The new BD300 fine for violating Bahrainisation laws was issued last month and is now in effect.  (Bahrain This Week)
May 04, 2016 - 07:59 GMT
Inspections will be increased and fines imposed for offences such as hiring ghost Bahraini workers in order to boost their expat employee numbers.
Saudi's King Fahd Causeway is a series of bridges and causeways connecting Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. (Wikipedia)
May 03, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Two new causeways linking Saudi Arabia to Bahrain and Qatar have been proposed at a sustainable development conference in Doha.
The agreement will also allow the two countries to cooperate in strengthening the technological and information infrastructure of the Bahrain Bourse. (File photo)
May 02, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The new agreement between will allow companies to be listed in both the Egyptian Exchange and Bahrain Bourse.
In recent months, gasoline prices in Bahrain have been raised by nearly 60 percent. (File photo)
May 01, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Despite tax increases on utilities, tobacco and alcohol, more efforts are needed to cut Bahrain's fiscal deficit, which is projected to reach 19.5 percent of GDP in 2016.
Bahrain's tourism sector contributed around $700 million - around 3.6 percent of GDP - in 2015. (Shutterstock/Philip Lange)
April 27, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Bahrain's Tourism and Exhibitions Authority has launched the 'Ours.Yours.' campaign to stimulate investment and attract tourists.
A number of agreements will be signed during the forum to increase investment and trade volume between the two countries. (Egyptian Presidency)
April 27, 2016 - 06:03 GMT
Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa is on a two-day official visit to boost bilateral relations and investments.
The drop in oil prices has severely affected Bahrain’s public finances, with 86 percent of the total revenues dependent on oil. (File photo)
April 25, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Credit rating agencies have put Bahrain under pressure to reduce spending or risk junk bond status.
Monsoon and Accessorize were founded in London and together have more than 1,000 stores in 70 countries around the world. (Wikipedia)
April 19, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The new partnership will see expansion of the UK fashion brand with 25 new stores in Saudi Arabia and a rollout of stores in the Gulf.
The investment will capitalise on Dubai’s growing logistics market and will offer premium warehousing facilities to tenants. (Twitter)
April 19, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The investment comprises nine freehold plots of land in the Al Quoz Industrial Area covering an area of approximately 630,000 sq ft.
The Line 6 project will boost its production by 540,000 tonnes per annum (tpa), bringing its total production capacity to 1.5 million tpa. (Image courtesy of Trade Arabia)
April 18, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) will be the world’s largest single-site aluminium smelter upon completion of the landmark Line Six project contracted to Bechtel.
Similar ageist measures have been proposed in Kuwait. (Marcopolis)
April 13, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The proposal, submitted by the National Partnership Parliamentary Bloc, has sparked a social media backlash branding the suggestion as shocking and discriminatory.
Bahrain may host American superstar Oprah Winfrey in November. (Facebook)
April 12, 2016 - 13:02 GMT
Bahrain may host American superstar Oprah Winfrey in November.
April 10, 2016 - 17:36 GMT
HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the...
The US is training to prevent maritime attacks from militant groups.
April 10, 2016 - 08:44 GMT
The US began the IMCMEX exercises in Bahrain, with over two dozen countries participating.
April 09, 2016 - 23:39 GMT
Bahrain women’s tennis team are set to debut in the Federation Cup when they participate at the hard outdoor courts of the True Arena Hua Hin venue in Thailand from next Monday till Saturday in Asia/Oceania Zine Group 2.
Bahrain's Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Khaled bin Ahmed al-Khalifa (L) with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Manama on April 7, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Al-Shaikh)
April 08, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Bahrain amid calls for protest against his visit to the Persian Gulf Arab country.