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· June, 2010

Stories about Economics & Business from June, 2010

29 June 2010

Global: Statistics on Countries Participating in World Cup

China: Gamers need not worry over new real name rules

This summer will see the introduction of real name regulations for e-commerce entrepreneurs and online gamers. With a series of past failed attempts in China at implementing similar rules, one...

28 June 2010

Maldives: Much Ado About Airport Privatization

China: Debate over RMB evaluation

One week before the G20 summit, the Chinese central bank announced the increase of flexibility of RMB exchange rate. The People's Bank of China asserted that the exchange rate regime...

27 June 2010

Myanmar: Sports magazines enjoying higher sales

Kenya: Social media reality check

Brazil: Standing Against Mining in Gandarela

Local communities and netcitizens who care for the biodiverse Serra da Gandarela in Minas Gerais, Brazil, are taking a stand against Vale S.A. - a major mining multinational whose record...

26 June 2010

Worldwide: The oil spills that don't make the news

The tragic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has the world's attention on the devastation that badly managed oil extraction can bring. However, in some places around the world,...

Bangladesh: Poverty In Numbers

Russia: Bloggers React to President Medvedev's Silicon Valley Tour

RuNet Echo

For the first 24 hours, Dmitry Medvedev's @KremlinRussia Twitter account provided a unique opportunity to send unmoderated comments to the Russian president. Then all the comments were removed, and the...

25 June 2010

Mozambique: 35 Years of Independence

South Korea: Worries Over Apocalypse Health Care Reform May Bring

As South Korean government moves a step closer to execute a health care reform, bloggers have erupted online, strongly criticizing the idea of reform as neither effective nor egalitarian.

Russia: Charges Against Alexanyan Dropped

Russia: President Medvedev is “iPhone Compatible”