Bahrain

Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates
Jan 22

Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency NameCodeBank Transfer  UAE Dirham AED 9.69744  Australian Dollars AUD 3.39801  Bangladeshi Taka BDT 207.03934  Canadian Dollars CAD 3.45519  Swiss Francs CHF 2.60681  Egyptian...

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GCC Gold Rates
Jan 22

GCC Gold Rates

Country (22kt/gm) (24kt/gm) United Arab Emirates 137.75 AED 146.50 AED Qatar 139.00 QAR 149.00 QAR Bahrain 14.20 BHD 15.10 BHD Kuwait 11.70 KWD 12.15 KWD Oman 14.90 OMR 15.50 OMR Saudi...

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Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates
Jan 21

Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency Name Code Bank Transfer  UAE Dirham AED 9.69744  Australian Dollars AUD 3.39801  Bangladeshi Taka BDT 207.03934  Canadian Dollars CAD 3.45519  Swiss...

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GCC Gold Rates
Jan 21

GCC Gold Rates

Country (22kt/gm) (24kt/gm) United Arab Emirates 137.75 AED 146.50 AED Qatar 139.00 QAR 149.00 QAR Bahrain 14.20 BHD 15.10 BHD Kuwait 11.70 KWD 12.15 KWD Oman 14.90 OMR 15.50 OMR Saudi...

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Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates
Jan 20

Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency NameCodeBank Transfer  UAE Dirham AED 9.69744  Australian Dollars AUD 3.41460  Bangladeshi Taka BDT 207.03934  Canadian Dollars CAD 3.46260  Swiss Francs CHF 2.62398  Egyptian...

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GCC Gold Rates
Jan 20

GCC Gold Rates

Country (22kt/gm) (24kt/gm) United Arab Emirates 137.25 AED 146.25 AED Qatar 138.00 QAR 148.00 QAR Bahrain 14.20 BHD 15.10 BHD Kuwait 11.70 KWD 12.15 KWD Oman 14.85 OMR 15.40 OMR Saudi...

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Gulf Air takes off to Colombo
Jan 20

Gulf Air takes off to Colombo

Manama : Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, yesterday commenced its direct operations to Bandaranaike International Airport, in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo, with 5 flights per week. “We expect our newest destination to further enhance Gulf Air’s network while simultaneously appealing...

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Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates
Jan 19

Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency NameCodeBank Transfer  UAE Dirham AED 9.69744  Australian Dollars AUD 3.39674  Bangladeshi Taka BDT 207.03934  Canadian Dollars CAD 3.44424  Swiss Francs CHF 2.61718  Egyptian...

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GCC Gold Rates
Jan 19

GCC Gold Rates

Country (22kt/gm) (24kt/gm) United Arab Emirates 137.00 AED 145.75 AED Qatar 138.00 QAR 148.00 QAR Bahrain 14.20 BHD 15.10 BHD Kuwait 11.70 KWD 12.15 KWD Oman 14.85 OMR 15.40 OMR Saudi...

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Jet Airways announces launch of Two-for-one scheme
Jan 19

Jet Airways announces launch of Two-for-one scheme

Manama : Jet Airways, India’s full-service international airline, has announced a ‘Two-for-one’ scheme allowing customers to book two premiere tickets for the price of one.  The limited period offer, according to the company, is valid for travel from any destination in the Gulf connected...

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Agro champs get big boost from Tenmou
Jan 19

Agro champs get big boost from Tenmou

Manama : Tenmou, Bahrain’s first ‘Business Angels’, hosted the first Future Agro Challenge (FAC) in Bahrain.  FAC, a featured event of Global Entrepreneurship Week, aims to promote innovative agro start-ups and entrepreneurs to contribute to the success of agriculture and the food...

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‘Banking industry poised for dramatic changes’
Jan 19

‘Banking industry poised for dramatic changes’

Manama : The banking industry as a whole could see big changes in the near future with its focus shifting dramatically to enhance online presence as well as robotic processes, according to an expert. Bank of Baroda Chief Executive of GCC Operations Vineet Dudeja while talking to DT News said physical...

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Bahrain Entrepreneurship Award announces quarter finals stage 
Jan 18

Bahrain Entrepreneurship Award announces quarter finals stage 

Manama : The Organising Committee of the third edition of the Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship yesterday announced the commencement of the award’s Quarter Final stage. Shortlisted candidates from each category will now be referred to the semi final stage, which will begin on January 25.  Quarter...

