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· October, 2006

Stories about Economics & Business from October, 2006

30 October 2006

Jamaica: Striking it rich

Japan: confession service

Kazakhstan: Social Business Corporations

Brunei: New GDP Figure

Ethiopia: clash over trademark

Arabisc: Sexual Harrassment and the Egyptian Blogosphere

After a month of abstinence (from sex naturally) during daylight hours in the Holy month of Ramadhan, a mob of sex starved Egyptians decided to celebrate Eid by attacking and...

Voices from Zimbabwe

Following recent reports chronicling the decline in Zimbabwe's HIV/AIDS prevalence, the spotlight has now been turned on to the effect anti-AIDS campaigns have wrought on traditional Zimbabwean morals and values:...

29 October 2006

Japan: sex's trade

27 October 2006

Dispatch from Uganda

The tenuous peace talks in Juba, Sudan, between the Government of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) continue for a third month, with each side accusing the other of...

Russia: TsUM, Golden Telecom, VTB

Cambodia: Review of a Cambodian Online Job Site

Africa: PayPal expansion into Africa

26 October 2006

Dominica: Independence

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Exploring the Pyramid

“Bosnian Pyramid? – Visocica Hill” – by sjareb It's been over a year since the whole Bosnian pyramid media fuss started. Still, many talk about the possible discovery of Europe’s...

Africa: will India compete with China in Africa?

Voices from South Asia

Bangladesh: - What does Bangladesh need now for a better future? Angelmorn has a ten point prescription. - Rifat of Close your eyes and try to see is critic about...

25 October 2006

Russia: Thoughts on LiveJournal/ZheZhe

The Second Blog War continues in Russia. Brad Fitzpatrick, the LiveJournal's creator, has now joined the discussion over at sup_ru LJ community: in English, he offers some explanations and apologies...