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Group wins top award

MANAMA: Bahrain-based Jawad Business Group(JBG) was awarded the International Franchisee of the Year (for 2014) at a ceremony held in Florida.

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Italian firms set for top show

MANAMA: Bahrain's showcase for interiors, gulfInteriors 2015, has been selected by the Furniture Federation of Italy, FederlegnoArredo, to be the business-to-business (B2B) partner for the trade delegation's visit to Bahrain.

EDB is seeking to boost trade ties with Germany

MANAMA: A delegation organised by the Economic Development Board (EDB) and led by chief executive Khalid Al Rumaihi is in Munich, Germany, to explore trade and investment opportunities.

Specialist wins key award

MANAMA: Lamis Al Saif, a senior training specialist at the Specific Council for Training in Hospitality (SCHT), has been honoured by the Labour Ministry for 'long-standing contribution to human resource development in the industry'.

Batelco backs telecom forum in Chicago

MANAMA: Batelco has announced it is sponsoring International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2015, being held in Chicago, US.

Angel investors set for key Mena forum

MANAMA: Tenmou yesterday announced some of the most prominent angel investors will attend the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) Angel Investor Summit next week.

GCC honours for cinema firm

MANAMA: Bahrain Cinema Company, also known as Cineco, has been named the top ranking company in the leisure and tourism sector in the GCC by Global Finance magazine.

Election uncertainty affecting London real estate

LONDON: Higher taxes and election uncertainty have put the brakes on prime London house prices which fell by 0.5 per cent in the first quarter, new research shows.

Ownership caps set

RIYADH: Foreign investors can own no more than 10 per cent of Saudi Arabia's stock market by value, the regulator said yesterday as it announced rules opening the $575 billion bourse to direct foreign investment next month.

Qatar Airways eyes US push

NEW YORK: Qatar Airways yesterday said it plans to expand its services to the US, in a move that rankled US airlines which accuse it of competing unfairly through state subsidies.

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