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When Michael Jackson Was the World To Bahrain

June 26, 2009


“After he was acquitted of child molestation charges in 2005, Michael Jackson pulled a disappearing act. At the end of June 2005 he went to Bahrain, the tiny 33-island archipelago in the Persian Gulf known less for its isolation than for playing host to the U.S. Navy’s Fifth Fleet: If Jackson wanted to get away […]

Wanted: Female Lifeguards in Bahrain

June 22, 2009


Opening the GDN this morning I see another tragic drowning has happened yet again, this time a 9 year old boy. The government here is pushing for lifeguards to be on duty at all public pools and recommends that there should always be an adult who can swim supervising children in private pools. According to […]

Majority think motorists in UAE ‘drive like maniacs’ – Transportation –

June 19, 2009


Majority think motorists in UAE ‘drive like maniacs’ – Transportation – Shared via AddThis So it’s not just me that moans about this particular little problem although I have to say that Bahrain has the safest roads in the region (12.1 road deaths per 100,000). I never drove in the UAE although as a […]

Woken from my slumber

June 15, 2009


Not until Tubli Bay freezes over and Batelco increase their speeds and reduce their prices will Bahrain Taxi blog again! OK, so it looks like Tubli Bay is not in line to become a rival to Funland but hey, it looks like Batelco might be coming up with the goods. Yes, I know its still […]