Entrepreneurship

The Arab ‘A List’ has been published

29 Aug, '0524 Comments

ITP Business, following in Forbes footsteps, has just published a list of top 10 billionaires of the Arab world. Knowing how secretive these families and individuals are, as well as the fact that their finances are closely guarded secrets, the absence of tax (and hence tax records and returns), I would call into question how […]

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Watch’em Sweat!

9 Jan, '059 Comments

2006 is oh so close I could almost smell it! Why, You ask? Elections of course! The time to boot out all of the jokers in parliament and hopefully replace them with better people who won’t chase capital away from the island, who will recognise terrorists and call them as such, who won’t object to […]

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no power, but I still have the internet!

23 Aug, '0413 Comments

Thank you Batelco for having an independent power supply, and for me to have bought a good UPS for the office, now I can surf while the WHOLE OF BAHRAIN has no power!! It went out about 20 minutes ago (around 9am) all of a sudden, so I wonder who screwed up… No matter, heads […]

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Lessons in extortion explained

9 Mar, '0412 Comments

58 security personnel were made redundant by the Seef Mall a few days ago in an effort for the company to be more profitable by out-sourcing security. The ex-employees were given an extremely fair severance pay (the last one negotiated was 6 months for every year employed by them, coming to some BD 22,000 in […]

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Don’t agree with Islamists? Then you are “morally corrupt”

Don’t agree with Islamists? Then you are “morally corrupt”

4 Mar, '044 Comments

The effervescent MP, the honourable Adel Al-Moawdah described anyone who defended the “Big Brother” program as being from the “morally corrupt lobby1.” That of course labels virtually the whole of the business community, leading businessmen and their families, and moderates alike. And of course that means that only Islamists know the “way to Allah” and […]

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