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Is your home country one of the ‘unfriendliest’?

Home sweet home? A report by the World Economic Forum lists the friendly and not-so-friendly countries.

March 19, 2013 3:11
 
‘No grudge against Canada’

‘No grudge against Canada’

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan met a Canadian member of parliament on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

February 2, 2011 12:46
 
Interview: Ronald Haddock, Booz & Co.

Interview: Ronald Haddock, Booz & Co.

Zurich-based partner and vice president at Booz & Co., Ronald Haddock, talks about why the future of the global economy might not rest in the East after all.

January 10, 2011 4:15
 
The Six Degrees of… Randi Zuckerberg

The Six Degrees of… Randi Zuckerberg

Face of Facebook, Randi Zuckerberg, will be opening this year’s GITEX. But how can we connect her to some of the most powerful Arab women in the world?

October 13, 2010 2:48
 
Global Competitiveness Report

Global Competitiveness Report

How does the United Arab Emirates stack up in this ranking of the most competitive countries on earth? And how about the rest of the Gulf?

September 9, 2010 3:43
 
Young, out of work, and unemployable

Young, out of work, and unemployable

The Middle East has a large pool of young people able to fill gaps in the workforce. So where are they?

April 14, 2010 4:47
 
Interview: Ibrahim Dabdoub, NBK

Interview: Ibrahim Dabdoub, NBK

The Group CEO of the National Bank of Kuwait, Ibrahim Dabdoub, tells Trends about how the global economic meltdown was good for the Gulf.

January 27, 2010 10:50
 
Life after oil

Life after oil

Gulf countries are struggling with how to gird their economies for the day when their fossil fuels run out.

January 27, 2010 10:41
 
Rebooting Planet Earth

Rebooting Planet Earth

How a Dubai summit helped set the agenda for this week’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. The agenda? Nothing less than ‘global redesign’…

January 27, 2010 9:58
 
Global windbag?

Global windbag?

Is Al Gore adding a lot of hot air to the global warming debate? Trends magazine asks the former vice president whether the political will exists for true action on the environment.

January 24, 2010 4:50
 
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