Bahrain

June 15, 2005

14:20 GMT

The Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA) is developing a new, modernized licensing framework that better serves the needs of financial firms doing business i

10:01 GMT

A total of US$25.2 million was spent on advertising during the first quarter of this year, up 3.6 per cent compared to US$24.3m during the same period last year.

June 14, 2005

June 13, 2005

21:50 GMT

The Arab World will finally be on the threshold of increased market development and wealth creation as a result of the launch of the Arabian Gulf and MENA Regions first ever Venture Capital Bank.

June 12, 2005

09:31 GMT

Work was launched on two apartment block towers, together costing BD18 million, in Seef and near the Shaikh Hamad Causeway linking Manama to Muharraq. According to GDN, both projects are to be managed

June 9, 2005

07:25 GMT

Bahrain's Al Areen Desert Spa and Resort project is the culmination of Bahrain’s efforts to promote the family and quality tourism, Bahrain Tribune reported. The $750 million project will give a new d

June 8, 2005

07:42 GMT

Bahrain is a nation in debt, with BD1 billion (some US$2.65 billion) outstanding in personal bank loans. Now a national campaign is being launched to break the debt culture and to re-educate borrowers

07:35 GMT

Bahrain-based Projects Holding Company WLL has launched a plan to combine two business divisions handling local and international properties. According to GDN, Its business division, The Property Shop

07:32 GMT

Parts of the Samaheej coastal area are being reclaimed for government and private housing projects, Bahrain's Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza told MPs Tuesday.

June 7, 2005

17:21 GMT

Speaker of the National Assembly Jassem Al-Kharafi received a cable of gratitude for warm hospitality from Chairman of the Bahraini Shura Council Dr.