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Does the carrier bag charge make us more green?

Why does charging for carrier bags encourage environmentally-friendly behaviour, but other initiatives do not? This is the question being posed here by Lorraine Whitmarsh, Professor of Environmental Psychology in the… 691 more words

Economy And Business

Sorsogon to establish 30-hectare Pili Orchard in 2020

​SORSOGON CITY, August 15 (PIA) – The province of Sorsogon through the Office of the Provincial Agriculture will establish a Pili Orchard by the year 2020 covering a 30 hectares of land under the Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP). 603 more words

Economy And Business

Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State Nigeria

By Tom Okure, Ph.D
(Dr. Okure is CEO of ICMS,Inc and a Nigerian indigene based in the USA.
Dr. Okure is a Writer, Commentator, Public Policy and Economic Development Consultant/Advisor) 411 more words

Nigeria

Can economic growth overtake rising inequality?

The French economist Thomas Piketty has a strong and obvious argument as to why the rich usually get richer and the rest of us not. 356 more words

Economy

6 Fakta Menarik Tentang Jerman Timur

Jerman Timur adalah negara yang disponsori oleh Uni Soviet yang diproklamirkan pada tanggal 7 Oktober 1949 dan mengusung ideologi berhaluan sosialis kiri. Negara ini didirikan sebagai akibat dari kalahnya Rezim Nasional Sosialis Jerman pimpinan Adolf Hitler yang menyerah kepada sekutu pada bulan Mei 1945. 2,193 more words

History

Vladimir Putin and the Panama Papers

One of the Russian Federation’s big problems is that its millionaires and billionaires are sending their money abroad, adding to Russia’s serious economic problems.

The fact that the Panama Papers reveal that one of Vladimir Putin’s oldest friends, a cellist named Sergei Roldugin, is the nominal head of offshore companies controlling billions of dollars in assets, is a big deal – especially since Roldugin does not live the life of a millionaire or billionaire. 857 more words

Economy

Why a profitable company laid off 1,400 people

In February, 1,400 employees of Carrier Air Conditioner in Indianapolis were told their jobs were being transferred to Mexico to cut costs.

It turns out that, according to the annual report of United Technologies, its parent company, that… 1,106 more words

Economy