BAHRAIN | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

COVID-19 cases among citizens rising

TDT | Manama The number of new active cases being reported amongst Bahrainis infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) has risen dramatically in just over a month’s time, Ministry of Health undersecretary Dr. Waleed Al Manea revealed yesterday. Dr. Al Manea said tha...

Friday prayer resumption postponed

TDT | Manama The planned resumption of Friday prayers tomorrow has been postponed, the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments said yesterday. The decision was announced following a virtual meeting between Supreme Council of Health president and National Task...

A hymn to humanity

TDT | Manama International recording artist, executive producer, and composer Veronica Vitale recently released a version of her original song “Hymn to Humanity” that brought together 250 voices from every nation in the world, including Bahrain. Entitl...

Illegal nurses’ recruitment office shut down

TDT | Manama The National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) yesterday announced that it has identified a woman who has been illegally operating an office in the Capital Governorate recruiting nurses and physiotherapists. The authority confirmed in a statement that the w...

Proposal to permanently apply teleworking in public sector

TDT | Manama A lawmaker recently called for permanently implementing the work-fromhome system in Bahrain’s public sector. MP Hamad Al Koheeji said in a statement that he had submitted a proposal to implement teleworking in all government bodies, asserting that the ...

Traffic directorate sets times for vehicle inspections

TDT | Manama The General Directorate of Traffic has set the period between 6am and 2pm from Sundays to Thursdays to provide technical inspection services for vehicles, it was announced last night. The directorate calls on the public to take advantage of this service thre...

Foreign Minister participates in Yemen donors conference

TDT | Manama Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani participated yesterday in the virtual Donors Conference for Yemen 2020, which was hosted by the brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in partnership with the UN Office for the Coordination of Humani...

Call for Bahrainis to be vigilant in US cities affected by protests

TDT | Manama The Bahrain Embassy in the US issued an announcement yesterday, urging all Bahraini citizens currently living in cities affected by protests to abide by the instructions of local authorities. The Embassy, in a post published on the Ministry of Foreig...

HH Southern Governor visits Khalifa Town; discusses needs with residents

TDT | Manama Southern Governor His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa paid a field visit yesterday to Khalifa Town, in the presence of Deputy Governor Brig. Isa Thamer Al Dossari, officers and officials. HH Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali met a number of Khali...

HRH the Crown Prince holds virtual meeting with US officials

TDT | Manama His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, met remotely yesterday with American Ambassador Justin H. Siberell and US Naval Forces Central Command Commander Vice-Admiral James...

Kidney donor repatriated urgently for son’s medical emergency

TDT | Manama An Indian father residing in the Kingdom flew home on Monday as part of a “Vande Bharat” repatriation flight to be an organ donor for his son, who suffers from Nephrotic Syndrome, a critical kidney disorder. The father was a last-minute addition ...

All in against COVID-19!

TDT | Manama His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, reaffirmed yesterday that Bahrain has mobilised the full strength of its resources in order to safeguard public health and overcome...

Bishop Paul Hinder appointed as AVONA Apostolic Administrator

TDT | Manama Bishop Paul Hinder, OFM Cap., has been been appointed as the Apostolic Administrator for the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia (AVONA). This was confirmed yesterday in a letter from the vicariate’s chancery office at Holy Family Cathedral in Kuwai...

BD186M worth of products of national origin exported in April

TDT | Manama Bahrain had exported BD186million worth of products of national origin last month. This is according to the foreign trade report of April 2020, issued yesterday by the Information and eGovernment Authority (iGA), encompassing data on the balance of trade, im...

NHRA lists diabetes medicines free from carcinogenic impurity

TDT | Manama The National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) issued yesterday a list of the registered diabetes medicines in Bahrain (containing Metformin) that are free from the carcinogenic impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), or within the acceptable limits for dai...

COVID-19 call centre to double staff per shift

TDT | Manama The number of employees working in shifts at the Coronavirus Unified Call Centre (444) is set to be doubled in the upcoming days, it was revealed yesterday. One shift is currently covered by 50 employees, but due to the high number of calls received daily, th...