Bahrain

October 18, 2005

07:44 GMT

A total of BD2 billion was invested in Bahrain's real estate market during 2004 but the 3 per cent registration fee was paid in respect of only BD36 million of property Jameel Al Matrook told the Shur

07:36 GMT

Families ordered to stop building their homes to make way for a new highway won a reprieve on Monday. A decree banning people from building in the new residential area Saraya 2, off Budaiya Highway, h

07:32 GMT

A new Supreme Council for Real Estate Development could shortly be on the way, the GDN has reported. The five councillors behind the proposal suggested that the new council would help organise the rea

07:29 GMT

A new fixed land registration fee could soon be introduced, if a Shura Council plan gets the approval. According to the GDN, Shura (Parliament) Council members believe a fixed land registration fee of

October 17, 2005

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October 13, 2005

07:05 GMT

The renovation of the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel and Spa will be completed on November 1, unveiling 245 new rooms, suites and an expanded Ritz-Carlton Club, the GDN reported.

October 12, 2005

10:57 GMT

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07:38 GMT

Bahraini MPs on Tuesday voted for new laws banning any ties with Israel. They also demanded the re-opening of the Israeli Boycott Office, to block imports of Israeli goods.

07:33 GMT

Claims about low level work on homes being renovated or rebuilt under a nationwide scheme were dismissed Tuesday. According to GDN, the claims were raised from Southern Municipal Council vice-chairman

October 11, 2005

08:25 GMT

Thousands of residents in Abu Quwah village and neighbouring areas may benefit from a housing project proposed by the Northern Municipal Council, the GDN reported on Tuesday.

October 10, 2005

16:08 GMT

Chairman of Bahrain's Shura Council Dr. Faisal bin Radhi Al Mousawi chaired Monday the third weekly session in its third term. During the session MPs

06:19 GMT

A BD10 million insurance policy on Sunday was signed for Bahrain's new Sitra Shopping Mall, due to open by the end of the year. Bahrain National Insurance (BNI) will insure Bahrain's first seafront ma