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As you prepare for your upcoming trip to Bahrain, you come across a tiny dilemma: will you need to get a Bahraini mobile phone when you get there? Or will your current phone work just fine? Because Bahrain operates on a GSM network, your phone will probably work in Bahrain without a problem. If anything, [...]

So, you have a trip to Bahrain coming up, and you’re looking up places to add to your itinerary. I have one for you, and it’s called El Mercado. Opened in 2016, El Mercado, which translated means “The Market” is a Spanish-themed retail center located in Janabiya. Since it’s opening, El Mercado has enlivened the [...]

Getting Pinterest-inspired home interiors finally won’t seem so unattainable as the world’s biggest furniture retailer is now underway and set to open this summer. You know which store I’m talking about. That’s right, IKEA Bahrain has been set to rise in Salmabad, and we couldn’t be more psyched! Brought to us by the Al Sulaiman [...]

Have you considered becoming a foreign investor in a country? Perhaps that is why you are reading this right now. You’ve been considering your options and have been weighing in on which country would be the best pick. Well, look no further because if there is a country to invest in right now, it’s the [...]

The Kingdom of Bahrain has been hailed as the world’s most popular destination for expats. Millions of foreign workers have jobs in Bahrain, and many of them have brought their families as well. Hence, there is quite a number of international schools where their children are enrolled in. There are plenty of international schools in [...]

There are many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who are currently living and working in Bahrain, and many of these are women. Fortunately, the Bahrain Labour Law includes special provisions for female workers, including Pinays. Under a section entitled “Employment of Women,” the Bahrain Labour Law presents policies pertaining to women’s rights, protection, and welfare. Among [...]

You may already know some basic information about Bahrain, but have you heard the latest news? Just recently, the Kingdom has made its biggest oil discovery in decades — a new tight oil and deep gas resource — situated on the the west coast, in the Khaleej Al Bahrain Basin. This latest find is the [...]

Many expats prefer working in Bahrain over other countries. In fact, according to a survey by Expat Insider last year, the Kingdom is the “most popular destination in the world for expats.” What’s more, 9 out of 10 expats shared that they are happy living in Bahrain. Today, a huge number of expats, including Overseas Filipino Workers [...]

According to the latest statistics, there are about 60,000 Filipinos living in Bahrain. Most of these are employed in various jobs throughout the Kingdom, while the rest are family members or dependents of workers who are also residing in the country. Of course, wherever there are Filipinos, there are “balikbayan boxes” as well. These are filled [...]

Every year, thousands upon thousands of aspiring job seekers — including Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) — come to work in Bahrain. Indeed, the vibrant economy, state-of-the-art services, and cultural diversity makes this Kingdom the top choice for most expats worldwide. Notably, the primary agency that handles all workers coming into Bahrain is the Labour Market [...]