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Growing the Red gold

Starting before dawn has even broken, Afghanistan’s army of saffron pickers shift their way across sunbaked fields to pluck brightly the coloured crocuses that are providing the country’s farmers with a new means of income.

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Solar energy to power Waqf

The first of the 535 government buildings in the Kingdom, identified to receive solar power, has received its solar roof, with Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza inaugurating the system installed at Jaffriya W

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Macron vows wage rise

Embattled French President Emmanuel Macron Monday announced a series of financial measures seeking to defuse the “yellow vest” revolt that has triggered violent protests in cities across the country. In a 15-minute televise

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Tarabut passes CBB’s sand test

Tarabut Gateway, a subsidiary of Almoayed Technologies, has become the first company to successfully complete the Regulatory Sandbox stage and to receive the CBB’s in-principle confirmation under the Open Banking regulatory frame

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The All-New Lexus UX

Ebrahim K. Kanoo, the sole distributor of Lexus vehicles in the Kingdom, launched the all-new Lexus UX in Bahrain, an innovative addition to the Luxury Compact Crossover segment. The all-new model combines the brand’s latest luxu

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IMF economist predicts US slowdown

Americans will begin feeling the effects next year of a marked slowing in world economic growth but should be spared a new recession, the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund said in remarks published yesterday. “We