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Another 1st for Dubai

Another 1st for Dubai

4 Jan, '103 Comments

Financial crisis or not, Dubai continues to enthral the world with the tallest this, and biggest that, probably gaining exclusivity on a lot of the world records, especially when it comes to buildings. Today, 4 Jan 2010 it will take over the following list of world records because it is officially inaugurating Burj Dubai: Tallest […]

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It’s the UAE’s turn to imprisson online publishers

23 Aug, '077 Comments

Here we go again: UAE online forum administrator sentenced to prison Earlier this month, on August 8th, Mohamed Rashed al-Shohhi, an online forum administrator in the Emirate of Ras Al-Khaimah (UAE) has been sentenced to one year in prison and a fine of nearly US$ 13,600 (Dh50,000) for content deemed defamatory published by anonymous on […]

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Not much bigger than the people

Not much bigger than the people

19 Jul, '079 Comments

Being close to the people, without a thick layer of fat in between, is a mark of good governance. This guy continues to lead, while maintaining his humbleness: click image to enlarge Amazing. We need some of this here please. This is the kind of spontaneous PR that earns the love of the people and […]

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Ooh! Look! I’m in the UAE!

Ooh! Look! I’m in the UAE!

30 Apr, '0731 Comments

Flickr IS blocked in the UAE!

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