Friday, November 16, 2018

Bahrain

Bahrain: plan to further increase difference paid by locals v expats...

Plans to slash domestic electricity charges for Bahrainis by a third and pass the burden onto expatriates and the private sector were vetoed by...

Impose BD50 fee on expat drivers in Bahrain says MP

MP Ghazi Al Rahma has presented a bill to impose monthly fees not exceeding BD50 on non-Bahrainis who are holding driving licenses and those...

UAE firm to build affordable homes in Bahrain

UAE-based Nshmi International has signed a 50:50 joint venture agreement with a local private investment company to develop Bahrain’s first integrated community that focuses...

Bahrain MPs to debate penalty for cross-dressers

 A bill to award harsher penalty for cross-dressing will come up for discussion in the House of Representatives this week. The bill will be put to vote...

Bahrain: New tobacco and fizzy drinks levy on the way

Plans to levy a 50% tax on fizzy drinks and 100% on tobacco have been approved yesterday. The proposed legislation to tax unhealthy products...

King Hamad: Diversity is natural way of life in Bahrain

 Manama: King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa said that Bahrainis were happy and comfortable living in a multicultural and multifaith society as they have, for...

Bahrain building new 350,000 barrels-per-day oil pipeline

 MANAMA, Oct 10 (Reuters) - A new 350,000-barrels-per-day oil pipeline between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will be completed next year to serve the planned...

BIDEC 2017 – A Truly International Defence Show

Bahrain’s first tri-service defence exhibition, features exhibitors from 46 countries! Held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of...

Bahrain: 5 policemen injured in terrorist attack

DUBAI (Reuters) - Five Bahraini policemen were lightly injured in a “terrorist explosion” outside the capital Manama on Monday, the state news agency reported. The...

China and Bahrain may swap places on 2018 Formula One calendar...

Formula One is confident China will have a race next season but the grand prix in Shanghai may end up swapping dates with Bahrain,...
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