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    Easing Emiratisation

    Will the Absher initiative’s higher pay scales and extra days off successfully help Emiratis to work in the private sector? Eva Fernandes thinks ensuring a guarantee back to the public sector may encourage more Emiratis to try working in the private sector.

    December 19, 2012 9:45
  • Bad customer service in the UAE

    Is this the world’s worst call centre?

    Well, I want to reverse a transfer from my Visa account. You want to lick an axe murderer from Crawley? No, I want to reverse a transfer from my Visa account. Ah. Please hold.

    December 17, 2012 2:33
  • Abu Dhabi motorists get 50 percent discount

    Traffic violators deserve the holiday discounts?

    It leaves a bitter taste in Kipp's mouth. Motorists that have incurred fines before the given date and are relieved at the enormous discount will hate me for writing this.

    December 17, 2012 10:35
 
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    Millions support a free and open web – Google

    Almost two thirds of the 144 involved countries signed a controversial UN treaty that would, in essence, promote more Internet censorship and government regulation.

    December 15, 2012 8:18
  • Instagram to soon have ads

    Time for Instagram to make money through you

    As long as an online platform is free for users it is bound to be monetised sooner rather than later. That time is coming...

    December 13, 2012 5:26
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    Free zone visas and accounting creativity

    Over the past 6 years, we have not had a single “Inspector” walk in to our office asking people for their identifications. We also never illegally employed anyone anyway, so it was never really something we thought about.

    December 11, 2012 11:04
 
  • Eating money

    Job market obsession in Dubai?

    One minute, we all have confidence in our fantastic roller coaster of a career and the next minute we’re pulling our hair out from the lack of opportunities.

    December 10, 2012 11:51
  • Value of houses in Dubai shoots up

    Speculative demand is boosting Dubai’s property

    Only one-fifth of sales this year were through mortgages, as banks remain reluctant to lend, indicating that some speculative buying by investors has returned.

    December 9, 2012 3:29
  • Expatriate holding the Saudi flag

    Companies afraid of paying fines for having expats

    The new rule is aimed at reducing unemployment of 10.5 percent among Saudi nationals by getting them into jobs now performed by 8 million expatriates in the country.

    December 5, 2012 11:02
 
  • Internet regulation under spotlight in Dubai

    The ITU in Dubai and all that

    Alex McNabb says the debate regarding the regulation of the Internet is of little interest as there is little to do about it.

    December 5, 2012 12:29
 
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