Stories about Economics & Business from August, 2015
Various civil society groups have started to come together to find solutions to the severe socioeconomic crisis that the Caribbean nation faces.
Serbian social media users are curious: "Does this logo vacuum clean and bear children or what?"
Kenya looks like it is ready to get back on the GMO train. Is it right to?
There's no bonus or holidays or health insurance. Nail painters in Bolivia live each day at the mercy of God. How much do they earn? Not enough.
A popular commercial about an amazing game of baseball has gone viral in Japan.
Google has created a new larger holding company Alphabet with a new CEO for Google, Sundar Pichai. Indian social media users welcome Pichai's new leadership with greetings, pun and humour.
Passengers on a flight to Puerto Rico were brought to tears when a chorus that was traveling with them started singing upon landing.
If commercial restrictions on accessing overseas sites becomes common practice, the Chinese Internet could become a de facto domestic network for the majority of Internet users.
London's poor are paying for years of government neglect and broken promises about low-cost housing.
"Many of those selling dogs do not care about their condition […] The majority arrive with falsified documents and have not been certified by a vet."
"This time the flood is being covered minute-by-minute via social media and we can see how authorities have responded, for better or for worse."
As the government quickly runs out of cash, the future looks uncertain.
News guaranteed to thrill Buddhists and botanists around the world: a Nepalese tree famous for its use in making Buddhist prayer beads, has been described as a new species.
Russian Internet laws have been called "draconian" and accused of limiting free speech. But a recent study found that Russian online industry and experts actually know little about these regulations.