Bahrain EDB recognised globally for its resilience in navigating the pandemic

Manama, July 14, 2021: The Economic Development Board (EDB), the country’s Investment Promotion Agency (IPA), was recognised by the international economic development organisation OCO Global for its resilience in responding to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, ranking 6th top global IPA with the most resilience to add new source markets in the 2021 […]

Read more

PIONEERING INNOVATION & STUDENT CENTRICITY: AUBH launches Alexa Skills to connect with students through voice technology

The American University of Bahrain (AUBH) just added voice technology to its campus with the launch of two Alexa skills. The new skills are aimed at providing students, educators, and parents with the ability to use their voice to deepen the learning experience and enrich university life whilst providing critical academic and campus information. The […]

Read more

Bahrain’s FDI inflows reach $1 Billion in 2020

Manama, June 22: Bahrain’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows increased by $1.007 billion in 2020, according to the latest World Investment Report (WIR 2021) from the UN Conference of Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The annual report charts global investment flows, analyses trade trends, and examines government policies that seek to expand world trade. The report highlighted […]

Read more

Bahrain tops global financial attractiveness rankings for 3rd consecutive year

– Bahrain tops AIRINC Global 150 Cities Index for financial attractiveness – – Seven MENA cities in the top 16 places – Manama, May 30 2021: Bahrain has topped the globally-recognised AIRINC Global 150 Cities Index financial attractiveness ranking for the third straight year, leading impressive rankings for MENA capitals – with seven leading MENA […]

Read more

Foundation Holdings to invest $30m in healthcare and education in Bahrain

Manama, May 27 2021: The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Foundation Holdings to invest US$30 million into launching its affiliate companies, in Bahrain including a new state of the art medical centre focused on specialised healthcare and non communicable diseases. This investment into the […]

Read more

Bahrain property transactions jump 36% in Q1 2021

Bahrain real estate transactions reached $600 million compared to just over $440 million in Q1 2020

Read more

Bahrain tops GCC rankings as best place for expats to live

Third of respondents in Bahrain have no plans to move in near future due to handling of global pandemic Manama – May 19, 2021: Bahrain remains the best place in the GCC for expats to live and work despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the recently published InterNations Expat Insider 2021 survey. The survey, which […]

Read more

Bahrain real estate sector deals valued at US$ 1.9 billion in 2020

Bahrain real estate deals rose by 14% and 20% in third and fourth quarters of 2020 Ongoing mixed-use major real estate projects worth over US$12 billion Bahrain real estate sector set to bounce-back amid series of major projects and initiatives Manama – March 30, 2021: The real estate market in the Kingdom of Bahrain is […]

Read more

Tencent Cloud Deploys its First MENA Region Internet Data Centre Hub in Bahrain

Middle East cloud market expected to reach USD 4.5 billion by 2024, highlighting the growing opportunity in the region Tencent Cloud will capitalise on Bahrain’s position as a regional cloud services hub Hong Kong, March 1, 2021 – Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, today announced its collaboration with the Bahrain Economic Development Board […]

Read more

Load more 9/477
Go to top