Telecom

Bahrain plans a risk free telecom infrastructure »

Mohamed Bubashait, TRA General Director

Seef District: Modern society is increasingly reliant on telecommunications. Failure to maintain a fully operational network infrastructure would pose a threat both to national security and to the effective functioning of society, according…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »

Over BD41m cash windfall for Batelco shareholders »

Batelco AGM - Board of Directors (a)

HAMALA: The shareholders of Batelco Group during its annual general meeting AGM) on Wednesday approved the financials as well as payment of cash dividends of BD41.58 million for the year 2014. The meeting…

Mar 19 2015 / Read More »

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 »

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Bahrain News

Pakistan’s top military delegation reviews ties with BDF »

Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee in Pakistan General Rashid Mahmood and his accompanying delegation, currently on a visit to Bahrain

MANAMA: Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received the Chairman…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »

Bahrain-Pakistan enjoys excellent ties in military, defence fields »

HRH Premier received at the Gudaibiya Palace on Sunday the Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, who introduced to him the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee in Pakistan General Rashid Mahmood

GUDAIBIA PALACE: His Royal Highness, Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, expressed satisfaction over the advanced level…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »

HRH PM issues directives to maintain security, stability »

HRH PM Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa

Gudaibia Palace: His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has affirmed that the latest developments…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »

Bahrain-China looks beyond $1.7b trade »

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MANAMA: The Economic Development Board (EDB) is hosting businessmen and trade officials from Hunan Province in the People’s Republic…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »

Rashdan, Hassan, AlSaei new Karting Champions »

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BIC, Sakhir: Najashi Rashdan, Hussain Hasan and Khaled Alsaei were all crowned national karting champions this past weekend. They…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »

Tamkeen’s customer-centric strategy yields positive results »

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Manama: Tamkeen’s strategy, which revolves around enhancing quality, serving customers, and achieving results, is already paying dividends as we…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »

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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 »
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GCC-wide Credit Reference Bureau link by early 2016 »

MANAMA: In a move to integrate the data base of the corporate institutions, the GCC Credit Reference Bureau will be linked by early next year making possible for banks and financial institutions to share the corporate clients information across the […]…

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BENEFIT

Wintershall reports over 1b euro profit fourth year in a row »

Abu Dhabi: Wintershall made a profit of more than one billion euros in 2014, for the fourth year in a row. The net income after taxes and minority interests was 1.464 billion euros (2013: 1.730). “Despite the low oil price, […]…

Mar 23 2015 / Read More »
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Investment Gateway records 89% sale of plots »

Manama: Investment Gateway Bahrain is one of the Manara’s major developments underway as 89% of the plots have already been sold, according to Dr. Hasan Al Bastaki, Managing Director of Manara Developments. “The decision undertaken in September 2014 to changing […]…

Mar 22 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 […]…

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GCC-wide Credit Reference Bureau link by early 2016 »

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Bahrain plans efficient, cost effective fund transfer system »

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MANAMA: The Kingdom of Bahrain, the home of over 400 financial institutions will see the implementation of another strategic service called the…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »

Online payment threats on the rise in MENA region »

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Dubai, UAE: As digital payments rise it’s important that we quantify the risks and look to combat the threat with robust measures,…

Mar 26 2015 / Read More »

ICD-AIB ink agreement to collaborate in leasing business in Egypt »

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt: The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (http://www.icd-idb.com), the private sector arm of the…

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Bahrain introduces eMeeting++ System »

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Manama: In line with latest trends, the eGovernment Authority (eGA) has launched the cloud computing version of the eMeeting++ (Meeting Plus Plus)…

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Wintershall reports over 1b euro profit fourth year in a row »

Abu Dhabi: Wintershall made a profit of more than one billion euros in 2014, for the fourth year in a row. The net income after taxes and minority interests was…

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