Latest Bahrain News
No long-term impact of Dubai crisis on Bahrain -2/12/2009
Bahrain will not suffer any long-term impact out of the financial re-structuring of Dubai World, assured a top official of a securities and investment firm.
Khalifa bin Salman Port to be officially unveiled on 6th December -26/11/2009
The BD134mn Khalifa bin Salman Port will be officially launched in Bahrain on 6th December 2009, it has been announced.
RCSI Bahrain officially unveils new sports centre -26/11/2009
The official launching ceremony of a new sports centre in Bahrain was held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr Faisal Bin Yacub Al Hamer, Minister of Health in Bahrain, at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain).
New ambitious housing scheme for 2009-14 approved -26/11/2009
The smart technology blueprint, a multi-million dinar plan to build thousands of housing units, was approved by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, who chaired the weekly cabinet meeting at Gudaibiya Palace.
Qatar-Bahrain Causeway project to begin early next year -26/11/2009
Work on the proposed Qatar-Bahrain Causeway project, hoped to be one of the longest sea crossing in the world, will begin early next year, it has been confirmed.
Home extension facility scrapped by councillors -18/11/2009
The popular decision of extending homes into unused adjacent land by residents has been revoked by the Councillors, as too many residents were doing it and neighbourhoods are just getting inaccessible.
Expo City plans underway -18/11/2009
Plans are underway to build a state-of-the-art city for exhibitions and major events.
Low-budget housing preferred across the region -18/11/2009
Regional property markets have already shown signs of recovery.
Bahrain coasts to be converted into beach paradise -10/11/2009
Bahrain plans to turn its coasts into a public paradise of beaches and corniches, as a part of futuristic urban development blueprint, it was announced yesterday.
New public beach to come up at Amwaj Islands -3/11/2009
His Majesty King Hamad of Bahrain has approved plan for construction of new 2km long public beach in Galaji.
Small businesses in Manama facing huge rent hikes -19/10/2009
Several hundreds of businesses in Manama are facing substantial rent hikes, with the Bahrain Municipality, scrapping peppercorn leases that are believed to have kept rates unusually low.
Bahrain considers taxing GCC investors -15/10/2009
Both Bahrain and Foreign investors are likely to be taxed shortly, when establishing multi-million-dinar projects in Bahrain, it is said.