Monday 30 November 2015

Expat bachelors in Manama to be segregated

Segregated areas of Manama will be set aside for single male non-Bahrainis under a new proposal put forward by the Capital Trustees Board. So-called ‘expatriate bachelors’ have variously been accused of harassment, tre


Royal Jordanian launches scholarship initiative

Royal Jordanian Airlines has launched a scholarship programme on the occasion of its 50th anniversary this year. The airline is to execute this programme through the Department of Scholarships at the Ministry of Higher Education a


Bahrain’s MPs may need to hold degrees

Bahrain’s new constitutional amendments include a new article that states all parliamentary candidates should hold at least a Bachelor's degree or equivalent before they can run for election. This could force 17 MPs back to class if they w


Councillor seeks town for expat bachelors

A councillor is demanding the government set up a separate town for expatriate bachelors in Manama after the alleged kidnap of a Bahraini girl. Manama councillor Abdulmajeed Al Sebea'a made the call after speaking with the family of th

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