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Dos & Donts in Bahrain 5

If you are planning to live and work in Bahrain, then it’s important for you to learn about it’s culture and society. As a foreigner who will be staying in another country, keep in mind that you must adapt to the Kingdom’s customs and practices — not the other way round! ALSO READ: Basic Guide to [...]

How to Check Your Work & Legal Status in Bahrain 2

Have you ever wondered about the status of your work permit in Bahrain? Worried about a possible travel ban that may have been issued against you? There’s a quick way to know the answers to these questions by using the eGovernment portal of the Kingdom of Bahrain. ALSO READ: Bahrain to Issue 10-Year Residency Permit for Investors Today’s [...]

How to request newborns birth certificate in bahrain 3

Interestingly, many foreign workers meet their future spouses and end up getting married in Bahrain. Eventually, they have children of their own, bringing up this question: how can they request for their newborn baby’s birth certificate? ALSO READ: How to Adapt to a New Culture or Workplace Today’s article explains how parents in Bahrain can request for [...]

Internet connection has become a big part of our daily lives. We need it to work, communicate, and more. The good news is, half the world now is online! And in the Middle East, Bahrain is one of the most Internet-connected countries. In fact, telecommunication companies here compete when it comes to offering the best [...]

Getting a Mobile Phone in Bahrain

As you prepare for your upcoming trip to Bahrain, you come across a tiny dilemma: will you need to get a Bahraini mobile phone when you get there? Or will your current phone work just fine? Because Bahrain operates on a GSM network, your phone will probably work in Bahrain without a problem. If anything, [...]

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 [...]

The Kingdom of Bahrain has been hailed as the world’s most popular destination for expats. Millions of foreign workers have jobs in Bahrain, and many of them have brought their families as well. Hence, there is quite a number of international schools where their children are enrolled in. There are plenty of international schools in [...]

There are many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who are currently living and working in Bahrain, and many of these are women. Fortunately, the Bahrain Labour Law includes special provisions for female workers, including Pinays. Under a section entitled “Employment of Women,” the Bahrain Labour Law presents policies pertaining to women’s rights, protection, and welfare. Among [...]

Many expats prefer working in Bahrain over other countries. In fact, according to a survey by Expat Insider last year, the Kingdom is the “most popular destination in the world for expats.” What’s more, 9 out of 10 expats shared that they are happy living in Bahrain. Today, a huge number of expats, including Overseas Filipino Workers [...]

According to the latest statistics, there are about 60,000 Filipinos living in Bahrain. Most of these are employed in various jobs throughout the Kingdom, while the rest are family members or dependents of workers who are also residing in the country. Of course, wherever there are Filipinos, there are “balikbayan boxes” as well. These are filled [...]