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· January, 2009

Stories about Economics & Business from January, 2009

30 January 2009

Egypt: Hijacked ship will be blown up

A few weeks after confirming the hijacking of an Egyptian ship by pirates of Somalia, Zeinobia reminds us again with the current status. On one hand, according to the crew's...

Bangladesh: The Future Of Jute In Peril?

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Slump?

Bermuda: No Thank You?

Tajikistan: Terrible Tajik-Uzbek relations

Tajikistan: Electricity rationing returns

Japan: Blurry Lines Between Buzz and Truth – McDonald's Quarter Pounder Debut

Cultivating imported products into megahits is a big part of creating consumer trends in Japan, and food is no exception to the rule. Last year, it was the American donut...

Moldova: A “Stable” Economy

Europe: The “Two Cows” Jokes

Latvia: Snap Election?

29 January 2009

EU: Investing in Ukraine's Gas Pipeline?

Greece: Economy and Protests

India: Questioning The Satyam Probe

Guadeloupe: A new social movement

Guadeloupe has been in a state of social unrest for about a week now as record numbers of trade unions, cultural and political associations have united around a motto: "Lyannaj...

Cuba: Raul in Russia