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Young people are easy victims of consumerism

We live in a consumer-oriented society, where goods and services rule our lives and often even form our values. Today, in the 21st century,...

Young People in Emerging Markets Expect Better Off Than Their Parents

A turbulent 2016—punctuated by terror attacks in Europe, Brexit, and a contentious US presidential election—appears to have rattled millennials’ confidence, according to Deloitte’s sixth...

Scientifically Proven: Best Friendships Keep You Safe

Friendships play a vital role in helping people get through substantial challenges in life. Until now, little scientific research has been carried out into the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

UAE’s Rich Expats Get Richer and Live Better, Survey Revealed

Expats living in the United Arab Emirates are rewarded for their hard work, according to the latest HSBC Expat Explorer survey. Singapore, Norway and...

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 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,...

Modesty Respect

It is Friday noon at Jumeirah mosque. The prayer congregation has just ended and worshipers are leaving. Just past the mosque she slowly treads...

Women on Top: Mia Sara, Kim Kardashian, Catherine Brosley, Penelope Cruz

Mia Sara, Kim Kardashian, Catherine Brosley, and Penelope Cruz – what do these women have in common? They may be of different age, background...

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...

“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...

Scientifically Proven: Generous People Are Happier

Generosity makes people happier, even if they are only a little generous. People who act solely out of self-interest are less happy. Merely promising...

Marriage is good for your heart

Although marriage causes a certain levels of stress for men and women, a new study says it is good for your heart. Marriage may...

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...

‘Trophy Wife’ Stereotype Debunked, But Still Exists

Most people are familiar with the "trophy wife" stereotype that attractive women marry rich men, placing little importance on their other traits, including physical...