July 27, 2000
(MEBG) – Bahrain’s Minister of Electricity and Water, Shaikh Duaij bin Khalifa bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, signed on July 25 a BD 14.3 million contract to upgrade the Sitra Power and Water Station, with
July 26, 2000
New regulations at the Bahrain Stock Exchange, which will require publicly listed companies to provide more information.
July 25, 2000
The family of a Bahrain princess, Meriam Al Khalifa who eloped with a US Marine, is willing to accept the teen-ager's wish to remain in the United Sta
(MEBG) — The Bahrain-based Arab Banking Corp (ABC) has agreed to extend a loans valued at $530 million, for the financing of projects in Oman and Sharjah emirate in the UAE.
(MEBG) – The recent merger between Al-Ahli Bank of Bahrain and United Bank of Kuwait may bring with it a transformation for the Middle East banking sector, with a shift from smaller family-run banks t
July 20, 2000
Bahrain has decided to give entry facilities to Moroccan citizens wanting to visit the country, reported the Bahrain Tribune newspaper. The paper sai
July 19, 2000
(MEBG) – The first Bahraini life insurance company will officially open on October 1, 2000.
July 17, 2000
A Bahraini princess who eloped to the United States after falling in love with a US Marine will formally apply for political asylum here, her lawyer s
Bahrain\'s emir said on Monday he wanted good relations with Qatar despite a long-running territorial dispute between the two Gulf Arab states that fl
(MEBG) – As reported by the <I>Gulf times</I>, HSBC Bank Middle East announced on July 16th the launch of its new investment fund by HSBC International Capital Secured Growth Funds.
(AFP, MANAMA) - The Bahrain Petroleum Co. (Bapco) and the French contracting company Alstom have signed a $31.8-million contract to modernise the emirate's refinery equipment, a newspaper reported Mon
(MEBG)The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) and the French contracting company Alstom, signed a $31.8 million (BD12 million) agreement was on July 16. The project is scheduled to start in September t
July 16, 2000
(MEBG) – Bahrain’s Gulf International Bank signed a $400 million loan agreement on July 11, at a ceremony that took place at Le Royal Meridien Hotel.
(MEBG) – The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) reported revenues of BD1.04 millionin 1999, 4 percent more than the amount reported in 1998.
July 15, 2000
Bahrain's Al-Ahli Commercial Bank and the London-based United Bank of Kuwait (UBK) are set to merge by August and will be listed on Bahrain's stock ma