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