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  • <p><em>Mr Al Musaed with officials during the campaign.</em></p><p>Members of the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) conducted a heat exhaustion awareness campaign at APM Terminals, Khalifa Bin Salman Port. They were led by GFBTU chairman Abdulwahid Al Najjar and was accompanied by assistant secretary general for occupational health and safety Mohammed Al Musaed who gave tips on how to avoid and treat heat exhaustion. Instruction booklets in Arabic, English, Hindi and Urdu were distributed. Bottled water was distributed to the participants in the campaign.</p><p><br></p>
    GFBTU conducts a heat exhaustion awareness campaign
    22-07-2018 00:01 AM
  • <p><em>Mr Al Musaed addressing workers at the event.</em></p><p><br></p><p><br></p>
    GFBTU conducts a heat exhaustion awareness campaign
    22-07-2018 00:01 AM
  • <p><em>Mr Al Bahar speaking at the event.</em></p>
<p>A lecture titled &lsquo;Legislation that supports the needs of women&rsquo; was organised by the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) as part of its third series of talks under the initiative, &lsquo;Our Rights 2&rsquo;, which was recently launched jointly by the SCW, the Judicial and Legal Studies Institute, the National Institute for Human Rights and the Bahrain Institute for Political Development (BIPD). The lecture was delivered by BIPD training chief Ali Jassim Al Bahar.</p>
    Supreme Council for Women holds lecture
    22-07-2018 00:00 AM
  • <p><em>Participants in the workshop.</em></p>
<p>A workshop, &lsquo;A Safe and Healthy Summer&rsquo;, aimed at enhancing workplace safety was organised by the Labour and Social Development Ministry in collaboration with the Health Ministry.</p>
<p>Attending were representatives from the embassies of countries forming the bulk of Bahrain&rsquo;s work force such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Philippines and Nepal.</p>
<p>The workshop, at the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam, focused on the need to implement the summer ban, from noon until 4pm, during July and August.</p>
<p>Protecting workers from the risk of heat strokes and various other illnesses and reducing occupational accidents were also highlighted.</p>
<p>The event comes as part of a series of workshops and educational activities organised by the Labour and Social Development Ministry at worksites to highlight the importance of the summer ban and focus on heat-related illnesses</p>
    ‘A Safe and Healthy Summer’ workshop organised by Labour and Social Development Ministry
    22-07-2018 00:51 AM
  • <p>The first month&rsquo;s winners of Seef Mall&rsquo;s &lsquo;Shop Daily Win Weekly BD1,000 Cash&rsquo; campaign have been announced.</p>
<p>The winners at Seef Mall included Ali Al Zaimoor, Maryam Ahmed, Khaled Kamel and Mariam Al Bardooli, while Shaima Husain, Sameer Kollandy, Zahra Abdali and Mohammed Azeem won at Seef Mall Muharraq. Each received BD1,000 in cash.</p>
<p>Shoppers who spend a cumulative BD20 stand a chance to win in the campaign which runs until December this year. Above, some of the winners being presented with their cash prizes.</p>
    Seef Mall’s ‘Shop Daily Win Weekly BD1,000 Cash’ campaign announced
    22-07-2018 08:35 AM
  • Seef Mall’s ‘Shop Daily Win Weekly BD1,000 Cash’ campaign announced
    22-07-2018 08:35 AM
  • Seef Mall’s ‘Shop Daily Win Weekly BD1,000 Cash’ campaign announced
    22-07-2018 08:35 AM
  • <p><em>Mr Maraghi with Dr Jawahery and other officials during the visit.</em></p>
<p>Visiting Egyptian General Federation of Trade Unions chairman Jibali Al Maraghi was received by Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company president Dr Abdulrahman Jawahery.&nbsp;</p>
<div>Present were Bahrain Free Labour Unions Federation president Yaqoob Yousef Mohammed, executive management, and other officials.&nbsp;</div>
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<div>Dr Jawahery applauded Bahraini-Egyptian relations and the work of labour unions in both the nations.</div>
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    GPIC president receives Egyptian General Federation of Trade Unions chairman
    18-07-2018 00:03 AM
  • <p>BDF Commander-in-Chief Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa yesterday received Royal Guard Commander Brigadier General Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa and commended his efforts to enhance administrative and combat readiness.</p>
    Commander-in-chief receives Royal Guard commander
    18-07-2018 00:03 AM
  • <p><em>Mr Esbai receives his prize from customer service officials Jassim Mohammed and Aysha Rafea.</em></p>
<p>CrediMax has announced the prize winners for May and June for its &ldquo;We give the Max&rdquo; campaign.&nbsp;</p>
<div>May winner Ebrahim Esbai won a Lexus ES 350 while June winner Ahmed Salman won a 1kg gold bar.&nbsp;</div>
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<div>The prize for July is a 2018 model of Lexus ES 350. For every accumulated BD300 spent, cardholders will be eligible to enter the raffle draw while those using the card outside Bahrain double their chances of winning.</div>
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    CrediMax announced prize winners for May
    18-07-2018 00:03 AM
