Monthly Archives: December 2013

China domestic debt surges 70%; ‘Greece will leave bailout in 2014’; When the world turned the camera on itself

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Why 2013 was an amazing year in tech; When data thieves and snooping captured our lives; Populism bubble bursts in India

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UN compares net surveillance to apartheid; ‘Airpocalypse’ in China; French jobless at 3.29m

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China 2013 growth likely at 7.6%; Magic words in the workplace; The common man’s rule in Delhi

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Dumping India’s ‘VIP culture’; End of China’s one-child policy; AK-47 founder Kalashnikov no more

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What won’t happen in 2014; No ‘sorry’ in diplomacy; After 75 years, Hollywood Park closes

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Obama sees 2014 as ‘breakthrough’ year for US economy; UK deficit at 24-year high; Blackberry posts $4.4bn quarterly loss; Of diplomats and privileges

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After the taper, the hard part; If fracking could shatter stagnation; World Cup and unpaid labour; In South Africa, abandoning kids to party on the beach

1 After the taper, the hard part (Linda Yueh on BBC) It was one of the most anticipated moves in monetary policy. Yet the US Fed trimming its monetary stimulus – cutting its cash injections by $10bn to now inject … Continue reading

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Outrage in India over diplomat’s arrest in US; Jobless in UK at four-year low; Kim-dom of chaos

1 Outrage in India over diplomat’s arrest in US (Gardiner Harris in The New York Times) The way an Indian diplomat was treated by law enforcement officials in New York last week has touched off a furor in India, where … Continue reading

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Fear of new recession in France; When the youth are jobless; Rallying against too much democracy; Holiday gifts for job seekers

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