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Water Self-Sufficiency a Must for Future

By Kota Sriraj The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Our planet is covered with 70 per cent water however only 3 per cent is usable freshwater. However, even two-thirds of this freshwater is present in the form of glaciers...

Access to care for people with Diabetes

  By Dr Wiam Hussein, Consultant – Endocrinology World Diabetes Day is the global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus and is held on 14th November each year to raise awareness about a significant disease affecting many people’s l...

Putting public transport on track

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood Are we mollycoddling our youngsters? Are we giving them the correct fighting spirit to seek out what is right and go after it? I have been checking public transport buses of late and am surprised that the passengers are 90% of th...

Transforming the CX journey through digital transformation

By Noor Fouad Bubshait In 2019, there was little idea of how COVID-19 would overwhelm lives in a short time, but one of its consequences has been that it has forced a rethink on many long-held notions, including what customer care means, what individuals need and how...

Takeaways from HRH Prince’s Salman Speech at COP26

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The strong elaborated concise speech and the apt choice of wording that was used by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, ...

Connecting beyond the internet with our kids

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood Just like you and I, people in our sixties, were born in a world that took electricity for granted, children born after the ‘nineties, cannot imagine a pre-internet world. They were presented with a “connected” universe...

8th November - Victory Day in the Republic of Azerbaijan

By Shahin Abdullayev In response to Armenia’s consecutive provocations and military aggression, on September 27, 2020, the Azerbaijani people joined the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh War to put an end to Armenia’s almost thirty-year occ...

What did the G20 Leaders wish for?

By Joel Indrupati Watching our G20 leaders toss their coins into the Trevi fountain in Rome, on news websites, most of us wondered what they wished for. “La Dolce Vita”? Asked a news headline from Reuters referring to an old 1960 Hollywood classic of Fell...

Towards internationalization of higher education in Bahrain

By Dr Yasser Gomaa The concept of Internationalization has been applied effectively in the field of education since the beginning of the eighties, as it has been linked with other concepts such as global education and multicultural education. At the beginning...

Climate change no longer a ‘foreign’ issue

By Capt. Mahmood Al Mahmood When you walk into your local supermarket and pick up a trolley load of essentials that have been flown in from all over the world – rice from Pakistan, lamb from Australia, oranges from Spain and detergent from Fran...

Expo 2020 is a sign of hope in post-pandemic world

By Capt. Mahmood Al Mahmood Slowly and ever so cautiously, the world is looking past the pandemic and the first sign of this happens to be the Expo 2020 that opened on October 01 in Dubai. As the date says, this was a global fair that was to brin...

Celebrating 15 Years of the US-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement

By Margaret Nardi, US Embassy Charge d’Affaires to the Kingdom of Bahrain Each year, we are delighted to celebrate Discover America Week to highlight the contributions of American goods, services, and products to our lives. This year’s Discover Ameri...

Hand in Hand to Create a Better Future

By Chinese Ambassador to Bahrain, Anwar Habibullah On 1 October, we will celebrate the 72nd Anniversary of the foundinrg of the People’s Republic of China. Over the past 72 years, under the leadership of the Communist Party of China, China has grown...

It takes a village to raise a child

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood The death of an expat teenager who committed suicide in Bahrain is a shock to the community. The usual image that the public carries of people who attempt to take their own lives is of adults facing personal or financial woes or mental issues...

Respect our seas for the gifts they give

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood The news of a whale shark being spotted in Bahrain waters has excited conservationists. These gentle giants of the sea can apparently grow up to 20 tonnes and live for 70 years. Although solitary, their presence denotes the availability ...

A cloudburst of enterprise

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood One thing that the pandemic has changed forever is our workplace. Whether you are a doctor or a teacher, a student or a banker or minister, the words “Work From Home” took on new meaning and the dynamics of every profession w...

India’s opportunity in the new post COVID global order

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com One and a half years ago, when the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the world, little did we know that a virus invisible to the naked eye would result in the emergence of a new global order. With China coming under the scanner fo...

Water wars can make us all losers

By CAPTAIN MAHMOOD AL MAHMOOD They say that history in the 21st century has speeded up to race against the imagination of humankind. No sooner do we experience a trauma or a life-altering success, than we find traces of the same narrative in fiction or film. When ...

It’s a historic year for India: Indian Ambassador to Bahrain

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to the members of the Indian community and friends of India in the Kingdom of Bahrain on the occasion of the 75th Independence Day of India. It is a historic year for us. Ho...