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· October, 2009

Stories about Economics & Business from October, 2009

29 October 2009

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

26 October 2009

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...

25 October 2009

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

23 October 2009

India: Brands On Blogs And Twitter

Trinidad & Tobago: 350 Action

Adoption: Securing the Rights of Mothers and Children

Conversations for a Better World

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.

22 October 2009

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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