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Why do women make up such a comparatively small proportion of India's formal work force?
More dismal factory data, plus claims and counter-claims over Chinese IP theft.
Internships in China; designer Masha Ma; Sudan's currency problem.
Can India replace China as the world's leading emerging market economy?
Investor Jim Rogers on China; Chinese investments in Australia property; low oil prices.
Tue 25 Aug 2015
The biggest one-day share fall in five years, and why tech will soon change how we learn.
Mon 24 Aug 2015
Russia's tanking economy, London supercars, email etiquette
Fri 21 Aug 2015
Irish comedian Colm O'Regan looks at the history of capitalism in the USA
Thu 20 Aug 2015
What the yuan's devaluation means for Africa; mobile banking; plus prosecco vs champagne.
Wed 19 Aug 2015
These powerful chemicals are essential for industry, but are dangerous to handle.
Tue 18 Aug 2015
Is the booming Ethiopian economy at risk of being stuck with low wages for years to come?
Mon 17 Aug 2015
China currency slide: the view from the US; and why UK estate agents aren't all bad.
Fri 14 Aug 2015
Colm O'Regan travels to New York to learn about American capitalism up until 1900.
Thu 13 Aug 2015
A special programme from Ethiopia - now one of Africa's fastest growing economies.
Wed 12 Aug 2015
Why is oxygen essential to steelmaking, and can you inhale too much of it?
Tue 11 Aug 2015
Greece says a bailout has virtually been reached. Also why India's new land law flopped.
Mon 10 Aug 2015
Is Ukraine's $70 billion debt pile repayable? And when is employee loyalty too loyal?
Fri 7 Aug 2015
After a half century of independence, has the city-state been an unmitigated success?
Thu 6 Aug 2015
Can new laws fix millions of tonnes of food waste?
Wed 5 Aug 2015
Stronger than steel, could this glamorous metal eventually become as common as steel?
Tue 4 Aug 2015
China government measures fail to halt a market slide. What about the wider economy?
Wed 24 Jun 2015
Why copper wires? And do solar power and batteries herald the death of the old AC grid?
Wed 17 Jun 2015
The distinctive red metal that's key to whisky distillation and kills hospital super-bugs
Wed 1 Apr 2015
Steel demand in China and India, and the collapse in iron ore prices.
Wed 25 Mar 2015
The chemistry behind steel - one of humanity's most versatile and complex materials
Wed 18 Mar 2015
Two moments in history that transformed iron into the key material of modern life
Wed 11 Mar 2015
Essential for medical imaging, supplies of manmade element Technetium are not guaranteed
Wed 4 Mar 2015
A ferocious gas and building block for CFCs and other gases that have endangered mankind
Wed 25 Feb 2015
The metal that links Harley Davidsons, leather jackets and flick-knives.
Wed 18 Feb 2015
The story of nickel - the metal that made the jet age possible.
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