July 12, 2000
Bahrain’s charter passenger airline industry should be able to capture an even bigger regional market share with the support from the public and private sectors.
Ghazi M. Abdul Jawad, the president and CEO of Bahrain’s Arab Banking Corporation (ABC), has outlined the organization’s plans to expand its operation throughout the Gulf region and other internationa
July 11, 2000
The Bahrain-based Gulf International Bank (GIB) announced Monday it had signed a 400-million-dollar loan facility with a consortium of 32 Arab, Asian and Western banks.
(AFP) - The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) obtained its first line of credit under Islamic lending terms, for 84 million dollars, from a syndicate co-led by Gulf International Bank, GIB The loan will
July 9, 2000
Batelco has cut rates on IMS services as part of its strategy to make telecom services as accessible as possible.
July 8, 2000
Bahrain is pushing ahead with tourism development plans for a cluster of Gulf islands at the center of a dispute with Qatar that is before the World C
June 29, 2000
Bahrain was non-committal on Thursday about whether or not it will accept a decision by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning its wrangl
Bahrain's Civil Services Bureau (CSB) recently announced the launch of a government project to manage all of Bahrain's public sector employees via an Internet-based human resources system. This initia
June 25, 2000
Bahrain's state security court has sentenced nine people to jail terms of between one and five years in connection with anti-government unrest, an exi
The six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states are preparing joint measures to train nationals for the job market to reduce dependence on expatr
One person was hospitalized with serious burns and 18 shops were gutted in a fire at a traditional covered mall in the Bahraini capital, the civil def
The State of Bahrain intends (with aid from the private sector) to develop its e-commerce sector. New principles will be sought for each state sector, in order to regulate and govern e-commerce activ
June 20, 2000
A recent 1999 Forex survey conducted by the UK-based magazine FX&MM, revealed that the Arab Banking Corporation (ABC) is ranked fifth in overall quality in the Middle East. The survey was conduct
June 12, 2000
Bahrain will host the first annual 'Life and Style Arabia 2000' show from November 7 to 11 at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre. Top manufacturers, retailers and designers of luxury goods f
May 30, 2000
Ahmed al Zayani & Sons Company, distributor of Chrysler and Dodge automobiles in Bahrain, was due on May 29 to open its new sale and service center in the capital city of Manama. The investment in