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· May, 2008

Stories about Economics & Business from May, 2008

China: Donation Pressure on Multinational Companies

Nepal: Improving the economy

Bangladesh: Coping with price rise

Urbanisation in Southeast Asia

Kazakhstan: Politics and Tractors

These weeks the bloggers have been chewing upon traditionally prominent topics on the Kazakhstani blogosphere — politics and economy. Megakhuimyak says [ru] – “without aspiration to make a global-scale conclusion”...

Egypt: Strike Number Three

East Timor: New blog about economics of development

Bermuda: Freedom or Manipulation?

Nicaragua: A Closer Look at a Government Program for Microloans

The governmental program called Usura Cero provides low interest rate loans to Nicaraguan women for their micro-businesses. It was recently featured on an investigative news program and a local blogger...

Algeria: Third World Countries

China: Chinese Red Cross on corruption watch

Bloggers continue to monitor earthquake corruption, as they wait for the truth to come out as to why so many school buildings collapsed so easily in this month's massive earthquake....

Israel: Shekels Friendly to the Blind

Ukraine: News Roundup

Pakistan: Food and the Government

Kazakhstan: Scandal Royale

Dominica: Banana Spat

Malaysia: Fuel prices remain stable

Indonesia: Coping with rising cost of living

Nigeria/South Africa: Nigeria vs South Africa

Indonesia: Fuel price protests

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