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List of Bahrain Public Holidays in 2019 3

As the year comes to a close, many expats in Bahrain are likely to travel within or outside the country before 2018 ends. And speaking of travel, we think it’s never too early to make next year’s vacations plans, especially if you know the public holidays in 2019! ALSO READ: Reasons Why OFWs Work in Bahrain [...]

LMRA Offers Shelter Services to Distressed OFWs in Bahrain 3

Due to the continuing partnership between the two countries, the Philippine Embassy has announced a new initiative that aims to help distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Bahrain. ALSO READ: Bahrain Facilitates “Regularization” of Undocumented OFWs Based on an agreement between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of the Philippines, the Labour Market Regulatory Authority [...]

Bahrain's Flexi Visa Program to Benefit 3000 Undocumented OFWs

Around 3,000 undocumented Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) could benefit from the “Flexi Visa” program, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) stated on Thursday, November 8. The program was launched recently by the Bahrain government, Philippine News Agency reported. ALSO READ: Bahrain Facilitates “Regularization” of Undocumented OFWs The Flexi Visa is basically a residence and work permit for [...]

bahrain regularize undocumented ofws 3

The Kingdom of Bahrain has made it easier for undocumented Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to become “regularized,” according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Philippine News Agency reported. ALSO READ: Services Offered by Bahrain Philippine Embassy and Overseas Labor Office Basically, the Bahrain government has allowed the Philippine Embassy in Manama to purchase two-month [...]

Wherever they may be in the world, Filipinos are always making huge strides and achievements. And here in Bahrain, a group of Pinoys have proven their worth in the field of sports! The Desert Smashers Club (DSC), a Filipino community and sports organisation based in Saudi Arabia, participated in the PBG Open Doubles Badminton Tournament. The [...]

The cost of living in Bahrain may increase ever so slightly next year, as tax experts predict that it will be the next GCC country to implement a five percent value-added tax (VAT), Khaleej Times reported. The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia were the first to introduce it this year. No exact dates have been [...]

On Tuesday, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) of Bahrain announced a suspension on the issuance of entry visas to Qatari nationals, the Bahrain News Agency reported. Through a statement posted on its website, the ministry explained that the decision was made in response to the “irresponsible acts” of authorities in Qatar. MOI Announces Suspension of [...]

If you’re reading this and you’ve been looking for something fun to do these past few days, you just stumbled upon the answer. Happening right now until the end of the month, including Eid weekend, is a musical extravaganza at MODA Mall, Manama. Time to check out these exciting festivities for the holidays! Cultural Festivities at [...]

No matter how old we get, there is a youthful spirit in all of us that is awakened by things we cherish from our childhood. And if there was one popular toy back then, it would be LEGO. Up to this day, children as well as adults still build with the famous Danish-invented interlocking bricks, and [...]

Let’s face it, there really are no excuses left to make when it comes to working out and staying fit. As much as we’d like to just lounge around during our free time, we know that being fit is of the utmost importance. To take care of our bodies is to make sure that we’re always [...]