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2010

Weak market delays UAE’s first IPO of 2010-source

Delays until fourth quarter at least.

July 19, 2010 2:31
 
Network of… Sepp Blatter

Network of… Sepp Blatter

A big believer in harnessing the global appeal and magnetism of football, Sepp Blatter says the sport can contribute to economic and social advancement.

June 24, 2010 4:55
 
Quit complaining, we’ve had ten hour work days too

Quit complaining, we’ve had ten hour work days too

After ten hours on court, two Wimbledon players resume their epic battle today. Reminds Kipp of that time we had to stay a bit late when the internet broke down.

June 24, 2010 4:51
 

‘Ramadan August 11, Eid September 10′

UAE astronomer says he has calculated the start of this year's Holy Month

June 22, 2010 3:06
 
Ambush marketing

Ambush marketing

Unlike most world cup teams, Bavaria couldn’t lose. Kipp takes a look at the daring Dutch marketing ploy – ethically dubious, or an effective business short cut?

June 20, 2010 11:56
 

Growth hopes for UAE, Qatar, and Saudi are down

New poll suggests growth prospects for Gulf economies have worsened this year.

June 18, 2010 7:54
 
Summer loving

Summer loving

The most surprising thing about Dubai Summer Surprises this year could just be that more people than usual are looking forward to it, thinks Sam Potter.

June 16, 2010 5:14
 
Al Jazeera says World Cup woes

Al Jazeera says World Cup woes

Al Jazeera alleges sabotage, hints at “political agenda” following signal disruption during opening game of the World Cup

June 15, 2010 5:10
 

Oman has cash to spare

Budget surplus for first quarter of the year hits almost $2.4 billion on high oil prices.

June 14, 2010 3:59
 
Anyone for bog snorkeling?

Anyone for bog snorkeling?

World Cup this, World Cup that… Kipp is getting sick of hearing about it. We want a world championship where we get to play, too.

June 10, 2010 5:18