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VIDEO: Sara Jane Ho, 29, Hong Kong

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 11:02
Sara Jane Ho on the philosophy behind her business, China's first "finishing school" Institute Sarita.
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VIDEO: Michelle Sun, 28, Hong Kong

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:59
Michelle Sun, 28, the founder of First Code Academy on how she made the leap from investment banking to starting her own business
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Drugmakers urge new antibiotics funds

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:28
AstraZeneca and pharmaceutical bodies warn of a "terrible human cost" unless new ways of funding antibiotics are found.
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VIDEO: Elsa Prieto, 27, France

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:26
Elsa Prieto of Pili Pop on the advantages of being a woman entrepreneur.
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VIDEO: Meryl Benitah, 26, France

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:16
Meryl Benitah, founder of an online storage business, talks about what it's like to be a female entrepreneur and her biggest moment of bravery.
Categories: Economic News

VIDEO: Who's heard of the Northern Powerhouse?

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 09:41
Two-thirds of people in the North of England have either never heard of, or know nothing about, the Northern Powerhouse, according to a BBC-commissioned survey.
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Spending cuts 'draconian', says Cable

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 08:12
Planned government spending cuts could combine with a weak global economy to create a "lethal combination" of factors, former business secretary Sir Vince Cable tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Kickstarter boss on success secrets

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 06:20
Yancey Strickler, cofounder of Kickstarter, offers the business advice he wishes he'd had when he started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.
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VIDEO: Taking Indian whisky upmarket

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 02:55
The Indian whisky producers choosing to compete on quality rather than price.
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Global markets in rocky opening

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 02:09
Asian markets have opened lower, starting what is expected to be a global sell-off after the Paris attacks.
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Japan falls back into recession

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 01:27
Japan's economy shrinks 0.8% on an seasonally adjusted basis in the third quarter, marking a technical recession in the world's third largest economy.
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'I just wanted to get out of school and get on'

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 00:36
Six steps that built a multimillion-dollar auctioneers
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Society 'to be hit by climate change'

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 00:09
Human societies will soon start to experience adverse effects from manmade climate change, a prominent economist has warned.
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Nodder is hopeful on NI manufacturing

Sun, 15/11/2015 - 16:11
The head of one of Northern Ireland's leading companies says he remains optimistic about the performance of the manufacturing sector despite recent job losses.
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Five tips for tech start-up success

Sun, 15/11/2015 - 06:08
Five secrets for success from Instagram, Tinder, Kickstarter..
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