Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Bahrain

Bahrain: EWA bills shocked the residents of Hidd

Residents of Hidd were horrified to receive un-subsidized electricity and water bills a few days ago as they became fresh customers to the Electricity...

Former wife of Bahrain’s crown prince, Sheikha Hala, passes away

Shaikha Hala bint Daji Al Khalifa, former wife of Bahrain's crown prince, passed away late on Saturday night, according to Bahrain News Agency."With full...

Bahrain: 40% of traffic violations last year involved speeding

According to new statistics released by the General Directorate of Traffic, violations have consistently increased in the past years. The number of traffic violations...

Saudi and UAE princes shatter dream of Gulf Arab unity

For three decades it was billed as a European Union for the Gulf, an alliance of brotherly Arab monarchies that would one day have...

Major Investor Sheds Bahrain Bonds and Warns of Crisis

Franklin Templeton Investments has cut back its debt holdings in Bahrain, citing the “very serious” threat that the cash-strapped nation will experience an economic...

Bahrain: Traffic signals improvement to begin next week

Phase one of development works to improve traffic signals on Shaikh Jabir Al Ahmad Al Sabah Highway will commence next week, announced the Ministry...

Bahrain: 10-year residency permit for expat investors costs BD600

The 10-year renewable residency permit on a self-sponsorship basis for foreign investors will cost 600 Bahraini dinar (Dh5,835).The fee for the two-year residency permit...

Bahrain: Huge profits for charity societies during Ramadan

Charity during Ramadan helps generating huge profits for many charitable societies in the Kingdom.They offer fast-breaking coupons, charity cards and other things for various...

Bahrain: Plans To Increase Rents For Central Market Vendors

According to council member Iman Al Qahatani, the Capital Council is mulling plans to increase rents at the Central Market.She said the rents were...

Bahrain: Proposal for new pension law – Rejected

The Council of Representatives yesterday rejected a controversial proposed law which will bestow a government authority the right to control citizens’ pensions. The move...

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