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  • 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
  • Hike it or don’t, but make up your mind

    Hike it or don’t, but make up your mind

    A new report by a respected think tank suggests that petrol prices in the UAE are set to rise again. Kipp is getting sick of the rumour mill.

    October 19, 2010 4:03
  • Dubai’s deadly drink-driving

    Dubai’s deadly drink-driving

    A recent report suggests Indians are the most frequent drunk drivers in Dubai. Kipp isn’t surprised, but singling out one ethnic group won’t solve the problem.

    October 18, 2010 2:11
  • What’s the point of MENSA?

    What’s the point of MENSA?

    As a bunch of UAE candidates go looking for membership of the high IQ club, Kipp asks an obvious question: What’s the point?

    October 17, 2010 3:54
  • Reason to leave

    Reason to leave

    More than half of Brit expats don’t want to go home, according to new research. And if they do, it’s most likely thanks to family pressures or ill health.

    October 14, 2010 3:21
  • Like a Rolling Stone…

    Like a Rolling Stone…

    It’s the magazine launch Kipp has been waiting for: Rolling Stone is coming to the Middle East. Will we get cutting-edge political stories? Maybe not, but anything’s better than nothing.

    October 13, 2010 3:43
  • Everybody needs good neighbours

    Everybody needs good neighbours

    An influx of ‘bachelors’ has residents of one Dubai area up in arms. Kipp is disappointed that the default response to the new inhabitants is defensive.

    October 7, 2010 2:09