Stories about Economics & Business from December, 2015
"The government spent the last four months doing diagnosis and triage. Tonight, the wound was bandaged and antibiotics applied."
"We trusted China Central Television and have engaged in legal investments. We trusted the government and the deposit should be protected."
With two weeks of public advertisements, Facebook would have got the maximum opposition in India so far in rolling a free access to its products called Free Basics.
Sri Lanka's President Says Enrique Iglesias Concert Organisers Should Be ‘Whipped With Toxic Stingray Tails’
President Sirisena didn't like that female fans hugged and kissed the pop star, nor that someone threw her bra onstage. Sri Lankans didn't take to his "moral policing" kindly.
“I have negative thoughts. But if everyone gets positive, I will get the energy to stay positive.”
Cats can help improve your bridge construction project's social media strategy, especially if you need to draw attention away from how slow and expensive your project is.
Government ministers are seen socialising with corruption accused. The president of a corruption watchdog organisation is forced to resign. Coincidence? One blogger calls foul and tries to connect the dots.
The scheme will create a massive database of citizens' communications data that could give the government unprecedented access to the mobile communications of Bangladeshi citizens.
Aleksandr Zharov, head of the Russian media watchdog, told journalists Google and Apple were "working on localizing their databases on Russian territory," but said the information was "unofficial."
The character 安 has been named the official kanji of 2015. The character is supposed to represent 'peace', but not always...
Women are making money growing aloe, and selling the leaves to the British cosmetics company Lush. They’re also harvesting honey, growing food and raising goats. It’s a sustainable ecosystem.
Does ‘Free Entry’ Always Come at a Cost?: Trinidad & Tobago Talks Gender Discrimination After Nightclub Row
"Not all discrimination is created equal, and not all unequal treatment is necessarily discriminatory."
Journalists in Hong Kong worry that the newspaper, which has already been criticized for a pro-Beijing stance in recent years, will become a mouthpiece for China's government.
Judging from the alleged corruption that happened in the Caribbean this year, certain regional territories may not improve their ranking in Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index -- or will they?
The Michelin Star has turned out to be the kiss of death for several small restaurants in Hong Kong, as landlords raise rents to profit off anticipated earnings boom.
China's State Internet Information Office spokesman urged Internet companies to allocate charity funds to those who "spread good news." But netizens don't completely agree with government's idea of good news.
"This recession did not creep up on us like the proverbial thief in the night. It was long in the making."
"Major skyscrapers and landmarks disappear overnight. I cannot for the life of me see what color the traffic lights at the opposite end of the road are."
"Orange has been ripping us off for years...Enough is enough. It must stop."
"Trinidad and Tobago is the second highest carbon emitter per capita in the world. We are here to show our decision makers that we want them to recognise our responsibility."