Archive for May, 2014

Peru Poverty Rate Continues to Decline

Peru Poverty Rate Continues to Decline

Less than a quarter of Peruvians are now living in poverty, according to the most recent government data on poverty in the Andean country.  Government statistics agency INEI said that the rate of poverty fell 1.9 percent in 2013 to 23.9 percent from 25.8 percent in 2012. Since 2009, Peru’s […]

Thai Business Leaders Seek Opportunities in Peru

A group of 27 leading businessmen from Thailand is scheduled to be visiting Lima May 9-12, to explore trade and investment opportunities in Peru.  The visit, led by Nuntawan Sakuntanaga, director general of the Department of International Trade Promotion, includes a business networking session organized by the Lima Chamber of […]

International Analysis: Erdogan’s Turkey

By Osman Can — The Mark News —  Local elections on March 30, which had a 90 percent participation rate, have been seen as a vote of confidence for Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. With 45.6 percent of the votes, Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) – which has […]