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Bahrain ‘regional leader in FinTech sector’

Manama : Bahrain is leading the way in the field of FinTech in the region and can soon become leaders globally as well, according to a senior government official. FinTech is growing quickly in Bahrain as various government initiatives have removed obstacles for the private sector, said

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High elections committee formed

Manama : Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister, Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa, yesterday issued an edict, forming the High Committee to oversee the integrity of the elections of the members of the Council of Representatives. Under the edict, the panel, chaired by the Just

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Over 50pc of treated water ‘wasted to sea’

Manama : More than half of the treated water in the Kingdom is pumped out into sea, wasting millions of dinars spent for the treatment processes, it is learnt. The authorities cite high transportation costs as the reason behind this move, sources say. This was confirmed to Tribune by a

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Waste management plans reviewed

Manama : The weekly Cabinet chaired by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday reviewed the implementation progress of the Integrated Waste Management Strategies that were approved in last February. The Cabinet was informed, through a presentati

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Appeal verdict date set in murder trial

Manama : Two Egyptian men, aged 36 and 37, convicted in a murder case will learn the fate of their appeals on October 29. The duo was earlier sentenced to life in prison by the High Criminal Court and the ruling was upheld by the High Appeals Court. However, the Cassation Court ordered

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Court to hear four murder cases today

Manama : The High Criminal Court will be swarmed today with murder cases including that of the cold-blooded killing of Bahraini imam. Two suspects in the imam murder trial are expected to appear before the court for the first time in a “speedy trial” as described by Chief P

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Colours depicting love and peace

Hussaini exhibition has become synonymous with the Ashoora season. The 18th edition of the exhibition is being held under the theme ‘Ashoora the mirror of humanity’. Speaking to Tribune, artist Jalil Al Hayki, a member of the media committee at the Hussaini Exhibition, said th

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Painting poems on canvas

Confluence, an exhibition of prose, poetry and art that covers traditional paintings, abstract interpretations, photographs, and illustrations was launched yesterday at the Bahrain Financial Harbour.  The exhibition will run until September 20. The event, which has 36 art works on di

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