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  • HM King congratulated on sport achievement

    August 13, 2018 5:32 PM 1

    Manama, Aug.13 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received a cable of congratulations from BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa on the victory achieved by HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Khalifa , Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) First Deputy Chairman and Bahrain Athletics Association (BAA) Chief

  • Southern Governor visits Hunainia's Dialysis Center

    August 13, 2018 3:47 PM 2

    Manama, Aug 13 (BNA): HH Southern Governor Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al Khalifa today paid a visit to Al Hunainia's Dialysis Center construction project in the Southern Governorate, to learn about the construction progress there. During touring the construction site, the Governor underlined keenness to establish coordination with the Ministry of Works

  • Solidarity Bahrain posts BD1.16m net profit in 1H

    August 13, 2018 2:44 PM 2

    MANAMA: Solidarity Bahrain B.S.C., one of the largest insurance companies in Bahrain and a subsidiary of Solidarity Group Holding, has announced a net profit of BD 1.16 million for the six months period ended 30th June 2018 against BD 89 thousand for the corresponding previous period, representing 1200% increase. The earring per share have also increased

  • Bahrain wins top Arab media award

    August 13, 2018 7:37 AM 3

    Salalah, Aug. 13 (BNA): Bahrain News Agency (BNA) has won the best Arab news agency award, it was announced in Oman during the 10th version of the Arab Tourism Media Awards 2018. The Sultanate, Saudi Arabia and Egypt also topped the list of winners, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported. The ceremony was organised by the Arab Centre for Tourism Media (ACTM)

  • UAE, Singapore cooperation discussed

    August 13, 2018 5:55 AM 3

    Dubai, Aug. 13 (BNA): UAE Minister of State for Future Food Security , Mariam Hareb Almheiri, has discussed, with several Singaporean officials, cooperation in the area of food security between the UAE and Singapore, exchanging knowledge, best international practices, and how to benefit from their efforts. Their discussion took place during Almheiri’s

  • Saudi Aramco announces joint venture

    August 12, 2018 7:32 PM 5

    Dhahran, Aug.12 (BNA): Saudi Aramco, Air Products (NYSE: APD), and ACWA Power today announced the signing of a Term Sheet to form a Gasification/Power joint venture (JV) located at Jazan Economic City (JEC) in Saudi Arabia. The JV will purchase the gasification assets, power block and the associated utilities from Saudi Aramco for approximately over $8 billion

  • Strong Bahraini-Thai relations praised

    August 12, 2018 3:04 PM 6

    Manama, Aug. 12 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received at Gudaibiya Palace today Thai Ambassador to Bahrain Thanis Na Songkhla who was accompanied by his Deputy Hathaichanok Frumau on the occasion of completion of her tenure in Bahrain. HRH the Premier praised growing relations between Bahrain and Thailand

  • Project momentum acceleration to drive Bahrain's non-oil growth in 2018

    August 12, 2018 10:47 AM 5

    Manama, Aug 12 (BNA): An acceleration in the pace of project implementation in the first quarter of 2018 is expected to underpin faster non-oil growth in Bahrain throughout the course of the year, according to the Bahrain Economic Quarterly. The forecast for strong growth across the year as a whole comes in spite of a weaker performance in the first

  • Baby-friendly hospitals initiative launched

    August 12, 2018 9:55 AM 5

    Manama, Aug. 12 (BNA): The Ministry of Health (MoH) held a workshop pertaining to the ministerial decision issued to regulate the use, marketing and promotion of substitutes to breastfeeding. The ministry launched the 'Baby-friendly Hospitals Initiative', that coincides with the World Breastfeeding Week, in the presence of ministry officials and nursing

  • Hajj security committee checks safety requirements

    August 11, 2018 9:08 PM 4

    Manama, Aug.11 (BNA): The security committee has started checking all preparations and procedures to ensure the safety of Bahrain pilgrims. The security committee has been established under directives from the Minister of Interior to take care of Bahrain pilgrims whilst performing their Hajj rituals and cooperate with competent authorities in Saudi Arabia