government falls apart as coalition collapses »

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MANAMA: The demise of Ukraine’s government was not unexpected, according to Alisa Lockwood, Head of Europe/CIS, IHS Country Risk.…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain-Sri Lanka explores JVs opportunities »

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MANAMA: The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) board members, local businessmen and Sri Lankan investors during a…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain embarks towards digital economy »

Dr Mohammed Al Amer Chairman TRA

MANAMA: Efforts to strengthen Bahrain’s digital economy will begin in earnest next year when the kingdom launches a major…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

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Bahrain-Sri Lanka explores JVs opportunities »

MANAMA: The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) board members, local businessmen and Sri Lankan investors during a meeting at Beit Al-Tejjar explored joint investment opportunities between Bahrain and Sri Lanka. “The meeting followed-up results of the successful Sri […]…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
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ABC Islamic net profit up 25% to $7.5m »

Manama: ABC Islamic Bank on Saturday said its net profit for the first half of 2014 was up 25% to $7.5 million, compared with $6 million reported in the first half of 2013. Total operating income rose to $10.7 million, […]…

Jul 26 2014 / Read More »
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China likley to takeover US in natural gas production »

London: China could overtake the US in terms of natural gas production as experts predict demand will double within the next five years. As well as providing China with an alternative source of energy, the country’s focus on this resource […]…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
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Majid Al Futtaim reports Dh12.8b revenues »

Dubai: Majid Al Futtaim on Wednesday said that its six months revenues were up 14 per cent to AED12.8billion compared to the first half of last year. The company reported its preliminary and unaudited operational and financial results for the […]…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
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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 […]…

Apr 21 2014 / Read More »
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ABC Islamic net profit up 25% to $7.5m »

Manama: ABC Islamic Bank on Saturday said its net profit for the first half of 2014 was up 25% to $7.5 million, compared with $6 million reported in the first…

Jul 26 2014 / Read More »

SICO profit up 166% to BD 5.1m in H1 »

Seef Properties Chairman Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalifa Al Khalifa

MANAMA: Bahrain-based Securities & Investment Company (SICO), net profit for the first half of 2014 increased by 166% to BD 5.1 million…

Jul 26 2014 / Read More »

S&P affirms A/A-1 ratings on ANB »

PARIS: Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services affirmed its A/A-1 long- and short-term counterparty credit ratings on Arab National Bank (ANB). The outlook…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »

AFS unveils three new products, services »

ABC HQs Bahrain

MANAMA: Bahrain-based Arab Financial Services (AFS), one of the leading payment processors in the region, announced the formal launch of three new…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
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Bapco supports Nasser 7 football tourney »

Bapco recognized At Naser 7 Closing Ceremony

MANAMA: The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) recognised for its co-sponsorship of the Nasser 7 Ramadan Football Tournament, which was held from 2-22…

Jul 26 2014 / Read More »

Bapco achieves 1m hours without a LTI »

Ebrahim Talib Deputy CEO Bapco

MANAMA: Bapco and Contractor employees achieved a new record in safety by completing one million-hours without a Lost Time Injury (LTI). This…

Jul 18 2014 / Read More »
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USA

China likley to takeover US in natural gas production »

London: China could overtake the US in terms of natural gas production as experts predict demand will double within the next five years. As well as providing China with an…

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