Marketplace for Thursday, May 15, 2008
Over the centuries, thousands of ancient treasures have left Egypt -- either with official blessings or by smugglers. Now Egypt is stepping up its efforts to reclaim and safeguard its antiquities. Amy Scott reports.
American homeowners and businesses can now get federal tax credits for installing renewable energy systems. But those credits are scheduled to expire at year's end, which is leaving clean-energy companies in the dark. Danielle Karson reports.
In the 30 years since the Lebanese civil war started, violence has become almost a way of life -- for residents and for businesses. Ben Gilbert reports from West Beirut.
Troops have been dispatched to shore up nearly 400 dams damaged by the Sichuan province earthquake. Mother Nature's mostly to blame, but there are worries over human error, too, since China has been exporting its dam-building expertise. Scott Tong reports.