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  • Air steward lives the dream

    Air steward lives the dream

    Kipp salutes Steven Slater, who launched into a tirade on a plane’s PA system, quit his job, grabbed some drinks and leapt down an emergency chute to unemployment.

    August 11, 2010 4:13
  • Workers get Ramadan relief

    Workers get Ramadan relief

    As the UAE approaches what could prove to be the hottest Ramadan in 25 years, Kipp is relieved to hear that UAE workers will be allowed to break their fast.

    August 10, 2010 4:16
  • Emiratis marrying foreigners… it must be about money

    Emiratis marrying foreigners… it must be about money

    Recent stats reveal that Emirati men are increasingly likely to marry foreign women. “Social experts” say it is because it’s cheaper for the men.

    August 9, 2010 3:53
 
  • Speeding motorists need higher fines

    Speeding motorists need higher fines

    Two cars are caught by Abu Dhabi police travelling at more than 200kph. The fine? Maximum AED 2,000. Kipp thinks the law needs to get tough.

    August 8, 2010 12:24
  • Go home dumb woman

    Go home dumb woman

    A British woman has been arrested in Dubai after an argument in the mall about her inappropriate clothing. Tourists like this Dubai can do without.

    August 5, 2010 4:40
  • Reputation laundering 101

    Reputation laundering 101

    Major PR firms in London have moved beyond corporate PR and are now earning millions managing the images of foreign regimes with poor human rights records.

    August 4, 2010 4:13
 
  • Who would you follow?

    Who would you follow?

    Kanye West chose to follow an unassuming fan from Coventry in the UK, and that’s it. If you could follow just one Twitterer (Tweeter?) who would it be?

    August 3, 2010 4:19
  • UAE resident’s won’t walk

    UAE resident’s won’t walk

    Just 4 percent of UAE residents walk every week, according to a new survey. Wow, that is way more than Kipp thought it would be.

    August 2, 2010 4:11
  • Get young drivers off the road

    Get young drivers off the road

    As a teenager racks up fines worth thousands for traffic violations, Kipp decides the age of driving should be raised to protect both them and us.

    August 1, 2010 1:50
 
  • What price for a slimmer figure?

    What price for a slimmer figure?

    What would you sacrifice for a smaller waistline? According to reports, a “slimming” tea on sale in the UAE poses serious health risks.

    July 29, 2010 2:10
 
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