March 28, 2001
Bahrain is to begin privatizing governmental services under the guidance of a specially created supervisory body. A variety of safeguards have been built into the privatization draft law.
The Bahrain International Bank (BIB) has reported a drop in net income for 2000, from $30.3 million in 1999 to $313,000. As a result, the bank’s board did not distribute dividends for 2000, and conseq
March 26, 2001
Qatari papers were Sunday on sale in Bahrain, a mid improving relations between the two countries since their border dispute was ended by the Internat
The first private university will be established in Bahrain soon.
An Indian driver and his Sri Lankan lover have committed suicide together in Bahrain by hanging themselves from the same ceiling fan.
March 25, 2001
More than 100 Arab doctors and health specialists participated Saturday in a regional conference on diabetes in Manama.
Bahrain’s emir Shaikh Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa called Saturday on the private sector to play a major role in enhancing economic and investment cooper
March 24, 2001
Bahrain is set to witness a major increase in foreign investments, especially in the fields of tourism and infrastructure projects, finance and nation
Foreign and Arab medical specialists will meet in Bahrain next month to discuss ear-nose-throat (ENT) diseases.
Landowners and other citizens must apply for permission before cutting down palm trees in Bahrain.
March 22, 2001
Bahrain Islamic Investment Co (BIIC), which is restructuring the management and operation, is developing wider services besides its existing consumer
Three Tunisian trade delegations, including government official and businessmen, will arrive in Bahrain next month with “an ambitious marketing campai
March 21, 2001
A special fund is to be set up to help educate children of Bahraini victims of the Gulf Air crash, which in last August killed all 143 people aboard.
A call went out Tuesday for greater community support to combat cancer, which is the second major cause of deaths in Bahrain.
March 20, 2001
Passports for 1,086 naturalized Bahrainis have been issued following the directives of the Prime Minister, Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.