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  • Prospects for peace

    Prospects for peace

    Are we on the brink of a lasting peace in the Middle East? Writing in Arab News, peace activists Dr. Nazir Khaja and Fr. Raymond G. Helmick assess the chances.

    August 29, 2010 4:12
  • Saudi’s step back?

    Saudi’s step back?

    Kipp thinks the story of a maid who may have been tortured by her Saudi employers undermines the country’s tentative steps forward. Or are we reading too much into it?

    August 29, 2010 4:06
  • Dubai’s cheque law: Should it be changed?

    Dubai’s cheque law: Should it be changed?

    A new court opened this week to deal specifically with cheque crime. Once again it has prompted calls for Dubai’s stringent cheque law to be changed.

    August 24, 2010 12:11
  • Meetings are dead

    Meetings are dead

    But landlines and fax are just as obsolete, according to Kipp’s poll. Here are the business communication tools you can’t live without.

    August 23, 2010 1:17
  • Developers opt for cash over court

    Developers opt for cash over court

    Property developers in Dubai are increasingly opting to keep defaulters’ payments rather than pursue them in court, according to reports. Kipp takes a look.

    August 22, 2010 1:59
  • Tackling time wasting at work

    Tackling time wasting at work

    Employees in the Jordanian public sector are reportedly up in arms after nearly 50 websites were blocked from them while they’re at work. There’s a better way, thinks Sam Potter.

    August 22, 2010 1:48
  • Petrol hikes – do you agree?

    Petrol hikes – do you agree?

    Local media reports that fuel in the UAE will receive another price hike in the weeks following Eid. What’s your reaction?

    August 22, 2010 1:39
  • City of commuters

    City of commuters

    New figures offer an insight into our journeys to work, and you’ll never guess which mode of transport tops the list. Well, okay, you will. But it’s getting more expensive.

    August 19, 2010 11:51
  • A mall story

    A mall story

    The outlook for malls in the UAE is good, according to a new analysis report. But with so much new space coming online, can that be right? Kipp takes a look.

    August 18, 2010 1:34
  • Gulf’s roads of death

    Gulf’s roads of death

    Kipp’s poll asked readers what they thought was the biggest danger on Dubai’s roads. Here are the results, along with some disturbing stats on driving in the Gulf.

    August 16, 2010 4:26