While domestic work in India is overwhelmingly done by women, construction is predominantly a male-dominated trade, but in the southern Indian state of Kerala, there’s a scheme trying to change that.
A single market for the group of south east nations know as ASEAN would give the region a “massive boost”, says the Asia Development Bank’s Stephen Groff.
Investors are braced for further losses in China, after its stock markets fell 12 percent last week.
The CBI has upgraded its UK growth forecasts for this year and next, saying it expects “decent quarterly GDP growth”.
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China plans to let its main state pension fund invest in the stock market for the first time to try to arrest the slide in the country’s stock market.
Ashley Madison is facing a C$760m class-action lawsuit after customer data from the infidelity dating website was leaked on to the so-called dark web last week.
The finance ministers of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland warn that UK government spending cuts are moving “too fast and too far”.