Bahrain

March 31, 2001

03:00 GMT

Bahrain is to hold a census from April 7 to May 6, following the end of a land dispute with neighboring Qatar.

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Bahrain’s authorities have embarked on restoring one of the country’s historic mosques, and it is expected to be back in use within a year.

March 30, 2001

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Bahrain National Holding Company (BNH) has announced the payment of BD1.23 million as dividend to its shareholders for the year 2000.

March 29, 2001

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Bahrain’s telecommunications company (Batelco) announced on Wednesday the introduction of a new Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN) link with Qa

March 28, 2001

03:00 GMT

Information gathered during investigations into the Gulf Air August crash is to be published on the Internet on Sunday.

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Bahrain is to begin privatizing Government services, under the guidance of a specially created watchdog.

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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.

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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

03:00 GMT

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

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The first private university will be established in Bahrain soon.

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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

03:00 GMT

More than 100 Arab doctors and health specialists participated Saturday in a regional conference on diabetes in Manama.

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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

02:00 GMT

Bahrain is set to witness a major increase in foreign investments, especially in the fields of tourism and infrastructure projects, finance and nation

02:00 GMT

Foreign and Arab medical specialists will meet in Bahrain next month to discuss ear-nose-throat (ENT) diseases.