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· January, 2011

Stories about Economics & Business from January, 2011

Venezuela: Explosions Rocked the Maracay Night

Early Sunday morning the city of Maracay was rocked with explosions from 5 government ammunition warehouses which caught fire. Some are calling it gross negligence while others suggest it might...

India: Environment, Common Sense & Social Media

Brazil: Ministry of Culture abandons Creative Commons

Brazilian Minister of Culture's decision to remove a Creative Commons license from its website provoked all sorts of reactions on social networks and among bloggers. It is the first instance...

China: 88% of Chinese trust government?

Edelman, one of the top five global public relations firms, released its 2011 Trust Barometer on January 26 2011. The report indicates that China ranked first, with 88% trust, in...

Ukraine: Support “The Pickle Project”!

Bulgaria: Sofia's Sugar Factory Tragedy

Ukraine: The Newest Euro 2012 Scandal

Vietnam: Vanishing landmarks

Vietnam to expel undocumented foreign workers

Jamaica, Cuba: Bye Bye, BBC

Chile's “Green Revolution”: Fighting Coal Mining in Isla Riesco

Bahamas, D.R.: Fish Poaching

Wanted: More Babies Needed in Singapore

Singapore’s total fertility rate has decreased to an all-time low at 1.16 percent. To increase population, the government proposes to increase the number of foreign workers and residents in the...

Cuba: Old Age in Cuba

Russia: Internet Industry Stays at Home

Kenya: How developers can make money with Safaricom

Taiwan: Dacheng Wetland, not a wetland?

Brazil: Neo-Colonialism in Africa

China: P2P service down for copyright compliance

Brazil: Belo Monte Dam returns to the spotlight

The Brazilian government expressed its wish to start building the controversial Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in 2011. Immediately, a virtual mobilization against the project broke out. In spite of the...

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