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· November, 2008

Stories about Economics & Business from November, 2008

30 November 2008

Korea: The Birth of Internet Netizen Legend

A new Hong Gil Dong [EN] emerged on the Internet of Korea! A netizen who is just known as “Minerva” started writing his economic analysis in Agora—a Netizens’ panel— in...

China: Taxi Driver Strike, Union and Street Democracy

Taxi drivers from around the country have been in strike for a month. The first protest appeared in Chongqin in November 3, then it spread to Hainan, Gansu, Yunnan, Shandong,...

Central & Eastern Europe: Obituaries

Ukraine: Taras Kuzio on Yushchenko

Russia, Ukraine: Party News

29 November 2008

Jordan: Amman's November Fuel Crisis

When Jordan's government proposed adjusting fuel prices according to the rise and fall in the international markets on a weekly basis, gas station owners protested and for a period of...

Sleepless and stranded in Thailand

There are more than a hundred thousand stranded passengers in Thailand and nearby countries after anti-government protesters forced the shutdown of Bangkok’s two major airports. What are the views of...

Japan, S. Korea, China: the Second International Congress of Asian Hemp Industry

Russia: The Crisis and Constitutional Changes

Latvia: The Crisis and Freedom of Speech

28 November 2008

Are Women making Egypt Poorer?

Women: Should they stay at home and raise kids or should they work and have a contribution? A controversial question that Fantasia's World tried to answer in her post: Are...

Puerto Rico: Status Quo?

Haiti, Venezuela: Chavez's Change

Cuba: Indebted

India: Mistakes, Media and Mumbai

The terror attacks have brought more media attention to Mumbai. The world is now aware and cautious of the situations in India. Many countries have already issued travel advisory for...

Thailand: Protesters occupy airports

Thousands of anti-government protesters have occupied Bangkok’s two airports which paralyzed air travel in Thailand. The protesters want the elected government to be removed.

Bulgaria: Inadequate Media Coverage

27 November 2008

Haiti, Trinidad & Tobago: Letter to Zoellick

China: Worry on the striking, 4-trillion stimulus plan

Global economy is stumbling, and neither can China stay out of the trouble. On 9, Nov, a striking stimulus plan, totally of 4 trillion yuan, was announced to public by...

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