The populations of industrialized countries are at once leveling off and aging. It’s a trend that bodes poorly for economic growth as we know it.
The United Kingdom has 2 years to secure trade deals outside the EU in light of Brexit. British Prime Minister Theresa May is looking to a defense agreement with Turkey as a first step.
The Obama Foundation has prompted its followers to “show up” for change. However, the kinds of changes the Foundation wants to make are difficult to measure, which leaves much of its work unfinished.
In 2016, Nigeria experienced its first economic downturn in the last 20 years. Problems with oil production and bad loans in Nigerian banks may be leading to a currency crisis.
2013 was referred to by Chinese citizens as the year of the “airpocalypse”, with approximately 62% of Chinese cities suffering from high air pollution levels. Chinese environmentalists issued their first “red alert” in 24 cities early January 2017 following dangerously polluted breathing conditions in Beijing. Air quality testers in China, which typically reflect “orange” or […]
Countries in the Horn of Africa such as Ethiopia and Djibouti are developing rapidly thanks to foreign investment. China is the latest player putting troops into a crowded field to ensure the security of their investments in the region.
The market for skin lightening products is growing in India, promising to elevate the social and economic status of women who use them. While marketed as socially responsible products, their effectiveness is questionable.
After British Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on Tuesday, January 17, it became clear that Britain is headed for a hard Brexit. Among the points discussed by the British leader, she outlined that her cabinet will push for leaving the European single market. Analysts have suggested that this move could potentially trigger uncertainty and pose challenges for London’s finance industry.