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Capsule hotels at airports

economist.com — NINE HOURS, a Japanese hotelier that provides ultra-economical, pod-style accommodation, has opened a new location at Narita Airport in Tokyo. The concept of capsule...
Aug 23, 2014

Now you can capsule hotel it at Narita Airport. -> Capsule hotels at airports: Sleep tight | The Economist econ.st/1nidwIh

Q&A: Brian Robinson of the BFI

economist.com — IN 2010 the British Film Institute (BFI) set up an initiative to track down 75 of the most important British films to have gone missing since they were first...

Chinese and American GDP forecasts

economist.com — We invite you to predict when China's economy will overtake America's Audio and Video content on Economist.com requires a browser that can handle iFrames. LESS...
Aug 23, 2014

We now predict 2021 as the year when China becomes world’s biggest economy | The Economist (blog) econ.st/1pQNwIK

Monetary policy: Be bold, Mario | The Economist

economist.com — CENTRAL bankers from around the world gather this week in the foothills of the Teton mountains to hike trails and share gossip and ideas. It is an apposite time to swap notes: the rich world's economies have taken divergent paths and the bankers at Jackson Hole have much to learn from one another about which policies work best.
Aug 22, 2014

Be bold, Mario: The ECB should learn from the US, UK success with unconventional monetary policy. Our editorial. econ.st/1s3POTp

The jihadists in Iraq and Syria

economist.com — BARACK OBAMA has struck the jihadists in Iraq and-even if the action was belated and modest-he has so far been successful. But the Islamic State (IS) needs to be thwarted, so he must strike it in Syria, too. And that will prove much harder.
Aug 23, 2014

RT @TheEconomist: If the Islamic State is to be stopped in Iraq, it must be stopped in Syria too econ.st/1q3LIes pic.twitter.com/nkx9BjvbbM

Aug 23, 2014

RT @TheEconomist: If the Islamic State is to be stopped in Iraq, it must be stopped in Syria too econ.st/1q3LIes pic.twitter.com/nkx9BjvbbM

Aug 22, 2014

Economist: "Striking #ISIS in #Iraq is only half the answer. Must be clobbered in #Syria too. Jaw jaw and war war." economist.com/news/leaders/2…

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Daily chart: Depth change

economist.com — Our cookie policy has changed. Review our cookies policy for more details and to change your cookie preference.By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Depth change by J.L.P. and A.C.M.
Aug 22, 2014

The global-warming "pause" explained: heat is being sequestered in the ocean's depths economist.com/blogs/graphicd… pic.twitter.com/cTWhFIrB82

Bagehot: The great game

economist.com — "IT IS in the matter of patience", wrote Lord Harris, an early England cricket captain and later ruler of the British empire's favourite game, "that I think the Indian will never be equal to the Englishman." It was interesting to recall this last month as India's batsmen were trouncing England's at Lord's, the north London home of cricket.
Aug 22, 2014

David Cameron should watch cricket to better understand Britain's relation with India. econ.st/1whWl39 pic.twitter.com/Eg4m9Q1XJD

Aug 22, 2014

India the disruptionist power in world cricket, generating 80 percent of revenues economist.com/news/britain/2…

Aug 22, 2014

over 80% of cricket’s revenues are now said to be generated in India econ.st/1v0oGJI

Aug 22, 2014

Diplomatic lessons for UK from cricket: 1. "India’s power brokers are ruthless." 2. Don't "bow to Indian bullying." economist.com/news/britain/2…

Aug 22, 2014

Cricket and relations between Britain and India: Bagehot: The great game | The Economist econ.st/1v0oGJI

The Ferguson riots

Aug 23, 2014

RT @conradhackett: Deaths from police shootings (latest available year) US 409 Germany 8 Britain 0 Japan 0 economist.com/news/united-st… pic.twitter.com/hkPFSCPSJ8

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