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· May, 2006

Stories about Economics & Business from May, 2006

China: Don't learn Chinese for business opps, learn it for this book

For unavoidable reasons known to all, or at least presumed, Lifeweek editor Wang Xiaofeng, one of China's most entertaining bloggers—known to many for a hoax [#026] pulled in March this...

Palestine: Free Hait Cut

Belarus, Russia: IMF Approves of Common Currency

Belarus: Hunger Strikes and Persecutions

Philippines: Tacky advertising

Macau: Economy booming

Iran: Burning Banks!

Latest in the Francophone Caribbean Blogosphere

St. Lucia: privatisation of utilities

Mongolia: Construction Season

Nigeria: 419 hurting local entrepreneurs

Cambodia: Promotion Girl

China: Raising fuel prices, raising tempers

As China's economy continues to grow, so too do the kinds of complaints that come with modern life. And while gas prices are kept lower than can be found in...

Sri Lanka: Job losses and India

China: IP rights lacking

South Korea: Chinese labor unattractive

DRC: Mining industry

What do Bloggers say about Rural India?

While reading different blogs, I have often read that in India blogging reflects a very middle class mindset. So, I thought even if it is true what do Indian blogs...

Up close with Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

One of Africa's most powerful women

Russia: Ethnic Uzbek in Moscow

Moscow-based LJ user gr_s (Grigoriy Sapov) hitched a cab and ended up having a conversation with the driver, an ethnic Uzbek (RUS): An Uzbek Driver Yesterday. The driver is elderly,...

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