Topic: World Economic Forum
Dubai is known to be among the world's most freewheeling business environment – and one that is attractive to Iranian businesses looking to circumvent Iran sanctions.
05/21/2010 05:50 pm
The gender gap yawns wide, despite Japan's female astronaut and new antidiscrimination laws. The World Economic Forum recently downgraded Japan three spots to 101st place on its latest gender discrimination report.
05/11/2010 03:40 pm
The Circle Bastiat Global Debt: A country-by-country look at spending for growth vs. deficit cutting
A look at the wave of debt crises spreading around the globe.
03/09/2010 01:05 pm
There are early reports that Iran plans to shut down Google's email service, a possible blow to protesters who have used Gmail in the past to help organize rallies. Twitter, meanwhile, appears to still be up and running in Iran.
02/11/2010 09:23 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/27
Brazil’s first working-class president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, got a hero’s welcome at the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Tuesday. He wowed 10,000 leftists with a vow to reproach the planet’s business titans in Davos, Switzerland. Venezuela's Hugo Chávez won't attend.
01/27/2010 12:53 pm
Readers write in about Wall Street, the need for an informed citizenry, the US economy, and peace.
01/12/2010 09:00 am
The media are full of reports of the worst decade, America in decline, the end of the US century. Actually, much points to a hopeful future.
12/31/2009 08:50 am
In Italy, Fabrizio Corona and his paparazzi team took unflattering photos of high-profile Italians – and offered to let the targets buy them before the press could.
11/24/2009 12:00 am