Stories of the week and In Pictures
Kipp has selected 5 stories that you should not have missed this week plus a few In Picture features we think you might enjoy browsing through!
July 27, 2012 2:00 by M. Aldalou
According to a survey by Bayt.com and YouGov, Abu Dhabi emerged as the best city to live and work across the Middle East, followed by Dubai and Sharjah. Manama and Muscat completed the list of the top 5 cities, based on factors such as wealth, quality of life, labour rights, culture and ease of doing business.
The UAE government, after many shady deals done by e-commerce businesses, has decided to intervene and set regulations. Kipp speaks to Paul Kenny, founder of Cobone.com to get his view on the matter.
At 828 meters, the Burj Khalifa stands tall and proud as Dubai’s prized landmark and the world’s tallest, possibly glitziest building; but behind the glittering façade is the sordid story of struggle and disappointment. And Dubai’s extravagant, ostentatious outlook might have something to do with it.
A new survey has revealed that UAE employees are less happy, satisfied and loyal than the global average. What could the solution for that be?
Even as the global economic climate heats up, Dubai is attracting financial traders from the world over. Kipp speaks to Jamie Lear, CEO, Dubai’s Professional Trading Group DMCC, for some insights into the high octane world of financial trading.
During the ongoing patent battles between Samsung and Apple, a British judge has ruled against Apple, while giving them a compliment at the same time.
Which are the best and worst countries for women and how do we achieve sufficient social reform to guarantee a safer and more equal life?