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September 11, 2009 11:30 by kippreport
New Metro is Pride of Dubai…
But will the public use it, asks Reuters.
Dubai‘s Wealthy Rent Ferraris
The rich people in the city finding cheaper ways to indulge their passion for luxury cars because of the economic crisis, says the Wall Street Journal.
Qatar claims to have a new approach from the rest of the Gulf countries in its search for food security, says the Economist.
Beyond Boom and Bust
Market capitalism is productive, efficient and resilient, but has periodic financial crises. Policy mistakes, along with human nature, created this one, says The Times.
UAE Satellite Heralds New Space Race
The country recently launched its first remote sensing satellite, DubaiSat-1, into outer space. But it is not the only one with high ambitions, says the Financial Times.
Most Competitive Countries in 2009
Business Week lists the findings of the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Competitiveness Report 2009-2010.
We’re From Google and We’re Here to Help
As newspapers continue to die from a thousand paper cuts, their savior could be the organization most responsible for their demise, says Portfolio.
Slate checks out a greener and cheaper way to deal with garbage.
9 Ways to Cut Energy Costs
Reducing energy use was traditionally for environmental crusaders. But energy costs have been rising in recent years, and so every business has a reason to become more efficient, explains Inc.
9 Most Unusual Pets
From a warming capybara to a distinguished penguin, Oddee checks out some of the world’s most unique pets.