Bahrain

March 10, 2001

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Bahrain’s telecommunications company (Batelco) inaugurates Saturday a two-million-dollar customer service center in one of the country’s biggest shopp

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Bahrain’s garment exports surged by 40 percent last year, totaling 330 million dollars.

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More than 100 new jobs will be created for Bahrainis when four health centers extend their opening hours.

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Bahrain’s Society of Engineers (BSE) will host in October a meeting of the Supreme Council of Federation of Arab Engineers.

March 9, 2001

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The extended week-long Eid Al Adha holidays saved Bahrain from a catastrophic working week.

March 8, 2001

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague will rule on March 16 on a territorial dispute between Bahrain and Qatar.

March 7, 2001

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Bahrain’s Emir Shaikh Hamad Al Khalifa arrives Wednesday in Cairo for talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

March 6, 2001

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The Bahrain-based Arab Banking Corporation has reported a declared a net profit of $127 million for the year ended December 31, 2000, 13 percent more than the $112 million worth of net profit declared

March 5, 2001

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Bahrain's prime minister, Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, has issued an edict specifying the areas in which foreigners can buy land and build, for commercial and residential purposes.

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Arab Banking Corporation (ABC) posted a 13 percent surge in net profit in 2000 compared to 1999 on the back of more rigorous risk management and improved asset quality, the bank announced Sunday, Marc

March 4, 2001

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A human rights society has been registered in Bahrain in the context of the political reforms underway in the Gulf emirate.

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Bahrain has signed a joint declaration of cooperation with US space agency NASA.

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Bahrain will host the first Arab naval and maritime exhibition and conference next year.

March 3, 2001

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The first Islamic credit rating agency will be establishes in Manama in April.

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A Bahraini researcher has discovered a method to detect leakage from the diaphragm of a control valve actuator.