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Genetically modified corn, yum

Nov 28, 2005
No country has been more militant in its opposition to genetically modified food than France. But as John Laurenson reports from the south of France, some farmers have quietly started their own French resistance movement.

Nasdaq CEO in China

Nov 28, 2005
The head of the Nasdaq is in China today looking to entice Chinese companies to list on his exchange. Ashley Milne-Tyte has more.
Posted In: Wall Street

Pretend disaster in London

Nov 28, 2005
London is holding a computer-simulated crisis today. Stephen Beard explains why.

Real disaster in China

Nov 28, 2005
An explosion in one of China's coal mines added to a string of serious accidents. Ruth Kirchner reports from Beijing.

Gaza border opens

Nov 25, 2005
Rafah, a border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt that had been closed since the Israelis pulled out of Gaza, officially re-opened today under Palestinian control. Hilary Krieger reports.

Toxic China

Nov 25, 2005
Millions in the city of Harbin face another day without tap water while a 50-mile benzene spill flows down their river. Meanwhile, fears of contaminated water hit the Chonqging region after a second chemical factory explosion. Ruth Kirchner reports.

Harbin chemical spill

Nov 25, 2005
Ruth Kirchner reports on the latest from the Chinese city of Harbin, where a benzene spill has contaminated the local water supply.

Opening the border at Rafah

Nov 25, 2005
Palestinians gain control over the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt today. Hilary Krieger reports on how the move should affect Gaza's economy.

Faster, Higher, Stronger

Nov 25, 2005
The Olympic flame is set to be lit this weekend in advance of the Winter Games in Turin this February. Ethan Lindsey looks at how the Games should benefit the city's economy.
Posted In: Canada

World Economic Forum

Nov 25, 2005
Economists are gathering in New Dehli this weekend to discuss how India can expand its profile in the world economy, and how Indian businesses can influence government reforms. Miranda Kennedy reports.

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