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Art For Art’s Sake

The latest annual US$ 1.5 billion profit from Emirates has given two major stakeholders a welcome boost. The owners, ICD, saw its dividend increase to US$ 1 billion, whilst the 84.2k staff members were rewarded with a US$ 272 million bonus – equivalent to nine weeks’ salary. 1,244 more words

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Refuse to Settle

“Needs to work on setting real goals, rather than unreasonable goals,” were about exactly the words my therapist said as she typed out an evaluation after yet another six weeks of counseling. 423 more words

Don’t Ask Me Why

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum made a visit to Nakheel offices this week and was updated on their future developments. Over the next three years, the company expects to spend US$ 3.8 billion on various projects, including the massive 9 million sq ft Deira Boulevard, which will have 3k retail outlets, 2.5k apartments, hotels and a 500 mt long glass dome. 1,285 more words

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Shake It Off

Although Abu Dhabi recorded a 14.7% 2014 growth in the luxury residential property sector, Dubai only managed a marginal 0.3% price increase, compared to 17.0% the previous year. 1,565 more words

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Embarking on a Journey

A look into the heart of one of our Para Servir Interns 

People ask me all the time, “Why missions?” “Why international? There is plenty to be done in the US.” To be honest, I don’t have an answer for that. 770 more words

God Interruptions ... The story of Louis

Louis

If there is one thing I have learned over the last several years that rings true in the every day it is this: Leave room for God to interrupt your life so that He may carry out His mission. 412 more words

One Vision

This week, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched three new wasl projects including Zabeel Park 1 which, apart from being a mixed-use development, will also have a year-round snow fountain, as well as the feature main tower in the shape of the number “1”. 2,242 more words

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