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· August, 2011

Stories about Economics & Business from August, 2011

Somalia: Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan In Mogadishu

Ukraine: 47,000 Doctor Vacancies

East Timor: Liberalizing the Telecommunication Industry

East Timor: Changing Family Ties

Bangladesh, India: Comparison Of The Two Bengals

U.S.V.I.: Saying “No” to Plastic Bags

Jamaica: Technology & Business

Hungary: Economic Crisis

Indonesia: Increased shopping during Ramadan

Ukraine: Politics, Economy, Euro 2012 and Relations With the West

The ‘New Latin America’ Faces its Past

Madagascar: Sanctions Result in Economic Decline and Food Insecurity

After two and a half years of transitional government, Madagascar has experienced a slow, seemingly unstoppable decline of its fragile economy that has put a strain on the lives of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Fork in the Road for England

Colombia: The FTA With the United States From the Blogosphere

With the pact signed in Washington to increase the debt ceiling, the United States Congressional leaders returned to the topic of the free trade agreement (FTA) with Panama, South Korea...

Russia: Prokhorov Launches Pravoe Delo Pre-election Campaign

China: Large NIMBY Protest Erupts in Dalian

A Sunday morning sit-in protest in downtown Dalian, Liaoning province, against a chemical factory located in the city turned into a large-scale procession through the streets. Police were out in...

Malaysia: Poverty Problem in Sabah

Nigeria: Adrift, Awaiting the Arrival of a Woman?

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is Nigeria’s new Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister for the Economy. Until recently, she was the Managing Director of the World Bank. As soon as her appointment was...

Paraguay: Uncontacted Indigenous Group in ‘Imminent Danger’

Lithuania-Belarus: Banks Help Prosecute Opposition Activist

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