Gov't Employed 52,000 Foreigners in 2022
Recent official data revealed that the number of foreign workers in Bahrain increased by more than 52,000 foreigners in 2022, at a time the government claims the nationalization of jobs.
Bahrainis Left with Low Pay Jobs as Foreigners Replace them
In all countries, an unemployment crisis is usually caused by economic crises or imbalances in the labor market, with the exception of Bahrain, where unemployment is the result of a political crisis caused by a ruling regime that fails to reconcile with the people.
Editorial: Bahrain in December 2022: The Allegiance of Expats and Discontent of Citizens
It is indeed paradoxical that expatriates in Bahrain celebrate its National Day that marks the king's accession to power, while most citizens celebrate Martyrs' Day.
Bahraini Dies while Working in Kuwait
Bahraini youth Qassim Mohammed Abdulrasoul Al-Ali died in Kuwait (November 19) while working at a station belonging to the Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity.
Bu Sandal: Teaching Cost of Children of Foreigners Working in Gov't Reaches about BD 70 Million Annually
Former Al-Asala MP Ibrahim Bu Sandal said the cost of teaching the children of foreigners working in the government reaches about BD 70 million a year, calling for Bahrainizing governmental jobs.
Indian Employment Agency Announces Vacancies in Bahrain: Nurses, Engineers, Occupational Health and Safety Officers
The Indian Employment Agency (Seagull International) published a job advertisement demanding a large number of employees to work in one of the petrochemical projects in Bahrain, in several jobs of different specialties and requirements.
Three Foreigners in Higher Urban Planning Committee
Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, issued an edict appointing Higher Urban Planning Committee which was announced in the economic recovery plan.
Gov't Law to Allow Foreigners to Enter, Leave Bahrain by ID Card
The Foreign Affairs, Defense and National Security Committee is studying a bill referred by the government, which includes introducing and preparing the facilitation of the movement of foreigners residing in Bahrain, whether by identity card or any other means that may arise in the future.
Foreigners Have Priority in Employment over Bahraini Volunteers who Trained them!
Health Ministry Undersecretary Waleed Al-Manea showed up yesterday to mitigate the criticism and public wave of resentment against the ministry and government, in general, with respect to signing employment contracts with foreigners, while delaying the employment of Bahraini volunteers.
US Lawmakers Demand "Immediate" Action from Navy Chief Over Alleged Naval Sex Trafficking Scandal
US lawmakers called on Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite to explain how the service is responding to allegations that US sailors were involved in the commercial sex trade in Bahrain.
Bahrain Combats Human Trafficking, What about Prostitution?
Women enslavement in Bahrain has returned to the forefront through two incidents: the involvement of US sailors in women trafficking and a report by the U.S. State Department.
Bahraini Gov’t Honors Foreigners and Marginalizes its Outstanding Youths
The country is experiencing a difficult period which kicked off in 2011. Loyalists who opposed the pro-democracy popular movement thought that the failure of the movement would revive their long-term life opportunities, but the period of rapid recovery has rapidly passed, and has been replaced by another policy that favors foreigners after the regime naturalized as many people as it could.
Ad. in Indian Newspapers Seeks Nurses to Work in King Hamad University Hospital in Bahrain
King Hamad University Hospital in Bahrain, a governmental hospital, published a job advertisement in Indian news outlets demanding male and female nurses to work in the hospital. November 2 was set as a date to conduct interviews with the applicants to the vacant jobs in 8 specialties, noting that applicants should have 2 years of experience.
Ahli United Bank Launches Free Transfer Service to India
Ahli United Bank (AUB) has announced the launch of a transfer service to India, a platform for online remittances to India.
Safes without Guards: How “Bahrain University” was Taken over by Naturalized Citizens
The people of Bahrain do not get provoked for no reason. They feel as if they are marginalized and strangers in their own country. This is not an exaggeration; it is a fact backed by documents. Bahrain Mirror presents in this report examples of the threat posed by naturalization in one of Bahrain’s educational institutions.
Unemployed High Degree Holders 5028, 1809 Foreigners in Medical Jobs
MP Ibrahim Al-Nafei revealed that the competent parties didn't Bahrainize jobs in the public and private sectors. The MP said that the requests of unemployed high degree holders in the Ministry of works and social affairs reached 5028 in 2018, while 612 requests were closed in the same year.
25,000 or 8,000 Unemployed in Bahrain: What is the Exact Number Minister Humaidan?
Bahrainis are mocking the powerless Labor Minister, Jameel Humaidan, and challenging him to disclose the real number of unemployed people in Bahrain, asking him if it is 25,000 or 8,000.
Period of Direct Hiring Ends, Bapco and Power Authority Job Privatization Enter into Force with Huge Tenders
The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) and the Electricity and Water Authority have started to abandon a large part of their operations for private companies, including the supply of manpower to carry out specific tasks such as maintenance and operation, under the supervision of engineers in the two institutions.
Are Bahraini Officials Poking Fun at Bahrainis?
A new sample of official government statements and media reports directed at the Bahraini citizen has emerged. The situation is demeaning to Bahrainis to say the least. Here comes another government action insulting the intelligence of citizens and not giving them any consideration.
Interior Ministry: Foreign Nationals Residence Requests in Bahrain Increasing
Bahrain's Interior Ministry Undersecretary for Citizenship, Passports and Residence Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa said the number of applications for work residence permits in Bahrain is increasingly growing.