Marketplace for Thursday, October 4, 2007
The Asian economic miracle has created a generation of picky eaters. In Hong Kong, wasted food is a big problem. Scott Tong reports a few restaurants are taking aim at leftovers.
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The National Hockey League season has begun in earnest. But amid the baseball playoffs and the new NFL season heating up, you may have missed it. All of which goes to Diana Nyad's point about the position hockey's put itself in. She talked with Kai Ryssdal.
The White House has plans to dramatically increase the amount of logging allowed on federal lands in the Pacific Northwest. Environmentalists are crying foul, but logging towns are seeing green. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Fifty years ago today the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, taking the lead in the space race and spurring the creation of the American space program. Commentator and engineer Bill Hammack says the drive that competition put into young people is in need of a new frontier.
Climate change has forced Congress to take a fresh look at an international agreement it's ignored for a decade -- a treaty called the Law of the Sea. Sam Eaton reports.
At the summit of the two Koreas, almost everything the two sides agreed on was about money. South Korea has plenty of it. North Korea doesn't. Alisa Roth reports on their efforts to expand commerce across their historically contentious border.