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Saudi Arabia announces new chapter in diversifying economy away from oil: tourist visas

Sep 27, 2019
For the first time, the conservative kingdom is opening up to tourists from more than 40 countries.
A view of Riyadh, the Saudi capital, in 2007.
Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images

Teens are too focused on summer school to work summer jobs

Jul 8, 2019
Teens haven't returned to the workforce after being pushed out by the recession a decade ago.
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The Indian schools where failure isn't an option

May 20, 2019
Fierce competition for university spots has led to an increase in "cram schools."
Abhair (L) sits with fellow pupils at a cram school just outside Delhi.
Victoria Craig/BBC

Teens face stiff competition in the search for a summer job

Jun 21, 2013
Many young people are struggling to find jobs now that school is out for summer. The usual seasonal employment is being filled by older workers so what are teenagers to do to earn income?

Your summer job stories: The good, the bad, the ugly

Jun 21, 2013
We asked you to tell us about your best and worst summer jobs. Read some of the stories, including that of 15-year-old Delaney Stokes, who just scored her first summer job.

Jobstacles: Is it possible to have too many jobs?

Jun 7, 2013
As teenagers head out in search of summer jobs in a tough market, Youth Radio explores whether any job is a good job.