Commercial courts to open next month

ManamaTwo commercial courts will be inaugurated and will start functioning by early September, said President of the Supreme Judicial Council and the Court of Cassation Chancellor Salim bin Mohammed Al Kuwari at a press conference yesterday.

“The courts will ensure speedy justice and boost investors confidence in Bahrain’s judicial and economic system,” he added. Meanwhile, Al Kuwari denied any shortcomings regarding commercial courts, adding that the courts will have well-experienced judges. “The judges will be trained on conventional financial disputes through a training plan at the Judicial Studies Institute,” he informed.

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Bahraini-British cooperation discussed

His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received at Gudaibiya Palace today British Secretary of State for International Trade Dr. Liam Fox. He stressed strong relations between Bahrain and the United Kingdom and both countries’ keenness on economic, poli

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Manama Central Market gets air conditioned

Air conditioners installed inside the Central Market in Manama offer special blessings to vendors as well as consumers alike. Air conditioners have been a long time demand from the part of vendors here. And now the cooling system will boost the massive fruit and veggie shopping extravaganza durin

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Delivery boys & heavy drivers to be trained in first- aid

The Bahrain Red Crescent Society intends to set up a special project to train delivery boys and drivers of heavy vehicles in Bahrain on first aid skills to enable them to provide assistance to themselves and victims of accidents in the streets, revealed its secretary-general Dr Fawzi Amin. Under


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Qatar cuts ties with their rivals too…

Almost a year after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Qatar, the country has decided to stop consuming goods from its rivals. Qatar’s economy ministry ordered shops to strip shelves of products imported from the four countries, according to a circular s

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Bats not to be blamed for Nipah virus, experts say

The deadly  Nipah Virus outbreak in Kerala, India which has claimed 12 lives so far many not have been caused by fruit bats, experts have said. After the blood and serum samples of 21 bats was tested at the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal, this claim has tu

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Manama Central Market gets air conditioned

Air conditioners installed inside the Central Market in Manama offer special blessings to vendors as well as consumers alike. Air conditioners have been a long time demand from the part of vendors here. And now the cooling system will boost the massive fruit and veggie shopping extravaganza durin

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A single pair of Japanese melons can cost you a fortune

A single pair of premium melons yesterday fetched a record 3.2 million yen ($29,300) at auction in Japan, where the fruit is regarded as a status symbol. Seasonal fruit offerings in Japan routinely attract massive sums from buyers seeking social prestige, or from shop owners wanting to attr