February 13, 2013
Despite continued unrest in the small island nation, Bahrain's economy is forecast to grow by more than six per cent this year, say experts.
Bahrain Air ceased all operations and filed for voluntary liquidation in a surprise move last night.
February 10, 2013
Bahrain has opened a new round of dialogue between opposition and pro-regime groups aimed at solving the two-year-old political crisis.
February 6, 2013
The government is pushing for an end to blanket subsidies as part of attempts to slash "unnecessary spending."
January 31, 2013
Bahrain is set to reconsider the rates of so-called 'Bahrainisation', the cost of hiring a certain number of expatriate workers, in an effort to boost the economy.
January 23, 2013
Bahrains to build and hand over more than 30,000 government homes to citizens over the next five years, a senior government official said.
January 22, 2013
Bahrain hotels reported an increase of 7 per cent in occupancy rates overall and by 4 per cent last November, said a report, adding that hotel room profitability has also gone up by nearly 21 per cent.
January 21, 2013
The third Arab Economic and Social Development Summit kicks off in Riyadh on Monday aiming to boost economic integration and tackle people’s aspirations amid the Arab world’s turbulent political changes.
January 15, 2013
Bahrain will subsidies basic food staples of meat, poultry and flour to the tune of $180 million.
The reality star is reportedly set to marry her rap star boyfriend, Kanye West, in secret.
January 9, 2013
Bahrain Petroleum (Bapco) refinery's crude run last year exceeded its annual business plan by 1.83 million barrels a year, having achieved a 262,400 barrels per day production record.
December 31, 2012
A court in Bahrain sentences two police officers to seven years for beating to death a man in their custody.
Bahrain has signed six financing agreements totalling $448 million with the Saudi Development Fund to support a number of infrastructure projects as part of the GCC Development Programme.
December 27, 2012
Oil prices included in Bahrain’s 2013-2014 state budget and estimated at $90 per barrel are feasible and reflect market predictions, said a government official, Despite OPEC expecting prices to be $100 or more.
December 24, 2012
Bahrain is gearing up to host a meeting of top Gulf government ministers on Monday, which is set to focus on the Syrian crisis and regional military cooperation and economic unity.