Results for tag "dubai"

Thanks to the Banks

I’m thankful I’m not over-extended in my financial obligations. Well, sort of. Got plenty to pay back. I could use some oil money. Maybe not. Dubai World is looking to the banks that lent them billions to hold off a little bit, according to yesterday’s New York Times: The government of Dubai, in a blunt [...]

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4 Million Gallons Per Day

The Tiger Woods Dubai golf course (“Al Rubaya”) will require 4 millions gallons of water per day just to stay green.  That seems like a waste. According to a Toronto Star piece on Dubai’s failure (“a cross between Vegas and Missisauga”), that’s one of many… Its vast wealth notwithstanding, the things that make Dubai liveable [...]

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