Bahrain

July 12, 2000

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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

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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.

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(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

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Batelco has cut rates on IMS services as part of its strategy to make telecom services as accessible as possible.

July 8, 2000

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states are preparing joint measures to train nationals for the job market to reduce dependence on expatr

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

May 28, 2000

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Qatar versus Bahrain, the longest legal bout in the history of the World Court, enters the final round on Monday when the two Gulf neighbors lay out t