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Bahrain Invites Indian Firms to Facilitate Fintech Development in Region

Bahrain has invited Indian companies to its fintech sandbox in a bid to facilitate the development of blockchain technology in the region, The Economic Times reported on March 3.Bahrain has reportedly proposed a range of opportunities to Indian companies as their key market in the fields of blockchain, digital

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Bahrain Central Bank Releases First Crypto Exchange to Graduate Its Regulatory Sandbox

Bahrain-based Shariah compliant cryptocurrency exchange Rain has first completed the Central Bank of Bahrain’s (CBB) Regulatory Sandbox, the Saudi Gazette reported on Feb. 26.Rain, which was founded in 2016, has reportedly become the first digital currency exchange to complete the sandbox. The exchange reportedly passed a Shariah compliance certification today,

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University of Bahrain Will Issue Diplomas on the Blockchain Employing Blockcerts

The University of Bahrain will issue diplomas on the blockchain, English-language local media Trade Arabia reports on Jan. 13.According to the aforementioned article, the university employs the Blockcerts open standard in partnership with Learning Machine, a startup providing a system to issue verifiable official records using a blockchain-anchored format.As CryptoX

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Bahrain Finance Training Institute Launches ‘Blockchain Academy’

The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) is launching what it claims to be the country’s first “Blockchain Academy,” according to an announcement published Nov. 26.The BIBF was established in the Kingdom of Bahrain in 1981 by approval of the Specific Council for Vocational Training. The institute is an

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Rain to Launch as the First Cryptocurrency Exchange in Bahrain and the Entire Persian Gulf

Bahrain will have its first ever Central Bank-backed cryptocurrency exchange platform dubbed Rain which will be launched soon according to the founders of the exchange. Besides launching in Bahrain, the platform will serve the entire Persian Gulf upon being licensed by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in 2019. There is no

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