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  • Plastic not so fantastic

    Plastic not so fantastic

    A UAE official says there will be no plastics bags in the UAE by 2013; Kipp would bet against this one, if it was allowed to bet.

    January 9, 2011 2:54
  • Karama Karma

    Karama Karma

    Dubai changes all the time, but one area remains reassuringly dodgy, according to Alexander McNabb.

    January 6, 2011 2:09
  • Is this the end?

    Is this the end?

    Birds falling from the sky, extreme weather events, earthquakes: Is the end nigh?

    January 5, 2011 5:31
  • Right to strike?

    Right to strike?

    As taxi drivers for one company in Abu Dhabi stage a mass protest, a labour camp in Dubai also downs tools.

    January 4, 2011 2:05
  • The chaos and the fury

    The chaos and the fury

    Were you at Burj Khalifa for the New Year fireworks? Do you wish you hadn’t been? Kipp needs to have a bit of a rant…

    January 3, 2011 2:03
  • Brace for wishful thinking

    Brace for wishful thinking

    Apparently, we should brace ourselves for an invasion of British people who want to shop here to avoid UK tax increases. Not going to happen, says Kipp.

    December 31, 2010 10:40
  • Debt over fat for 2011

    Debt over fat for 2011

    It isn’t surprising that UAE execs picked shedding debt over fat as their 2011 resolution; after all debt management is probably the country’s worst vice.

    December 29, 2010 4:59
  • It’s our cash, not yours

    It’s our cash, not yours

    Message to the petrol stations: It’s our money and we’ll do what we want with it – that should include tipping your staff, if we choose.

    December 28, 2010 2:51
  • Another one that didn’t read the small print

    Another one that didn’t read the small print

    As serial pitch invader Mario “The Falcon” Ferri awaits trial in Abu Dhabi, he no doubt wishes he’d done a bit of research on the UAE.

    December 27, 2010 2:23