Stories about Economics & Business from November, 2022
Whether its Ankara's ties with Washington DC and the EU, or Turkey's role in Ukraine war, President Erdoğan is seemingly turning "these separate developments into his favor."
The recent protests had taken place against the backdrop of the exploitative labor conditions.
After severe power blackouts due to the Russian bombing of Ukraine, more and more people in Moldova, even those who are considered pro-Russian, begin to look at Russia with bewilderment.
There are fewer and fewer ways of continuing using global financial services for Russians, both at home and abroad, and the ordinary people are those who take the hardest hit.
Hong Kong declared that the city is “back in business”, but refused to revoke public health emergency status. Mandatory tests, mask-wearing, venue check-in, and group gathering restrictions are still in place.
Three weeks ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar’s Labour Minister has rejected calls from human rights groups to compensate migrant workers involved in building stadiums and other infrastructure.
The ongoing economic crisis, food inflation, and job losses in Sri Lanka have impacted negatively on living conditions and are expected to increase poverty substantially in the country.
The climate crisis has been having detrimental effects on the Caribbean, on food production, health, ecosystems, tourism, fresh water availability, energy production, livelihoods, human productivity, critical infrastructure and economic development.
As the leading African gas exporter to Europe, is Algeria actually capable of compensating for the shortage of Russian gas supplies to the EU? And is it willing to cooperate?
Numerous witness accounts suggested that it was fear generated from rumours, COVID-related misinformation and closed-loop factory management that drove the workers to run.
Chittagong has been identified as one of the coastal cities in Asia subsiding at a rate almost 10 times faster than the sea level is rising.
In a massive feat of irony, Coca-cola, the world’s largest plastic polluter, is sponsoring COP27, the world’s largest annual environmental conference, which will take place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt this month.
With Xi Jinping assuming his third term as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, the subcontinent wonders: how could China's policy towards the region change?
The lingering atmosphere of crime and violence hovers over Jamaicans, who go about their daily routine with a sense of heaviness and dread.