Countries can learn from Cyprus' 2013 economic crash, according to new report
In March 2013, Cyprus agreed to a €17 billion (£13.42 billion) international bailout by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Commission (EC).
Chinese smelter found leaking thallium into river
A major state-owned industrial conglomerate in China said Friday it had been ordered to stop production at one of its smelters after it was found to be leaking highly toxic thallium into a river.
Japan quake, tsunami could hit global production
The economic aftershocks from the massive earthquake off the coast of Japan, the resulting tsunami and a feared nuclear meltdown could hit global production of everything from aircraft to iPads.
Beyond GDP: Experts preview 'Inclusive Wealth' index
Brazil and India pay a high price for rapid economic growth, according to experts speaking at a major international meeting in London, Planet Under Pressure.
The inevitable rise of China - hype or reality?
A cover article in the latest edition of Foreign Affairs by the University of Sydney's Dr. Salvatore Babones outlines why predictions by economists that China will continue to experience rapid growth throu ...
Bhutan aims to be first 100% organic nation
The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, famed for seeking "happiness" for its citizens, is aiming to become the first nation in the world to turn its home-grown food and farmers 100 percent organic.
Economic growth does not produce well-being
Over the last three decades global society has grown richer, but not better off.
Hong Kong's e-economy booming: Google
The Internet is expected to contribute around $18.8 billion -- 7.2 percent of the total -- to Hong Kong's economy by 2015, driven by a surge in mobile use and online shopping, a report for Google said.
Google routes World Bank data to fact seekers
Google is adding World Bank figures to Internet results in a bid to make hard facts about countries worldwide easier to find.
Economic success drives language extinction
New research shows economic growth to be main driver of language extinction and reveals global 'hotspots' where languages are most under threat.
China's new 'Great Wall' not so great, hurting wetlands, economy
China's second great wall, a vast seawall covering more than half of the country's mainland coastline, is a foundation for financial gain - and also a dyke holding a swelling rush of ecological woes.
Despite growth reports, Africa mired in poverty
Despite continued reports of economic growth in Africa, much of the continent remains wracked by poverty, with roughly one in five citizens saying they frequently lack food, clean water and medical care, ...
How do you say global business success? In English, says new research from Rotman School
English continues to reign supreme in international business, and it's not just because some of the biggest economies speak it.
Probing Question: How do we know a recession has ended?
In today's struggling economy, one check on the day's news is bound to turn up reports of unemployment, falling home values and foreclosures.