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List of Supermarkets in Manama Bahrain

Just as there are several malls in Bahrain where you can shop ‘til you drop, there are plenty of supermarkets as well, offering grocery items, fresh produce, and even ready-to-eat meals. ALSO READ: Shopping Destinations in Bahrain For today’s post, we have gathered some of the most popular supermarkets in Manama, the capital of Bahrain. These include family-owned [...]

How to Renew Vehicle Registration in Bahrain

Just as it is important to renew your driving license in Bahrain, it is also a must to renew your vehicle registration, which is managed by the General Directorate of Traffic in the Kingdom. ALSO READ: Guide to Traffic Laws & Driving in Bahrain Whether you are driving a personal car or company car, the vehicle needs to be [...]

How to Renew a Driving License in Bahrain

Having a driving license in Bahrain comes in handy, especially if you drive a car for work or travel purposes. Like most other licenses, however, it needs to be renewed after a certain period. ALSO READ: Guide to Traffic Laws & Driving in Bahrain Today, we will discuss how you can renew your driving license in Bahrain. [...]

How to Apply for an NBI Clearance Abroad

One of the more common requirements for work, travel, or starting a business in the Philippines is an NBI Clearance. For many OFWs, especially those who have been away from the country for some time may wonder if it is possible to apply for one without having to return to the Philippines to get it [...]

How to Replace Lost or Damaged Philippine Passport in Bahrain

Part of living and working abroad is to keep our documents safe, most especially our passports. But what if our passport suddenly gets lost, stolen, or damaged? Oh no! ALSO READ: No More Red Ribbon on Authentication Certificates Have no fear… help is here! The Philippine Embassy in Bahrain can facilitate the replacement of your lost or [...]

How to Renew Philippine Passport in Bahrain (for Minor Applicants)

One of the standard requirements for traveling abroad is a passport with at least six (6) months’ validity. So every now and then, we need to have our Philippine passports renewed. This applies to adult passport holders as well as minors (i.e. 17 years old and below). ALSO READ: No More Red Ribbon on Authentication Certificates For passport [...]

Here are What You Need to Know about Teaching English in Bahrain

English is generally part of the national curriculum followed by schools in the Kingdom. Despite this, it’s quite rare to find native English-speakers in the state education system, cultural differences accounting for this. Because of this, there is a significant number of openings for English teachers coming from other places such as Egypt, Syria, Jordan, [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]