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· January, 2008

Stories about Economics & Business from January, 2008

Ukraine: Minimum Wage vs MPs’ Income

Serbia, Slovenia: Kosovo Independence

Czech Republic, Serbia: Embassy Corruption

Bangladesh: Islamic banking and jargon

Trinidad and Tobago: Water woes

Kazakhstan: A Shadow Billionaire Spotlighted by Forbes

China: Learning from Pornography Website

China: Internet Privacy

Ukraine: Affordable Housing

Bangladesh: Democracy and Investment

Citizen Uganda: Smart and very, very pretty

Citizen Uganda is the best new online source of information about Uganda, and it's also very, very pretty. To scroll down the main page of Citizen Uganda is to indulge...

Louis Michel Heckled by Congolese Protestors at the London School of Economics

Le renouveau congolais posts a YouTube video which shows Louis Michel, European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid and formerly Belgian's foreign minister, as he was confronted by Congolese protesters...

Barbados, Bermuda, USA: Standing for Change

Kazakhstan: A Hidden Billionaire

Latvia: Law Firm's Name Change Attempt

Ukraine: Tymoshenko's Ideologies

Dubai: Getting to Grips with Inflation

Bahrain: Are Gulf Arabs Lazy?

Earlier this week the Bahraini Labour Minister Majid Al Alawi was interviewed in the pan-Arab newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat, and in the interview he said that the Gulf was facing an...

India: NRIs and Remittances

Tajikistan: Energy Crisis at the Boiling Point

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