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movement would revive their long-term life opportunities, but the period of rapid recovery has rapidly passed, and has been replaced by another policy that favors foreigners after the regime naturalized as many people as it could.
MP Says People Employed by Nepotism in Civil Service Bureau, Evidence Found
A Bahraini Member of Parliament said "nepotism plays a major role in the civil service bureau," announcing that he has irrefutable evidence and people to prove this. The MP also confirmed his willingness to cooperate.
Unemployed Sociologists: Labor Ministry Pushing Us to Either Register for 2500-Dinar Course or Close our Files!
Sociology graduates said that the Bahraini Ministry of Labor invited them to attend a mandatory course at the Bahrain Training Institute as a condition for continuing the payment of their unemployment benefit, but found out that the course was not for free.
Nursing Graduates in Bahrain Unemployed while Bahrain Embassy Seeks Nurses for Military Hospital from Jordan
Social media outlets circulated an ad about one month ago published in Jordanian newspapers in which the Military Mission of the Embassy of Bahrain was looking to hire people for positions in the military hospital.
Supreme Council of Health Says It will Start Employing Doctors in Mid-August
The Supreme Council of Health revealed that details of training Bahraini doctors program will be announced in the mid of August.
Unemployed Graduates Increase this Summer: About 10,000 Jobless Graduates
The number of unemployed graduates is expected to reach a record this summer in Bahrain with the graduation of 3,000 students from the University of Bahrain and other private universities at a time the government fails to find solutions for the issue of unemployment.
University Graduates Make Up Over Half of Bahrain's Unemployed
The head of a parliamentary inquiry committee said that more than half of the unemployed registered in the Bahraini Ministry of Labor are university graduates, pointing out that the number is expected to increase.
Review of House of Representatives’ Work in 1st Session: Zero Achievements
The first session of the fifth legislative round of the Shura council and House of Representatives ended on Wednesday (May 15, 2019) on King Hamad’s order. What did the House of Representatives achieve during this time?
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.
Democracy Key to Securing the Future of Bahrain's Young
In April, the King of Bahrain announced a new Royal Directive aimed at embracing Bahraini youth who he describes as "the nations source of strength". Whilst details of what this directive will actually concretely mean are yet to be announced - or indeed whether this is anything more than empty rhetoric - one thing should be certain; the youth of Bahrain are concerned with political reform and until this happens the future of the country will not reflect their aspirations.
Labor Minister: 2,200 Unemployed Registered in National Employment Program So Far
The Minister of Labor and Social Development Jameel Humaidan said that the number of unemployed registered to date in the National Program for Employment reached 2,200 applicants, pointing out that the increase in the number of enrollments in the program does not exceed 30% of the total applicants so far.
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.
Bahrain Gov’t Plans on Collecting 1 Billion and 100 Million in Taxes and Duties
“Once you pop, you can’t stop”: This Pringles advertised slogan applies to what the Bahraini government is doing to its citizens. The pockets of Bahrainis have been popped and devoured in the name of taxes and duties and the authorities don’t seem willing to stop anytime soon, as the government plans on collecting one billion and 100 million in two years.
Former MP Ibrahim BouSandal: Gov’t Sweeping Dirt under the Rug
A wave of popular discontent among Bahraini citizens struck after the House of Representatives passed a legal amendment allowing the government to put its hand on the Unemployment Insurance Fund to finance the voluntary retirement program.
Trade Unions Federation President: MPs Disappointed Bahrain Workers, Facilitated Infringement on their Funds
he Secretary General of the General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain (GFWTUB), Hassan Al-Halwaji, expressed his regret that those who are considered representatives of the people passed the proposed amendments to the Unemployment Fund law and disregarded and facilitated the encroachment on the workers' funds instead of protecting them.
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.
GFWTUB Demands MPs to Stop Infringing on Unemployment Fund
The General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain (GFWTUB) refused any act of spending the unemployment funds on anything other than the fields they're allocated to and using them for objectives other than what the Fund was established for.
Health Minister Hopes Bahrainization Reaches 80% in Nursing Sector within 2 Years
Health Minister Faeqa Saeed Al-Saleh said that she "hopes" Bahrainization level in nursing field would increase to reach 80% within two years, a local newspaper reported.
Bahraini Parliamentary Investigative Committee Disbanded, Saudi Ambassador Says Ready to Fulfill Bahraini Education Sector Needs
The first investigative committee formed by the House of Representatives, which was elected in November 2018, was disbanded on Monday (March 11, 2019), causing one of the first disappointments regarding such a committee, which was made up of 12 MPs to investigate the Bahrainization of jobs as well as the issue of marginalization of Bahrainis to which they are subjected in both the public and private sectors.
Parliamentary Committee Passes “Unemployment” Amendments: 230 Million from Unemployment Fund Surplus to Finance Voluntary Retirement
The Services Committee in the House of Representatives approved on Sunday (March 17, 2019) amendments to unemployment insurance law, which allows the government to finance the voluntary retirement program from the "unemployment" fund.