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  • 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
  • Abu Dhabi’s questionably Intelligent traffic plans

    Abu Dhabi’s questionably Intelligent traffic plans

    As Abu Dhabi announces expensive plans to establish an intelligent transportation system, Kipp thinks they’d save more by simply trying to make the drivers more intelligent.

    December 24, 2010 10:37
 
  • Dear real estate brokers

    Dear real estate brokers

    Sorry to say it, but you’re in trouble. And as far as we’re concerned, it’s pretty much your own fault

    December 22, 2010 3:18
  • Can we play?

    Can we play?

    Qatar has a shiny new toy, and the UAE would like to play with it. Just for a few minutes.

    December 21, 2010 3:49
  • Fat Arabs unhappy (but not that unhappy)

    Fat Arabs unhappy (but not that unhappy)

    Obese Arabs are unhappy about being obese, apparently, but not so unhappy they’re going to do anything about it. Just like everyone else on the planet, then.

    December 20, 2010 2:38
 
 
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