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3-Step Registration Process for the Philippine National ID

On Friday, April 30, online applications for national IDs were made available, with the aim of enrolling 70 million Filipinos in the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) by the end of 2021. READ ALSO: How to Renew Philippine Passport in Bahrain President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11055, also known as the “Philippine Identification System [...]

Gov’t Introduces Digital ‘Vaccine Passports’

On Wednesday (February 17), the Kingdom of Bahrain announced through the Gulf state’s media office that it has launched its own digital ‘vaccine passport’ for citizens. The decision aims to determine whether using digital ‘vaccine passports’ would work well for the people of Bahrain in light of the ongoing pandemic. The initiative positions the kingdom [...]

OFW from Bahrain Comes Home, Tests Positive for COVID-19 UK Variant

The Ilocos Norte provincial government is currently tracing the people who came into contact with an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who arrived from Bahrain. This is because he tested positive for the COVID-19 UK variant, which is reported to be highly infectious. ALSO READ: Guidelines for Home Quarantine and Disinfection The man arrived in the Philippines [...]

[TRENDING] Bahrain Housemaid Placed in Car Trunk by Employer to Prevent Package from Falling

A video allegedly showing a housemaid placed in a car’s open trunk while holding on to a large box to keep it from falling has caught the attention of netizens after it made rounds on social media last week. ALSO READ: 3 Reasons Why OFWs Work in Bahrain The video drew flak from netizens criticizing the [...]

Bahrain Resumes Recruitment of Domestic Helpers, 'Filipinos Preferred' - Sec. Bello

Good news for Filipino domestic helpers who wish to work in Bahrain, as the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced that the Kingdom is once again recruiting migrant workers to work in the country after it has closed off its borders to foreign workers due to the ongoing pandemic. After months of putting the recruitment of [...]

Bahrain Enforces Social Distancing, Requires Everyone to Wear Masks in Public

On top of the precautionary measures issued a few weeks ago, Bahrain has recently enforced additional measures to help contain and prevent the spread of the outbreak. The decision was made during a meeting of the Government Executive Committee on Monday, 7th April 2020. The meeting — held remotely — was chaired by the Crown Prince, [...]

Bahrain Limits Public Gatherings, Imposes Strict Measures Amid COVID-19 Threat

Not long after the country reported its first death due to the novel coronavirus or COVID-19, Bahrain has begun imposing stricter measures to help monitor and prevent its spread. On Tuesday, 17th March, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander, and First Deputy Prime Minister, chaired a meeting [...]

Bahrain Reports First Death due to COVID-19, Highlights Precautionary Measures

The Ministry of Health announced the death of a 65-year-old Bahraini female on Monday, 16th March 2020. The patient was registered as an active case of COVID-19, and she had also been suffering from underlying and chronic health problems. Apart from her case, the Ministry stated that all other COVID-19 patients in the country remain [...]

Ministry Confirms 2 New COVID-19 Cases, Raising Total Number to 49

The Ministry of Health has reported two new cases of COVID-19, raising the total number of confirmed cases in Bahrain to 49. The patients, a Bahraini female and a Saudi male, arrived at Bahrain International Airport via indirect flights from Iran. According to the Ministry, both patients had tested negative upon arrival at the airport [...]

47 cases coronavirus bahrain

6 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have been confirmed in Bahrain which now totals to 47 confirmed cases in the country. According to an announcement made by the Ministry of Health, the 6 new cases come from 3 Bahraini women, 2 Bahraini men and 1 Saudi man who all arrived at Bahrain International Airport coming from [...]