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# The dark side of Dubai

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The dark side of Dubai [#permalink]

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23 Apr 2009, 16:33
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If anyone's choosing a career option in Dubai , please read this.

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/co ... 64368.html

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24 Apr 2009, 04:22

pbanavara wrote:
If anyone's choosing a career option in Dubai , please read this.

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/co ... 64368.html

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24 Apr 2009, 07:13
great article, its totally one-sided and biased but interesting to read. appreciate it
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27 Apr 2009, 08:08
Heavily slanted but still an interesting read. Thanks for sharing!
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27 Apr 2009, 13:26
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Dubai is doomed for failure: over 1,000,000 mistreated migrant workers, building boom that is not supported by demand, city planning blunders, human development level on par with Eastern Europe, and limited freedom for not only the migrant workers & expats but also the few people there who are actually emirati. They put up a nice facade but when you actually veer off the beaten track you find that the "real dubai" is seen in the filth of residential Deira & the migrant worker shanties.
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04 May 2009, 15:36
Did anybody hear the recent story about the pregnant lady in Dubai?

A pregnant woman (a foreigner) was driving in Dubai and was rear-ended. The jolt caused her to lose her unborn child.

So what happens? The courts charge HER with MANSLAUGHTER even though the accident wasnt her fault. Oh, and she was found guilty and fined.

Ohhhhhh Dubai. My disdain continues.
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12 Jan 2010, 17:54
Too bad...since so much money was spent there
Re: The dark side of Dubai   [#permalink] 12 Jan 2010, 17:54
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