Dubai’s Hidden Victims of Recession; Fears of a New Bubble; Why Big Oil is Back in Iraq; Dubai’s Retro Makeover; 10 Objects That Changed the Future
November 5, 2009 3:08 by kippreport
Dubai’s Hidden Victims of Recession
Thousands of illegal workers in Dubai were hit hard by the recession, and have now been left stranded in the city, says The Financial Times.
Fears of a New Bubble
Efforts by governments to restore recovery could cause a risk to real estate, stock and currency markets, says The Wall Street Journal.
Why Big Oil is Back in Iraq
Oil companies are finding it harder to resist the huge volume of crude oil in Iraq. But this could cause tensions in Opec, says Business Week.
The Mystery of the Rising Stock Market
Stocks in the US are rising despite the country’s economy remaining stagnant. Slate says the reason is disturbing.
My Father, the Drug Lord: Pablo Escobar’s Son Speaks
Juan Pablo, son of the world’s most violent drug lord, tells Time magazine about his father’s brutal legacy.
Dubai’s Retro Makeover
CNN checks out pictures of Dubai taken by French photographer Martin Beck with a 150-year-old camera.
10 Objects That Changed the Future
A slideshow by Life features some of the most influential inventions that helped shape the future.
10 Most Bizarre Services
Oddee tracks some of the weirdest services offered by companies across the world, such as sending your last wishes by email after you die, and standing in queues for you.