Meet ICT and BITEX starts
March 20, 2019

The ninth edition of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) conference, MEET ICT, and the Bahrain International Technology Exhibition (BITEX) commenced yesterday (Tuesday) and will run till 21st March 2019 at Gulf Convention Centre – Gulf Hotel, Bahrain.

The conference is being held under the patronage of HE the Transportation and Telecommunications Minister Kamal bin Ahmed, in the presence of HE the Chief Executive Officer of the"...

Refinitiv MENA Regulatory Summit Debates Impacts of Global Regulatory Change in response to financial crime
March 20, 2019

Refinitiv held today the 13th MENA Regulatory Summit in partnership with the Union of Arab Banks and the MENA Financial Crime Compliance Group. More than 40 panellists debated the global regulatory landscape and its influence on the MENA region, including financial crime risk, de-risking, financial inclusion and the digital revolution in financial services, such as cyber security, cryptocurrency and blockchain.

Wissam Fattouh, Secretary General of Union"...

A hi-tech move to help pedestrians
March 20, 2019

New technologies have been installed at selected pedestrian crossing signals in the Kingdom to curb accidents, it was announced. Smart sensor technology is being applied at pedestrian crossings, announced Works, Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning Ministry, Kadhem Abdullatif.

He explained that the technology works by detecting the presence of pedestrians and adjusting the traffic lights accordingly. This would add safety as the traffic light would"...

BIA emergency exercise highlights safety measures
March 20, 2019

The Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) in co-operation with its partners and Gulf Air marked the successful conclusion of Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) 16th full-scale emergency exercise, demonstrating co-ordination among diverse stakeholders to handle crisis scenarios and the execution of the Airport Emergency Plan.

The bi-annual exercise plays a major role in improving overall airport safety by accessing the capabilities, readiness, and effectiveness"...

Outstanding projects win national honours for Bahrain
March 20, 2019

Three outstanding projects have been selected as the national winners for Bahrain by the MEED Projects Awards, in association with Mashreq.

The Ibis Styles Bahrain Project by Action Hotels was among the top winners, securing the judges’ nod in three categories, namely Commercial Property Project of the Year, Small Project of the Year and Tourism & Leisure Project of the Year.


Bahrain’s First Learning Village opens
March 20, 2019

Manama, Mar. 19 (BNA): Labour Fund (Tamkeen) Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ebrahim Janahi has today inaugurated Bahrain’s First Learning Village, being, being organized by ThinkSmart for Development and Training.

The three-day is being March 2019 at the Gulf Convention Centre, Gulf Hotel Bahrain. It opens from 9:00am - 4:00pm in parallel with Meet ICT Conference and BITEX"...


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