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Bahraini women empower sustainable development

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood A powerful Bahraini voice at the recently concluded World Economic Forum in Davos was that of the Minister of Sustainable Development, Noor bint Ali Al Kulaib. The ministerial post is a recent addition to the Bahrain Cabinet and ...

Bahrain Inc. Must Prioritise Environmental Sustainability

By Sriraj Kota The United Nations defines environmental sustainability as meeting the needs of today without compromising the future generations ability to meet their needs. This applies aptly for businesses and corporate entities who have a sizeable consumpt...

A Wonder-full Bahrain!

By P Unnikrishnan When I visited Belgium for the first time, the tour guide narrated the importance of visiting The Manneken Pis. The entire team woke up early to visit the historic location and was very anxious to see the ‘w...

ESG for a cleaner future

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood One of the areas we look at when redefining our lifestyle in the new year is our financial health. Because of the many channels available these days to thrive fiscally, I am not just talking about household savings. Many individu...

Beating price rise with kindness

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood You know that we are staring at a price rise when people travel from Riffa to Muharraq to buy bags of onion at 10% discount! My neighbourhood shawarma shop says the price of chicken has risen threefold in the past year. The Uk...

The secret to world change

By CAPTAIN MAHMOOD AL MAHMOOD The scale of our personal improvement ambitions – a.k.a. New Year Resolutions – is often a commentary on the times that we are living in. Gone are the days when we lived in an innocent world where losing weight and travelling the ...

Lessons Bahrain and the world learnt from the pandemic

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood When in doubt or fear – laugh! That could very well be the reaction of the human race if the memes and jokes about COVID-19 are anything to go by. The news coming out of China is grim with two new variants laying vast swath...

Saving our lives with safety

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood Its soon going to be the travel season as we prepare for the final “I shall compensate for the pandemic” holiday of 2022. What, dear reader, is the one thing you should do to stay safe and prepared for any emergency?...

US enjoys longstanding relationship with Bahrain

By STEVEN C. BONDY, United States ambassador to Bahrain On behalf of the United States Embassy, I congratulate the government and people of the Kingdom of Bahrain as you commemorate the 51st anniversary of Bahrain’s independence and the Accession of His Majesty King...

Long Live India-Bahrain Friendship!

By PIYUSH SRIVASTAVA, Ambassador of India to Bahrain I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Government and the people of Bahrain on the occasion of the 51st Nation...

Mentoring - step-ladder of success

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood Mentor? In a workplace, a mentor is a person who spends valuable time, energy and skills in nurturing juniors and peers so that the understand their work, get fulfilment and satisfaction out of their work and it becomes a win-win situati...

More Bahraini women need to paricipate in labour unions

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood As Bahrain celebrated its triumphs and examined its future goals and challenges in the arena of female emancipation on Bahraini Women’s Day, a call has gone out for more women to participate in labour unions. The role of Ba...

Efficient Bahrain municipal campaign in Bahrain against disease

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood Here is yet another reason we should not be using thin, onetime-use plastic products, whether they are shopping bags or disposable drinking water bottles. When thrown away into the garbage, they clog drains and hold little pools ...

Tech truths that we must remember

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood The world over, hundreds of tech employees are being pink-slipped at an alarming pace. But none seem to have been as brutally crushed as the workers at Twitter, who are facing a “My way or the Highway” moment with new owne...

Some tax-free thoughts for Bahrain!

U-TALK WITH U.K Did you get an exciting, tempting offer from a retailer for a 10% discount on a cash payment? Few, but for sure, are getting lured by such exciting offers. The proposal comes by evading 10% VAT on cash payments. The VAT was a need of the ho...

Leveraging our blessings for progress

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood In so many ways, Bahrain has had a blessed November and a future-looking one at that. We started the month with the visit of His Holiness the Pope and the Grand Imam of Al Azhar Then we had the magnificent Air Show where the cutting-edge...

Arbitration vs Mediation

By DR ABDELGADIR WARSAMA From legal perspective, people used to go to Judicial Courts whenever there is a dispute. This approach has been and is going-on till now and for long future to come. Judicial Courts are the available option for litigation, to seek justice...

A chance to make a global impact

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood It is not often that we get to hear straight-talking from heads of state and religious leaders on a public platform – but His Majesty King Hamad led the way yesterday at a global inter-faith dialogue when he unequivocally called for a c...

Last mile for Bahrain SDG promise

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood I have always maintained that we live in a privileged bubble in Bahrain. Thanks to the far-sighted national development matrix espoused by our leaders, our slender fossil fuel resources were carefully husbanded to lay the foundat...

Control of breath is control of life itself!

By Jaseela Mujeeb When the senses are still, when the mind is at rest, when the intellect wavers not – then, says the wise, it has reached the highest stage. The steady control of body and mind is defined as Yoga. It is the eternal union of mind and the body...

Mass grave in Edilli is the exposure of another Armenian war crime

By SHAHIN ABDULLAYEV Mass grave in the village of Edilli in Khojavand District, liberated from Armenian occupation in 2020 as a result of the 44-day Second Karabakh War, is not the first mass burial site to have been discovered. The finding of 12 human remains mass-buried...