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· August, 2009

Stories about Economics & Business from August, 2009

Thailand: Economy is recovering?

India: Ladli Scheme

Bahamas: Living Off Art

Jamaica: Bereft of Leadership?

India: Mobile Value Added Services For Rural People

Myanmar: Cooking oil ban removed

Russia: Two Photos of Sayano-Shushenskaya Dam

Blogging About Poverty And Development In The Arab World

In some Arab countries, more than half of the population lives in hunger and want. In this post we hear from bloggers writing about poverty and development around the Arab...

Puerto Rico: “Such is Life”

The executive director of the government project Portal del Futuro defended the construction of a luxury mega-resort by telling residents of neighboring communities that they would not have access to...

Bahamas: Economic Priorities?

Barbados: Dialysis Crisis

Japan: Falling Asleep on Trains

Bahamas, Jamaica: Thoughts on the IMF

Trinidad & Tobago: Productivity

Jamaica: Making It Last

Poland: Microsoft's Photoshopped Ad

China: Cheap money policy

Bahamas: A Woman's World

Laos: Expensive face masks

India: A wave of suicides among farmers

Increasingly, Indian farmers are resorting to extreme measures, including suicide, to escape complex problems of poverty, crop failure and growing debt. Indian bloggers analyze the situation.

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