With over 30 million of today's Arab and Asian populations falling between the ages of 15 and 29, the governments there need to do far more to invest in them -- because they do represent the future, and because they have the opportunity to either help their economies grow - or become a drag on them.
Bahrain Tender and Business News
Bahrain-based Kanoo Travel, one of the largest travel companies in the region, has awarded its cloud-based contact center solution contract to Kalaam Telecom, a global managed solutions provider based in Bahrain supporting businesses across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and international markets.
Lockheed Martin, an aerospace and defense company in Maryland, received a $1.2 billion contract from the U.S. government, to produce 16 new F-16 Block 70 aircraft for the Royal Bahraini Air Force.
Seef Properties, an integrated real estate company based in Bahrain, announced the establishment of a real estate company in collaboration with strategic partners. The first initiative of the enterprise is a new mixed-use waterfront project between the two bridges in the Capital Governorate.
BAFT (Bankers Association for Finance & Trade), an international financial services association based in Washington, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIFM (International Islamic Financial Market), an Islamic financial services standard-setting body.
Select Property Group, a British developer, has partnered with Metropolitan Holding, a Bahrain-based real estate company, to offer Bahrain-based investors direct access to investment opportunities across its UK portfolio.
In our current 3-month rolling calendar of a sampling of Asia’s best trade shows from February through April, we feature exhibitions on an International Media & Satellite Communications, Industry Automation, Apparel Manufacturing, South Asia Travel & Tourism, Green Energy, Medical Devices, Metal & Steel, Mining, a major Solar Tech show taking place in the Middle East, Sporting Goods, Telecommunications, and everything about Livestock, Meat Processing and the Dairy Industry.
AlMabarrah AlKhalifia Foundation (MKF) of Bahrain has recently announced the launching of the second edition of the Youth Enrichment Program with the theme "Leadership Skills."
US-based Cleveland Clinic, a nonprofit multi-specialty academic medical center, has offered courses designed to integrate business and medicine with hands-on training to help Middle East healthcare leaders, physicians, nurses, and administrators become more effective in their roles.
In Trillions' current 3-month rolling calendar of some of Asia’s best trade shows, we feature one of the biggest Airshow events in the world, along with exhibitions on an International Media & Satellite Communications, Industry Automation, Apparel Manufacturing, South Asia Travel & Tourism, Food Packaging, Pools & Spas, Medical Devices, Gardens & Landscaping, Metal & Steel, Sporting Goods, and everything about Livestock, Meat Processing and the Dairy Industry.
The Kingdom of Bahrain's national airline, Gulf Air, has awarded Thales, headquartered in France, to equip the airline’s new, incoming 12 Airbus A320Neo and 17 A321Neo aircraft with a cockpit package of Thales avionics solutions including the TopFlight and Flight Management System (FMS).
In our current 3-month rolling calendar of some of the more intriguing and trade shows, we feature one of the biggest Maritime shows in the world, along with exhibitions on Food Manufacturing Tech, Industry Automation, Apparel Manufacturing, Food Packaging, Pools & Spas, Garden and Landscaping Design, and the signature Asian Airshow event for this time of the year.
Bahrain Cinema Company and Majid Al Fautaim, a major shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure developer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, have formed a joint venture which just opened The IMAX Experience® to VOX Cineco at City Centre Bahrain.
A new joint venture facility, Schmidt Logistics Bahrain, was just launched as a co-development of Schmidt Heilbronn of Germany and nogaholding, the investment and business development arm of the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) of Bahrain.
Lancer Skincare, a luxury cosmetics brand headquartered in Beverly Hills, California, is partnering with Apotheca Beauty, a privately held distributor in the Middle East which focuses on luxury brands from around the world.
The Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Company Ltd. (DMTCL), a company owned by the Bangladesh government, has awarded Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. an approximately JPY 40 billion contract for the supply of 144 cars of rolling stock and maintenance depot equipment for Dhaka MRT Line-6.
Multilateral development banks (MDBs) leaders have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world.
Human development is progressing and has recently made major strides in many areas, but many are still left behind, with systemic and often unmeasured barriers to catching up. A new UN report urges a stronger focus on those excluded and on actions to dismantle these barriers to ensure sustainable human development for all.
Santa Clara, California, based Avaya will deploying its latest fabric network for the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco), the national company of Bahrain. This is part of a planned overall 'digital transformation of Bapco's corporate network operations, including considerations for connecting IoT (Internet of Things) devices securely as part of the network.
Bahrain and India have come together on a potential partnership involving dredging and land reclamation. The Kingdom of Bahrain's Riyada Group of Companies just signed a Memorandum of Understanding covering business cooperation with a Government of India enterprise, the Dredging Corporation of India.
A congress billed as the world’s largest ever to focus on the environment has opened to warnings that our planet is at a “tipping point” but also with expressions of hope that governments, civil society and big business are learning to work together.
Boston Market IP Company Ltd., an affiliate of Boston Market Corporation, a fresh food alternative to fast food franchises headquartered in Colorado, just signed a development agreement to open between 25 to 30 restaurants across the Middle East over the next few years.
The problem of children around the world being exposed to lead -- and the many medical consequences of that -- is still significant even in the 21st century. A study just published by New York University shows the annual economic cost of lead exposure at $977 billion worldwide, with ~$700 billion of that happening just within Asia.
According to a just released market study, the global total value of all airport construction projects is estimated at U.S. $637.8 billion. The biggest single chunk of that is in the Asia-Pacific region, with $224.1 billion or 35.1% of the total.
Five years ago the Arab world blew up, and the flames are still raging. What at first had been euphoria quickly turned to chaos. What cannot be denied, though, is that the uprisings were the spark of an epochal change.