Friday 9 December 2022

Bahrain records warmest November in over 100 years

Bahrain's Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Meteorological Directorate has reported that last month has gone on record as the warmest November ever experienced in the kingdom since 1902.   The mean temperature of the month was 27.4 C w


Dubai gets ready for world coffee exhibition with record numbers

The second edition of the World of Coffee Dubai 2023 exhibition has received registrations from more than 1,000 international, regional, and local companies and brands from over 30 countries worldwide. This surpasses the participation figures from the previous edition.  &nbs


Startup Wings launched at MEW in Bahrain, to invest in region

Startup Wings, a UK-based Investment and Growth Accelerator, was launched at the recent eighth edition of Manama Entrepreneurship Week (MEW) in Bahrain.   With the launch of Startup Wings, the First Lioness Fund (FLF) through Startup Wings will be investing in t


Siwar Foods, Dely Waffles sign regional agreement

Siwar Foods, a new Saudi FMCG company, has signed an exclusive agreement with Dely Waffles, a specialist in the manufacturing of freezer fresh Brussels Waffles, to bring frozen waffles to Saudi Arabia and the region. The agreement will see Siwar introduce a range of frozen waffle


Export Bahrain wins HRH Princess Sabeeka Award

The national entity, Export Bahrain, has been awarded the HRH Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Award for Bahraini Women Advancement in the Small Enterprises, Private Sector category.    The award was presented during the inauguration ceremony of the


Transguard Cash launches Smart Cash Deposit Machines

Dubai taxi drivers can now immediately deposit received cash, thus reducing their idle time after each shift. This is done by integrating the backend system of the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) with Transguard’s Smart Cash Deposit Machines (SCDMs).   


Madame Tussauds Dubai reveals new Taylor Swift wax figure

Madame Tussauds Dubai has announced that a wax figure of country music star turned pop queen Taylor Swift is the latest figure to join its incredible line-up of famous personalities. This marks the first international addition to the hugely popular attraction since it opened on B


UAE and Ukraine to initiate negotiations for CEPA

UAE and Ukraine have signed a joint statement announcing their intention to initiate negotiations towards a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA).    Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade, and Yulia Svyrydenko,


LMRA grants licences to labor registration centres

Bahrain's Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) CEO Nouf Abdulrahman Jamsheer has announced that the authority has granted licences to various accredited labor registration centres.   These accredited centres will register all workers as part of the Labor


nogaholding to form Group Joint Commission for gender balance

The Oil and Gas Holding Company (nogaholding) will form a Group Joint Commission for Equal Opportunities and Gender Balance, Mark Thomas, Group Chief Executive Officer of nogaholding, said on the occasion of Bahraini Women’s Day 2022.   The Joint Commissio

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