  • <p><em>Dr Al Sayed, left, presenting the cheque to Ms Al Balooshi and Ms Al Mosawi in the presence of Seef Properties chief executive Ahmed Yusuf.</em></p>
<p>Real estate development company Seef Properties donated BD15,000 to Shaikh Isa bin Salman Educational Charitable Trust Fund, as part of its continuous support to community causes.&nbsp;</p>
<div>A cheque for the amount was presented by Seef Properties vice-chairman and CSR (corporate social responsibility) committee chairman Dr Mustafa Al Sayed to fund representatives Mona Al Balooshi and Wedad Al Mosawi.&nbsp;</div>
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    Seef Properties donates BD15,000 to Shaikh Isa bin Salman Educational Charitable Trust Fund
    18-07-2018 00:03 AM
  • <p>Assistant Foreign Minister Abdulla Al Doseri yesterday met Shura Council member Nancy Khedouri.&nbsp;</p>
<div>He appreciated the council&rsquo;s contribution to Bahrain&rsquo;s prosperity.&nbsp;</div>
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<div>Ms Khedouri praised co-operation between the ministry and the council.</div>
    Assistant Foreign Minister meets Shura Council member
    18-07-2018 00:03 AM
  • <p><em>&nbsp;MGD jewellery branch head Mohammed Rafeek, second from right, presents the prize to Mr Rahman, second from left, in the presence of other officials.</em></p>
<p>Ateeq Ur Rahman was named the winner of &lsquo;10kg Gold for 100 Winners&rsquo; campaign held by the Malabar Gold and Diamonds (MGD).&nbsp;</p>
<div>He was presented with the prize of a 100gm gold bar at a ceremony at the MGD outlet in Manama.&nbsp;</div>
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    Malabar Gold and Diamonds winner announced
    18-07-2018 00:03 AM
  • <p><em>Participants in the workshop</em></p>
<p>A two-day workshop that aims to develop and prepare the management for the future began yesterday at Alba. Titled &lsquo;Thriving in VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) World&rsquo;, the workshop is being conducted by Professor Rangaraj Ramanujam from Vanderbilt University, US.&nbsp;</p>
<div>It focuses on the importance of self-management, decision-making and handling the stress of managing in a VUCA world, with a special focus on business cases and examples of Fortune 500 companies in overcoming obstacles and achieving success and growth.&nbsp;</div>
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<div>The company&rsquo;s executive management and second line managers are attending the workshop at Alba Club.&nbsp;</div>
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    Alba workshop
    17-07-2018 00:14 AM
  • <p><em>At the signing ceremony are Mr Abdulla, second from left, Ms Dalal, second from right, with other officials</em></p>
<p>An agreement was signed between Eskan Bank and Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) to provide loans to beneficiaries of the social housing finance programme, Mazaya, as well as citizens keen on buying a home in the Danaat Al Lawzi project in Hamad Town.&nbsp;</p>
<div>The agreement was signed by Eskan Bank general manager Danaat Al Lawzi project chairman Khalid Abdulla and BisB retail banking general manager Dalal AlQais.&nbsp;</div>
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    Agreement between Eskan Bank and Bahrain Islamic Bank
    17-07-2018 00:32 AM
  • <p><em>At the presentation are, from left, Prof Otoom, Dr Al Nuaimi and Dr Al Showaikh</em></p>
<p>Education Minister and Higher Education Council chairman Dr Majid Al Nuaimi received Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland &ndash; Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) president Professor Sameer Otoom at the ministry complex and handed him a letter from the Saudi Higher Education Ministry approving the inclusion of the university&rsquo;s Bachelor of Human Medicine on its list of recommended courses. Present was council secretary general Dr Abdulghani Al Showaikh.</p>
    Education Minister receives university official
    17-07-2018 00:06 AM
  • <p><em>The new committee members along with officials</em></p>
<p>New executive committee members of Bahrain Photographic Society were inducted at a meeting held at the Mashq Art Space in Muqsha.&nbsp;</p>
<div>They are Shafiq Al Shariqi, president; Isa Ibrahim, vice-president; Munir Al Najjar, secretary; Ramzi Quruf, treasurer; Hamid Al Shakhouri, media committee head; Ali Al Qamish, public relations and communications head; and Nahi Ali, activity committee head. Present were Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities legal counsellor Yasser Al Khair and members.&nbsp;</div>
    New members of Bahrain Photographic Society inducted
    17-07-2018 00:06 AM
  • <p><em>Volunteers with the bags of waste collected during the campaign</em></p><p>Several bags of waste were collected during a beach clean-up organised by the Southern Municipality in co-operation with Weatherford International and Urbaser cleaning company in Ras Zuwaid, Riffa.&nbsp;</p><div>The aim of the exercise was to raise awareness about the importance of protecting natural resources and providing a clean and sustainable environment for future generations.&nbsp;</div><div><br></div><div><br></div>
    Beach clean-up
    16-07-2018 00:41 AM
  • <p><em>Volunteers gathering rubbish along the coast.</em></p>
    Beach clean-up
    16-07-2018 00:41 AM
  • <p><em>GPIC president Dr Abdulrahman Jawahery, centre, with Ms Binfalah, fourth from left, with other officials.</em></p>
