Telecom

Mobile broadband prices down 65% in Bahrain »

Mohamed Bubashait, TRA General Director

Seef District: Bahrain’s competitive broadband market continues to deliver significant benefits to residential customers and small enterprises, through lower prices and more attractive service features such as higher service speeds and data allowances,…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Experts urge measures for online protection for child »

TRA Director of Cyber Security, Dr. Khalid Bin Duaij Al Khalifa

Seef District: Three-day workshop organised by Telecommunications Regulatory Authority Bahrain (TRA) in cooperation with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) opened on Sunday highlighting the tools of Child Online Protection. The workshop involves several…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain tops the ladder in telecom liberalisation »

Dr Mohammed Ahmed Al Amer

Seef District: Bahrain has been at the forefront of liberalization in the MENA region, according to World Bank report. “Across the region, only Bahrain and Jordan have implemented a policy of full liberalization…

Sep 8 2014 / Read More »

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Japan supports Bahrain’s initiative on dialogue »

Japanese Ambassador Shigeki Sumi

Manama: The outgoing Japanese Ambassador in Bahrain Shigeki Sumi said that his country would continue to support the dialogue…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

Japanese envoy assures future co-operation in all vital areas »

Japanese Ambassador Shigeki Sumi during a Press Conference

MANAMA: The outgoing Japanese Ambassador in Bahrain Shigeki Sumi said that Japan-Bahrain ties have entered into a new era…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain says no to Qatarisation of its nationals »

Shaikh Rashid Bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Interior Minister

Manama: Interior Minister Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa showed displeasure over Qatar’s policy of offering Qatari citizenship…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

US considering sending combat troops to Iraq »

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Any US ground combat deployment in Iraq is likely to be small and focused on air-strike support, according to…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Court imposes travel ban on Mariam Al Khawaja »

Ministry of Justice Affairs

Manama: In accordance with an order from the high criminal court, Mariam Abdulhadi Al Khawaja was released dependent on…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Batelco-AIESEC joins forces for global leader initiative »

Batelco

Manama: Batelco, as part of its commitment to education is supporting a new initiative to inspire youth and help…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

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  5. Mobile broadband prices down 65% in Bahrain
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BCCI-Egypt to enhance ties in labour sector »

MANAMA: During a meeting with the president of the Egyptian Trade Union Federation Bahrain Chamber mulls ways to bolster its cooperation with Egypt in the labour field First Vice-Chairman of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry Othman Alryes received the […]…

Sep 4 2014 / Read More »
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S&P assigns AAA rating on Luxembourg treasury securities »

Madrid: Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services assigned its ‘AAA’ rating to Luxembourg treasury securities SA’s proposed sukuk certificates. Luxembourg Treasury Securities SA, a trustee incorporated in Luxembourg, wholly owned by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (AAA/Stable/A-1+), plans to issue euro-denominated […]…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Bapco sponsors the BFDS festival »

The Bahrain Petroleum Company’s (BAPCO) sponsored the Bahrain Federation of Disabled Sports (BFDS) in order to support the upcoming Charity Wheelchair-Basketball Festival. This sponsorship comes under Bapco’s continuous efforts to improve the services provided by the Federation for people with […]…

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Bapco Sponsors Bahrain Disabled Sport Federation

Swarovski partners with Tebyan »

Dubai: Dubai-based property developer Tebyan has signed a partnership agreement with Austrian crystal giant Swarovski at its headquarters in Wattens, Austria, to create the first-of-its-kind crystal-inspired ‘Sparkle Towers at Dubai Marina’. Branded as Space Marveled by SWAROVSKI, the ultra-luxurious resort-style […]…

Sep 8 2014 / Read More »
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Bahrainis tops the ladder on holidays spending »

Manama: With 93% of Bahrainis plan to spend the same or more on luxury in 2015, majority of the Bahrainis tops the ladder in terms of spending on holidays, according to the findings of survey. “Nearly two-thirds (59%) of luxury […]…

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S&P assigns AAA rating on Luxembourg treasury securities »

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ICIEC-SMBCE bolsters collaboration in vital areas »

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Jeddah: The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, and…

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IsDB’s $1.5b fixed-rate trust certificates get rating »

Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), rated Aaa/AAA/AAA by Moody’s, S&P and Fitch (all stable outlook), has successfully priced $1.5 billion, five-year, trust certificates…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Chartered Institute of Marketing accolades for BIBF »

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Manama: Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) received three letters of commendation from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for achieving…

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Health & safety course for Bapco managers conclude »

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Awali: The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) held a one day Health and Safety Course for its Managers at the Bapco Club in…

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Dr. Fakhro opens Santa Maria outlet »

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Bapco Sponsors Bahrain Disabled Sport Federation

Bapco sponsors the BFDS festival »

The Bahrain Petroleum Company’s (BAPCO) sponsored the Bahrain Federation of Disabled Sports (BFDS) in order to support the upcoming Charity Wheelchair-Basketball Festival. This sponsorship comes under Bapco’s continuous efforts to…

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