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Japanese govt invites application for MEXT scholarship 2020

The Embassy of Japan in the Kingdom of Bahrain has invited applications from Bahraini students for MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) Scholarship 2020. Bahraini students interested in studying at Japa...

Bahrain committed to regional security: Deputy King

Deputy King HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa yesterday stressed Bahrain’s steadfast commitment to ensuring regional security, calling for “integrated efforts and partnerships to address them efficiently.” &ldquo...

HM King, UAE Crown Prince review regional developments

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, yesterday discussed recent regional developments and it...

Bahrain PM officially opens Muharraq Central

The region’s top retailer, Lulu Group, is rapidly expanding its network across the GCC to cater to the growing needs of the vast multinational consumers residing in the country, especially in the new suburbs.   HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of...

Three policemen injured as car thief attempts to flee

A 38 year old man was arrested after injuring three policemen and damaging nearly five vehicles in a bid to escape the authorities. Director-General of the Northern Governorate Police stated an investigation regarding a stolen car led the police to the man who decided to flee the scene up...

Breaking News: Four year old died in road accident

  A Bahraini girl was killed in a horrific traffic accident that occurred in Dar Kulaib village near Hamad Town on Wednesday afternoon.   Identified as Reem Hussain Al Aradi, 4, the girl was hit by a car near a flower shop that her father owned on the busy commer...

Car theft: Police arrest suspect after chase

Police yesterday arrested a man, 38, in cooperation with the Najad “Rescue” Police for stealing a car. The man also injured three police officer when security personnel tried to stop him, said the Director-General of Northern Governorate. The suspect later crashed the vehicle into oth...

Court postpones trial of nine terrorists

The Fourth High Criminal Court adjourned the trial of nine men accused of receiving military and explosives’ manufacturing training at Hezbollah camps in Iraq back in 2017. The Court will hear the case on June 11. Only one of the 9 defendants is in police custody. Rest of them are t...

Exam paper leaking: Court adjourns trial

The First High Criminal Court adjourned the trial of a public school teacher accused of leaking school final year question papers to June 11.   The intermediate school teacher allegedly took snapshots of seventh-grade final  exam questions  from a public school where she wo...

Court to rehear arguments in serial killer case

The High Criminal Court has ordered a rehearing in the murder trial of a suspected Bahrain serial killer on 12 June 2019. The Court will also reconsider the testimonies of the fifth and the sixth witnesses. The 25-year-old serial killer, according to the police report, attacked four men, all Asia...

Motorists showered with gifts

Officers from the General Directorate of Traffic along with Bahraini youths recently intensified their street patrolling, not in search of violations, this time for finding law-abiding residents.  Good drivers, who followed traffic rules properly, were spotted and showered with gifts includi...

LuLu opens in Muharraq

The 171st Hypermarket of the LuLu Group was inaugurated yesterday in Muharraq Central by Deputy Prime Minister, Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa. The opening followed the official inauguration of the newly revamped Muharraq Central Market by HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prim...

NBR holds VAT workshop

The National Bureau for Revenue (NBR) held an interactive VAT workshop for professionals in the construction sector, during which the NBR recapped general and sector-specific VAT concepts, including invoicing and filing.             &nbs...

HM King restructures LMRA, NOGA

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa restructured the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) yesterday. LMRA board will now include LMRA Executive President, Vice Executive President for Resources and Services (in the rank of assistant undersecretary), Vice President for Operation...

Tough punishments for supporting terror

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa yesterday ratified and issued Law 8/2019 for the protection of the community against terrorist acts. Promoting, glorifying, justifying, admiring or encouraging terrorist acts will attract jail terms not exceeding five years and a fine between BD2,000 and ...

Bahraini wins top ME award for underwater picture

A Bahraini was among winners of a prestigious middle east wide photography competition Hani Badr, who is an employee at the fisheries department of the Ministry of Works, Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning, was honored by the organizers of the World Organisation for Animal Health photo-...

Promote sustainable growth: CP

HRH the Crown Prince yesterday stressed the importance of promoting environmental sustainability and environmentally friendly technologies to promote inclusive, sustainable growth. Pursuing sustainable development, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa said, will ensure the preser...

Premier opens revamped Muharraq Central Market

The newly revamped Central Market in the Muharraq Governorate, now four times the size of the old market, was opened yesterday by Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. The three-storey market, which spreads over an area of 28,000 sqm, features 180-car underground parking, 61 mu...

UAE offers permanent residency expatriates

United Arab Emirates launches permanent residency “Golden Card’’ which is granted to expatriates deemed exceptional in the fields of  medicine, engineering, science, and arts. HH Sheikh Mohammed announced the launch of the new “Golden Card” system to gra...