May 16, 2001
An international federation of trade unions is hoping that an organization of Bahraini workers will become their first member from the Gulf Cooperatio
Gulf Air said on Tuesday, May 15, it had agreed with its insurers to pay $125,000 in compensation for each adult and $75,000 for each child killed in last year's Gulf Air crash in which all 143 people
May 12, 2001
The first Islamic rating agency is being set up by Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) and several other Islami
Bahrain’s police appealed on Friday for help in identifying a middle-aged man found dead on the Manama beach.
More than 1,000 Bahraini students will receive cash assistance from the government under a newly announced aid package.
May 11, 2001
Bahrain is in the process of setting up an industrial free zone and, once approved, would provide efficient service for national and foreign investors
May 10, 2001
A Malaysian trade delegation, headed by Trade and International Industry Minister Rafeda Aziz, will visit Bahrain on May 16-17 for talks on trade and
Bahrain’s international airport has recorded a healthy growth of 17.6 percent in passenger traffic in the first quarter of 2001 compared with the same
Gulf states finance ministers and central bank governors will hold a joint meeting with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Hors
May 9, 2001
Aluminum Bahrain (Alba), one of the Middle East's biggest smelters, said its output rose 1.8 percent to 509,690 tons in 2000, and that its new coke ca
Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) said on Tuesday it would invest 1 million dinars ($2.7 million) to upgrade its Internet services.
Bahrain and US vowed on Tuesday to further strengthen defense ties.
May 8, 2001
More people in Bahrain have died from traffic accidents in the last few years than from several infectious diseases combined, included tuberculosis, w
Bahrain’s emir asked US President George W. Bush on Monday to do more to help jump-start the Middle East's halted peace talks.
May 7, 2001
Bahrain on Sunday extended its month-long census to the end of the week in order to “enable more people to take part.”