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Bahrain Labour Law - Worker's Duties & Accountability

Bahrain is one of the most popular destinations in the world for expats, and there are millions of foreign workers living in the Kingdom. Of course, every worker has certain duties to accomplish, as stated in his/her work contract. ALSO READ: Bahrain Labour Law – Working Hours & Rest Periods That being said, a worker’s duties and [...]

Working Hours Shortened During Ramadan

Now that the Holy Month of Ramadan has begun, let us take note of the changes in working hours and timings of offices across the Kingdom of Bahrain. ALSO READ: List of Bahrain Public Holidays in 2019 In today’s post, we provide a guide to the working hours this Ramadan, as well as the official timings [...]

List of Catholic Churches in Bahrain

Although Bahrain is a Muslim country, people here have the freedom to practice their own religion. That being said, about 14.5 percent of the population are Christians, including Roman Catholics. ALSO READ: Living in Manama, Bahrain: A Basic Guide Records show that Christians have been residing in Bahrain since the 12th century. Between 1930 and 1950, [...]

Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bahrain 4

Like most other Middle East countries, the Kingdom of Bahrain is an Islamic state, and majority of the population are Muslims. Nonetheless, expats here are able to practice their own beliefs, including Catholicism, which is the religion of many Filipinos in the country. ALSO READ: How to Get Married in Bahrain (for Filipinos) There are two Roman Catholic [...]

Bahrain Labour Law Employees' Official Leaves

In a previous post, we’ve talked about the official working hours and rest periods of workers, as stipulated by the Bahrain Labour Law. Today, we’re going to discuss about official leaves. ALSO READ: Policies on Wages Just like in other countries, workers in Bahrain are entitled to annual leaves, sick leaves, and other official leaves. So before your [...]

How to Transfer to a New Employer

When foreign employees plan to transfer to another employer, they usually have to cancel their existing work permits and exit the country. However, did you know that it is possible to do this without canceling your work permit or traveling outside the Kingdom of Bahrain? ALSO READ: How to Check Your Work & Legal Status in Bahrain You [...]

How to File a Complaint as a Worker in Bahrain

Many expats, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), work in Bahrain to support their families back home. Just like others around the world, however, some employees encounter problems at work — concerns that may need to be filed with legal authorities. ALSO READ: Things to Know about your Work Contract One such problem is to be reported “absent” by [...]

Places to Visit in bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is an island country — 33 islands to be exact — nestled between the Kingdoms of Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Its capital city is Manama, and latest statistics show that there are about 1.38 million people in Bahrain, including citizens and residents. In recent years, the Kingdom has rapidly transformed into [...]

Emergency Numbers & Hotlines in Bahrain 3

If you are a newcomer to Bahrain, then it’s important that you know the emergency numbers and hotlines in the Kingdom. Just like in any other country, you never know when you might need to call an ambulance, report an incident to the police, or seek urgent household repairs. ALSO READ: Guide to Health and Medical [...]

How to Apply for Electricity & Water Services in Bahrain 4

Whether you are renting or moving into your own place in Bahrain, you will need access to electricity and water services, of course! Part of moving into a new place involves applying for a connection or re-connection of the electricity and water bill under your name. ALSO READ: How to Adapt to a New Culture or [...]