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  • The truth about business growth and internet censorship

    The truth about business growth and internet censorship

    Though rather frustrating and arguably unethical, internet censorship isn’t particularly hurtful for businesses here in the UAE says Eva Fernandes

    October 31, 2011 2:41
  • Lungi Lunacy: Latent classist rules

    Lungi Lunacy: Latent classist rules

    Eva Fernandes sees a recent ban on lungis at a South Asian cinema as one more proof of our openly latent classist and somewhat racist biases.

    October 30, 2011 4:17
  • Abu Dhabi’s IPIC could reopen Gulf bond market

    Abu Dhabi’s IPIC could reopen Gulf bond market

    IPIC roadshows ended this week; May want to use shrinking window for issuance this year; Hope for euro zone crisis could facilitate this; Company's 2020 bonds have been performing well; But may not be willing to pay risk premium on Gulf bonds

    October 29, 2011 6:19
 
  • Abu Dhabi’s incoherent airline strategy

    Abu Dhabi’s incoherent airline strategy

    In a bid to catch up to Emirates, Abu Dhabi may spoil the broth with too many cooks. Will its hunger for victory lead to success or international partnership limbo?

    October 19, 2011 4:18
  • Dubai’s Daft Dangerous Drivers

    Dubai’s Daft Dangerous Drivers

    Eva Fernandes is just tired with the plain stupid mistakes drivers in Dubai are happy to make over and over again despite the fatal consequences.

    October 17, 2011 4:38
  • On the road again—Dubai draws back suitcase banking

    On the road again—Dubai draws back suitcase banking

    The GCC barely has work for one hub, despite hopeful construction of three in the region. And without much activity, Dubai is forced to re-embrace suitcase banking, says Una Galani.

    October 17, 2011 1:47
 
 
 
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