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Dubai Economy

The Marketing of Dubai: A Brilliant Mirage

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

It's difficult to embrace the hype while wading in a sea of black.

Dubai Debt Leads To Abadoned Cat And Dog Problem (VIDEO)

GlobalPost | Christopher Booker And Tomd Hundley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GlobalPost looks at Dubai's abandoned pet problem....

"Routine Maintainence" in Dubai

Sophie Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sophie Schmidt

I've now been in Dubai long enough to chuckle at the disparity between "routine maintenance" and "near-catastrophic engineering failure." My recent trip to the Dubai Mall was the latest instance.

Burj Dubai: Dubai Opening World's Tallest Building Amid Crisis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

(AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai opened the world's tallest skyscraper Monday, and in a surprise move renamed the gleaming glass-and-metal to...

The Resilience of Dubai and the Gulf

Fareed Mohamedi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fareed Mohamedi

Despite this proclivity towards over-borrowing, the fundamentals of the Dubai model are still sound. The infrastructure has been built and is still very useful, and the underlying business logic is still very viable.

Dubai At The Height Of Extravagance (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Dubai's decade of oil wealth, property speculation and wild dreams created a roster of projects that are awe inspiring in their ambition. The world'...

Kenneth Rogoff: Dubai

Project Syndicate | Kenneth Rogoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There are those that revel in what they see as a come-uppance for brash Dubai's outsized ambitions. I, for one, do not share this view. Yes, Dubai, wi...

The Dark Side Of Dubai

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Johann Hari

Once the manic burst of building has stopped and the whirlwind has slowed, the secrets of Dubai are slowly seeping out.