Egypt will begin rolling out a smart card system for subsidised fuel from June 15, the head of the firm overseeing the project said, part of plans to reduce costly energy subsidies over time.
Fuel subsidies have long weighed on Eg
Fingerprint scans could soon be used to register mobile phone SIM cards in Bahrain as part of efforts to curb fraud and misuse.
Such so-called ‘biometric scans’, which can also include iris recognition, palm print scan
Gulf Air has unveiled a new VIP category for its Falconflyer loyalty programme during a reception at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain, Hotel and Spa.
The airline's executive management, including acting chief executive Maher Al Musall
Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air has launched a new, premium, black tier Falconflyer loyalty programme card.
This introduces a host of new benefits for its most elite level of frequent flyer programme members and suppleme
Kuwait Finance House - Bahrain has launched "Visa Signature", a sharia-compliant credit card.
It was launched after comprehensive study and research to identify the financial needs and lifestyles of KFH-Bahrain clients,
Leading experts in card data security have urged the regional payment industries to come together to tackle an increased threat to the integrity of card data as online and mobile payments grow in the Middle East and North Africa region.
The changing face of the prepaid cards industry in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) will be discussed at an upcoming summit in Dubai.
The sixth Prepaid Summit: Middle East will take place on March 18 at the Westin Dubai Min
Bahrain's cards and payments industry recorded healthy growth during the period from 2009 to 2013, according to a Research and Markets report.
Credit transfers and cheque payments were the preferred payment instruments, having
Citi Bahrain has launched a rewards programme giving its local credit card customers access to merchandise from across the globe.
These include product catalogue redemptions, airline/hotel points transfer capabilities and end-to-e
Ithmaar Bank, a Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank, has signed a strategic partnership deal with Wellmed Clinic, a leading orthopaedic specialist clinic, to provide value added healthcare services to its cardholders.