In Bahrain, the citizen seems to be the unquenchable fount of money. Funds which most here are in desperate need of, are dragged out of our pockets by unremitting fines, fees and other government charges and levies. Last month, the Traffic Dept had its fun by sending us speeding fines that were more than a […]
Author Archive for mahmood
An Arab man's attempt at bridging the cultural gap and trying to make a difference. Failing a lot. Succeeding once in a while.
I just got this email from Mr. Peter Kaliaropoulos, the CEO of Batelco which I shall share with you in order to reach a consensus of opinion. Mr. K raises some valid points which need to be addressed too: Dear â€œboycott Batelcoâ€ team, I have visited your website and read many of your comments. I […]
You have no idea how my chest swelled as I was reading this article this morning, makes me absolutely PROUD to be Bahraini: However, leaders in Bahrain are at least making a serious attempt to promote Shiite-Sunni unity. Bahrainâ€™s Islamic Affairs Ministry is currently studying a proposal aimed at combating the emerging divide between the […]
The GDN has two articles today about the Batelco restricted broadband packages. One written by Tariq Khonji highlights the users’ views while another contains responses and accusations by Batelco’s CEO, makes him actually sound like an Arab, but Greeks aren’t really that far away from our culture are they? 😉 So the campaigns of boycottbatelco.com […]