Stories about Economics & Business from May, 2017
"...the risk for bad debt is huge. While other countries can easily back down from the initiative, as the leader of the initiative, China will be the last to quit."
Trinidad and Tobago netizens are tired of public officials wantonly spending taxpayers' money, especially in a sluggish economy.
Poor Internet infrastructure leaves the vast majority of Indians limited to mobile Internet only, making it difficult to engage deeply with Internet technology.
How one community group is helping low-income residents — many of them immigrants — realize their tenant rights.
“Alianza Selva Maya,” which includes five communal lands and 1,250 families, promotes rural development based on good forest-resource management.
A media blackout regarding the status of the bird supposedly belonging to a top member of the ruling family failed to stop the jokes.
"...the latest raid seems more like part of a well planned campaign aimed at crashing every business that does not belong to the big business."
What happened in the Cuban sugar towns after the mills of its primary industry were dismantled?
Sami Ben Gharbia is a significant figure in independent media and digital human rights activism in Tunisia and the Arab region.
"...it's not about laziness, but about human dignity if wages for work do not cover the basic costs of the workforce"
"Repeat after me: Aadhaar is surveillance technology masquerading as secure authentication technology."
Netflix and chill is looking more like Nyetflix and dill in Russia after Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill that restricts foreign streaming services' access to the Russian market.
"Maksadbek Alimov misses clear chance to pull one back for Alai at 39.43. Man behind me calls him a долбоёб."
"I clearly saw that the mine tailings had killed the economy of the entire area," wrote the environment secretary on her Facebook page.