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Aug 16, 2013
The closed dictatorship just released its very own smartphone with an Android operating system. Now all they need is some internet access.
Aug 16, 2013
A run on India's currency presages trouble in other emerging markets.
Aug 15, 2013
Milllions of textile workers still work in unsafe conditions four months after the Rana Plaza factory near Dhaka collapsed, causing 1,100 workers to lose their lives. There is much pressure for change, however.
Aug 14, 2013
It takes two quarters of economic shrinking to be called a recession, but just one quarter of growth to end one.
Aug 7, 2013
Baby formula companies are in the hot seat in China again.
Jul 29, 2013
A research team working at the University of Barcelona has found that when adults are represented by child avatars in a virtual world, they act more like children.
Jul 24, 2013
India has a strict rules for big international retailers: 30 percent of the merchandise sold at big box stores has to be purchased in India.
Jul 23, 2013
As we await the name of the new British royal baby, let's take a look at the economics of the birth.
Jul 22, 2013
The protests in Egypt and Turkey and Brazil have a lot more in common than you'd think, according to the BBC's Paul Mason.