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The efficacy of late warnings and other governmental machinations to get at citizens’ pockets

The efficacy of late warnings and other governmental machinations to get at citizens’ pockets

6 Apr, '170 Comments

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 […]

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Biting the hand that feeds you

Biting the hand that feeds you

19 Sep, '061 Comment

Doesn’t this comparison make your blood boil? Doesn’t it look like Batelco has been and will continue to take the place it calls its headquarters, the country that nourished it for a ride? Doesn’t that look like Batelco is biting the hand that feeds it? Don’t they look nothing less than vampires? Of course it […]

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