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The new Canada

Jan 24, 2006
Reporter Steve McNally sifts through the returns in Canada's national election to see whether the Conservative dream of lower taxes and greater defense spending has any chance in the new Parliament.
Posted In: Canada

Glamour in India

Jan 24, 2006
India's growing consumer class can now be up on the latest fashion news. Conde Nast has announced Vogue and Glamour will hit newsstands in India next year. Miranda Kennedy reports that the move is part of the Western publishing industry's initial forays into one of the world's last untapped markets.
Posted In: Canada

Vodaphone and Verizon

Jan 24, 2006
How much do you know about the British wireless phone giant Vodafone? Not much? Well, know this -- it's the world's biggest cell phone company by sales. And the reason Americans don't know that much about it is that stateside Vodafone co-owns Verizon Wireless. Today, Vodafone announced it had beaten expectations for customer and revenue growth. But the company angered some investors who want it to sell its stake in Verizon. From London, Stephen Beard reports.

Banking on Baghdad

Jan 23, 2006
In Baghdad, banking would seem to be a risky business. But as Ben Gilbert reports, not only are Iraq's banks not leaving town, they're also trying to put an end to corrupt and restrictive practices from the days of Saddam Hussein.

Conservative Canada

Jan 23, 2006
Our neighbors north of the border go to the voting booth today to elect a new national government, and polls indicate they'll choose the first conservative prime minister in 12 years. Steve McNally looks at the improbable rise of Conservative Party leader Stephen Harper.
Posted In: Canada

King Abdullah goes to China

Jan 23, 2006
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah is paying the first visit ever to China by a Saudi King. Today, the Saudi Oil Minister said his country plans to sign a wide-ranging agreement with China over oil. Our Beijing bureau chief Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

More issues with Russia's gas supply

Jan 23, 2006
The former Soviet Republic of Georgia has accused Russia of disrupting Georgian pipelines carrying critical supplies of natural gas. Sound familiar? That's because its nearly identical to last month's clash between Russian and Ukraine. From the European Desk in London, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

DUC Seals International (China) Ltd

Jan 20, 2006
Some day, Americans may feel nostalgic for the day when competition from China focused on cheap labor and stealing intellectual property. Beijing is slowly laying the groundwork for competing in the field of innovation. Jocelyn Ford profiles an auto parts company aiming to be the next big thing.

One US automaker's perspective

Jan 20, 2006
Chris Brown, an American automaker, shares what it's like to be losing the battle over production and manufacturing.

Should we fear China... or ourselves?

Jan 20, 2006
Commentator and author James McGregor doesn't believe China is the big bad economic wolf. He says Americans should worry about our own inability to compete in the global market.

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