A five-year strategy to slash Bahrain’s medicine bill has been proposed following a three-day meeting of experts in Manama. It will now be referred to Health Ministry chiefs and could form the basis of a national effort to reduce spendin
Work was disrupted at a Bahrain-based aluminium facility yesterday (November 5) when electricity was disconnected due to confusion over a bill. Power was disconnected at a unit of Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill (Garmco), in Sitra, said a report i
The cost of food imports to Arab states is expected to double over the next 20 years, potentially spurring more violence and waves of refugees, if the region's farms do not become more efficient, an agriculture expert said.
For the first time in more than a century, US paper currency will feature the face of a woman.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Thursday a newly redesigned $10 bill, set to be unveiled in 2020, will feature ‘a woman who h
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has approved funding of $800,000 for the International Medical Corps (IMC), a leading global first responder, to deliver emergency relief through the 78 health facilities it supports across Yemen, includin
Bahrain’s telecom watchdog is investigating 10 cases of travel bans imposed on expatriates with outstanding phone bills, who allegedly never registered for mobile services.
Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) offic
A bill that would have forced employers in Bahrain to provide private health insurance for expatriate employees has been shelved.
Shura Council yesterday (March 22) rejected the draft law, which was originally put forward by parli
Egypt plans to issue a $950 million one-year Treasury bill open to both local banks and international financial institutions next week, the central bank said on Thursday.
It said the auction deadline was January 12, and the dollar
Fawry, a leading electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP) platform in Egypt, has rolled out its electricity bill payment service nationwide.
Egypt’s electricity providers are part of the Fawry network now, allowing cus
A new law designed to resolve failed multimillion-dinar investment projects and protect investors was approved by Bahrain’s Cabinet yesterday (October 19).
The new bill is intended to overcome problems at stalled property de