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Cityscape turns to ‘reflection’, not promotion

September 30 2009
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“Dubai’s top property exhibition, once the stage where multibillion-dollar developments were announced, will be a smaller and more reflective affair this year as the cash-strapped industry licks its wounds.”
photo: Cityscape Dubai, 2008

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Michael Jackson to live forever as an island in Dubai

September 25 2009
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No less than three entries to Archinect and Bustler’s ‘Live Forever’ competition to design a monument to Michael Jackson have been proposed for Dubai.

Filed under: Culture, UAE
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The People’s Icon

September 10 2009
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Dubai Metro Launch 09

Dubai is abuzz with a new kind of speculation: what does the introduction of urban rail mean for everyday life in the so-called superlative city?

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Behold, a metro is upon us

September 9 2009
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Gulf News column by Mishaal Al Gergawi
Photo by Katrin Greiling
See our July 21 post on the metro by Tabitha Decker.

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“Emirates Left In The Dark” The National

August 26 2009
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Only one of the places in the oil-rich Gulf that is having electricity outages.
image source: The National

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My City, My Metro

July 21 2009
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On 09.09.09 urban rail is scheduled to arrive in the Gulf with the opening of the Dubai Metro’s first line… [read more]

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