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Dubai bans fun - episode 387

Old Jan 2nd 2011, 1:49 am
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Live party out in the desert, anyone?

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/dubai...s--370435.html
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Old Jan 2nd 2011, 3:06 am
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They don't want competition for big state sponsered / associated celebrations? Or are they going more conservative due to pressure from their powerfull neighbours?
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I can't see any reason why they implemented this rule, let's face it the people in the desert were hardly going to be paying their ludicrous prices to attend the Burj Al Arab event were they? stupidity
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Default Re: Dubai bans fun - episode 387

It was one of the other articles on the same page that had me in WTF mode:

“To keep the balance, I recommended a quota system that would ensure that the number of other nationalities should not be more than UAE nationals and Arabs,”

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/dubai...ef-369519.html
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Default Re: Dubai bans fun - episode 387

Originally Posted by Oyibopeppeh View Post
“To keep the balance, I recommended a quota system that would ensure that the number of other nationalities should not be more than UAE nationals and Arabs,”
http://www.arabianbusiness.com/dubai...ef-369519.html
Haha, imagine how the infrastructure and economy would totally collapse without the 70% expat population being here. At least the Dubai Police chief is not afraid to show his true colours
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..... and look what else got cancelled........... what a shock...........

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/-the-...ed-370471.html
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..... and look what else got cancelled........... what a shock...........

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/-the-...ed-370471.html
can't see that ever happening
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can't see that ever happening
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Default Re: Dubai bans fun - episode 387

Originally Posted by Oyibopeppeh View Post
It was one of the other articles on the same page that had me in WTF mode:

“To keep the balance, I recommended a quota system that would ensure that the number of other nationalities should not be more than UAE nationals and Arabs,”

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/dubai...ef-369519.html
Can you imagine if this was in the UK:
“To keep the balance, I recommended a quota system that would ensure that the number of other nationalities should not be more than British nationals and Europeans,”

I'd actually love to see that just to see the reaction - the cries from the whole world of our racism and bigotry - seems ok when small GCC states do it though

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