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  • More confidence – hooray!

    More confidence – hooray!

    Kipp asked if you thought 2011 would be a better year for business than 2010, and the results are in. All this confidence is making us giddy.

    January 5, 2011 2:32
  • Open-sky policy

    Open-sky policy

    Saudi desperately needs competition in its air industry, says Arab News. But if Gulf airlines are to operate in the Kingdom, it has to be done on a fair basis.

    January 5, 2011 1:10
  • Saudization drive

    Saudization drive

    A call for the replacement of expats with Saudis in the retail sector is prompted out of necessity rather than discrimination, says Arab News.

    January 4, 2011 1:53
  • Single GCC currency

    Single GCC currency

    Arab News is imagining a time when the US dollar is no longer the world’s reserve currency. In this editorial, the paper examines the euro’s troubles and what they mean for the GCC.

    December 30, 2010 12:33
  • How you will be celebrating

    How you will be celebrating

    As 2010 stutters and splutters towards the finish line, Kipp asked how you would be welcoming the bright and shiny 2011. The results are in.

    December 29, 2010 12:34
  • 2011 Pay: Up, Down, and Up Again.

    2011 Pay: Up, Down, and Up Again.

    Mercer says pay rises and increased headcounts are on the cards for UAE companies – but Eva Fernandes knows the market far too well to get her hopes up on this one.

    December 21, 2010 5:19
  • Too many malls spoil the retail environment

    Too many malls spoil the retail environment

    What’s your shopping favourite mall in Dubai? There are certainly more than enough of them to go round, if you ask Kipp. And experts agree.

    December 20, 2010 3:43
  • Snow Joke

    Snow Joke

    As European airports are once again struck by chaos, Alexander McNabb wonders why airlines still haven’t figured out how to manage their crisis communications better.

    December 20, 2010 3:22
  • How much do you send home?

    How much do you send home?

    New report on migration sees the number of migrants in the Gulf up by a fifth, and puts it down to financial stability. But how much are you sending home?

    December 16, 2010 4:28
  • Abu Dhabi ambitions

    Abu Dhabi ambitions

    Abu Dhabi’s trajectory has been a lot more gradual than the steroid induced growth spurt that was Dubai’s development, but recent reports suggest the capital might still be making mistakes.

    December 14, 2010 3:58