Stories about Economics & Business from June, 2019
Bringing back the tax on sanitary pads in Tanzania has triggered a major debate on the impact it will have on girls and women.
Expensive tickets have ensured hefty profits for football federations while excluding most South American fans from enjoying the sport they love.
Kardashian's line of lingerie bears no similarity to its Japanese namesake garment.
One customer worries about the weakness in his legs following a stroke, another about "young boys with hair like women."
Uganda’s oil reserves can potentially bring in revenue of over US$50 billion over 25 years, but extraction projects are happening in areas where land rights and tenure are not clearly defined.
"The building had such remarkable designs which were rare to find in other buildings in the old parts of Dhaka. So [it] needed to be saved."
A group of protestors outside a registration centre in the nation's capital called for the "closure of the borders" of the twin-island nation.
In Japan, employers are legally entitled to demand female employees wear uncomfortable high heels or pumps.
Golunov's arrest has galvanized a rare show of support from all sides of the Russian political spectrum.
Vietnamese victims of 2016 marine disaster have filed a landmark lawsuit against Formosa Plastics Group in Taiwan
A group of 7,875 Vietnamese plaintiffs launched a lawsuit in Taiwan against Formosa Plastics Group and other smaller stakeholders of the Ha Tinh Steel Corporation based in Vietnam.
King Sanusi II and all other suspects may be suspended, pending further investigation into financial fraud and misuse investigated by the anti-corruption commission.
The corruption scandal surrounding PetroCaribe, a regional energy programme that supplied petroleum products to Haiti at preferential rates, was at the heart of the violent protests earlier this year.
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