Stories about Economics & Business from October, 2017
Indian billionaire son's residence in Skopje -- and whether or not he actually resides there -- has brought up questions of corrupt ties to the former ruling party of Macedonia.
"I want to invest in Afghanistan, I have never forgotten my country and I can’t live happily, knowing that my people are suffering."
"There was not a single unemployed person in Laituri. Everyone was employed at either the plantation or the factory."
For many residents of Cape Town, South Africa—a city often touted for its quality of life—the legacy of segregation and spatial apartheid persists in a tangible and powerful way.
"Alan, do you remember this banknote? Indeed, 5 "million" intis. Today they could get you a modest breakfast with six pieces of bread, butter and jam!"
China has imposed a ban on property sales in 50 cities to curb the overheating market. But many netizens think it harms the welfare of home buyers.