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· October, 2009

Stories about Economics & Business from October, 2009

Antigua & Barbuda: Ending Gender Violence

Trinidad & Tobago: National Pride?

Russia: Nokia In and Out of LJ

Egypt: The top 10 most influential people

Gamal Mubarak, son of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak -- who is expected to succeed his father -- was among the 2009 TIME 100 Finalists. Egyptian bloggers have their say in...

Maldives: The Price Of Environmental Activism

Russia: Khodorkovsky's Case, 6 Years On

Hungary: Update on ‘Nap-Kelte’ Talk Show

Bangladesh: Sidewalk Bookseller World And Best Sellers

Thailand: Laid-off underwear workers create new clothing line

Russia: Medvedev's critical questions

St. Lucia: Death of the Artiste?

Mongolia: Luxury Brand Explosion

Kazakhstan: economic paradoxes, sexism and the decline of science

Kazakhstan’s bloggers continue to discuss topics of social relevance Last week, online discussions touched on various subjects. The blogger Lord-Fame was visited by tax authorities, who found his company to...

Japan: Latest survey on poverty destroys the prosperity myth

One Japanese in six is living in poverty says the latest Welfare Ministry report [en]. According to OECD figures [en], Japan has one of the highest poverty rates in the...

Saudi Arabia: Lucrative Laundry Business

Iran: Visiting ‘Hyperstar’ in Tehran

India: Brands On Blogs And Twitter

Trinidad & Tobago: 350 Action

Adoption: Securing the Rights of Mothers and Children

Women speak out from all sides of the issue: adoptees, natural mothers and adoptive mothers try to make sense of the legal, reproductive and human rights issues behind adoptions.

Online Tools to Monitor Climate Change

Leading up to the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP15) in December 2009, here is a sample of online tools to monitor climate change.

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