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Agent Orange devastates generations of Vietnamese

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Agent Orange devastates generations of Vietnamese

During the Vietnam War, the U.S. dropped millions of gallons of Agent Orange, a toxic defoliant, on Vietnam. Generations of civilians have suffered the consequences.

Posted: January 15, 2009 16:33   Comments: 32
Unexploded bombs leave a deadly legacy in Vietnam

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Unexploded bombs leave a deadly legacy in Vietnam

All across Vietnam, thousands of unexploded bombs and grenades are still buried in the ground. At least 38,000 people have been killed by leftover explosives since the Vietnam War ended in 1975.

Posted: January 14, 2009 08:09   Comments: 4
Vietnam on a bumpy road to economic power

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Vietnam on a bumpy road to economic power

In the U.S., Vietnam has been largely out of public view in the three decades since the war. But during that time, Vietnam has gone through remarkable changes, and is now on the road to becoming an economic powerhouse.

Posted: January 13, 2009 20:50   Comments: 5
Vietnamese embrace the U.S. decades after war

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Vietnamese embrace the U.S. decades after war

In the years since the Vietnam War, Vietnam has undergone radical changes, as have attitudes among many of its 86 million people toward the United States.

Posted: January 12, 2009 12:38   Comments: 4
Thailand’s “Mr. Condom” battles AIDS

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Thailand’s “Mr. Condom” battles AIDS

In Thailand, AIDS remains a leading cause of death despite significant successes against the disease.

Posted: December 18, 2008 11:43   Comments: 10
Contaminated drug imports threaten Americans

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Contaminated drug imports threaten Americans

The majority of drugs in the U.S. contain ingredients that are produced overseas, often with no oversight by the Food and Drug Administration.

Posted: December 17, 2008 14:41   Comments: 2
A baby dies because of tainted heparin

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A baby dies because of tainted heparin

Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner writes about his experience reporting on a Worldfocus signature story on the contamination of U.S. drug imports.

Posted: December 17, 2008 14:05   Comments: 6
Muslim insurgency simmers in southern Thailand

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Muslim insurgency simmers in southern Thailand

Beyond the recent turmoil in Bangkok, a violent Muslim insurgency has emerged in Thailand's south.

Posted: December 4, 2008 22:01   Comments: 3
India’s outsourcers look to outsource

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India’s outsourcers look to outsource

In the last 10 years, India has become a global center for foreign companies. But worldwide economic strife may lead to shifts in outsourcing patterns.

Posted: November 24, 2008 17:09   Comments: 1
Sacred cow commune clogs Indian superhighway

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Sacred cow commune clogs Indian superhighway

Producer Ara Ayer encountered many roadblocks while reporting in India -- and captures a literal roadblock here.

Posted: November 24, 2008 13:28   Comments: 0

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