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  • Forget 2012: The world is ending in a month!

    Forget 2012: The world is ending in a month!

    Or so warns a right-wing Christian billboard placed on some of Dubai’s busiest roads—just when Kipp thought we had seen it all...

    April 11, 2011 3:39
  • Don’t be a tease

    Don’t be a tease

    Promos don’t mean anything if the company doesn’t have the resources to back it up. It’ll end up hurting the brand rather than helping it.

    April 10, 2011 3:47
  • Does Mommy mean business this time?

    Does Mommy mean business this time?

    90,000 property units are under scrutiny. Yaaaaawn. Wake Kipp up when some of them actually don’t make it.

    April 7, 2011 1:59
 
  • A little Fulham himself

    A little Fulham himself

    Mohammed Al Fayed buys Fulham a £100,000, 2.3-meter statue of Michael Jackson that isn’t getting quite the reception the King of Pop would have wanted.

    April 6, 2011 1:54
  • Gimme, gimme more

    Gimme, gimme more

    Kipp’s glad to hear of the lower speed limits on the Abu-Dubai highway but we’re wondering: will being tailgated at 140kph be any different than being tailgated at 140kph?

    April 5, 2011 3:39
  • You say po-tay-to, I say batata

    You say po-tay-to, I say batata

    There really is more to intercultural communication than being able to understand each other’s accented English.

    April 4, 2011 9:39
 
  • The Scary White Dishdasha

    The Scary White Dishdasha

    Kipp’s does think there is an unjustified fear UAE residents have for anyone dressed in a dishdasha. Do you agree?

    April 3, 2011 4:03
  • Magic marker, anyone? None for Kipp, thanks.

    Magic marker, anyone? None for Kipp, thanks.

    Photoshopping to cover extra skin in photos is nothing new. But then, if the region’s so important to brands, then why not dress the model to suit this market’s taste?

    March 30, 2011 3:55
  • Mambo No 7

    Mambo No 7

    WEF says the UAE is the 7th most efficient in terms of government spending. Governance and efficiency…who would have thought these two words would be said in the same breath?

    March 29, 2011 1:47
 
  • At your service, finally…

    At your service, finally…

    Every now and then Kipp is positively surprised by how professional local companies in the UAE can be.

    March 27, 2011 5:00
 
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