The Dark Side of Dubai; The Rich under Attack; How to Handle Bankruptcy; How to Cut Travel Costs; The Most Ridiculous Patents; Arabia and the Knowledge Gap
April 9, 2009 4:23 by Aarti Nagraj
Don’t Rule Out Dubai Comeback
In the short term, there is more pain in prospect for Dubai, says the Financial Times, but adds that the city will eventually bounce back.
The Dark Side of Dubai
Dubai was meant to be a Middle-Eastern Shangri-La, but as hard times arrive in the city, an uglier story is emerging says Johann Hari in The Independent.
Kuwait’s Democracy Faces Turbulence
Kuwaitis enjoy more political rights than anyone else in the Arab world, says the Wall Street Journal, but adds that democracy is getting a bad name in the country.
How to Handle Bankruptcy
Slate offers advice on what to do when you’ve been stiffed.
Arabia and the Knowledge Gap
Think big. Think global. Spare no expense. That could be the motto for an ambitious effort by the UAE to close the knowledge gap with the West, says a commentator on Reuters.
The Rich under Attack
A sea change in social attitudes that could have profound effects on politics and the world economy is under way, predicts The Economist.
The Most Ridiculous Patents
Business Week checks out some of the most absurd patents awarded by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office in the past decade.
How to Cut Travel Costs
Portfolio lists nine easy ways to slash your spending without feeling burned.
The Ins and Outs of Growing a Business
Scaling up your business may look easy on paper, but it can be a tricky process, says Inc, and offers some nuggets of wisdom from successful entrepreneurs.
10 Creative Fitness Ads
Oddee checks out some of the coolest creative campaigns for fitness advertisers.