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· January, 2010

Stories about Economics & Business from January, 2010

Bermuda: Takeover Bid

Syria: Netizens Discuss SourceForge Ban

A day after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for a free and open Internet, Syrian users noticed they could no longer access open-source software community SourceForge. Bloggers react...

Vietnam: Motorbike parking payment system

Hungary: The Invisible Marsh

Marietta Le reports on the story of one of Hungary's most successful citizen campaigns, whose goal is to save an endangered marsh by preventing an allegedly illegal expansion of a...

Haiti: Signs of a “normal life” in Port-au-Prince

Afghanistan: Drowning in corruption

Tajikistan: The people’s dam?

Greece: Fiscal Deficit

Saudi Arabia: A Barcamp

China:Google's announcement to clarify rumors brings in more speculations

The latest announcement by is that all the rumors about their quit is just rumors. However, more speculations came in, questioning whether Google's move is to cover up its...

Haiti: Shelter Coming Both Too Slow and Too Fast

Talk is already turning to reconstruction in Haiti. Early reports on the damage pointed mostly to lax construction standards, but Marc Herman takes a closer look.

Trinidad & Tobago: Butter Bread

India: The Need For A Micropayments Infrastructure

Zimbabwe: The state of Zimbabwean economy

East Timor: Rising cost of living

Haiti: Communities

Bahamas, Haiti: Here to Help

Barbados, U.S.A., Haiti: Business as Usual?

Georgia: Plans for the largest airport in the Caucasus

Paraguay: The Chaotic Ciudad del Este

The Paraguayan city of Ciudad del Este is known for many things, including illegal and contraband activities. However, it is difficult to overlook the fact that it is a gateway...

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