Stories about Economics & Business from June, 2017
The move quickly faced accusations of sexism: "What a joke! Do we make men pose in swim suits to get hired as interns?"
"While the man toils towards the welfare of Kazakhstan, his policies are something that every prominent person can emulate."
Tanzanian Media Misrepresent the Dispute Between the Government and the World's Third Largest Gold Mining Company
The chairman of the mining company Barrick Gold said one thing, but the media said something completely different.
With Public Finances Under Strain, Mozambique’s Government Approves Purchase of Luxury Cars for Deputies
"We should not make the Assembly of the Republic a big jackpot, where the popular vote is seen as a lottery house."
"This is the end for Turkmenistan. The crisis has reached the country. Now we’ll see the appearance of the Central Asian Venezuela."
"What kind of global power believes that allowing its people to travel to an island with 11 million inhabitants and a president named Castro could enrich only that government?"
"There were days when over 10,000 human beings would cross the border, and everyone (except small children) had to buy the tickets...Where are the money gone, you f*cking thieves?!"
"Does this DHL have an owner? Can’t he come to Tajikistan?"
Move over, Lego Movie. These short films are literally blockbusters.
The reactor restarts are welcome news to isolated host communities. However, residents of one of Japan's most densely populated regions are fearful about the potential for another massive nuclear accident.
"Pull out the ads and sign your boss and agency up for social sensitivity 101 class please," wrote a Twitter user, addressing Watsons health and beauty chain.
"Is there anything that regular people like us can do to protect our land? We air complaints to...the media or on social media, but no one dares to stand up."
"Once you understand who they purchased the bonds from, you might think you are watching a new Netflix crossover of Narcos and The Big Short," says entrepreneur Juan Bermudez.
"Of course, sports alone cannot lift a country out of poverty. But they can help inspire social change."