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 […]
Contestants get tested in Islamic and worldly knowledge; things like actually washing the dead to prepare them for burial, counseling pregnant women out of wedlock and helping orphans. Is this a new twist in reality TV? Or is it just pandering to an audience? How will this be translated here I wonder?
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 […]
We’ve just come back from watching Toy Story 3 in 3D at the City Centre cinema and must say that we all were blown out by the 3D effect, the story, the animation, the expression on the figures’ faces, the music track, by just about everything in it! It’s certainly a valid reason to go […]
The Ministry of Information & Culture neÃ© 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?
This year, Mahmood Al-Yousif, the founder and CEO of Gulf Broadcast, has the privilege and honour to serve as the Rotary Club of Adliya’s president. He and his board have already discussed various events which will be launched during the year to help raise necessary funds for the projects the Club will support.