Saturday, February 24, 2018

Money & Business

Interests on Personal Loans from Bahrain Banks Expected to Increase

An economic report published by a local newspaper mentioned that interest on personal loans in Bahrain increasingly rose nearly two years ago and it...

Bahrain will go ahead with value-added tax, finance minister says

Bahrain will go ahead with imposing a value-added tax to strengthen state finances, Minister of Finance Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed al-Khalifa said on Wednesday,...

Bahrain’s economic growth expected to accelerate

Manama: Bahrain's central bank governor said on Tuesday that the country's economic growth might accelerate because of the recovery of oil prices since mid-2017, but...

Wage protection system on way for private sector employees

Manama: The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, yesterday initiated a step to implement a system that seeks...

Saudi women don’t need male permission to start businesses

JEDDAH: Saudi women do not need the permission of a male guardian to start their own business, according to the Ministry of Commerce and...

Shaikh Mohammad’s family photo goes viral.

Dubai: The ruling family of Dubai flew to Bahrain over the weekend, with one photo in particular circulating rapidly over social media.His Highness Shaikh...

UAE seeks ‘brilliant minds’ for latest space project

The United Arab Emirates this month launched a two million AED ($545,000) seed fund to bankroll researchers and projects pursuing the future of human...

Why 2 fish varieties have been banned in UAE for 2...

The UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) has launched an awareness campaign to remind fishermen that trading local or imported Sheri and...

Saudi Arabia’s economy is already feeling the effects of VAT

SAUDI: A measure of business activity in Saudi Arabia’s non-oil economy dropped sharply to a record low in January, as the implementation of a...

Departure of expatriates seriously affects real estate market

KUWAIT CITY: Secretary of Kuwait Real Estate Association Qais Al-Ghanem affirmed that the real estate market in the country has been seriously affected by...

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