Stories about Economics & Business from April, 2016
This week we take you to China, Mexico, Jamaica, Macedonia and Uganda, where we speak to Prudence Nyamishana who tells us why Ugandans are peeved at their government's priorities.
As many as 3,228 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra in 2015; that is almost nine farmers every day.
"Typewriters challenge us to be more efficient, to see our errors on paper, so we are more careful not to make mistakes."
There is supposed to be free movement of CARICOM nationals throughout the region, but Jamaicans keep getting denied entry -- particularly in Trinidad.
After the leak of the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, shouldn't we be questioning the economic system which allows tax evasion on such a massive scale to occur?
"The desire for transparency around the issue of tax evasion is understandable. But the question arises as to whether innocent people are being hurt as a result of this process."
Lawyers have filed complaints against the move, saying Sisi's decision to give up the Red Sea islands of Sanafir and Tarin, without approval from Parliament, is "unconstitutional."
Government-run People’s Daily said parents should "guide their [children's] thoughts, cultivate their financial literacy and raise their consciousness of risk."
"We're not ‘disabled’. Everyone has their own talents." "We want the whole world to know about us, to know that we are just like any other person."
"Every day I become even prouder of taking part in the great January revolution that toppled a corrupt regime."
"Thinking of schools only as places to learn how to read may appear a reasonable idea in a country where most children cannot achieve even that."
New rules will require leading foreign companies including Microsoft and Apple to register their sites' domain names with local DNS providers in order to remain accessible in China.
The leaked files reveal offshore companies linked to China's top leader, who has vowed to fight "armies of corruption". But most mainland Chinese haven't even heard about them.
The issue of public debt in Macedonia, one of Europe's poorest countries, is a touchy one.
One of the biggest leaks in journalistic history reveals shady offshore dealings of Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family, amongst other world leaders.
An international journalistic investigation based on a massive cache of 11.5 million offshore records uncovers the shady financial dealings of 12 current and former world leaders, including Putin and Poroshenko.