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MANAMA: Bahrain is launching a major survey this month to help authorities develop vital economic and social programmes.

The year-long nationwide survey will gauge family income and expenditure in Bahrain, according to the Central Informatics Organisation (CIO).

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King hails Jordan ties

MANAMA: Bahrain and Jordan yesterday pledged to further consolidate their historic ties.

Talks focus on Arab security

MANAMA: Arab solidarity in the ongoing war on terror to ensure regional stability was stressed as His Majesty King Hamad held talks with King Abdullah of Jordan yesterday.

Five blasts suspects remanded in custody

MANAMA: Five people were remanded in custody yesterday in connection with a bomb blast which killed an on-duty policeman in Demistan on December 8.

Renewable energy watchdog on track

BAHRAIN is preparing to open the door to alternative power providers with the setting up of a new watchdog to oversee the green energy sector.

Reaching for the skies...

BAHRAIN'S contribution to the aviation sector has been highlighted, as the world celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first commercial flight.

Top honour for Shaikh Nasser

HIS Majesty King Hamad's Representative for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) president Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa yesterday became the first Arab personality to receive the 'Highest Contribution Award' from ICHPER.SD since it was founded in 1958.

Helping hand for the needy

VOLUNTEERS have launched a winter aid drive to keep expat workers and underprivileged families warm during the cold season.

Change of attitude to hotel jobs 'vital'

PREJUDICE against work in the hospitality sector is preventing Bahrainis from finding jobs, despite 5,000 vacancies being posted by the Labour Ministry every month.

National Day car decoration contest winners honoured

FOUR participants won cash prizes of BD2,000 each in the Best Decorated Car contest held as part of National Day celebrations.

Children's festival is held

MORE than 200 children took part in the finale of the Tamil Social and Cultural Association's (Tasca) Children Festival 2014.

St Christopher's Cathedral to hold special services

SPECIAL services marking the Christmas season at the St Christopher's Cathedral begins on Sunday at 6.15pm with the traditional Nine Lessons and Carols service.

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