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You say po-tay-to, I say batata

You say po-tay-to, I say batata

There really is more to intercultural communication than being able to understand each other’s accented English.

April 4, 2011 9:39
 

Qatar’s population doubles in six years

Since 2004, the country’s population has skyrocketed.

July 3, 2010 10:34
 
The expat invasion

The expat invasion

Recently released figures from the National Bureau of Statistics paint a revealing portrait of the UAE today, not least the division of economic activity between expats and nationals.

May 30, 2010 1:01
 
Going the extra mile for equality

Going the extra mile for equality

Despite a slight improvement in gender equality, women make up just 15 percent of the working population in some Gulf states.

March 4, 2010 2:49
 
Do expats deserve permanent visas?

Do expats deserve permanent visas?

A debate is raging over whether expatriates in the Gulf should be granted long-term residency – or even citizenship.

February 15, 2010 1:38
 
Do Emiratis face ‘extinction’?

Do Emiratis face ‘extinction’?

A decrease in fertility rates combined with an imbalanced demographic could lead to UAE nationals – already a minority in their own country – disappearing altogether, warn experts.

February 4, 2010 1:08
 
Who am I?

Who am I?

Emirati culture is under threat – and news that UAE nationals will soon account for just 13.3 percent of the population could make this identity crisis more severe.

January 25, 2010 1:23
 

‘Surge’ in expats looking for work in UAE

Employment prospects are up, despite predicted drop in Dubai’s population this year.

January 20, 2010 8:44
 

Dubai’s population to fall 3.6 percent

Economy will also contract by 0.4 percent in 2010, according to Shuaa Capital.

January 18, 2010 12:01
 
Dubai’s properties need people

Dubai’s properties need people

The emirate’s real estate sector can only pick up if Dubai’s population grows, says a new study. Transparency and better customer service are also essentials.

January 11, 2010 12:35
 
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