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25 April 2017
Might online support for a small Trinidadian artist be the spark that finally creates sustainable display spaces for public art in the capital city?
Do you hope to find love in Russia? If so, and you’re planning to use the Internet to meet people, the pursuit could be less private than you maybe hoped.
20 April 2017
"The people of Puerto Rico refuse to pay a debt that is not ours. We will not choose between education or healthcare. Our elders will not have their pensions reduced."
16 April 2017
"In Hebei, where people believe in the planned economy, how can they attract and embrace alternative [people] who go against the establishment?"
14 April 2017
They blasted the country's president, historical and present-day inequality, and the rating agencies themselves after S&P Global Ratings and Fitch downgraded South Africa.
5 April 2017
In an effort to “democratize finance” in the region, one Caribbean businesswoman introduces crowdfunding and urges community building for women to truly progress.
4 April 2017
LiveJournal releases a new user agreement, revealing what steps it's taking to adjust to its new existence as a blogging platform in full compliance with Russia’s stifling Internet laws
3 April 2017
The report includes statistics from Japan's Reconstruction Ministry as well as surveys of evacuees themselves to provide a local perspective on efforts to recover from the 2011 "triple disaster."
30 March 2017
Global Inequality in Your Pocket: How Cheap Smartphones and Lax Policies Leave Us Vulnerable to Hacking
People who are poor, socially marginalized, and less tech-savvy bear the greatest risk of attacks via mobile phones.
28 March 2017
"From Tuesday, Georgian nationals may visit Europe’s vast borderless Schengen area for up to 90 days in any 180 day period."
19 March 2017
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12 March 2017
The Lanura village lacks basic facilities, like electricity infrastructure, water and other amenities of life. The people were stunned to learn that the village was declared a "cashless village."
11 March 2017
"People prefer to buy property only if housing surges overtake holding costs. It’s too silly and naïve to count on a property tax to contain rising prices!"
9 March 2017
6 March 2017
When the Japanese government launched Premium Friday the goal was to allow workers to quit work early, and then go out and shop. But it hasn't worked out that way.
4 March 2017
As Starbucks Mulls Entry Into Jamaica, a Look at Coffee Culture (or Lack Thereof) in the Land of the Blue Mountains
Jamaica produces one of the world's highest quality coffee brands -- but does the country itself have enough of a coffee culture to support an international chain?
24 February 2017
"Maldivians, today, are suffering the consequences of allowing political elites make decisions on our behalf without any accountability..."