Credit Suisse Group’s new chief executive Tidjane Thiam signalled a strategy shake-up yesterday (July 23), designed to focus on banking for the world’s wealthy, particularly in Asia, and away from riskier securities activities.
Thousands of leaflets explaining the current amnesty for illegal residents will be distributed in mosques across Bahrain from tomorrow (July 17).
The initiative by the embassies of Pakistan and Bangladesh is targeting eligible Mus
A specialised study to develop Bahrain’s knowledge-based industries and identify investment opportunities in the sector is being carried out by the Gulf Organisation for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) in partnership with the Industry and Com
A major tourism drive is being launched to support the sector in Bahrain during summer.
The four-pronged strategy, dubbed ‘four paths to happiness’, includes a local market, Eid concerts, a summer festival and a new in
A delegation from the China Arab Council for Investment Promotion (CACIP) has arrived on a three-day visit to Bahrain as part of its mandate to promote investment co-operation between China and the Arab states.
Organised by the Ec
Bakeries in Bahrain are being urged to reduce the salt content of their bread.
Health authorities are planning to step up efforts to cut out sodium from recipes, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
Africa is not only ready for Islamic finance but also is aiming to take its stand in the global Islamic finance arena, a senior official of Bahrain-based General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI) has said.
Air Arabia, the low-cost carrier based in Sharjah, UAE, aims to operate services to all airports in the Arab world, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indian Ocean, its top official has said.
The airline's chief executi
Tamkeen board of directors have approved its revamped enterprise support programme during their third regular meeting.
They also reviewed the financial statements of the first six months of this year, its revamped enterprise suppo
A delegation from the Saarland state in Germany met a number of business leaders in Bahrain to discuss key economic developments in the kingdom, and to prepare for an official visit to Bahrain soon.
Saarland is considered a hub fo