Saturday 10 October 2015

New society set up in Bahrain to tackle strays

A new royal animal welfare society has been set up that promises to humanely tackle Bahrain's stray dog problem. The Royal Society for Animal Welfare, headed by Shaikha Marwa bint Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, plans to open a shelte


GBM, Diona launch social welfare management solution

Gulf Business Machines (GBM), a leading provider of customised IT solutions in the Gulf, has signed a partnership with Irish mobile technology firm, Diona, following the first Middle East implementation of IBM Curam, a social welfare management


Britain to slash welfare in austerity gamble

Britain will take an axe to its welfare state on Wednesday as part of an 80 billion-pound ($125 billion) cut in public spending that could seal the fate of both the economy and the coalition government. After months of bitter negotiations,


Bahrain spends $2.6bn on welfare

More than BD1 billion ($2.65 billion) has been spent by the Bahrain government to help people meet inflation and emergencies over the past six years, the Finance Ministry announced yesterday. A further BD335.86 million will be spent this y

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