Posts Tagged ‘Dubai

27
Nov
09

On air: Should Dubai be helped out of its financial crisis?

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Dubai, or to be exact the state-owned Dubai World, wants to delay repaying some of its debt. This comes after story after story has detailed how projects there have not been hitting targets. If you’re a golf fan you’ll be aware the final tournament of ‘The Road To Dubai’ was played on a course where some building weren’t completed. And of course there are examples on a far greater scale.

Now, you only have to look at the markets for evidence of how worried the money men are about this. So what to do? Continue reading ‘On air: Should Dubai be helped out of its financial crisis?’

27
Nov
09

On air: Your questions about Dubai

We’re aware that you’ve a lot of questions about what could happen next in Dubai and what it’ll mean for the world’s economy. We’ll have a number of experts ready to give you some answers. Please post your queries here.

27
Nov
09

Is Dubai’s culture of excess too good to last?

South KoreaIndia,  Canada, Mexico – you’ll struggle to find a market that hasn’t woken up to the here we go again syndrome today. 

A leading state-owned firm in Dubai has announced  it will be delaying debt repayments for six months, plunging markets into mayhem.

Are we about to embark on global financial crisis  ’round two’? And after decades of lavish living, is it time to say bye bye to Dubai?

Continue reading ‘Is Dubai’s culture of excess too good to last?’

14
Mar
08

Come fly with me

London’s Heathrow airport has unveiled its brand spanking new terminal today.

Terminal five doesn’t open to passengers until later this month, but when it does the nine billion dollar building will be the new home of British Airways.

Continue reading ‘Come fly with me’




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