Latest Economy of Bahrain Stories

2011-07-04 15:39:00

MANAMA, Bahrain, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bahrain International Airport (BIA) will begin a new expansion program that is expected to increase the airport's capacity by 50 percent. "The plans we are initiating for an expanded international airport are essential to Bahrain's continued development, not only in providing businesses in Bahrain with the access they demand for the future, but also in bolstering the growing aviation and logistics industry in the kingdom," said...

2011-03-17 17:28:00

MANAMA, Bahrain, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Bahrain Thursday reopened the stock exchange, several banks and the central bank, a sign that normalcy is returning to the island kingdom's financial markets. Despite Manama's financial center being blocked by police, the stock market resumed trading at its emergency location. The stock exchange closed Wednesday after Bahrain declared a three-month national safety period. A spokesman for the exchange said it...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'