<p>Entisar Al Binfalah has been promoted as procurement superintendent by the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC).&nbsp;</p>
<div>The promotion was part of the company&rsquo;s policy for women to assume the highest leadership positions and in recognition of the important role they play in Bahrain&rsquo;s overall development.</div>
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<div>Ms Al Binfalah holds a Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in chemical engineering and a diploma in mechanical engineering from Bahrain University.&nbsp;</div>
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<div>She received a Diploma in Supply and Procurement from the Charter Institute of the UK.&nbsp;</div>
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<div>She joined the company in 1990 and has held several supervisory positions.&nbsp;</div>
    Entisar Al Binfalah promoted as procurement superintendent by GPIC
    16-07-2018 00:44 AM
  • <p><em>The interns with bank first deputy chief executive Anwar Murad, Ms Al Balooshi and other officials</em></p>
<p>A group of 23 Bahraini students have been inducted into a two-month summer internship programme at Al Salam Bank.</p>
<div>They will undergo an intensive training programme in the bank&rsquo;s key departments.&nbsp;
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<div>The group, comprising 14 females and nine males studying at Bahrain University and local and international universities, constitutes the 12th batch of summer interns the bank is hosting.&nbsp;</div>
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<div>They were welcomed by the bank&rsquo;s human resources group head Muna Al Balooshi at Sheraton Hotel Bahrain.&nbsp;</div>
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    Summer internship for 23 Bahraini students at Al Salam Bank
    16-07-2018 00:46 AM
  • <p><em>The Turkish Ambassador with guests at the event.</em></p><p>Members of the Turkish community gathered yesterday to celebrate the second anniversary of a failed coup in Turkey in 2016.&nbsp;</p><div>The celebration, attended by Turkish Ambassador Kemal Demirciler, was held at the Embassy of Turkey in the presence of members of the Turkish community who discussed the history and the strength of Turkey after the events.&nbsp;&nbsp;</div><p><em><br></em></p>
    Turkish community gather to celebrate second anniversary of failed coup
    16-07-2018 00:05 AM
  • <div><em>Mr Demirciler addressing the gathering.</em></div>
    Turkish community gather to celebrate second anniversary of failed coup
    16-07-2018 00:05 AM
  • <p><em>Shaikh Khalid and the French ambassador cuts a cake.</em></p>
<p>A celebration was held last night to mark France&rsquo;s National Day at the Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea and Spa.&nbsp;</p>
<div>The event was attended by Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, French Ambassador C&eacute;cile Long&eacute;, diplomats and French residents in Bahrain.&nbsp;</div>
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<div>The French National Day, also known as Bastille Day is the anniversary of the Storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 &ndash; a turning point in the French Revolution &ndash; as well as the F&ecirc;te de la F&eacute;d&eacute;ration which celebrated the unity of the French people on July 14, 1790.&nbsp;</div>
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    France’s National Day celebration
    15-07-2018 00:03 AM
  • Shaikh Khalid addresses guests watched by Ms Longé.
    France’s National Day celebration
    15-07-2018 00:03 AM
  •  French Ambassador Cécile Longé  addresses guests
    France’s National Day celebration
    15-07-2018 00:03 AM
  • <p><em>At the presentation are, from left, Mr Jones, Ms Al Kooheji and Mr Peters.</em></p>
<p>A donation of BD1,000 was made to Hamad Town Charity Society by the Gulf Hotels Group.&nbsp;</p>
<div>Chief executive Garfield Jones presented a cheque to society general manager Fathiya Al Kooheji in the presence of group deputy chief executive officer Ron Peters.&nbsp;</div>
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    Gulf Hotels Group donates BD1,000 Hamad Town Charity Society
    15-07-2018 00:02 AM
  • <p><em>Ms Hashem, third from left, with members and guests at the event.</em></p><p>Clean-Up Bahrain co-founder Ruqaya Hashem was the guest speaker at a Rotary Club of Salmaniya meeting at the Golden Tulip Hotel.&nbsp;</p><div>She spoke on “Clean-up Bahrain”: Together We Can Make a Difference”.</div><div><br></div><div>The event was attended by members and guests.&nbsp;</div><div><br></div><div><br></div>
    Clean-Up Bahrain event
    15-07-2018 00:04 AM
  • <p>Club vice-president Osama Muein presents a memento to Ms Hashem</p>
    Clean-Up Bahrain event
    15-07-2018 00:04 AM
  • <p><em>Civil Defence personnel with some of the contractors at the event.</em></p>
<p>A special presentation about Batelco&rsquo;s emergency evacuation plans for its onsite contractors was organised by the telecom operator&rsquo;s health and safety division in collaboration with Bahrain Civil Defence.&nbsp;</p>
<div>The event took place at Batelco&rsquo;s premises in Salmaniya.&nbsp;</div>
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    Health and safety presentation
    15-07-2018 00:06 AM