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New Metro is Pride of Dubai; Food Quest; Dubai's Wealthy Rent Ferraris; Most Competitive Countries in 2009; Beyond Boom and Bust; 9 Most Unusual Pets

September 11, 2009 11:30 by



New Metro is Pride of Dubai

But will the public use it, asks Reuters.

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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.

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Food Quest

Qatar claims to have a new approach from the rest of the Gulf countries in its search for food security, says the Economist.

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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.

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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.

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Most Competitive Countries in 2009

Business Week lists the findings of the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Competitiveness Report 2009-2010.

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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.

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Trimming Waste

Slate checks out a greener and cheaper way to deal with garbage.

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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.

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9 Most Unusual Pets

From a warming capybara to a distinguished penguin, Oddee checks out some of the world’s most unique pets.



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