FDI into the Egyptian capital of Cairo has never fully recovered from the knock it took in the Arab Spring of 2011. However, the city's tech scene is thriving.
Tel Aviv’s thriving tech scene has continued to attract foreign investment throughout the pandemic, but labour shortages remain a big challenge.
Beirut's enduring ability to attract foreign direct investors has been badly hampered by several fatal blows in 2020.
Wuhan’s lockdown was brutal in the extreme but effective, allowing the city to reopen relatively quickly. Companies in the West may look upon it with envy, but would citizens?
A comparison of metro maps puts the UK’s connectivity gap on full display.
The financial fallout from Covid-19 is starting to affect local governments' renewable-energy transition plans and climate action efforts.