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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 [...]

In an previous post, we presented basic information about Bahrain that every newcomer should know. For this feature, however, we would like to focus on the largest city in the Kingdom, which also happens to be its capital: Manama. The city of Manama is located on the northeastern part of the country. Many years ago, it [...]

Previously, we discussed about how to apply for a Schengen tourist visa in Bahrain. Today, we’re going to talk about getting a visa for another popular destination: United States. Many people dream of seeing the Statue of Liberty in New York, crossing the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, or gazing up at Mount Rushmore. You [...]

Have you ever dreamed of seeing the Eiffel Tower in Paris or Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome? Perhaps you’d like to explore the mythical temples in Greece or gaze up at the Northern Lights from Norway. With a Schengen visa, you can do all these and more. The Schengen visa is a “short stay visa” [...]

Expats working in Bahrain, it is very important that you understand your rights, terms and conditions in you labour employment contract. The Labour Contract is an agreement between the employer and employee, where the latter performs specific tasks in return for a wage, and for a definite period of time. Recently, the Kingdom Bahrain was hailed [...]