Monday, June 25, 2018

Bahrain

Telecoms revenues hit BD450 Million despite increased competition

Bahrain's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority’s (TRA) latest Annual Market Indicators Report Indicates that revenues in the telecoms industry continue to rise, reaching BD450 million in...

MP calls for end to travel bans for small debts

An MP has called for abolishing travel bans for anyone owing small sums to banks and companies.“It’s not right to restrict someone’s freedom of...

Imitating other genders to be criminalized?

Bahrain's parliament will this week debate a proposal to impose a jail sentence and fine on any man who "imitates women in their looks,...

IMF warns that Bahrain needs urgent spending cuts

Lower oil prices led to fiscal deficit of about 18% of GDP Fiscal measures could include VAT and a cut in subsidiesBahrain needs...

King Hamad praises expats’ role in Bahrain

King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa has praised the role and efforts of expatriates in Bahrain, saying that they are loved and appreciated for...

Price hike won’t stop Bahrain’s smokers

Small and medium businesses continue to suffer as Ministry of Health (MoH) takes a strong stand on its cigarette license fee hike.MoH’s hike in...

Man Arrested Over Traffic Laws Protest

Aman who allegedly instigated a protest against Bahrain traffic law has been arrested and detained at his home in Bani Jamrah. He was accused...

Ice Cream Vans Banned From Playing Music

Bahrain’s ice cream vans could be banned from playing music unless they pay an advertising fee. This rule is among new municipal regulations that...

Fees Plans Rejected

The Education Ministry will not impose any fees on non-Bahraini students in government schools, the minister, Dr. Majid Al Nuaimi, said yesterday. Responding to...

Bahrain Moves to Diversify Economy

A usterity measures in the GCC have already taken effect and Bahrain has been among the countries hit by low oil prices. Social unrest continues...

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