Efforts by GE, Siemens and other companies to devise safety procedures for cargo containers could be an example of the private sector looking to get ahead of possible government regulation. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
India's growing call center industry offers help with computers and Internet use, but relatively few Indians have access to that technology themselves. But as Miranda Kennedy reports, that's starting to change.
China launches the world's highest altitude train tomorrow. The government says the train bound for Tibet will help the local economy by bringing in lots of tourists. But Jocelyn Ford tells us many Tibetans worry they won't benefit financially.
A British supermarket owned by Wal-Mart has avoided a strike planned to coincide with England playing in the World Cup tomorrow. Analysts say it's the kind of deal Wal-Mart would never do in the US. Stephen Beard reports.
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