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Crackdown vowed on tobacco traders exploiting customers

Bahraini authorities have announced a crackdown on traders trying to exploit consumers following an increase in import duty on tobacco. This followed reports that the sudden increase announced on Monday (February 8) had led to confusion and pa

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Crackdown call on illegal Saudi taxis

Illegal taxi drivers from Saudi Arabia are allegedly elbowing in on the Bahrain market, which is already facing increased competition following the introduction of the Uber service this year. The Public Transport Drivers Society i

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Crackdown on illegal animal trade in Bahrain

A special committee has been formed to crack down on the illegal trade of wildlife and livestock in Bahrain. Undercover inspections have started with the Isa Town Traditional Market, which is notorious for selling exotic birds, smuggled animal

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Crackdown on meat profiteers in Bahrain

A crackdown has begun on meat profiteers trying to exploit confusion in the markets in the wake of recent subsidy cuts in Bahrain. Three restaurants in Hamad Town, Arad and Riffa were shut down by authorities from the Industry, Commerce and To

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Bahrain to crackdown on wasteful bulbs

A nationwide crackdown on inefficient and substandard lighting is set to come into effect next week. The Electricity and Water Authority’s (EWA) new Energy Efficient Lighting Programme aims to cut the amount of electricity Bahrain uses f

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Questions arise about banks' role in Fifa bribery case

A raft of banks could face tough questions in the sweeping US crackdown on alleged corruption in global soccer as prosecutors review how much they knew about millions of dollars in bribes flowing through the US banking system to accounts around

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Bahrain PM orders new traffic clampdown

Bahrain’s Premier has ordered a crackdown on drivers who are still flouting the new traffic law. This came as His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa chaired the weekly Cabinet session at Gudai

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Law to crack down on honking drivers in Bahrain

A crackdown on lazy drivers honking their car horns outside shops and restaurants could soon be enshrined in law in Bahrain. Under a new nationwide draft bill put forward by the Northern Municipal Council, shop assistants and rest

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Bahrain's three-star hotels hit by crackdown

Three-star hotels in Bahrain are already feeling the impact of the alcohol and live entertainment ban imposed by the Culture Ministry two weeks ago.   In the past, Eid has me

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Bahrain's three-star hotels hit by crackdown

Three-star hotels in Bahrain are already feeling the impact of the alcohol and live entertainment ban imposed by the Culture Ministry two weeks ago.   In the past, Eid has me

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