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  • Spectrum of graft

    Spectrum of graft

    The scale of the telecoms scam in India is shocking. In this Arab News editorial, the paper says the country’s PM cannot escape responsibility for corruption of his Cabinet colleagues.

    November 21, 2010 10:36
  • Zero to hero

    Zero to hero

    Can an out of shape executive make a commitment to take his life back with the same gusto that made a sensation out of a burger-eating filmmaker?

    November 18, 2010 9:32
  • Saudi Arabia elected to UN Women

    Saudi Arabia elected to UN Women

    In a country where women struggle for rights, it may seem strange to be part of the UN Women project. But Eman Al Nafjan says it’s a vital step forward.

    November 11, 2010 2:30
 
  • Sharjah cabbies should be heard

    Sharjah cabbies should be heard

    ‘Industrial dispute’ is a phrase you don’t hear much in the UAE, but there’s one underway right now.

    November 10, 2010 12:13
  • Going Green: Carbon, Complications and Confusion

    Going Green: Carbon, Complications and Confusion

    Appreciated as efforts to makes us environmentally conscious are, repeatedly shocking us with complicated calculations may just deaden our sensitivity to the issues, says Eva Fernades

    November 7, 2010 3:24
  • Do we really need a ministry for women?

    Do we really need a ministry for women?

    New proposals in Saudi leave a bad taste in the mouth for our regular guest blogger, Eman Al Nafjan. It is, she says, yet another act of gender apartheid.

    November 3, 2010 4:07
 
  • Can we handle getting N_K_D?

    Can we handle getting N_K_D?

    A new pizza franchise has arrived in Dubai and has felt the need to tone down its name for the UAE. Seriously, is anybody offended by the name Naked Pizza?

    October 25, 2010 3:46
  • Metro’s rush hour malfunction

    Metro’s rush hour malfunction

    Just a week or so after Kipp sings Dubai Metro's praises, a rush hour technical issue creates mild chaos for passengers. Did we jinx it, or just speak too soon?

    October 25, 2010 8:53
  • Environmental short-sightedness can be costly

    Environmental short-sightedness can be costly

    As the UN releases a new Environment Program report, the Arab News article underlines the fact that no community can disturb the natural balance and live without consequences.

    October 24, 2010 11:39
 
  • Expats stats don’t matter – we’re staying

    Expats stats don’t matter – we’re staying

    Expat stats on salaries, expat stats on spending, expat facts on leaving – all irrelevant, according to Samuel Potter. With home countries going austerity crazy, most of us aren’t going anywhere.

    October 21, 2010 5:19
 
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