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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 [...]

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 [...]

Let’s face it, there really are no excuses left to make when it comes to working out and staying fit. As much as we’d like to just lounge around during our free time, we know that being fit is of the utmost importance. To take care of our bodies is to make sure that we’re always [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Here’s our next batch of photos to be featured. These pictures were sent to us by Romzkie DLS. As soon as he found out that we’ve been accepting submissions on our Facebook page to be featured, Romzkie did not hesitate in sending us his random snaps of places he has captured through his lens. From day [...]

I’m sure you’ve heard a lot of information about Bahrain, especially on how tourists love to come here over and over again. What makes this relatively small kingdom in the Middle East so popular among travelers? Read on to find out more about this country! For one thing, the weather in Bahrain is fine all [...]