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· February, 2011

Stories about Economics & Business from February, 2011

28 February 2011

Maldives: Abolishing the Government Bond system

Macedonia: Online Advertising in 2010

Honduras: Taxi Drivers and Teachers Strike

Haiti: Preventable Suffering

Australia: ‘Tea Party’ Style Campaign Against Carbon Tax

If the Oz blogosphere is any indication, the next Australian Federal election will be a referendum on a proposed climate tax. And the issue has already become nasty and personal....

Singapore: Doctor charges patient with $24.8 million bill

Trinidad & Tobago: Saving by Sou Sou

Singapore: “Flawed” immigration policy

South Korea:Protest Against Foreign Finance's Encroachment

Ukraine: Choosing to Leave

With Ukraine hit hard by the economic crisis and most citizens disappointed with the overall economic and political situation, more and more discussions about emigration alternatives have been appearing online....

Kyrgyzstan: Central Asia's largest market affected by Customs Union

24 February 2011

Bhutan: Tax Or No Tax For Development

The idea of citizens contributing towards this in the form of taxes is still a new/alien concept in Bhutan. The Bhutanese twitter-sphere broke the news of the verdict in favor...

Yemen: At the Boiling Point? (Video)

President Saleh of Yemen has begun offering concessions to opposition protesters, ordering security forces to protect demonstrators. But most people don't appear ready to take the ruler at his word....

Caucasus: Peace Village

Kenya: Top Earning Sports Personalities in Kenya in 2010

China: The Risk of Shutting Up Sina Weibo is Zero!?

The reaction of the Chinese government towards the anonymous “Jasmine Revolution” message circulated around overseas dissident websites and Twitter has alerted investment banks’ analysts to cut the rating of Sina's...

China: The fable of donkey island and piggy island