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Moronic job applications

When I open the document, it’s invariably from some twit who somehow managed to scrape through one of the “educational” institutions in Bahrain – yes, some are from Bahrain Uni too – and must be completely spaced out or think that whoever actually bothers to actually open their attachment (disregarding virus warnings) is completely stupid.

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The Chamber’s folly

A new board of directors have been elected to lead the Chamber of Commerce forward. Apart from a few new faces, the incumbent board remains largely intact. The birth of this new board; however, was a bit onerous, and at some times violent!

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Batelco to introduce new broadband packages

from Twitter with no confirmation yet on Batelco’s pages: Blocked websites in Bahrain#WebsiteURLAdmin OrderAlternate URL1منتديات شهداء البحرينBahrain Martyrs Forumsshaheedbh.com2005/43shaheed-bh.com2منتديات المالكيةMalkiya Forumsmalkiya.net2005/433منتدى شبكة الدرازAlduraz Network Forumsalduraz.net2005/434منتديات البحرينBahrain Forumsmontadayat.org2005/435تقرير البندرAlbandar Report (Bandargate)members.tripod. com/bahrain32005/436ملتقى البحرينBahrain Onlinebahrainonline.org2006/58http://bahrain4u. com and http://208.100.39.36/ index.php Alternates BLOCKED by Admin Order# 2008/197 on 5 Aug 087مركز البحرين لحقوق الإنسانBahrain Centre for Human Rightsbahrainrights.org2006/60alternate bchr.net is also blocked8منتديات باب البحرينBab Albahrain Forumsbab-albahrain.net2006/629الشبكة العربية لمعلومات حقوق الإنسانArab …

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iPhone 3G available in Bahrain

I was starving after the gym this morning so I stopped over at a nearby supermarket to get a sandwich. On the way out, I noticed this on their noticeboard:This person is selling them for really hefty prices:The 8GB black is for BD 420 (US$ 1,111 – it’s $199 originally but with a contract) The 16GB black is for BD 465 (US$ 1,230 – it’s $299 originally “) The 16GB white is for BD …

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Batelco Blocked!

In a reversal of fortunes, Batelco finds its own site blocked by a much higher authority than the one it kowtows to: Google! Several people emailed me a screen grab of Batelco’s site in the latest FireFox browser which severely warns people from having anything to do with Batelco; in fact, it offers a very expeditious get-way for would-be visitors by offering them a button which says “Get me out of here!” While the dire warning …

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