Kingdom of Bahrain hikes duties on alcohol and cigarettes
Source: ©The Moodie Report
By Dermot Davitt
BAHRAIN. The Kingdom of Bahrain this week doubled import duties on cigarettes and alcohol products, a move likely to force domestic market prices higher. However, on tobacco in particular, retail price rises will be curtailed, state-owned Bahrain News Agency has said, meaning any additional Read more [...]
Bahrain King Hamad al Khalifa visited President Vladimir Putin in Russia this week in a perfectly-timed reminder of how drastically the Obama administration has failed to handle relations with the small Gulf kingdom over the last five years.Sunday, February 14 marks the fifth anniversary of the first mass protests against the repressive ruling family. President Mubarak had been forced from office in Egypt just a few days earlier, and it seemed more than possible that the Al Khalifa dictatorship in Read more [...]
FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali has questioned the role of election rival Sheikh Salman in not protecting Bahrain players who alleged abuses after pro-democracy protests in 2011.
In the strongest statement yet on human rights ahead of the Feb. 26 election to succeed Sepp Blatter, the Jordanian prince dismissed the sheikh's consistent defense that national security issues are beyond the control of sports leaders.
"How are you then going to earn the respect of the entire world and players Read more [...]
Bahrain Middle East Bank (BMB) reported profits for 2015 of $5.079 million, up 12 per cent. The results were helped by a reduction in net impairment provisions, down from $2.5 million in 2014 to just under $2 million in 2015.
Kingdom of Bahrain, and the primary hub of the two national Airlines
Furthest destinations without having to change Manila Ninoy Aquino (7378 km, Gulf Air), Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok (6373 km, Cathay Pacific Airways)
Closest destinations with direct flight Dammam (86 km, Air Canada), Doha (146 km, American Airlines), Shiraz (412 km, Gulf Air), Kuwait-Kuwait International (421 km, Gulf Air), Riyadh King Khaled International (421 km, Gulf Air), Abu Dhabi (453 km, Aer Lingus Irish Airlines), Dubai (488 Read more [...]
Manama, Feb. 11 (BNA): Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)'s Chairman Khalid Al Moayyed received the Special Envoy of the President of Republic of Philippines, Dr. Amable R. Aguiluz, lauding the strong bilateral.
The meeting discussed business and partnership opportunities in both friendly countries and considered means of broadening business cooperation and increasing the bilateral trade volume.
Dr. Read more [...]
The Association has been advised that the authorities in Bahrain have issued an Administrative Order, restricting the movement of vessels between Iran and Bahrain.
The Administrative Order states that due to the severance of diplomatic relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and Iran, it is prohibited for all Bahraini ships to visit any of the Iranian ports. It also prevents the entry of Iranian flag ships to Bahrain.
Furthermore, vessels of any flag are prohibited Read more [...]
Montreal, Canada, February 11, 2016 --(PR.com)-- PECB is proud to announce that it has signed a new partnership agreement with Ideal Vision Consulting, to distribute PECB training courses in Bahrain. This partnership will ensure that the respective companies will give their contribution based on their expertise in offering and organizing PECB courses.“It is increasingly important for PECB to continue encouraging and building partnerships all over the world. We are highly impressed with the work Read more [...]
Any track day, even one that has to do with LeMons editions, has its fair share of excitement. However, there are certain occasions on which motorized stars align and we get to enjoy a competition between machines we can only dream of seeing together.
The latest example of this comes from the video below, which takes us to a Bahrain track day. Sure, the name of the circuit hosting the high-octane event says it all, but it's difficult to be prepares for a line-up such as the one we have here.
Many Read more [...]