Stories about Economics & Business from November, 2016
"Found an ATM with cash and absolutely no crowd. The ATM has only 2000 notes hence no one wants"
"Even if the company needs to expand into social media, it should use a better means rather than being so shameless."
"The rise of qurutobkhonas means the domination of rural culture over urban culture, and is therefore a sign of downfall."
"When you work over 100 hours of overtime, you won't have time to be with your family, friends or lover...you start to think...'I don't know why I'm living this life.'"
"Rather than considering a sugar tax, it'd be more useful if there was a fresh fruit and veg subsidy for low income earners and pensioners"
"...whenever I post a message on Facebook or maybe like email my friends asking them if they want anything from California...the number one answer is Sriracha sauce."
Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is known for its lack of public transport and notorious traffic jams.
A worldwide campaign is underway to attempt to buy and transform the little blue bird into a cooperatively-owned platform.
As concerns about the Kremlin’s involvement in cyber attacks against the West deepen, Moscow is taking aim at Microsoft, Oracle and IBM. Are these efforts symbolic or strategic?
"Spare a thought for all the maids, drivers, too. They also get paid their salary in Rs500 notes. Hope the Govt has massive outreach program."
Initial results of the Bosnia and Herzegovina census shows that decades of nationalistic politics have entrenched ethnic and religious differences, reconfirming the ethnic cleansing 'gains' from the 1990s war.
The economic crisis in Russia is causing many alcohol drinkers to switch from vodka to beer, according to an article published in Gazeta.ru last week.
A lavish wedding in Moscow has drawn gasps of envious amazement even from Russians inured to garish displays of wealth.
"If we throw away ugly food just because it doesn’t look nice, then I think we are wasting these resources," a participant in Singapore's new food conservation movement said.
Chin is located in the mountainous northwest part of Myanmar. It is near Bangladesh and India. Despite its natural beauty, Chin has the highest incidence of poverty in the country.