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· August, 2009

Stories about Economics & Business from August, 2009

25 August 2009

Zimbabwe: Toll gate chaos

Kazakhstan: On the Efficacy of Government

How professional is the government? Is it rigorous enough in performing its functions? How often does it interfere in matters beyond its competence? These are among the most popular questions...

Maghreb: Ramadan Good Wishes and More

The Maghreb blogosphere has been blooming with an outpouring of congratulations, welcoming the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. And amongst the usual greetings and formal congratulations, controversial thoughts, often at...

Singapore: Taxi driver-blogger is a PhD graduate

He is a Singaporean taxi driver, blogger, and PhD holder from Stanford University. Singapore netizens describe him as the “most educated taxi driver in the world.” His name is Dr....

24 August 2009

Pakistan: The Sugar Crisis

20 August 2009

Malaysia: Alcohol ban

17 August 2009

Caribbean: Bolt Does It Again!

Olympic gold medalist and world record holder in the 100 and 200 meter events, Jamaican Usain Bolt, sprinted to an even more impressive victory this past weekend at the IAAF...

India: Media And Shahrukh Khan's Detention

Barbados: Goddard Passes Away