Media / Op-ed

Qatar Today article: “Trading with our neighbours”

September 11, 2014

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 Trading with our neighbours by Qatar Today By Aparna Shivpuri, “Why has the profile of intra-GCC trade remained almost constant (in proportion to total trade) over the years? We go behind the scenes to find out what’s holding back the bloc.” The issue of boosting intra-regional trade within the GCC has been […]

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Radio interview with Dubai Eye (FM 103.8)

March 24, 2013

Kai L. Chan, PhD Advisor at Emirates Competitiveness Council looks at the issue of happiness and well-being on World Happiness Day (20.03.2013): <<Radio interview with Dubai Eye (FM 103.8)>> Copyright © 2013, Arabian Radio Network. All rights reserved.  

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The Natioanl: UAE nationals urged to get overseas research experience

June 18, 2012

UAE nationals urged to get overseas research experience Colin Simpson June 18, 2012 DUBAI // Young Emiratis who want careers in research and development should go overseas to gain experience before returning to help the UAE become a centre for innovation, according to an expert. “There’s a life cycle of talent,” said Dr Kai Chan, […]

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The National: Emiratis ‘should be at ease in their jobs’

June 12, 2012

Emiratis ‘should be at ease in their jobs’ Colin Simpson June 12, 2012 DUBAI // Multinational companies must create a more comfortable working atmosphere for Emiratis, a conference has heard. Internships and opportunities for government employees to sample life in such companies for a few months were other ways to lure Emirati science graduates into […]

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