VIEWS | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Changing the COVID-19 outcome is in our hands

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood The West Asian neighbourhood has historically been symbiotically linked to India and Bahrain has a 5.000-year head start on the relationship which later transformed into a thriving contemporary commercial and social one. When the...

Captain's Corner: Clearing the virus of inaction

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood The whole of 2020, we were fretting at the slow pace of R&D for a vaccine against the COVID-19 virus. At that time, most people were talking as if the vaccine would wipe the virus out and restore the ‘old normal’. Surprisingly...

31 March - Day of genocide of Azerbaijanis

By Shahin Abdullayev March 31, commemorated in the Republic of Azerbaijan as the Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis, reflects the memory of the bloody massacre committed against Azerbaijanis in March 1918. The rapid development of the ...

Captain's Corner: Setting new benchmarks for real estate sector

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood Against the backdrop of an oversupplied real estate market where residential and commercial properties are struggling to attract tenants, the announcement of RERA’s multi-pronged approach to stimulate the sector economically and add new...

Perils of Plastic - 400 years of woe

Article by Kai Khalid Miethig As a part of Project Rise, a Dawoodi Bohra upliftment initiative, an awareness webinar was organized and conducted by the Dawoodi Bohras of The Kingdom of Bahrain. A prominent environmentalist based in Bahrain, Island Innovation Ambassad...

Situation in the region after the Second Karabakh war

By Shahin Abdullayev On February 26, President Ilham Aliyev held a press conference for local and foreign media representatives. The main goal of the press conference, which lasted for more than four hours, was to clarify the position of Azerbaijan on the key issu...

Captain's Corner: Getting back to life after the pandemic in Bahrain

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood Some good news at last – as Bahrain prepares to host the F1 at the end of this month, those who have taken the vaccination against COVID-19 and those who have recovered will be eligible for tickets to watch the race. Going ...

Multiple environmental challenges face Bahrain

Sriraj Kota Ever since oil was discovered in Bahrain in 1932, the country has witnessed rapid economic growth and development mainly due to the processing of crude oil and exporting refined products across the world. The oil powered economic activity also attracte...

Azerbaijan demands Justice for Khojaly

29 years passed since the Khojaly genocide, one of the bloodiest chapters of Azerbaijan’s history. Events in Khojaly town in Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan, on the night of February 25-26, 1992, was one of the worst tragedies of the 20th century. Apart from the strate...

Captain’s Corner: Giving women security as homeowners

The security of a roof over our heads is a basic right that is assured for most people. In Bahrain, the government has a long-term plan to ensure that every Bahraini citizen owns a home and it is a challenge that has met with considerable success. The recent argument facing Parliament abo...

Azerbaijan to build ‘smart cities’ in liberated regions

The restoration and development of the newly liberated territories is the top priority for the government of Azerbaijan. It implies wide participation of private and state-owned companies, as well as foreign investors in the process. Currently, Azerbaijan is developing a concept of restoration an...

Moving beyond Paris, India steps up its climate ambitions

By Harsh V. Shringal Five years after the Paris Agreement, India is among the few developing countries that are not only meeting their “green” targets but are aspiring to more ambitious climate goals. At the recent Climate Ambition Summit, Prime Minist...

How Huawei eclipsed most of its Chinese and Western peers

By JASSIM HAJI “Many have wondered how Huawei has succeeded, eclipsing most of its Chinese and Western peers to become the world’s largest company its sectors China’s progress and its institutional reform were critical to the company’s succ...

Sound Pollution, A Silent Threat

The presence of sound is an integral part of our daily lives. From the time we wake up to the time we call it a day, we are continuously surrounded by noise be it from traffic, construction site sounds or even the spiking levels of noise in our immediate vicinity in our homes and offices. World H...

Don’t sleep while speeding

The news of a bus falling into the sea in Bahrain because of negligent driving and one person losing his life is considered fairly unusual by readers in Bahrain. Yet, the key detail remains hidden in on a small fact – the timing: the accident took place at dawn. Late night a...

Recognising HM King’s key role in reshaping Middle East landscape

In recognition of his effective role in promoting global peace and prosperity, authentic faithful charisma over the top leadership, and vision for the Kingdom of Bahrain to emergence as a global power, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa was conferred the “Legion of Merit” (LOM)...

Bahrain needs eco friendly cool roofs

Bahrain’s 2030 Economic Development Strategy with its focus on improving infrastructure is robustly driving the construction and housing industry’s growth in the kingdom. This growth is also being complemented by the dramatic rise in demand for small housing units in Bahrain with over...