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Few takers for Vietnam's visa offer

Aug 31, 2007
Vietnam is offering five-year visas to countrymen who live abroad. But many potential applicants fled the country after the war, and anti-communist sentiment is still very high. Jordan Davis reports.
Posted In: Canada

A working tribute to Diana

Aug 31, 2007
Politicians, pop stars and royalty from around world will descend on London today for a memorial service marking the 10th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. But one shopkeeper pays a small tribute to the People's Princess every day. Stephen Beard has his story.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Should Mexican truckers hit the road?

Aug 31, 2007
Right now Mexican trucks can only travel about 25 miles inside the U.S. The Bush administration and many companies on both sides of the border want to lift that limit, but you might be surprised who isn't on board.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico

Barclays: It's all gonna be OK

Aug 31, 2007
The British bank Barclays was forced this week to borrow more then $3 billion in emergency funds after what it called a "technical glitch." Now it's working to reassure investors that its finances are fine. Stephen Beard reports.
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No longer the 'Princess of Sales'

Aug 30, 2007
Tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Princess Diana, Princess of Wales. But despite the major memorial event, interest in the Princess has waned — as have the profits that grew around her image. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Mexican Dream is alive and well

Aug 30, 2007
Sure the American mortgage market may be all but flatlining, but that's actually given the housing market south of the border a healthy boost. Dan Grech explains.
Posted In: Canada, Housing, Mexico

Gold workers hit pay dirt (sort of)

Aug 30, 2007
The price of gold has more than doubled in recent years, but that hasn't translated to double the profits for producers and certainly not double the salary for workers. But they are getting 8 to 10 percent raises. Gretchen Wilson reports.
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Phillip Morris splits for global growth

Aug 29, 2007
Altria Group says Philip Morris, the world's largest private tobacco company, will be split in two. The move frees the company from U.S. regulations to expand more aggressively overseas. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health

Oil price balancing act

Aug 29, 2007
Oil-consuming countries want OPEC to put more oil on the market to drive down prices. OPEC really has no interest in that and is quick to point out that refinery constraints in places like the U.S. are the real stopgap. Gretchen Wilson fills us in.
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Lucy comes to Houston

Aug 28, 2007
Later this week the Houston Museum of Natural will display the remains of Lucy, a 3 million-year-old fossil discovered in Ethiopia, but the exhibit is stirring controversy is some scientific circles. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Canada, Science

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