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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 [...]

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 [...]

List of Bahrain Public Holidays in 2019 3

As the year comes to a close, many expats in Bahrain are likely to travel within or outside the country before 2018 ends. And speaking of travel, we think it’s never too early to make next year’s vacations plans, especially if you know the public holidays in 2019! ALSO READ: Reasons Why OFWs Work in Bahrain [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]