Bahrain's rapidly growing population is posing a major challenge for health authorities. According to official statistics, Bahrain’s population reached 1,253,191 in 2013, with expatriates making up 50.94 per cent of the population, s
A charitable society wants to turn a block in Jaw into a commercial venture and use the rent money to help 14 underprivileged Bahraini families in the area. The Jaw Charity Fund approached the Southern Municipal Council yesterday asking for su
Bahrain hopes to save millions of dinars by overhauling its policies on medical prescriptions at the country’s public sector healthcare facilities. A national strategy to reduce spending on medicines will be drawn up following a three-da
Plan to start direct flights between Bahrain and Morocco is being discussed in a bid to increase bilateral investments. The issue was highlighted during a meeting organised by the Bahraini side of the Bahraini-Moroccan Joint Business Council o
Ford Motor Company has planned to accelerate new vehicle introductions in Middle East and Africa (MEA), leveraging the company’s One Ford global portfolio and targeting opportunities for growth in the car, utility and truck segments. &nb
Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) shareholders has approved reduction in the bank’s issued and paid-up capital to write off accumulated losses. The extraordinary general meeting at the bank’s headquarters in Al Salam Tower, Diplomatic Ar
SAIC Motor Corporation, China’s A-share market automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Shanghai, has announced its plans to launch the company in the UAE as its Middle East headquarter in November.
Moroccan oil refiner Samir said it has won the backing of its extraordinary general assembly for a capital increase of 10 billion Moroccan dirhams ($1.04 billion) in an effort to end the company's financial difficulties.
Bahrain’s tour guides will soon require licences to operate under a new scheme to protect tourists. The first group of 30 officially trained tour guides are due to graduate next month from a course provided by the Industry, Commerce and
Bahrain has denied any plans to purchase the Israeli-manufactured air defence system from Israel. “Bahrain has no intention of buying the ‘Iron Dome’ and David’s Sling weapon system for air and missile defence,” s