Stories about Economics & Business from October, 2016
How a Glove Factory in Rural Armenia Is Beating Back Labour Migration to Russia
"Everyone is like me. They love their village, land and water. These things call us back."
Sri Lankan Tourism: Booming Again, But Mostly for the Military
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.
In the Eyes of Hong Kong's Housing Market, We Are All Just Sardines
Living spaces in Hong Kong are shrinking in size while prices skyrocket. Here's one response to the absurdity of the situation.
Sri Lanka Pays the Price for Past Government's Extravagance
The huge sum of money spent canceling an order for new Airbuses could have funded a whole lot more.
One of the Richest Political Parties in Europe Rules One of the Poorest European Countries
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.
Did Hong Kong Just Reveal What It Really Values With Controversial Award?
In her speech, Fonia Wong Leung-fong urged young people to follow her example and work “four times harder than the average person."
Uber Lands in Trinidad, Its Smallest Country to Date
"How will Uber fare in tiny Trinidad and Tobago? Will it “change life”, as the headline of one article has suggested?"
A Businessman Missed the Tastes of Ethiopia—So He Starting Growing Them for Himself
"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?