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All Posts Tagged With: "transportation"

Electric power meets pedal power in Chinese E-bikes

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Electric power meets pedal power in Chinese E-bikes

Worldfocus partner Deutsche Welle ventures to China for a look at the craze over a hybrid known as the E-bike -- sales of which far outpace those of cars.

Posted: October 5, 2009 14:24   Comments: 2
Thailand’s Skytrain rides high; sets example for Asian transit

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Thailand’s Skytrain rides high; sets example for Asian transit

Thailand's Skytrain opened in 1999, in an effort to relieve the country's crowded roads and frequent traffic jams. A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that despite continued economic and political troubles, Thailand has worked to improve infrastructure and its mass transit system sets an example for neighboring Asian countries.

Posted: May 11, 2009 11:28   Comments: 2
Food instability and poor infrastructure affect Liberians

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Food instability and poor infrastructure affect Liberians

Though the civil war ended years ago, Liberia remains politically and economically unstable -- and more may suffer as food and fuel prices rise around the world. A Worldfocus contributing blogger encounters a trio of problems in Liberia: food, money and transportation.

Posted: March 23, 2009 10:15   Comments: 6
Hong Kong’s mass transit system rides to prosperity

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Hong Kong’s mass transit system rides to prosperity

New mass transit systems in mainland China, India and the United Kingdom have at least one thing in common: They all came to Hong Kong to study its example. Worldfocus reports on how Hong Kong has combined good business with public service with its mass transit rail system (MTR).

Posted: March 12, 2009 12:48   Comments: 4
U.S. must seek alternate supply routes to Afghanistan

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U.S. must seek alternate supply routes to Afghanistan

Patricia DeGennaro, a specialist on Afghanistan and South Asia, discusses the U.S. supply options and the potential for diplomatic solutions in Central Asia.

Posted: February 5, 2009 16:23   Comments: 1

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