Stories about Economics & Business from October, 2016
"Everyone is like me. They love their village, land and water. These things call us back."
The Sri Lankan military is investing heavily in the tourism business. The armed forces have several hotels and resorts, many restaurants and cafes, and other tourist facilities.
Living spaces in Hong Kong are shrinking in size while prices skyrocket. Here's one response to the absurdity of the situation.
The huge sum of money spent canceling an order for new Airbuses could have funded a whole lot more.
A recent documentary reveals that Macedonia's ruling party VMRO-DPMNE has amassed more wealth than its counterparts in the richest countries on the continent.
In her speech, Fonia Wong Leung-fong urged young people to follow her example and work “four times harder than the average person."
"How will Uber fare in tiny Trinidad and Tobago? Will it “change life”, as the headline of one article has suggested?"
"Different opportunities are provided by the two different places. I think more people should have two different countries. More than one, anyway!”
Trinidad & Tobago's Prime Minister Tells Citizens ‘You Better Begin to Be Weaned Off the Government’
Trinidad and Tobago citizens took grave offense at being told to wean themselves off government support—but could the prime minister's statements about "doing things differently" have been misinterpreted?