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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. [...]

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of Bahrain, stated that the world has declared war on extremism. In a post from the Bahrain News Agency (BNA), he declared that “Bahrain and its partners are confronting desperate attempts by those who seek to finance terrorism and spread violence and [...]

For those who are traveling to and from Doha, Qatar: Please be advised that Gulf Air and other airlines have suspended flights to this city. These airlines include Air Arabia, Egypt Air, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Fly Dubai, and Saudia. The suspension goes in line with recent news, Bahrain issues statement on cutting relations with Qatar. [...]

The Kingdom of Bahrain has issued an official statement on cutting diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar. This includes the closing of its territorial waters, ports, and airspace to shipping and air traffic to and from Qatar. In a post from the Bahrain News Agency (BNA), a full statement is published on June 5, [...]

The hospitality and tourism industry plays an important role in the economic development of a country as it stimulates new economic activities. Some of these activities can be identified as increase in employment opportunities, economic diversification, infrastructure development, and increased spending in the host region of the country. However, the industry has its own set [...]