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Dubai’s Alternative Future; Saudi Religious Police See Red; It’s All About Schools; “I survived the Burj Khalifa”; 8 Types of People on Twitter; It's Not Stopping...

February 11, 2010 10:53 by

Dubai’s Alternative Future

The emirate’s recent debt woes have led to some serious soul-searching, and new ideas that are emerging could completely reshape the future of Dubai, says the Financial Times.


It’s Not Stopping…

Further recalls by motor company Toyota is delivering more blows to its battered reputation, says the Economist.


It’s All About Schools

The US should help build schools in Yemen that teach science, math and critical thinking, and end its addiction to oil. That’s the only way Yemen can have a future, opines Thomas L Friedman on The New York Times.


No Valentine’s: Saudi Religious Police See Red

Saudi’s religious police are scrutinizing stores to ensure that they are not selling items like red roses or heart-shaped gifts ahead of Valentine’s Day, as its celebration is banned in the Kingdom, reports the Associated Press.


Saudi Arabia Opens to Outsiders

Saudi is trying to change its reputation as a conservative – and men-only – state, and the West needs to modify its outdated perceptions, says the Telegraph.


Why Leadership Teams Must Be Global

Although the financial downturn has painted globalization in a bad light, companies have to be more local and more global to succeed, says Business Week.


“I survived the Burj Khalifa”

T-shirts emblazoned with the statement above would sell like hot cakes, blogs Amy Carr on Time Out Chicago.


8 Types of People on Twitter

Twitter is like a stage, says Inc adding that the way you present yourself makes a big difference.


Top 10 Valentine’s Day Gifts That Give Back

From helping Haiti earthquake victims, to supporting breast cancer awareness; Huffington Post lists gifts that give back something to society.


10 Bizarre Explosions That Shouldn’t Have Happened

From a 50-ton whale, to a toilet, Oddee explores some weird explosions from around the world.  

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