Batelco set for network upgrade
July 18, 2018

Batelco announced it is in the process of enhancing its mobile network in a major upgrade that will elevate communication standards.

The enhancement will enable faster mobile broadband connections, superior quality, and new features to meet the growing demand for increasingly powerful mobile services, said the company.

The upgrades will take place over the coming months in collaboration"...

Lockheed Martin signs on as Bahrain Airshow gold sponsor
July 18, 2018

Bahrain’s success in attracting mega civil and military aviation companies during the last four editions of the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) was praised at the Farnborough Airshow.

His Majesty King Hamad’s personal representative and Supreme Organising Committee of the BIAS chairman Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa said “this outstanding success is the fruitful outcome of the directives of His Majesty, the first BIAS supporter,"...

Al Salam Bank inks deal with Kingdom Projects
July 18, 2018

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain (ASBB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Kingdom Projects to facilitate property financing solutions for customers wishing to buy luxury villas in the Janayin Al Hamala project.

The project also includes residential villas that fit the criteria of the Housing Ministry’s Mazaya programme (formerly known as Social Housing Financing Programme).

Phase"...

Business opportunities in focus
July 18, 2018

The Bahrain Opportunities Forum, a first-of-its-kind event, is being held tomorrow at the Palace of Westminster in London.

It is organised by the Diplomat Business Club, a UK-based networking forum that connects diplomats, business leaders and eminent members of the society, in association with Economic Development Board (EDB) and the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI).

The"...

LMRA holds panel discussion in New York
July 18, 2018

Cabinet Affairs Minister Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Mutawa stressed the great importance accorded by Bahrain to protecting Labour rights and improving the workers’ professional and living conditions so as to achieve the kingdom’s aspiration for sustainable development. He affirmed that Bahrain’s commitment to protecting the labour rights is based on a set of contemporary laws that take into account the highest human rights principles. He pointed out that the expatriate workforce in Bahrain enjoys every care and"...

Coastguard team rescues leaking excavator
July 18, 2018

The Coast Guard vessels assisted and provided the required support to a marine excavator with nine crews onboard after encountering a water leakage because of a technical fault in the pumps.
Coast Guard Commander, Major-General Alaa Siyadi announced the rescue operation, adding that no injuries had been reported.
Four vessels were deployed to the scene immediately after the case was reported. The rescue team controlled the situation with the back up of the Royal Bahrain Naval Force.
The excavator was moved"...