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· August, 2007

Stories about Economics & Business from August, 2007

Bulgaria: “Foreigner Tax”

Ukraine: Rinat Akhmetov

Brazil: Tired of Philips

There is a popular saying in Brazil that goes like this: “Say whatever you want to and you will hear what you don’t”. Paulo Zottolo, the Latin American President of...

Morocco: Cheap Chinese Plastic

Syria: Arab Bread Basket

Trinidad & Tobago: CCA7 Closes

Dominica: Fair Trade after Dean

Japan: Robot cat

Barbados, Cuba, Venezuela: Literacy and Health Care

Bahamas: End of the Monopoly?

Arabeyes: Who is Using the Tunisian Presidential Airplane?

The Tunisian presidential airplane and the 'unofficial' trips it takes to Europe and the fashion capitals of the world has attracted the scrutiny of the country's most outspoken bloggers. Who...

Ukraine: Animal Shelter

On August 19, Ukrainian journalist Tanya Kremen paid a visit to an animal shelter located near a small town just outside Kyiv. Below are her impressions and thoughts, which she...

Myanmar: Fuel Price Protests

Trinidad & Tobago: Poor Salesmanship

Tunisia: The Rich and Poor

Trinidad & Tobago: A Study in Contradiction?

Japan: Life out of a Manga Kissa

Results of a survey just released by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has found that thousands of people across Japan bordering on poverty live their lives out...

Japan: Soy Sauce for Ice-cream

Tajikistan: Trade

Russia: Mistreatment of Foreigners

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