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Gulf Air to fly to Tbilisi, Georgia in summer 2017
Jan 18

Gulf Air to fly to Tbilisi, Georgia in summer 2017

Manama : Gulf Air will open a new route to Georgia with direct flights to/from the capital city of Tbilisi effective June 2017, with 3 weekly flights to/from Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport. Commenting on the addition, Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer Maher Salman Al Musallam said:...

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BCCI to host top industrial delegates from China
Jan 18

BCCI to host top industrial delegates from China

Manama : The industrial sector committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) headed by the second vice-chairman Abdulhameed Al Kooheji will host delegates from China on 25th January 2017 at 11 a.m. in Al Ruwad Hall on the third floor of Bait Al Tijjar. In this regard, Al Kooheji said,...

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Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates
Jan 18

Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency NameCodeBank Transfer  UAE Dirham AED 9.69744  Australian Dollars AUD 3.39928  Bangladeshi Taka BDT 207.03934  Canadian Dollars CAD 3.38960  Swiss Francs CHF 2.60709  Egyptian...

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GCC Gold Rates
Jan 18

GCC Gold Rates

Country (22kt/gm) (24kt/gm) United Arab Emirates 138.25 AED 147.25 AED Qatar 139.00 QAR 149.00 QAR Bahrain 14.20 BHD 15.10 BHD Kuwait 11.70 KWD 12.15 KWD Oman 14.95 OMR 15.55 OMR Saudi...

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Braxtone lead sponsor of MEIF 2017
Jan 18

Braxtone lead sponsor of MEIF 2017

Manama : The 13th Annual Middle East Insurance Forum (MEIF 2017) yesterday announced Braxtone Insurance Management as the Lead Sponsor of the forum taking place on the 20th and 21st February 2017 at the Gulf Hotel, Bahrain.  Held under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain, MEIF 2017 will focus on...

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Italian Festival at Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa
Jan 18

Italian Festival at Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa

Manama : Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa will be launching the Italian week featuring culinary delights from Chef Michele Zambanini from Italy.  Chef Michele Zambanini, promises to thrill the palates of food connoisseurs with exquisite delicacies at the award winning La Pergola Italian restaurant...

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Bucheeri named Chairman of Bahrain Bourse
Jan 18

Bucheeri named Chairman of Bahrain Bourse

Manama  : The Board of Directors of Bahrain Bourse yesterday elected Abdulkareem Ahmed Bucheeri as its new chairman and Marwan Khaled Tabbara as Deputy Chairman. The election was held during the first board meeting.  The new board includes: Abdulkareem Ahmed Bucheeri, Marwan Khaled Tabbara, Rana...

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Kanoo IT celebrates 20-year milestone
Jan 18

Kanoo IT celebrates 20-year milestone

Manama : Kanoo Information Technology (Kanoo IT), one of Bahrain’s leading IT and technology solutions providers, recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of its establishment. Beginning as an IT arm supporting other divisions of Ebrahim K. Kanoo, Kanoo IT quickly grew to become one of the top ICT companies...

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Malabar Gold & Diamonds announces $91.28m expansion plans
Jan 18

Malabar Gold & Diamonds announces $91.28m expansion plans

Dubai : Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one of the world’s largest gold and diamond jewellery retailer, has announced a major investment amounting Dh 335 million (US$91.28m) in expansion plans of its retail network. The plan will see an addition of 24 stores in three months, from January 2017 to March 2017...

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Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates
Jan 17

Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency NameCodeBank Transfer  UAE Dirham AED 9.69744  Australian Dollars AUD 3.40588  Bangladeshi Taka BDT 207.03934  Canadian Dollars CAD 3.38432  Swiss Francs CHF 2.61206  Egyptian...

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GCC Gold Rates
Jan 17

GCC Gold Rates

Country (22kt/gm) (24kt/gm) United Arab Emirates 137.25 AED 146.25 AED Qatar 139.00 QAR 149.00 QAR Bahrain 14.20 BHD 15.10 BHD Kuwait 11.70 KWD 12.15 KWD Oman 14.90 OMR 15.45 OMR Saudi...

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GAA introduces Maritime Training
Jan 17

GAA introduces Maritime Training

Manama  : Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) announced it has added Maritime Training to its roster, which is also the first of its kind in the Kingdom.  The programme, according to GAA, was established in response to the need in the industry for certificated training through the Ports and Maritime Affairs...

