Economic boom

Ex-IMF chief Rato: fallen angel of Spanish finance

Fraud allegations have driven a spectacular fall from grace for Rodrigo Rato, the man credited with Spain`s one-time economic boom and now destroyed by its bust.

Oct 26, 2014, 13:19 PM IST

IMF chief urges Myanmar to focus on poverty reduction

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde urged Myanmar -- which is enjoying an economic boom after decades of international isolation under the junta -- to urgently prioritise tackling widespread poverty.

Dec 07, 2013, 21:19 PM IST

`China`s economic boom savages 80% coral reefs`

China`s coral reefs have suffered a devastating 80 percent decline in recent decades, driven mainly by the communist giant`s unrestrained economic growth.

Dec 27, 2012, 19:28 PM IST