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3 Brit Bankers case in Dubai drags on...  Posted on 06/15/2010
$501m riddle in bank fraud case By ARTHUR MACDONALD , Posted on » Tuesday, June 15, 2010 A BANK which claims it was defrauded of $501 million (BD189m) by Bahrain-based financier Charles Ridley and his business partners, never booked...
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The Rise and Fall of Gulf Finance House  Posted on 05/31/2010
“The Rise and Fall of Gulf Finance House” a report authored by three Reading University postgraduate Islamic Finance students has certainly ruffled a few feathers. A copy of the report can be found here. This report provoked a...
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Is Bahrain open for tourism?  Posted on 05/24/2010
A letter sent to Bahrain Tourism via their website: Is Bahrain open for tourism? Is Bahrain open for tourism to passport holders other than those listed on the eVisa website as able to obtain a visa on arrival? Evidence would suggest not....
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Villamar project update  Posted on 03/31/2010
An update on my earlier post on Villamar... The word on the street is that most of the Villamar apartments were sold to speculators (like most of these projects, so nothing new there) who paid deposits only and then defaulted on making...
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Villamar project is on track says GHC. Yeah right!  Posted on 03/03/2010
In today's GDN, Kuwait-based Gulf Holding Company (GHC) attempts to defend the indefensible. Word on the street is that work on the Villamar project is at a standstill due to the lack of liquidity. You only have to look at the...
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Rapists must not escape justice  Posted on 03/01/2010
The GDN has an article today from Women's Rights campaigners following up on the story I blogged earlier. Rapists 'must not escape justice...' By REBECCA TORR , Posted on » Monday, March 01, 2010WOMEN's rights...
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  • Nicky 23 January 2012 14:41:37

    HI, I am a Kiwi living and teaching in THailand ans i am looking at my next spot to be mid east. i saw a job in Bharine and wondered if you would avdise a single mis aged woman to come over. i know this is not anywhere in the context of your blog and hope you don't mind me asking a fellow kiwi.

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