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  • 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
  • Jobs for women

    Jobs for women

    In Saudi Arabia, it is not the glass ceiling that is the prime issue, it is the glass floor, according to this editorial from Arab News.

    December 12, 2010 3:25
  • UAE residency visa validity cut

    UAE residency visa validity cut

    It’s to save us all money, apparently. The trouble is, says Alexander McNabb, that it will actually end up costing everybody quite a lot more.

    December 9, 2010 12:44
  • Why the UAE Skype block is pointless

    Why the UAE Skype block is pointless

    UAE attempts to stop Skype have long been an expat bugbear. But Alexander McNabb says the fast past of technological change will ultimately leave the TRA, Etisalat, and Du standing.

    December 6, 2010 3:43
  • Wrong medicine

    Wrong medicine

    After Kipp’s blog said it quite liked Eric Cantona’s plan to punish banks for the crisis, Arab News argues that he may be a brilliant footballer – but he knows little about economics.

    December 5, 2010 2:29
  • Qatar’s pride, others’ prejudice

    Qatar’s pride, others’ prejudice

    As critics line up to question the decision to hand the World Cup to Qatar, Iman Kurdi of Arab News says their bitterness ignores the good the tournament can do.

    December 5, 2010 2:25
  • Weather gets good, we spend cash

    Weather gets good, we spend cash

    After the long, uncomfortable summer, residents of the UAE can finally open their doors, windows… and wallets. Kipp asked where you have spent your cash since emerging, blinking, into the light.

    November 30, 2010 3:34