Tag: Miscellany

Corporate social responsibility

13 Jun, '0717 Comments

Loki suggested that I am unfair in singling out Batelco for criticism, while (s)he suggests that I should have my beef rather with the TRA. I think I should lay out here why I do put the blame on Batelco, and why I do hold it at a higher elevation than other companies in Bahrain. […]

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13 Jun, '0717 Comments

While I value the role of some members of the ruling family are doing in the development of this great country and their countless philanthropic activities which I know they are not waiting to be thanked for because they see these efforts as their duty, I have noticed that some ministers have started posting non-discreet […]

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Ma3ak

Ma3ak

10 Jun, '076 Comments

I’ve had the privilege to meet with Dr. Saad bin Tifla Al-Ajmi several times through the various conferences we happen to attend together, and the panels we shared at those conferences. The most recent one was a preparatory meeting for the forthcoming FIKR6 to take place in Manama in December 2007. The convened panel this […]

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Got summer travel plans?

Got summer travel plans?

4 Jun, '0724 Comments

You might want to consider a new Global Peace Index released by the Economic Intelligence Unit in which it ranked the peacefulness of 121 countries and gave them index points. The results – if you follow the news – are relatively obvious: Norway came out on top, followed by New Zealand (2), Denmark (3), Ireland […]

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Supercop Escapades, part 1

Supercop Escapades, part 1

31 May, '0732 Comments

and we thought that parliamentary work, and being elected, is simple. Hah! No way José! Look at what is expected of you: You get calls at all hours of the night, even when a concerned citizen spies a drunk public sector worker and expects you to take care of the situation, as you should. So […]

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