Bahrain

February 4, 2001

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Bahrain\'s Middle East Bank (BMB) closed last year $57 million in the red due mainly to losses in equity and fund investments, the bank said in a statement Thursday, February 1.

January 31, 2001

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The Arab Bank, Bahrain, has successfully closed a $61.5 million bond facility for Consolidated Contractor International Company, Bahrain Tribune Wedne

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Bahrain\'s foreign minister, Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak al- Khalifa, will start a five-day official visit to Japan on February 3rd for talks on enhan

January 30, 2001

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Bahrain issued Monday an anti-money laundering law, with tough jail sentences and fines of up to BD1 million.

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Bahrain\'s emir decreed a law Monday, January 29, against money laundering, a major problem in the oil-rich Gulf Arab monarchies, the official news agency GNA said.

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Bahrain\'s emir decreed a law Monday, January 29, against money laundering, a major problem in the oil-rich Gulf Arab monarchies, the official news agency GNA said.

January 29, 2001

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Bahrain\'s Prime Minister, Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa, arrived in Kuala Lumpur on Monday for a three-day official visit to Malaysia for talk

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Tougher penalties are being brought in to enforce copyright laws in Bahrain.

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Arab Banking Corporation (ABC) received good news earlier this week, when the international ratings agency, Moody’s Investors Service, changed its long-term and short-term foreign currency deposit rat

January 28, 2001

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More than 20 jewelers from Bahrain will take part in the Wonders of Gold 2001 exhibition in Jordan, Gulf Daily News reported Sunday. A meeting of jewe

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Bahrain is a step closer to creating a national database through its newly-Government Data Network (GDN).

January 27, 2001

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The Bahraini economy is expected to grow at a robust four percent this year.

January 25, 2001

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The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has maintained profit growth with net income rising from BD16.31 million in 1999 to BD16.77m in 2000.

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The prime minister of Bahrain, Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, has issued a decree for the forming of a committee that will introduce rules and guidelines for the regulation of e-commerce activi

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The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) said Wednesday, January 24, it posted a net profit of $44 million in 2000, up slightly from $42.4 million a year earlier.