Tag Archive: Business

Starting a business in Cambodia gets even more difficult.

Cambodia is ranked 184 out of 189 countries for starting a new business in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2014 report. The report ranks countries in 10 categories, including starting a business, dealing with construction… Continue reading

The Cyprus drama – Death of a neighbourhood.

We are now approaching the six month anniversary of the decision to adopt the language and posture of national resistance in response to the deposit-tax/bail in the proposal put forward by the troika.… Continue reading

Bicycle versus car production 1950 – 2003.

As recently as 1965, world production of cars and bikes was essentially the same, with each at nearly 20 million, but as of 2003 bike production had climbed to over 100 million per year compared with 42… Continue reading

Cambodia: Timing of statistics questioned.

For the first time in recent memory, the Cambodian Ministry of Economy and Finance has released growth projections for the first half of the year, and the numbers are good. Some say too… Continue reading

Spain Is Beyond Doomed.

Spain is in a great depression, and it is one of the most terrifying things I have ever seen. The 2 Scariest Unemployment Charts Ever. Five years after its housing boom turned to bust,… Continue reading

50 Things we don’t do anymore! – Do you?

A study conducted by Mozy last year found that technology is replacing many of the tasks that have been mainstays in our lives for years.  What do you think?  Source:   Mozy Related articles: 50… Continue reading

Fees to Help Firms Avoid Graft Claims.

The Royal Cambodian government has publicly issued lists showing the costs of fees that businesses must pay to authorities for various services, to help companies avoid making informal payments made illegal by the… Continue reading

US Hegemony and its Economy.

Washington’s Hegemonic Ambitions Are Not in Sync With Its Faltering Economy. In November the largest chunk of new jobs came from retail and wholesale trade. Businesses gearing up for Christmas sales added 65,700… Continue reading

Vietnam – Slow…., Slower……..?

Vietnam‘s economy expanded at its slowest pace in 13 years in 2012; bank lending and domestic demand eased. Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 5.03% this year, down from 5.89% in 2011 and the… Continue reading

A Massive Worldwide Stock Market Meltdown?

One Bear’s Prediction: Massive Market Selloff Coming. Hard-money adviser Marc Faber, best known as publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report,  told CNBC that the stock market could decline by 20 percent.… Continue reading