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· June, 2009

Stories about Economics & Business from June, 2009

29 June 2009

Ecuador: State Contracts With President's Brother Raise Concerns

Contracts between the state petroleum company and several private companies raised some eyebrows when it was discovered that the brother of current president Rafael Correa was a member of some...

Russia: Crackdown on casinos and gambling

China's Stimulus Package and its Effect

Bangladesh: Grameen – Workable Idea Worldwide

26 June 2009

Russia: Letter to Khodorkovsky

Russia, Nigeria: Nigaz

Dominica: Campaign Financing

Jamaica, Barbados: Updates on H1N1

Singapore: Infamous Burger King ad

Burger King has a new sandwich offering in Singapore called the “Super Seven Incher.” To promote the new product, a local ad agency produced an outdoor ad which is now...

24 June 2009

Czech Republic: No Olympics in Prague

Israel: 7th Most Internet Connected Country in World

Dominica, Venezuela: The Motherland?

Cuba: Hurricane Victims

Thailand: Thousands affected by train strike

Thousands of passengers were affected by the two-day nationwide train strike launched by employees of the State Railway of Thailand. The workers were protesting a cabinet resolution which they claim...