All news articles for February 2017

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India

Pepsi and Coke ready for storm as Tamil Nadu’s boycott begins

By RJ Whitehead

Many grocery store owners, restaurant proprietors and refreshment vendors will stop selling drinks made by multinational brands in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu from March 1—though shopkeepers have reported a sharp drop in sales ahead of the protest.

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Soapbox

Death by 1,000 regulations: China’s policy of legislative attrition

By Paul O'Brien

China accession to the WTO was granted in 2001 and built on the foundations of the previous generation's great sacrifice during the industrial and agricultural revolutions, and the great economic reforms and opening-up of the 1980s. The final acceptance...