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Internet connection has become a big part of our daily lives. We need it to work, communicate, and more. The good news is, half the world now is online! And in the Middle East, Bahrain is one of the most Internet-connected countries. In fact, telecommunication companies here compete when it comes to offering the best [...]

Getting a Mobile Phone in Bahrain

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

I’m sure you’ve heard a lot of information about Bahrain, especially on how tourists love to come here over and over again. What makes this relatively small kingdom in the Middle East so popular among travelers? Read on to find out more about this country! For one thing, the weather in Bahrain is fine all [...]

There are many of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and other nationalities working in Bahrain. Aside from offering plenty of job opportunities, the Kingdom provides excellent basic services, state-of-the-art health care, plus awesome shopping and travel destinations. As soon as you have arrived in Bahrain and settled into your new job, you also need to be familiar [...]