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Singapore curbs traffic with automatic tolls

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Singapore curbs traffic with automatic tolls

Singapore's innovative electronic toll system manages traffic in the densely populated country -- at a cost.

Posted: October 27, 2008 19:59   Comments: 4
OPEC cuts oil production after prices slump

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OPEC cuts oil production after prices slump

Brendan Fitzsimmons of Medley Global Advisors discusses OPEC's decision to cut production by 1.5 million barrels a day.

Posted: October 24, 2008 14:06   Comments: 0
The world according to energy

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The world according to energy

With resources dwindling, energy dominates many political and economic debates. Our Interactive map illustrates worldwide distribution and consumption of natural resources like oil, natural gas and water.

Posted: October 24, 2008 12:58   Comments: 3
China allows peasants to trade and rent land

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China allows peasants to trade and rent land

Land reforms in China may transform the country's agriculture sector and alleviate rural poverty.

Posted: October 15, 2008 15:44   Comments: 0
Vietnam resuscitates dying rivers

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Vietnam resuscitates dying rivers

A Worldfocus contributing blogger calls a Vietnamese river a "receptacle for discharged waste water," which cannot be rehabilitated naturally.

Posted: October 9, 2008 18:43   Comments: 0
Food prices punish rich and poor in India

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Food prices punish rich and poor in India

All across India, people feel the effects of rising food costs, spiking inflation and lackluster harvests.

Posted: October 7, 2008 19:32   Comments: 2
India bans smoking in public places

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India bans smoking in public places

India plans to celebrate Ghandi's birthday tomorrow by implementing the world's largest smoking ban.

Posted: October 1, 2008 15:47   Comments: 4
Ecuador overhauls constitution

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Ecuador overhauls constitution

Ecuador's new constitution includes provisions for increased presidential power, homosexual rights and nature preservation.

Posted: September 30, 2008 19:02   Comments: 0
Critiquing the U.S.-India nuclear agreement

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Critiquing the U.S.-India nuclear agreement

A Worldfocus contributing blogger assesses the consequence of the 123 Agreement for India and the United States.

Posted: September 11, 2008 09:34   Comments: 0
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