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Rude Awakenings

Rude Awakenings

16 Aug, '0720 Comments

الأمور بدأت في التحول تزامناً مع الثورة الإيرانية وواصل بوحسين حديثه بالإشارة إلى ذكريات تجربته بالعمل في الحكومة بعد الثورة الإيرانية في العام 1979ØŒ مبيناً أنه كان مديراً تنفيذياً في ديوان الخدمة المدنية، وأنه لاحظ آنذاك تغيراً في توجه الجهة الرسمية، الذي رافقه توجس الحكومة من قطاع من الشعب الذين يمثلهم الشيعة، وخصوصاً فيما يتعلق […]

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Big business delays progress of democracy in Bahrain

15 Aug, '0717 Comments

Firm vows to bear 1pc cut in salary The Bahrain National Holding Company announced yesterday that it is to bear the costs of the government’s one per cent unemployment benefit tax for its nearly 200-strong workforce. Officials yesterday said the firm had already begun making deductions from staff salaries last month but that following a […]

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Happy 36th Independence Day Bahrain!

Happy 36th Independence Day Bahrain!

14 Aug, '0728 Comments

Today is the 36th anniversary of Bahrain gaining its independence from Great Britain. Although the day is not officially celebrated saving that holiday to the National Day which falls on December 16 of every year, it should not deter us as Bahrainis from reflecting on this historically joyous event. Happy Independence Day Bahrain, may your […]

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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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The results of accountability surfacing?

The results of accountability surfacing?

7 Aug, '0710 Comments

Chapter 1: A botched up series of events starting with an inaccurate call to the emergency line alerting an operator that a woman was in trouble and needs immediate medical help led to a delay in dispatching an ambulance to the concerned area. Ultimately, it took the medical emergency personnel to arrive three hours after […]

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