Politics

Vote buying getting more expensive

Vote buying getting more expensive

31 Jul, '101 Comment

The democratic “experiment” is getting much more mature in the Bahraini custom now. Bribing poor people with sacks of rice, sugar and some oil as has happened in the elections of 2002 and 2006 is no longer enough, according to Al-Wasat this morning. People now demand more for their votes, they upped their prices! لكن […]

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Indications of a pending election

Indications of a pending election

30 Jul, '102 Comments

The GDN goes into an unstoppable tizz reporting Good News™ and how excellent the government is at serving its people Al-Wasat reports Bad News™ and shows how bad the government is at serving it’s people’s needs Al-Ayam, Al-Bilad and of course Akhbar Al-Khaleej try to negate columns appearing in Al-Wasat While Al-Watan continues to stoke […]

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If you had one wish…

If you had one wish…

29 Jul, '100 Comments

I think that if I were on my death bed, I would regret the opportunities I wasted. I’m sure that you probably can relate to that too. Yes, hind-sight is very powerful to be sure, but sometimes when you are told that an opportunity will come knocking, and knocking hard and please take the time to prepare yourself to take advantage of that opportunity, there is really no one to blame for that wasted chance other than yourself.

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Ministry of Information no more?

Ministry of Information no more?

9 Jul, '1014 Comments

The Ministry of Information & Culture neé Ministry of Information has now transformed into the Ministry of Culture with the information part devolved into an authority under the leadership of Shaikh Fawaz Al-Khalifa, the ex president of GOYS. He will also inherit the main departments of the erstwhile MoI, but how will these changes make a difference?

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This is my Bahrain – a music mix

This is my Bahrain – a music mix

20 Jun, '104 Comments

A couple of days ago, a young Bahraini contacted me with information that he used one of my videos for his music. I was thrilled and not a little surprised that someone found it worthwhile to use and was eager to have a look. That effort, my friends, is represented here: Many thanks to RiXifyed […]

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