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The Peninsula Hotel had its grand opening in Shanghai after its parent company was forced to take a 60-year hiatus. Scott Tong tells the story of the hotel's hey days in the 20s and 30s and how it's making its comeback now.
Today is World Water Day, and United Nations officials are drawing attention to issues of unsafe drinking water across the globe. The U.N. says unsanitary water results in a substantial number of deaths every year. Sarah Gardner reports.
Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Gregory Warner about the effect reform will have on medical professionals, insurers and drug companies, and to Marketplace's Brett Neely about the Republicans' wish to repeal the reform.
With unemployment near 10 percent, a lot of people are going out on their own to make ends meet. And sometimes they come out with something better than they had before. Mitchell Hartman explores the potential in necessity entrepreneurship.
British Airways flight attendants are on strike over pay and staffing levels, and there are disparaging opinions on the effect the strike is having on flights. Passengers can definitely expect delays. Stephen Beard reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 22, 2010