Thursday, November 15, 2018

Bahrain

Bahrain: Flexi work permit sees big response

MORE than 2,000 illegal expatriate workers have legalised their stay in Bahrain ever since a new work permit scheme was launched last July, it...

Bahrain: Prices of 920 goods up on new tax effect

Manama : The prices of more than 920 products – tobacco, energy drinks and soft drinks - rose in most of the commercial outlets in the...

Bahrain: Buying frenzy by smokers on eve of new tax

SEVERAL supermarkets across Bahrain reported panic buying of cigarettes last night, on the eve of the ‘sin tax’ coming into force.From today, excise tax...

Blaze horror: 10 shops gutted in Manama Suq, Bahrain

AT least 10 shops suffered major damage in a massive blaze that erupted inside the Manama Suq yesterday, leading to hundreds of thousands of...

Bahrain to implement ‘sin tax’ from Saturday

Bahrain will start implementing the new ‘sin tax’ from Saturday.The tax will double the price of energy drinks and lead to a 50 per...

Tourists spent more than BD900 million in Bahrain this year

TOURISTS spent more than BD900 million in Bahrain this year, revealed latest statistics.The Industry, Commerce and Tourism Ministry yesterday said that 8.7 million visitors...

Bahrain International Airport offers state-of-the-art car park facility

BAHRAIN’s airport now offers a permanent state-of-the-art overflow car park for passengers.The car park’s tariff is BD1 per day, and includes a complimentary shuttle...

VIDEO: Firemen battle blaze in a shop in Manama

Civil Defence extinguished the fire in a building in Manama Suq by 13 vehicles and 49 personnel. Initial details indicate that no injuries were...

Bahrain’s largest shopping festival starts next month

TOURISM spending is expected to increase as the country’s largest shopping festival starts next month with a unique line-up of events.The fourth edition of...

Bahrain’s jobless rate at highest levels since 2013

BAHRAIN’S unemployment rate last year hit the highest levels since 2013, according to latest government statistics.A detailed report comprising from 2011 to 2016 covering...
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