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SICO, Trucial in US$50 million realty fund deal
Jan 17

SICO, Trucial in US$50 million realty fund deal

Manama : Securities & Investment Company (SICO) has entered into a partnership with Trucial Investment Partners for the SICO Trucial US Real Estate Income Fund which has a target size of US$50 million.  The fund due to be launched in the second quarter of 2017 will be co-seeded and co-managed by Sico...

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Batelco enters Shop Bahrain
Jan 17

Batelco enters Shop Bahrain

Manama: Batelco Bahrain yesterday announced its strategic partnership with the third edition of Bahrain Shopping Festival ‘Shop Bahrain’, which would also see the company providing 25,000 prizes through raffle draws.  The company also said it intends to roll out innovative products and services...

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KHCB launches ‘Al Waffer’ 8th edition
Jan 16

KHCB launches ‘Al Waffer’ 8th edition

Manama : Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB) yesterday launched the eighth edition of its ‘Al Waffer’ Account, featuring six grand prizes.  The eighth edition, according to KHCB, will realise the dream of one lucky customer of becoming a millionaire. The value of the sixth grand prize to be drawn at...

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Tamkeen, Fives ink skill development deal
Jan 16

Tamkeen, Fives ink skill development deal

Manama : Tamkeen yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with “Fives” a global engineering industrial group to enhance Bahrainisation rate in the Kingdom’s industrial sector.  As per the deal, fives will provide foreign internships opportunities within its worldwide...

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Value based Realty ‘Driving Demand’
Jan 16

Value based Realty ‘Driving Demand’

Manama : Value-based real estate developments continue to drive demand and investments in Bahrain’s property market, experts say.  They also point out that developers like Dadabhai Group are leading the continuous shift of activity to the high-quality affordable sector in Bahrain.   Reports by...

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Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates
Jan 16

Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency NameCodeBank Transfer  UAE Dirham AED 9.69744  Australian Dollars AUD 3.43761  Bangladeshi Taka BDT 207.03934  Canadian Dollars CAD 3.40832  Swiss Francs CHF 2.63657  Egyptian...

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GCC Gold Rates
Jan 16

GCC Gold Rates

Country (22kt/gm) (24kt/gm) United Arab Emirates 137.00 AED 145.75 AED Qatar 138.00 QAR 148.00 QAR Bahrain 14.10 BHD 15.00 BHD Kuwait 11.70 KWD 12.15 KWD Oman 14.85 OMR 15.40 OMR Saudi...

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Alba holds ‘Town Hall Meetings’  to analyse performance
Jan 16

Alba holds ‘Town Hall Meetings’ to analyse performance

Manama : Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) held the opening session of its annual ‘Town Hall Meetings’ yesterday at the Alba Oasis Hall.   The meetings will be delivered by Alba’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Murray wherein he will give an overview of Alba’s performance in 2016 and lay...

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CBB announces new uncut currency sheets for sale
Jan 16

CBB announces new uncut currency sheets for sale

Manama : The Central Bank of Bahrain announced today that they will be offering uncut sheets of BD1 and BD1/2 banknotes for sale. These banknotes are of the fourth issue of the Bahraini dinar with a change in the position of the identification feature for the visually impaired.  300 sheets will be offered for...

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 Shop under investigation over pricing scandal
Jan 16

Shop under investigation over pricing scandal

Manama : A probe has been launched into a shopping outlet suspected of tampering with the prices is under investigation, said Prosecutor Mohammed Abdulla. The Directorate of Consumer Protection, an affiliate of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce and Tourism, referred the case to the Public Prosecution...

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BIBF, Oman’s CBFS renew agreement
Jan 16

BIBF, Oman’s CBFS renew agreement

Manama : The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) has renewed an agreement with the Oman based College of Banking and Financial Studies (CBFS) to further provide specialised Islamic Finance education in Bahrain, Oman and the GCC in general. The agreement between BIBF and the CBFS to incorporate...

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 Gulf Air’s Cairo Airport operations move to Terminal 2
Jan 15

Gulf Air’s Cairo Airport operations move to Terminal 2

Manama : Gulf Air has, effective 15th January, moved its Cairo operations to Terminal 2 at Cairo International Airport. From that date, all Gulf Air flights between Bahrain and Cairo – a total of 2 scheduled flights each day - will arrive and depart from Terminal 2.Speaking of this development, Gulf Air Chief...

