BAHRAIN | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Duo in the dock for using counterfeit bank notes

TDT | Manama The Fourth High Criminal Court recently sentenced a duo to five years’ imprisonment and fined them BD1,000 each for forging banknotes and using them in several commercial shops around Bahrain. The Court also ordered both defendants permanent deportatio...

Fees reduction at public and private schools proposed

TDT | Manama House of Representatives Services Committee chairman Mamdouh Al Saleh confirmed yesterday that MPs are trying to reduce fees in public schools. This comes after a proposal was submitted by MP Adel Al Asoumi for private schools and kindergartens to de...

February exports worth BD196million

TDT | Manama Bahrain had exported BD- 196million-worth of products during February of this year. This was revealed in the month’s foreign trade report issued by the Information and eGovernment Authority (iGA), which encompassed data on the balance of trade, imports...

IFTDO hails Bahrain’s measures to combat COVID-19

TDT | Manama A leading global non-profit organisation has praised the precautionary measures taken by Bahrain in the on-going fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This was expressed by the Board of Directors of the International Federation of Training and D...

$1.25billion bond repaid

TDT | Manama The Ministry of Finance and National Economy announced yesterday that it had repaid an international $1.25billion bond that reached maturity on March 31. The ministry said that the successful repayment demonstrates the strength and robustness of the K...

HM the King ratifies, issues law

TDT | Manama His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa yesterday ratified and issued Law 6 for 2020, amending Paragraph “a” of Article 284 of the Commercial Companies Law issued by Decree-Law 21 for 2001. Article One of the Law stipulates that Paragrap...

Civil, commercial cases now fully electronic

TDT | Manama A major shift in the delivery of justice before Bahrain’s courts has been completed. This was announced yesterday by Cassation Court president and Supreme Judicial Council vice-president Chancellor Abdulla bin Hasan Al Buainain. He was speaking...

‘Pillars of the health sector’

TDT | Manama Nurses are an essential pillar of the health sector, given their noble efforts and dedication to serving Bahrain’s citizens and residents. This was asserted yesterday by Health Minister Faeqa bint Said Al Saleh as she made field visits to various healt...

No COVID-19 spread in expat community

TDT | Manama There is no spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) amongst the expatriate community, the Health Ministry assured yesterday. The Ministry’s announcement came after rumours were circulating on social media that COVID-19 was spreading amongst expatriates....

Kingdom’s economic development remains on track

TDT | Manama Bahrain’s economic development remains on track, according to the 2019 Bahrain Annual Economic Report published yesterday by the Ministry of Finance and National Economy. The report incorporates the latest economic data and indicators and highlights im...

TRA continues efforts to protect telecoms service consumers

TDT | Manama Bahrain recorded an 89 per cent jump in telecom disputes in 2019 when compared to that a year ago, the latest Telecommunications Regulatory Authority’s statistics said. The authority also said it expects the disputes in the sector to rise as mo...

Lanes on Shaikh Salman Flyover to be closed

The fast and middle lanes for southbound traffic and the fast lane of the loop from Shaikh Isa bin Salman Highway to Shaikh Salman Highway leading to Salmabad area will be closed due to maintenance works on Shaikh Salman Flyover. The closure will be effective from Thursday at...

Foundation ready to implement ‘Jaser’

TDT | Manama AlMabarrah AlKhalifia Foundation announced yesterday its readiness to implement a first-of-its-kind initiative in Bahrain named “Jaser”, which includes a remote-work platform as a new addition to its services. A Memorandum of Understanding...

Court sessions, cases to remain limited

TDT | Manama Cassation Court president and Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC) deputy chairman Abdullah bin Hassan Al Buainain inspected courts yesterday to assess their work in light of the precautionary measures taken to prevent coronavirus (COVID-19). Al Buainain ...

Man who stabbed neighbour over parking declared mentally fit

TDT | Manama The First High Criminal Court declared yesterday the mental stability of a Bahraini man who stabbed his neighbour in 2019, after more than a year after of deliberating his mental fitness. This came after the court reviewed a report issued by the Psyc...

Public servant loses plea in bribery case

TDT | Manama The First Supreme Criminal Court of Appeal upheld a five-year prison sentence issued against a public servant who was found guilty of bribery. In addition to his jail term, the appellant, who was an official at the Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Pla...

Appeals court jails man after being acquitted from embezzlement charges

TDT | Manama After previously being acquitted from charges of embezzlement, a Health Ministry employee was convicted yesterday by the Supreme Criminal Court of Appeal The court found him guilty of the charges after the Public Prosecution appealed against the decision to a...

How to battle ‘the corona phase’ in pregnancy

  Apart from the regular stresses faced during pregnancy, the to-be mothers are facing a new challenge before them…how to deal with the COVID outbreak??? In these tough times, when everyone is living with the fear of getting infected by this virus, a pregnant woman holds the d...

Arab suspected of theft arrested

TDT | Manama An Arab national was arrested after being suspected of stealing BD18,000 and bank cards in various cases. This was announced yesterday by the Director-General of Capital Governorate Police. He said that the investigation into the received cases led t...