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Comparisons

Comparisons

23 Feb, '1177 Comments

I don’t want to start a “numbers war”, but just for my interest, I got this image from the New York Times which was attempting to compare between the route taken by the opposition protest yesterday which filled the whole length of the highway from Bahrain Mall to the Pearl Roundabout with Tahrir Square in […]

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Better news from parliament

Better news from parliament

8 May, '0813 Comments

For a change, I happily read a small article in Al-Waqt this morning which reports that the Foreign Affairs Permanent Committee at the House of Representatives has agreed to allow the auctioning off of vanity number plates [Arabic]. The proceeds of those bi-annuals auctions are going to be used to care for road accident victims. […]

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MTC-Vodafone gets it!

29 Dec, '0314 Comments

There is a passion for numbers in Bahrain, and I suppose in the rest of the world. Especially if those numbers are distinctive, unique and nice to look at. People pay vast sums of money for a nice number-plate, telephone number and even address. It’s become a roaring trade in Bahrain in selling and exchanging […]

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