India’s Finance Minister Says Car Sales Are Slumping Because of Millennials
Nirmala Sitharaman believes that the millennials’ preference for cab services like Ola and Uber, and public transport is the reason the automobile industry is in breakdown mode.
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Singapore’s 'Masses' Are Spending More, While the Rich Are Slowing Down
New data suggests that monthly spending from middle-class Singaporean families has increased significantly while spending from its wealthier citizens is decreasing.
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South Korean Women Are Fighting Societal Pressure through the #NoMarriage Movement
A collective rejection of marriage and motherhood has empowered South Korean women to oppose the government's pressures for them to have children.
Inside the Lives of Workers Who Thrive on India’s Election Economy
From the taxi drivers and sound guys to the ones who print posters and compose political jingles, these unsung heroes are the most vital part of the world's biggest democratic exercise.
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Arctic Warming Will Cost At Least $24 Trillion More Than We Thought, Study Finds
The economic losses of climate change, both past and future, are outlined in two new studies this week.
Going Cashless Looks More and More Like a Capitalist Scam
Lawmakers argue bans on cashless stores could protect tens of millions of Americans without access to credit cards.
We Asked an Economist What Would Happen if All Women Took 'Period Leave'
Would the economy crumble as businesses fell apart under the strain? Er, no—and it might actually make work more productive for everyone.
The Kitchen Divides Pakistan's Rich and Poor
When visiting my extended family in Pakistan, I am hyper-aware of the differences between the rich and the poor. Even at home, the classes are separated as young, impoverished men cook meals in sweltering heat for their employers.
Trump’s Sanctions Have Forced Some Iranians to Abandon Their Cultural Traditions
VICE News visits Tehran's biggest cemetery to look at how Iran's economic woes are affecting burial customs.
How to Rent Friends In Japan
We hit up Family Romance, a company that specializes in “people for rent,” to help throw VICE’s Kumpei Kuwamoto a wild birthday party—or at least what looked like one online.
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Meet Nyango Star: This Heavy Metal Cat Mascot is Trying to Save a Rural Farm Town In Japan
This Japanese mascot isn’t just cute. He's an economic stimulus package.
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China's Citizen Tracking System Can Wreck People's Lives
4 million people have been blocked from buying high-speed train tickets, and worse consequences, over their low "social credit" scores