Entrepreneurship

Bitchslapped!

9 Nov, '0722 Comments

Do you want to see – in writing – what a bitchslap looks like? Of course you do, we’re all human and enjoy a bit of “entertainment”. Well, head over this morning’s Al-Wasat newspaper and read the Minister of Labour’s response to the Chamber of Commerce’s weedy objections to imposing the forthcoming labour fee. That, […]

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Missed opportunities

Missed opportunities

5 Sep, '0770 Comments

Tell me something guys, if you were in a down-and-out situation and someone offered you a lifeline would you take it? Of course you would, as most sane human beings. But if the situation is complicated with a sense of self-importance, of too much ego or with any of the plethora of psychological aberrations then […]

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New Toys!

New Toys!

26 Aug, '0719 Comments

Have a look at these beauties guys: These, my friends, are the Sony HVR-Z1E HDV Camcorder with the accompanying HVR-25E HDV player/recorder. I’ve had to wait for about a month to receive them. They finally arrived this afternoon. There are still a few accessories still to arrive later this week. I suppose I should now […]

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The Bahraini Economy Excels

24 Aug, '0716 Comments

I’ve got some Good News™ for you guys: As an exercise in deflating pessimism it couldn’t have been better. The merchants of doom and gloom have been predicating their comments on declining oil reserves for years, with the implicit rider that the entire economy of the kingdom was destined to plummet down a slippery slope. […]

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Big business delays progress of democracy in Bahrain

15 Aug, '0717 Comments

Firm vows to bear 1pc cut in salary The Bahrain National Holding Company announced yesterday that it is to bear the costs of the government’s one per cent unemployment benefit tax for its nearly 200-strong workforce. Officials yesterday said the firm had already begun making deductions from staff salaries last month but that following a […]

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