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  • ‘You say Persian, I say Arabian…’

    ‘You say Persian, I say Arabian…’

    Which term do you use for the Gulf waterway? Sometimes, it all depends on how much money is at stake, says Jay Akasie.

    April 11, 2010 4:26
  • Hijab ban pushes women to the sidelines

    Hijab ban pushes women to the sidelines

    Sport is linked with education, employment and empowerment. So it’s deplorable that FIFA has banned the Iran girls’ football team from the Youth Olympics, says Katherine Azmeh.

    April 7, 2010 5:57
  • Dubai gets tough on fraud

    Dubai gets tough on fraud

    Those found guilty of corruption now face heavier prison sentences. But Kipp readers are divided over whether enough is being done to tackle financial crime.

    April 6, 2010 1:43
 
  • School fees up by 18%. Inflation: 4%. It doesn’t add up.

    School fees up by 18%. Inflation: 4%. It doesn’t add up.

    Dubai tuition fees rose by four times the rate of inflation last year. You don’t need to take a math class to realize that’s not right, says Katherine Azmeh.

    April 1, 2010 5:16
  • Good for you, good for business

    Good for you, good for business

    Workers in the Middle East are increasingly likely to be fat and suffer from diabetes. But while governments are waking up to this looming health crisis, employers have a role to play too, says Katherine Azmeh.

    March 14, 2010 9:52
  • Saudi will prevail!

    Saudi will prevail!

    Arab News published an editorial on Saudi Arabia’s commitment to development, and why the nation’s predicted deficit for 2010 is no problem at all. It’s one of the most obvious displays of brownnosing Kipp’s seen in a long time (aside from articles published in Emirates Business 24/7, of course).

    December 23, 2009 10:35
 
 
  • Abu Dhabi: Too fast, too curious

    Abu Dhabi: Too fast, too curious

    Abu Dhabi’s ambitious development plans are attracting investors worldwide. But Mishaal Al Gergawi asks if the emirate’s residents understand the consequences of drastic growth.

    October 22, 2009 4:01
 
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