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· March, 2008

Stories about Economics & Business from March, 2008

Czech Republic: Micro-Fee vs “Micro-Bribe”

Cuba: Can You Hear me Now?

Bahrain: Scorn for inflation package

To alleviate the effects of inflation in Bahrain, the government has introduced a BD40 million (USD105 million) aid package – and Bahrain's bloggers are unanimous in questioning how effective it...

Israel: Yafo Residents Protest Corporate Greed

Japan: Richard Gear ditched by Nissan?

Morocco: Melon Season Soon

Russia: A Scam

Belarus: Emanuel Zeltser's Detention

Egypt: General Strike on April 6

Jordan: End of Pirates DVDs Era

Barbados: Rent vs. Buy

South Korea: Fashion Wave

Russia: Dmitry Medvedev

Nicaragua: Inflation Difficult for Families

Burkina Faso: Home of black bags, baobabs and cute kids?

This roundup will begin with some old business. From Stephen Davis of Voice in the Desert: His book Sophie and the Albino Camel is up for the Norfolk Shorts shortlist...

Kenya Back to Normal

Residents of Nairobi, who were adversaries and concerned about their ethnic background, are now united in attacking the local government minister for changing the public transport routes and forcing people...

India: Tata, Jaguar and Rover.

Earlier today it was announced that Tata Motors of India is acquiring Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford Motors, which was once one of three automotive giants of Michigan. Tata’s...

Jamaica: Air Strike

Haiti: The Terror of Globalisation?

Bahamas: Hot Hot Hot!

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