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HRH Prince Salman: True leader of the people

By P Unnikrisnan Chairman and Managing Editor, The Daily Tribune As a resident of the Kingdom of Bahrain for the past 25 years, I have long been a staunch admirer of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crow...

On the road to economic success

By Mohammed Dadabhai Dadabhai Group Chairman Under the Leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Kingdom of Bahrain will move to a new age of prosperity. His Royal Highness Pri...

The birth of a new era

By Varghese Kurian Chairman of the VKL Holdings and Al Namal Group I am confident th...

A golden vaccine rule

Few people can comprehend the generosity or the level of wisdom shown by Bahrain’s leadership in implementing the administration of COVID-19 vaccines. There has been transparency from the start in how the vaccine was tested and now that the test results have declared its efficacy and safety...

A ‘fruitful lunch’ under an ancient tree!

We sat at a long table placed under a very old tree. The weather was pleasant, and the shade of the tree was quite pleasing. I craned my head upward and surveyed the ancient tree. A soft breeze rustled through its leaves. Sipping the welcome drink, Anwar declared, “Wow, it’s really go...

Bahrain’s worsening water quality & pollution

The aggravating conditions caused by climate change have seriously impacted the ambient air and water quality across the world. Nations situated in arid and dry geographic locations such as Bahrain are experiencing even tougher and challenging conditions as burgeoning population and intensifying ...

Bridges of Bahrain: Smooth Connections

By JOEL INDRUPATI Did you know? From the traffic signal in front of Bahrain Financial Harbour, you can go all the way to the gate of the University of Bahrain, in Sakhir – a full 28 kilometres - without encountering a single traffic signal? Yes. You can...

A man with three reasons not to leave Bahrain

I used to have a stroll at the beautiful seaside corniche near Sitra Bridge allowing the winter breeze to inject chillness through myriads of pores on my face. Trust me, that is one of the best things you could do after a tire out toil at the work. I seldom go for a jogger’s stride to sweat...

Building material prices to go up in Middle East by 20pc

By Anis Sajan MD, Danube Group The ongoing pandemic has created havoc in the global economy and has not spared any particular sector in any part of the world including construction. Although essential construction projects have continued function...

Chinese envoy condemns Pompeo’s remarks: IISS Manama Dialogue 2020

In the evening of 4 December 2020, Mr Michael Pompeo, US Secretary of State virtually participated the 16th IISS Manama Dialogue which is hosted by the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and made remarks on the opening address. Mr Pompeo viciously attacked the Communist Party of China...

Azerbaijan is restoring its territories liberated from Armenian occupation

After 44 days the Republic of Azerbaijan triumphed the war against Armenia which intentionally started cross border heavy shelling and bombardments on various civil populations and installations. It was almost 30 years that the negotiations to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict did no...

Captions' Corner: Racing to an inclusive future

There is much to celebrate this weekend as the Formula One returned to Bahrain. The brilliant Lewis Hamilton looks all set to blaze a trail with yet another spectacular victory that combines focus, pitch-perfect driving skills and presence of mind. Indeed, the story of motorsports in Bahr...

Victory of Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh War

After 44 days the Republic of Azerbaijan triumphed the war against Armenia which intentionally started cross border heavy shelling and bombardments on various civil population and installations. Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia have signed an agreement on November 10 to end fierce fighting in Nagor...

Questions beneath the waves: Captain's Corner

With the expansion of the Kingdom of Bahrain into the sea around it through thoughtful reclamation projects that secures vital land for our urbanization plans and ambitious growth, we have achieved many successes that we are proud of. The glittering Bahrain Financial Harbour, the glamorous Bahrai...

Biodiversity is Backbone of Ecology

The sustained existence of a healthy, resilient and robust environment depends on how varied the biodiversity of a country is. The intricate interdependence of a variety of plants and animals ensure the richness of biodiversity, which in turn forms the backbone of the ecology. Various factors inf...

Raising the bar for sportspeople

The recent news that the Ministry of Youth and Sports will be restructuring the standards of the Kingdom’s sports world and enabling athletes and sports clubs to go pro will raise the bar in sports for Bahrain. The world of sports is one of endurance, dis...