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UN report says UAE must take steps to avoid racial tension

UAE Ambassador to the UN accepted comments as valuable, agrees more needs to be done.

June 17, 2010 9:10

“We are a minority in our own country,” says FNC spokesperson

The UAE is working toward reducing its dependence on expatriate workers, and shifting the workload onto Emiratis...

November 23, 2009 2:31
One card to rule them all

One card to rule them all

In an effort to reduce the bureaucratic heartache, the UAE’s Ministry of Interior will merge labor cards, residency permits and the national ID into one card starting from July 2010.

October 13, 2009 2:01
Speaking of national identity…

Speaking of national identity…

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, an Emirati media commentator, speaks to Trends magazine about the challenges facing national identity in the GCC.

May 11, 2009 2:28
Marginalized no more?

Marginalized no more?

The credit crunch has slowed down the property market in Dubai, tripped its market and made a mess of the national credit system. But Emiratis hope that Dubai may reassess its plans and help redress the demographic balance.

November 12, 2008 3:20