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  • Dubai inaugurates one-building ‘City’

    Dubai inaugurates one-building ‘City’

    As signs that the economy is picking up become more obvious, Kipp wonders whether a one-building city might be a step too far

    October 28, 2010 1:14
  • What price loyalty?

    What price loyalty?

    Yet again, experts have offered some insight into the motivations of professionals in the region. But Kipp thinks they may just be trying to make employers feel better.

    October 27, 2010 3:28
  • US will find GCC too easy to ignore

    US will find GCC too easy to ignore

    A lecture on human rights abuses from the GCC seems unlikely to bother America.

    October 26, 2010 5:12
  • The mother of all bad policies

    The mother of all bad policies

    Kipp doesn’t think much of UAE’s latest record. If you haven’t heard, this country offers the shortest maternity leave for its workforce IN THE WORLD.

    October 25, 2010 4:43
  • Taxi drivers have it tough

    Taxi drivers have it tough

    As Sharjah residents come to terms with a hike in taxi fares, longtime UAE blogger Alexander McNabb contemplates how tough taxi drivers in this country have it.

    October 24, 2010 4:23
  • No new phone co, says TRA

    No new phone co, says TRA

    No room for a new phone provider in the UAE as Du and Etisalat already serve everyone, says presumably confused TRA.

    October 21, 2010 5:07
  • Why Danes love taxes

    Why Danes love taxes

    …and a few reasons the UAE should consider them, too. But would you be prepared to surrender your income if it meant a shorter working week? More maternity leave? Free education?

    October 20, 2010 4:14