Stories about Economics & Business from April, 2015
More than 1,000 activists and leaders from various civil society organizations across Southeast Asia declared their position on human rights and growing economic inequality.
The Japanese government wants more women in the workforce, but some women, stretched thin between childcare, running a household and caring for aging parents, feel the support system isn't there.
Besides private homes, five hospitals, 15 schools, the three main national airports, and some power stations have been destroyed.
"Ady Gasy", a documentary by rising filmmaker Lova Nantenaina, portrays the resourcefulness of Madagascar's people to overcome their daily struggles.
Some Jamaicans weren't so keen to see authorities falling over themselves to make Jamaica Obama-ready.
Journalists and photographers Roberto Pizzato and Nicola Zolin offer a glimpse behind the scenes of the "New University" movement's two-month student occupation at the University of Amsterdam.
Hundreds of people have been reportedly killed in fighting in Yemen since Saudi Arabia launched a military campaign against the country on March 26. Backed by its Gulf Arab allies, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco,and Sudan, Saudi Arabia started an airstrike operation, dubbed Decisive Storm, against Houthi fighters who took control of...
Google representatives have denied Russian media reports that Google was bowing to Russia's demands and moving to store Russian users' data on servers inside the country, calling them "inaccurate."
Google and eBay may be caving to Russia's data localization law, a move that would leave users even more vulnerable to state surveillance than they are today.
Renting out rooms is nothing new to Cubans, who have been doing so as an additional source of income for more than two decades.
USA Today found the one nugget of negativity in a new Pew survey comparing Japanese and American attitudes about each other and made that the headline.
After almost two years of starving them to death, both Assad and ISIS forces are competing on killing those left alive in the Yarmouk Camp for Palestinians refugees in Damascus.
Russia now boasts higher Internet penetration than any other BRICS or CIS country, with over 60 percent of Russian adults regularly using the web.
Global Voices is set to bolster its future sustainability with a series of innovative business enterprises.