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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 [...]

So, you have a trip to Bahrain coming up, and you’re looking up places to add to your itinerary. I have one for you, and it’s called El Mercado. Opened in 2016, El Mercado, which translated means “The Market” is a Spanish-themed retail center located in Janabiya. Since it’s opening, El Mercado has enlivened the [...]

Getting Pinterest-inspired home interiors finally won’t seem so unattainable as the world’s biggest furniture retailer is now underway and set to open this summer. You know which store I’m talking about. That’s right, IKEA Bahrain has been set to rise in Salmabad, and we couldn’t be more psyched! Brought to us by the Al Sulaiman [...]

Have you considered becoming a foreign investor in a country? Perhaps that is why you are reading this right now. You’ve been considering your options and have been weighing in on which country would be the best pick. Well, look no further because if there is a country to invest in right now, it’s the [...]

You may already know some basic information about Bahrain, but have you heard the latest news? Just recently, the Kingdom has made its biggest oil discovery in decades — a new tight oil and deep gas resource — situated on the the west coast, in the Khaleej Al Bahrain Basin. This latest find is the [...]