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The reversal of food globalisation

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Shopping malls all over the world are dotted with foreign restaurants from fast-food joints like Burger King and Kentucky Fried Chicken, to sit-down dining like Planet Hollywood and Ruby Tuesdays. Now the tables are being turned, as Middle Eastern food entrepreneurs expand their own chains overseas

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Virtually here, now

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After Facebook’s purchase of Oculus, a maker of virtual-reality headsets, are we all about to be digitised? Matt Hussey investigates

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Street bites

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Roadside cuisine is the current darling of the foodie world. Vision investigates the renaissance of informal cuisine and asks, what’s next?

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Failure is an option!

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The quest for happiness is a timeless and universal impulse. But is it time to embrace the virtues of negative thinking? British author and pop-psychologist Oliver Burkeman thinks so

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No 9-5: Decluttr Me

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Shelina Jokhiya has an unusual job: that of a professional declutterer. As someone who has always like to have things organised, she, like many successful entrepreneurs, has managed to turn a passion into a profession.

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Bursting with ideas

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The world is going through a ‘third Industrial Revolution’ where highly skilled amateur inventors are creating a new and creative kind of entrepreneurship

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Technology in…Fashion

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Original shapes just aren’t cutting it in contemporary fashion anymore – and whether it be LED-lit crystals, or dresses you can control by mood, the new wave of fashion looks increasingly led by technology

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Reaching for the stars

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Justin Ng is an award-winning photographer, based in Singapore, who has rapidly built a reputation for outstanding astrophotography. He travelled to Dubai earlier this year to shoot the Camelopardalis meteor shower. Vision chatted to him ahead of his visit to give a seminar on shooting the night sky

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A market for every customer

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Dubai’s markets are already a treasure trove for gold and spice hunters - and unusual services like plumbers for hire, pet birds, and even trucks could be in their future

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