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A Tale of Two Emirates - Episode 1


Jenny Clayton visits Dubai and Abu Dhabi to see how these two emirates are coping with the credit crisis. The shiny towers of Dubai sprouted from the sand at an alarming rate, turning it into the world's fastest-growing tourist destination and biggest building site. Now the credit crisis has hit, and the future looks increasingly precarious. Jenny speaks to nervous expats and locals to find out how the boomtown in the desert is coping.

Broadcasts

  • 2009-04-27 11:00:00 - 2009-04-27 11:30:00 on Radio 4 FM, Radio 4 LW,