Thursday, February 14, 2019

Bahrain

Bahrain to get 15 more 5 and 4 Star Hotels

Bahrain’s hotel and restaurant sector has witnessed a growth rate of 3% according to the latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly (BEQ) report by the Bahrain...

Only expats to pay 10% municipality fees; free for Bahrainis

Only expats will now be required to pay municipality fees on rented accommodation as Bahrainis in rental apartments will no longer be required to...

10th Edition of MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition kicks-off in...

The 10th edition of the prestigious MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) for the Pan Arab Region kicks off in Bahrain today, with 74 semi-finalists from...

New auction firm a “waste of time”

A new company set up recently to manage auctions in Bahrain was a waste of government resources, according to a top elected official. Mazad...

Drivers flouting Yellow Boxes to be fined BD20 from 1st May

Drivers who flout traffic laws and cause traffic jams at road junctions by blocking traffic and ignoring yellow box rules will from 1st May...

Jail for property cheats on the way

Anyone selling off-plan property in a bogus development could face two years in jail and up to BD50,000 fine. Individuals who intentionally cheat the...

Visa cancellation shock for expats

Returning expats are finding themselves blocked from entering Bahrain, stranded at the airport and without jobs because Bahraini employers are cancelling their visas after...

Bahrain ranks second healthiest in GCC

Bahrain ranks second healthiest country in the GCC in the 2017 edition of Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index. Lebanon took the top spot in the Arab...

Shrimping ban a boon for poachers

The six-month ban imposed on "shrimping activities" in Bahrain is turning out to be a boon for poachers and smugglers who are selling tonnes...

MPs criticize Bahrain’s hefty new traffic fines

“People are selling their furniture to pay for their traffic fines" claimed MP Jamal Dawood in parliament yesterday, adding; "what we receive from the...
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