Bahrain

March 13, 2001

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Bahrain and the World Health Organization have discussed joint projects for 2000-2001 and the health cooperation program for 2002 and 2003.

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The Amnesty International delegation visiting Bahrain have “expressed satisfaction with the country’s sincere efforts in bolstering the principles of

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The Bahrain National Holding Company, which includes the Bahrain National Insurance and the Bahrain National Life Assurance Co., announced that profits in 2000 stood at 1.86 million dinars, 7.5 percen

March 12, 2001

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A ‘quiet day’ of contemplation will be led by the Rt. Reverend Clive Handford, Anglican bishop in Cyprus and the Gulf on March 23 in Awali, Bahrain.

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Emir Sheikh Hamad al Khalifa will meet with Bahrainis who have returned from exile under a general amnesty as part of a reconciliation program.

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UAE customers of the international parcel transportation company, Federal Express, will now on be able to receive or dispatch packages 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

March 11, 2001

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Bahrain’s health ministry started Saturday a campaign aimed at reducing and eventually eliminating the prevalence of hepatitis B among infants and chi

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An Amnesty International delegation held talks Sunday with senior officials in Bahrain following a democracy referendum and the release of political p

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More than 1,000 Arab and foreign delegates have already registered for the Middle East Oil Show (MEOS) conference, which begins next Saturday in Manam

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The Manama-based Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) profits reached 40 million dollars last year, up from nine millions in 1999.

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

02:00 GMT

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