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Philippine Embassy Supports Ban on Single-Use Plastic, Launches Reusable Bags

Aside from processing our passports and providing government services, the Philippine Embassy in Manama is also involved in different initiatives. Just recently, it launched a solid waste management project, which is supportive of Bahrain’s ban on single use plastic bags. ALSO READ: No More Red Ribbon on Authentication Certificates The Embassy is promoting eco-friendly alternatives to non-biodegradable [...]

Embassy Urges Filipinos to Report Cases of Human Trafficking

In observance of this year’s World Day Against Trafficking, commemorated last July 30, The Philippine Embassy in Bahrain reminded everyone once again to help stop human trafficking by reporting it to the authorities. The Embassy encourages all Filipinos in Bahrain to be vigilant about this atrocious crime, and help end it by reporting to Inter-Agency [...]

Pinay Domestic Worker Undergoes Breakthrough Surgery in Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is known for its excellent medical innovations. This was proven true last May when a Filipina household service worker (HSW) underwent a breakthrough medical procedure that removed a huge and aggressive tumor in her right cheek. ALSO READ: Guide to Health and Medical Care in Bahrain Rosalina Grandusa, a 38-year old Filipina who [...]

VFS Global Opens Italia Tourist Info Centre in Bahrain

In an earlier post, we shared about how you can apply for a Schengen tourist visa, which enables you to travel to certain European destinations. One of these is Italy, and now you can learn more about this country through a newly-established information centre in Bahrain! ALSO READ: How to Apply for a US Tourist Visa in [...]

ADVISORY No More Red Ribbon on Authentication Certificates

The Philippine Embassy in Manama, Bahrain has announced that it will no longer affix the “red ribbon” to all authentication and acknowledgment certificates starting June 15, 2019. ALSO READ: How to Renew Philippine Passport in Bahrain The advisory was made in accordance with a circular issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) – Office of Consular Affairs. [...]

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 [...]

Bahrain to Launch World's Largest Underwater Theme Park 2

There are many places to see in Bahrain, and the list of attractions is about to get bigger! Opening soon is the world’s largest underwater theme park, featuring a submerged Boeing 747! ALSO READ: Discover the Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park The announcement was made on Monday, January 21, by none other than the Personal Representative [...]

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 [...]