Bahrain eases visa process for Indian nationals

Bahrain will start offering e-visas from 1 October 2014Bahrain is making it easier for Indians to apply for visas to the Gulf state.From 1 October 2014, Indians will be eligible to apply for an e-visa, and then from 2015 Bahrain will start offering three-month visa extensions and new multiple entry visas.“India and Bahrain have an economic and trade partnership that stretches back hundreds of years,” said HE Dr. Mohan Kumar, India’s Ambassador to Bahrain.“Indians also make up a sizeable Read more [...]

Bahrain introduces new visa policy

Bahrain looks to boost tourism with new visa policyEffective 1 October 2014, Bahrain will introduce a new visa policy. As per official information, the new visa policy will now allow nationals from over 100 countries to obtain a visa either online ahead of travel, or on arrival.The new visa policy is an important development that places Bahrain among countries with flexible visa policies in the region. The new policy will also be accompanied by improvements to individual screening process, thereby Read more [...]

Visa policy boost

MANAMA: Nationals of 66 countries can get visas on arrival starting tomorrow, as part of a policy to boost Bahrain's tourism and economic growth. They include the US, the UK, France, Germany, Russia, South Korea, Japan, China and several states from the European Union and South America. Electronic visas to Bahrain will also be granted to citizens of 102 countries, said Nationality, Passport and Residence Affairs assistant under-secretary Shaikh Ahmed bin Isa Al Khalifa. Read more [...]

Gulf states strike athletics gold at Asiad

INCHEON, South Korea: Bahrain and Qatar struck more Asian Games athletics gold Monday as their policy of cherry-picking top African talent continued to pay off, while North Korea stunned the South with a late winner in their women’s football semifinal.Mohammad al-Garni and Maryam Yusuf Jamal added their names to the growing list of African-born runners who have won gold for oil-rich Gulf states Qatar and Bahrain.Their wins in the men’s and women’s 1,500 meters came a day after Nigerian-born Read more [...]

Sipchem affiliate restarts butanediol production plant

    AL-KHOBAR – An affiliate of Saudi International Petrochemical Co (Sipchem) restarted butanediol production on Monday after scheduled maintenance, Sipchem said.   The International Diol Co plant, which has an annual capacity of 75,000 tonnes, was shut from Aug. 29 to improve the efficiency of operations.   Sipchem had projected losses due to the shutdown at 8 million riyals ($2.1 million). It did not give an updated figure in a Saudi Read more [...]

Qatar, South Korea to clash for Asian Games handball gold – Peninsula On

Players of Qatar and Iran vie for ball possession during their Asian Games handball match at the Seonhak Handball Gymnasium in Incheon yesterday.  Qatar won 29-21 to set up a final clash with hosts South Korea. In the second semi-final, South Korea defeated Bahrain 27-23. The final will be played on October 2. Incheon: Qatar stayed on course for their first Asian Games gold medal in handball after a convincing 29-21 win over Iran in the semi-finals at the Seonhak Handball Read more [...]

Fórum destaca seis empresas árabes de vanguarda – Agência de Notícias Brasil

São Paulo – O Fórum Econômico Mundial (FEM) anunciou nesta segunda-feira (29) a seleção de 28 empresas da Europa, Eurásia e Oriente Médio para fazer parte de sua comunidade de companhias de crescimento global (GGC, na sigla em inglês). Fazem parte da lista, seis empresas de países árabes. O anúncio foi feito durante conferência realizada em Istambul, na Turquia, que teve como tema o aproveitamento de recursos para o desenvolvimento regional. As companhias foram escolhidas, Read more [...]

URUGUAY: Bordaberry con jóvenes

ENTORNOINTELIGENTE.COM / Con el objetivo de promover el conocimiento en torno a las diferentes opciones terapéuticas para el control de la diabetes, el laboratorio Novo Nordisk, realizó un taller con 40 profesionales del sector farmacéutico, a quienes se les brindó información actualizada respecto al mecanismo de acción y el perfil de seguridad de los análogos de insulinas para lograr el control glicémico en los pacientes diabéticos. El taller tuvo una duración de dos días y Read more [...]