A 41-DAY overseas adventure awaits 12 Bahrainis taking part in an annual international exchange programme. The Ship for World Youth 2015 (SWY2015) initiative will see them fly today (January 13) to Japan, where they will spend 11 days before s
General Electric Co is taking steps to shift some US manufacturing work overseas now that the US Export-Import Bank will be shuttered at least until September, the industrial giant's global operations boss told Reuters on Thursday.
Overseas markets bring in more advertising revenue than the US for Facebook, amounting to 51 per cent of global ad sales in the first quarter, with growth in Asia the fastest in the world at 57 per cent, company executives told Reuters.
Councillors have urged authorities to draw up legislation that would allow Bahrainis living abroad to vote in municipal council elections.
Members of the Northern Municipal Council yesterday voted in favour of the proposal, which
Middle Eastern buyers have invested a total of $14.1 billion outside their home region in 2014, making the Middle East the third largest source of cross-regional capital globally, said a report.
Europe remains the preferred market
Gulf issuers of overseas bonds, kept on the sidelines by volatile markets, may revive their issue plans after Dubai Islamic Bank, the largest Islamic bank in the United Arab Emirates, completed a $1 billion sukuk issue.
Everest Industries, a leading Indian manufacturer of building solution products, plans to set up a fibre cement board plant in the UAE as part of its global expansion strategy, said a report.
Fibre cement is a composite building and con
Bahraini patients could soon be spared the pain of travelling abroad for medical treatment.
Under a new health plan, they would be provided all the therapeutic care they need at home, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN)
When the Kenyan government issued a debut $2 billion Eurobond last month, most of the lead arrangers were top Western and African banks. But there was a standout: Qatar's QNB Capital.
After decades during which banks from the
Several overseas companies are keen to invest in the local market, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry first deputy chairman Othman Al Rayes said yesterday.
"A large number of investors' applicati