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
Manama : Amidst Bahrain making huge advancement in the implementation of different technologies in the financial sector, the region’s first ever biometric payment network will be soon launched in the country, it was announced. Ithmaar Bank and Eazy Financial Services, with the su
Manama : A Bahraini man in his seventies kicked out his 74-year-old wife after he got married to an Asian woman in her mid-thirties, the court heard. The woman had to resort to the Court of Urgent Matters in bid to return to the house and
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
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
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
Manama : Prosecution witnesses will take the stand before the High Criminal Court to provide evidence in the trial of 171 defendants accused of attacking police officers, who were tasked to disperse the illegal gathering outside the house of Shi’ite cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.