Asian businessmen in Bahrain have called for long-term multiple entry visit visas to be introduced for their families.
The suggestion was put forward at the second open meeting of the Bahrain Asian Traders Committee (BATC) held ye
A record number of 6,166 new homes will be distributed to Bahraini families this week, it has been revealed.
At a media briefing held after the weekly Cabinet session yesterday (December 15), Housing Minister Bassem Al Hamer said
Saudi Arabia’s Co-operative Health Insurance Council has urged all private businesses to provide compulsory medical insurance for expatriate employees and their families, said a report.
The employment con
Low-income families in Bahrain who are unable to pay their power bills could benefit from additional government support.
The government already subsidises two-thirds of the cost of power, but is prepared to hel
Bahrain has set up a national committee to help flood-hit families.
The lifeline follows Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa's visit to rain-stricken areas in Muharraq and the Southern
Abu Dhbai-based Faraj Fund has paid off debts totalling Dh6 million ($1.6 million) of 61 financially-faltering inmates as part of its Ramadan programme.
It also provided assistance to 13 inmates’ families during Ramadan. &nb
The first batch of compensation settlements, amounting to more than $2.6 million, will be paid in accordance with royal directives to the families of 17 people who died during Bahrain's unrest.
The move comes on the recommendation of t
UAE telecom operator Etisalat is offering 'family entertainment treat' for its eLife Triple Play and e-vision customers, by opening most of its premium TV Channels for free viewing during the Eid holidays.
During the Eid holid
A total of 134 families were on Tuesday handed their homes after they were renovated under a nationwide housing rescue scheme.
The next phases will now cover 696 homes remaining under the His Majesty King Hamad Scheme for Dilapidated Homes
Kidville, which operates large, upscale facilities, catering to young children and their families, plans to open 11 locations in the UAE, with the first location to open in Dubai in the spring of 2010.
Kidville – named 'best of' by New Yor