Cover Story

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa’s recently-appointed general manager, Christian Zandonella, aims to lick the competition as the five-star hospitality sector in the kingdom heats up with the arrival of a host of newcomers.


January 28 - February 3, 2015
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Eating Out
Passionate affair with fare

Joan Gomez Diaz is like a human whirlwind, a culinary flash of inspiration who is here one minute and gone the next as he moves miraculously between the kitchens and the restaurant floors.


January 28 - February 3, 2015
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Shopping
Perfect place for shopaholics

I MUST admit that I have a problem. I’m addicted to shopping. The good news is that I found the perfect place to indulge … the 26th edition of the Autumn Fair at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre in Sanabis!


January 28 - February 3, 2015
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Health Weekly
The fitness challenge

THE kingdom’s fitness fanatics are being invited to put their strength and endurance to the test by completing a number of gruelling floor exercises for cash prizes at the Elite Seef Residence & Hotel.


January 28 - February 3, 2015
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Fashion Weekly
Ethereal and enchanting

DANTELL, an extravagant Turkish brand that specialises in home textile and accessories, recently opened its doors offering luxurious products perfect for wedding gifts, receptions and anniversaries.


January 28 - February 3, 2015
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Local News
Multi-cultural congregation

FLASHES of vibrant lights and the aroma of flavourful dishes drew in a large crowd to the Indian School Bahrain’s Jashanmal Auditorium in Isa Town to commemorate The Full Gospel Church of Philadelphia’s 30th anniversary in Bahrain.


January 28 - February 3, 2015
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Film Weekly
Run of the Mills

There are few occasions in cinema more worthy of simply sitting back, grabbing the biggest bucket of popcorn you can find and enjoying a mindless action flick than one starring Liam Neeson.<br>&nbsp;<br>The dude just oozes charisma and old-school appeal, growling his way through films as he beats, batters and breaks bad guys at a relentless pace that belies his 62 years.


January 28 - February 3, 2015
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Business Weekly
Taking off in great style

GULF Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, this week hosted media members on an exclusive tour of its newly-‘retrofitted’ Airbus A330 aircraft.


January 28 - February 3, 2015
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Motoring
Dreamy drive

Occasionally, this job affords an opportunity to fulfil one of your dreams. One such instance happened this week as I took the new Jaguar F-Type R Coupé for a glorious spin around the island.


January 28 - February 3, 2015
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Golf Weekly
Security secure contest

Interdepartmental rivalry was the flavour of the day at Awali Golf Club on Saturday, courtesy of the 59th annual outing of the Bapco Interdepartmental competition.<br>&nbsp;<br>In a format having two simultaneous 18-hole competitions, those who are employees of Bapco formed teams of four players, with the best three Stableford scores contributing to the team’s overall score.


January 28 - February 3, 2015
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Sports News
JUST CHAMPION(S)!

GIRLS and boys football teams playing for a school in Bahrain in a regional competition have returned home triumphant winning their respective cup finals as well as a host of individual accolades.


January 28 - February 3, 2015
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