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Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates
Jan 15

Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency NameCodeBank Transfer  UAE Dirham AED 9.69744  Australian Dollars AUD 3.42208  Bangladeshi Taka BDT 207.03934  Canadian Dollars CAD 3.39986  Swiss Francs CHF 2.62571  Egyptian...

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GCC Gold Rates
Jan 15

GCC Gold Rates

Country (22kt/gm) (24kt/gm) United Arab Emirates 136.25 AED 145.00 AED Qatar 137.00 QAR 147.00 QAR Bahrain 14.10 BHD 15.00 BHD Kuwait 11.70 KWD 12.15 KWD Oman 14.75 OMR 15.35 OMR Saudi...

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ASRY reviews performance
Jan 15

ASRY reviews performance

Manama : The Board of Directors of the Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Company (ASRY) yesterday announced that its total sales for the period from 1st January through end of November 2016 were approximately 2 per cent lower than the same period the previous year.  This was revealed during a board...

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Al Salam Bank offers special rates, prizes
Jan 15

Al Salam Bank offers special rates, prizes

Manama : Al Salam Bank-Bahrain said it has launched a financing promotion that offers one of the lowest profit rates in the market for property and personal financing. The offer also includes value added rewards that offers customers a chance to win cash prizes valued in total at BD80,000.  The...

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Bahrain to break longest food buffet record
Jan 14

Bahrain to break longest food buffet record

Manama : Bahrain will host an international food festival in which the world’s longest food buffet record will be broken.The event, to be organised by the Origin Group, will be held under the patronage of the Muharraq Governor on March 25 at the Prince Khalifa Park.The event will feature the distribution of...

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GCC Gold Rates
Jan 14

GCC Gold Rates

Country (22kt/gm) (24kt/gm) United Arab Emirates 136.25 AED 145.00 AED Qatar 137.00 QAR 147.00 QAR Bahrain 14.10 BHD 15.00 BHD Kuwait 11.70 KWD 12.15 KWD Oman 14.75 OMR 15.35 OMR Saudi...

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Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates
Jan 13

Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency Name Code Bank Transfer  UAE Dirham AED 9.69744  Australian Dollars AUD 3.42513  Bangladeshi Taka BDT 207.03934  Canadian Dollars CAD 3.40901  Swiss...

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GCC Gold Rates
Jan 13

GCC Gold Rates

Country (22kt/gm) (24kt/gm) United Arab Emirates 136.00 AED 144.75 AED Qatar 137.00 QAR 147.00 QAR Bahrain 14.00 BHD 14.90 BHD Kuwait 11.70 KWD 12.15 KWD Oman 14.85 OMR 15.45 OMR Saudi...

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Nelson’s  Chocolate Bar enters Bahrain
Jan 13

Nelson’s Chocolate Bar enters Bahrain

Manama : Alison Nelson’s Chocolate Bar has marked its entry into Bahrain by opening its new outlet in Seef District on Wednesday.  The move, in line with  the company’s GCC expansion plans, also follows its entry into the UAE, KSA, Kuwait and Qatar markets.  The opening was held under...

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Strathclyde named top UK University
Jan 12

Strathclyde named top UK University

Manama : Strathclyde Business School has been named the UK’s Business School of the Year by the Times Higher Education (THE) for its outstanding overall performance and its innovative and entrepreneurial outlook.  This was announced by yesterday by the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF),...

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CrediMax unveils  2017 Campaign
Jan 12

CrediMax unveils 2017 Campaign

Manama : CrediMax, a credit card issuer and acquirer in Bahrain, announced it has launched its new rewards campaign for 2017 “CrediMax Gives You More”.   The campaign which began on 1st January 2017 will run until 31 December 2017 and will be displayed and communicated through multiple channels...

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Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates
Jan 12

Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency NameCodeBank Transfer  UAE Dirham AED 9.69744  Australian Dollars AUD 3.42161  Bangladeshi Taka BDT 207.03934  Canadian Dollars CAD 3.38650  Swiss Francs CHF 2.62985  Egyptian...

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Batelco, BTECH sign sponsorship deal
Jan 12

Batelco, BTECH sign sponsorship deal

Manama : Batelco has signed a sponsorship agreement with BTECH (Bahrain Technology Companies Society) that will position Batelco as the strategic Partner for Meet ICT & Bitex 2017.  The annual ICT event organised by BTECH and Worksmart is scheduled to take place from February 7 to 9, 2017, under the...

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