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Financial crisis upsets global economic order

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Financial crisis upsets global economic order

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that global leaders have stepped up efforts to coordinate economic action, and that this level of global cooperation is unprecedented and will change the face of the world's economic order.

Posted: March 5, 2009 11:42   Comments: 2
Clinton ends Asia tour stressing economic ties in China

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Clinton ends Asia tour stressing economic ties in China

Cheng Li of the Brookings Institution discusses U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's talks with China and whether American-Chinese relations are at a turning point.

Posted: February 23, 2009 15:37   Comments: 0
Taiwanese men return from mainland China empty-handed

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Taiwanese men return from mainland China empty-handed

In recent years, men from Taiwan left behind families to look for work on the Chinese mainland. Now, as the economic crisis deepens, writes a Worldfocus contributing blogger, these men are headed back to Taiwan with empty pockets.

Posted: February 23, 2009 09:39   Comments: 4
Global stocks erode after Obama signs stimulus package

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Global stocks erode after Obama signs stimulus package

Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek magazine discusses the U.S. stimulus package and the steady decline of world markets, particularly in Europe.

Posted: February 20, 2009 10:08   Comments: 1
Obama visits Canada amid alarm over U.S. protectionism

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Obama visits Canada amid alarm over U.S. protectionism

Alison Smith of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation discusses Barack Obama's trip to Canada, which was reportedly alarmed by the "Buy American" provision in the stimulus package that Obama signed this week.

Posted: February 19, 2009 15:17   Comments: 1
U.S. auto, real estate troubles echo in Europe and Asia

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U.S. auto, real estate troubles echo in Europe and Asia

Marcus Mabry of The New York Times discusses parallels between struggling U.S. auto and real estate industries and the same industries in Europe and Asia.

Posted: February 17, 2009 15:58   Comments: 0
Russian real estate goes from boom to bust

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Russian real estate goes from boom to bust

Once alive and well, Russia's real estate industry has been hit hard by the financial crisis.

Posted: February 17, 2009 13:53   Comments: 6
Global economic crisis threatens U.S. security interests

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Global economic crisis threatens U.S. security interests

Steven Schrage of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses how the global economic downturn can lead to unrest and instability around the world, which in turn could impact the international community and U.S. security concerns.

Posted: February 13, 2009 13:28   Comments: 4
Foreign workers leave Dubai en masse as economy spirals

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Foreign workers leave Dubai en masse as economy spirals

The sprawling city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is known for real estate, finance and trade. But now, with the slumping economy, many foreigners who worked in Dubai are being laid off and thousands are leaving.

Posted: February 12, 2009 12:37   Comments: 6
Tune in: Online radio show on Iceland’s collapse

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Tune in: Online radio show on Iceland’s collapse

Iceland has been called “the first political casualty of the global credit crisis.” What went wrong in Iceland, and is it a cautionary tale for the wider world? Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores Iceland's economic collapse and the country's future. Listen now.

Posted: February 10, 2009 19:13   Comments: 0

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