January 22, 2013
Bahrain hotels reported an increase of 7 per cent in occupancy rates overall and by 4 per cent last November, said a report, adding that hotel room profitability has also gone up by nearly 21 per cent.
January 21, 2013
The third Arab Economic and Social Development Summit kicks off in Riyadh on Monday aiming to boost economic integration and tackle people’s aspirations amid the Arab world’s turbulent political changes.
January 15, 2013
Bahrain will subsidies basic food staples of meat, poultry and flour to the tune of $180 million.
The reality star is reportedly set to marry her rap star boyfriend, Kanye West, in secret.
January 9, 2013
Bahrain Petroleum (Bapco) refinery's crude run last year exceeded its annual business plan by 1.83 million barrels a year, having achieved a 262,400 barrels per day production record.
December 31, 2012
A court in Bahrain sentences two police officers to seven years for beating to death a man in their custody.
Bahrain has signed six financing agreements totalling $448 million with the Saudi Development Fund to support a number of infrastructure projects as part of the GCC Development Programme.
December 27, 2012
Oil prices included in Bahrain’s 2013-2014 state budget and estimated at $90 per barrel are feasible and reflect market predictions, said a government official, Despite OPEC expecting prices to be $100 or more.
December 24, 2012
Bahrain is gearing up to host a meeting of top Gulf government ministers on Monday, which is set to focus on the Syrian crisis and regional military cooperation and economic unity.
December 23, 2012
As fuel subsidies come into focus across the region, Bahrain is to review the spending on them, which are expected to cost the treasury BD1 billion ($2.637 billion) a year by 2014.
December 20, 2012
The volume of trade exchange between China and Bahrain hit $1.2 billion in the nine months of 2012.
December 18, 2012
Work on the first phase of GCC Development Programme–funded projects is set to start in Bahrain next month.
December 17, 2012
Bahrain's ailing national carrier Gulf Air may be forced to hire 100 unemployed Bahraini pilots despite plans to slash its heacount by as much as 1,800 as part of a proposed US$492m government bailout deal, it was reported.
December 11, 2012
Fans of Zainab Al Askari were over the moon when reports surfaced that the former Khaliji actress would be making a comeback.
December 9, 2012
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit this month in Bahrain will not announce the union of the six member states, Bahrain’s foreign minister has said.