Stories about Economics & Business from May, 2018
In India, 13 people are killed after police open fire on copper plant protesters
"My Constitution...ensures my right to protest. It ensures my right to life,livelihood,safe and healthy environment. #Thoothukkudi exposes the barbaric assault on these rights."
Making Japan's hot springs more friendly for LGBT folks
"This is the first time I've entered a communal bath in 13 years. It made me so happy!”
Hungary’s regime is exporting instability and propaganda to the Balkans
An investigation by Macedonia's Nova TV has uncovered strong financial and ownership ties between a number of Macedonian right-wing news outlets and associates of Hungary's ruling party.
Family-run movie theater in northeast Thailand survives decades of changes
"We have always been adapting to people’s changing tastes. That’s why we redesigned the theater three times. Our business is family-run and our employees are mostly relatives."
Bangladesh blasts off with their first ever satellite launch into space
"Successful deployment of SpaceX's Falcon 9 Block 5 launch of Bangabandhu Satellite-1 to geostationary transfer orbit confirmed. Maybe this is how a country changes. So proud."
Burundi's contentious constitutional referendum reflects deeper political problems
Whether a sign of independence or authoritarianism, Burundi's constitutional referendum appears to have further cemented divisions.
Homeless, jobless, and penniless, residents resist closure of the Philippines’ Boracay island
"As an advocate for the environment I want it rehabilitated too, but I bleed more for the people who are affected by the closure."
Bulgarian environmental activists score important court victory in struggle to #SavePirin National Park
"Great news for @zazemiata + thousands of people protesting against plans to damage #Pirin national park in Bulgaria! #SavePirin"