Bahrain

December 18, 2000

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Bahrain will host the 9th Middle East Corrosion Conference and Exhibition in February next year, Bahrain Tribune reported Monday The Event is being or

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The Bahraini government approved the setting up of a $265-million tourism company to develop the state's tourism industry.

December 16, 2000

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Bahrain\'s Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa announced Saturday that his Gulf Arab state is to restore a directly elected parliament as part of a

December 13, 2000

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Power supplies will be cut off to buildings which breach fire safety regulations, The Gulf Daily News reported Wednesday, quoting Bahrain\'s Interior

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The Ethiopian government has asked the authorities in Bahrain to suspend a death sentence imposed on a young Ethiopian housemaid who killed her employ

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A 10-million-Bahraini dinar deal was signed to build a four-star hotel in Bahrain, expected to employ 300 Bahrainis upon its completion in July 2002.

December 12, 2000

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The exiled Bahraini opposition on Tuesday criticized the emir\'s appointment of six new members to a committee working on a national charter for the G

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The board of directors of the Aluminum Bahrain Company, Alba, will meet soon to discuss the feasibility study for increasing the company’s production capacity by 50 percent.

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The Bahrain-based First Islamic Investment Bank (FIIB) has launched a bid worth more than $80 million for the Caribou Coffee Company of the United States, a newspaper reported Monday, December 11.

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A planned $1.5 billion Islamic fund to finance infrastructure projects will establish its Asian regional office in Brunei, the fund\'s manager said Monday, December 11. Emerging Markets Partnership (B

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HSBC Investment Bank and Emirates Bank International announced last week that they had managed to syndicate a $60 million term loan facility for United Gulf Bank (UBG).

December 6, 2000

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Bahrain could declare itself a kingdom without any change in the ruling system, a senior official said Wednesday in reaction to Arab press reports tha

December 4, 2000

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Bahrain-based Life Insurance Corp (International), a subsidiary of India\'s Life Insurance Corp (LIC) plans to open offices in Dubai and Oman as part

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The final touches are being put to a $1.5 billion Islamic fund, which will be managed in Bahrain, reported the <I>Gulf Daily Tribune</I>. Sponsored by the Islamic Development Banks (IDB), The 10-year

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BNP Paribas, the world’s sixth largest private bank in terms of assets, is moving its Middle East private banking headquarters from Geneva to Bahrain, reported the <I>Gulf daily Tribune</I>, and has a