News tagged with economic growth

Tightest job market ever for China's college grads

(AP)—Chemistry student Jiang Wenying graduated three years ago and decided the job market was so tough she might as well go back to school for a graduate degree. Now she's finding it even worse, in what ...

dateMay 29, 2013 in Business
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India's startups lacking guardian 'angels'

It is seen as a land of entrepreneurs, economic growth and huge business potential, but India appears to be failing its promising startup companies which are struggling to find investors.

dateMay 08, 2013 in Business
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Mekong forest facing sharp decline, WWF reports

Demand for farmland may strip the Greater Mekong region of a third of its remaining forest cover over the next two decades without swift government action, a leading conservation group warned Thursday.

dateMay 02, 2013 in Ecology
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Google boss defends UK tax bill

A top Google executive on Monday insisted that the company's "key" role in developing Britain's electronic commerce sector should be taken into account in the row over its controversial tax arrangements.

dateApr 22, 2013 in Business
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Culturally correct sustainable initiatives

Scientists studying way of protecting the environment while encouraging economic growth have mapped cultural and spiritual vulnerabilities for the first time, thus giving new a dimension to the notion of sustainability.

dateApr 05, 2013 in Environment
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