Society

Expat Problems and How to Overcome Them

The year 2016 is just getting started, but the month of January is nearly a thing of the past — sadly, so are many...

62 People Own Same Wealth as Half the World

Runaway inequality has created a world where 62 people own as much as the poorest half of the world’s population – a figure that...

79% of new expats believe UAE is a happy, welcoming and...

In the run up to the UAE’s 44th National Day, 71% of residents say their country is well on track to becoming an innovation-led...

Girls Should Always be Able to Achieve Their Dreams

Share with us what a #GirlCan achieve and allow others to take an inspiration from your success. Did you know that 94% of young...

British Expats Highly Satisfied with Life Standard in UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) provides many economic opportunities, offering career advancement and generous benefits packages in a destination with an extensive expat network....

Expats’ Life in UAE: Great Quality at a High Cost

The international network for expatriates, InterNations.org has conducted a comprehensive survey about expats' life in UAE. You don't need to be a member to...

Dubai Divorces Rise amongst Locals and Expats

Lifestyle change and higher paychecks is the reason why most expatriates arrive in Dubai, but these "benefits" can take a toll on married life,...

“Middle East Point of View”: Social progress challenges in MENA countries

The use of technology in the public sector, the increasing appetite for alternative investments, achieving capital efficiencies and cost savings in the workplace and...

Inflation Effects on Dubai Residents

During the past two years, statistics show that Dubai's economy is on the path to a robust recovery. Some say that a new boom...

UAE western expats think they are in the ideal place to...

78% of expats see the UAE as the ideal expatriate location 90% of expats are aware of tax implications when returning home 94% of expats put...

Is divorce contagious?

So divorce is contagious…and you can catch the divorce bug from your friends—even from a friend of a friend?

MENA Residents Happy with Their Personal Lives But Professionally Unsatisfied

Most of the people who live in MENA countries are satisfied with their personal life, found a new research. However, a big part of...

Where Expats Find Hard to Save

In its latest cost of living report, ECA International outlines the priciest cities in the world for expatriates. Among them is also Dubai, but...

Women foreign workers growing in importance in the Middle East

Labor migration has led to an increase in the independence of women and their influence over household decisions, but more could be done to...

High Rise in Emirati Divorces

Immaturity and false expectations seem to be the main reasons for the increasing number of divorces among Emiratis, according to psychologists and social...

Dubai Residents Concerned about Cost of Living

Although the latest Consumer Confidence Survey conducted by the Department of Economic Development (DED) shows general positive consumer sentiment, it also indicates that...