Marketplace PM for September 19, 2006
Posted In: Canada
Thousands rioted in the Hungarian capital of Budapest last night after a leaked audio tape revealed its Prime Minister saying he and his party lied about the economy for four years to get reelected. Host Kai Ryssdal speaks to reporter Stefan Bos in Budapest.
Even the White House is joining the YouTube craze. It said today it's distributing government-produced, anti-drug videos on the site. Commentator and engineer Bill Hammack says these video sites are the start of another high-tech revolution.
Beyond dry bagels, stale air and slide shows, conferences produce a lot of trash. That's gotten some folks working to make the conference business a little more environmentally-friendly. David Welch reports.
Under a new Norwegian law, all public corporations there have a year to put women in 40 percent of boardroom seats. Stephen Beard reports on the game of musical boardroom chairs that's ensued.