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Ah, “reshuffle” announced

Ah, “reshuffle” announced

25 Sep, '073 Comments

Two new faces replace old and bedraggled ones after being “harassed” by an Islamist-led parliament. In other countries this kind of “harassment” would probably be classified as nothing more than a gentle tickle, but hey, some good things are happening and we should be positive. I don’t know much about Al-Hamar, other than being the […]

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Renewed official stance on corruption

Renewed official stance on corruption

23 Sep, '0710 Comments

Like everyone else in Bahrain, I was thrilled to read our Crown Prince’s unequivocal statement that corruption will no longer be condoned and that even if a minister was implicated in corruption, he or she will get their just desert. I also remembered that our parliament has discussed this issue and the committee tasked with […]

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Ministerial changes

2 Sep, '0719 Comments

The king returned back to the kingdom healthy and strong after recuperating from an illness. We thank God for his successful recovery and welcome him back. During his recuperation period he must have done some thinking about running the country better and the rumours abound since his return of reshuffling the cabinet some, some say […]

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Got Calculator?

Got Calculator?

13 Aug, '0718 Comments

You would think with the huge amount of money being spent on government compute power, and organisations which supposedly “professionally” over-see them – in this case I am told it is the CIO – you would think that those computers and their programmers can do simple maths, don’t you think? Not in Bahrain! Calculate my […]

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It’s coming…

It’s coming…

12 Aug, '0715 Comments

Regardless of anyone’s apprehensions regarding the Smart Card, the PR machine in its regard has been accelerated of late to shove it down our throats with various PR pieces and laws as well as whole governmental divisions being enacted. How is all of this going to affect us in Bahrain is anyone’s guess. My private […]

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