On 21st March the TSA and Homeland Security are expected to announce their banning of electronic devices larger than a mobile phone on some flights to and from the USA. This ban will be in effect on certain airlines and countries. There appears to be ten airports from eight Muslim countries affected, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, […]
I attended another excellent seminar yesterday organised by the Entrepreneurs Organisation’s Bahrain Chapter in which I am a current member, this time by Cambridge Emmanuel College’s Professor Jack Lang, a successful angel investor and serial entrepreneur, who talked about one of the entrepreneur’s dilemmas: how to exit a company. I couldn’t give the presentation any […]
I’ve been to a nice seminar this afternoon at the Entrepreneurs Organisation, of which I’m a member, exploring ways to grow one’s business. The EO’s education, or “learning” program is quite good and is the one most important reason (so far) which attracted me to the group. They organise excellent seminars and workshops led by […]
Nine places to be exact, according to the International Cost of Living Rankings released in April 2010 which using New York as the benchmark and the ranking is for expatriate living. Bahrain, according to the report, is the most expensive country in the world for clothes, 66th most expensive in the world with only Dubai […]
After a very hectic but immensely satisfying week, I am back home again. Itâ€™s good to be with your family and good to sleep in your own bed again.
In the week weâ€™ve been away, we produced two news reports which were aired on the same day they were shot, while another 3 are in progress, I visited a Tattoo Convention and of course enjoyed what Amsterdam had to offer…
In separate events, a Saudi cleric encourages adult breast-feeding as a legitimate way for gender integration, and a supposition that a Bahraini businesswoman is banned from importing erotic material on religious grounds could be converging trends. A far stretch of the imagination it might be, but these do ring bells of alarm.