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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 [...]

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 [...]

For several decades now, many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) have been working in different jobs in Bahrain. As the 40th anniversary of the Philippines-Bahrain relations draws near, we can expect many projects for Filipinos, including a new cultural centre in the Kingdom. According to Philippines Ambassador Alfonso A. Ver, the opening of a new Filipino [...]

It’s been a great year for Bahrain so far. It has been hailed as the most popular destination for expats. Tourists keep on visiting its gorgeous beaches and parks; moreover, the country continues to be a thriving sports destination in the region. Aside from these awesome attributes, the biggest celebration is still to come: National Day Festival [...]

A global survey has declared Bahrain as the “most popular destination in the world for expats.” According to the Expat Insider 2017 Survey Report, 87% or almost nine out of 10 expatriates responded that they are happy with their lives in the Kingdom. Expat Insider is one of the largest surveys in the world that [...]

eid al fitr bahrain

We are greeting everyone an Eid Mubarak! Eid Al Fitr starts on Sunday, June 25, 2017. The moon sighting committee has announced the date of Eid Al Fitr will be on Sunday after confirming the sighting of the moon. Please be advised that all ministries and government institutions will be closed for 3 days. Work for government sector [...]

The Interior Ministry of Bahrain has announced that anyone who expresses sympathy for the Qatar government could spend up to five years in jail and pay a hefty fine. This includes any spoken or written form, including posts on social media. The announcement was made after Bahrain issued a statement on cutting relations with Qatar. [...]