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· July, 2009

Stories about Economics & Business from July, 2009

31 July 2009

Japan: Housing statistics

30 July 2009

Russia: Unsold iPhones

Brazil: Fighting for more recycling with the Electronic Waste Manifesto

In Brazil, a bill regarding the disposal of solid residuals has been amended to exclude electronic waste. As a first step to fight this change, an Electronic Waste Manifesto has...

Laos: Pollution from paper factory

27 July 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: Anti-People?

China: Missing iPhone pressured mainland worker to suicide

Sun Dangyang, 25, was born in a small village. He earned his college degree in Harbin University and was then employed by Foxconn, a Taiwanese company and one of Apple’s...

23 July 2009

Ethiopia: Live discussion of the film “The Market Maker”

Kazakhstan: Astana, as it is

The bloggers share with us their impressions from the new capital of the country. Drudg writes in his post, filled with figural turns of speech and euphemisms [ru]: “The streets...

Latin America: Vendors Aboard City Buses

The following scene may take place in any number of large cities across Latin America. A person, of any age, man or woman, steps aboard a city bus, provides a...