Rescue crews from multiple countries were still searching on Sunday for a Malaysia Airlines plane missing off the southern coast of Vietnam — more than 20 hours after the Boeing 777-200 aircraft carrying 239 people vanished early Saturday morning. Continue reading
Singapore is such a wealthy, clean and peaceful city-state, in part, because of government incentives and disincentives to encourage and discourage certain behaviors. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Peter Garnhum via Creative Commons.
By Lew Mandell Singapore is such a wealthy, clean and peaceful city-state, in part, because of government incentives and disincentives to encourage and discourage certain behaviors. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Peter Garnhum via Creative Commons. Paul Solman: Financial education … Continue reading
Singapore’s skyline is composed mostly of skyscrapers, so it’s no wonder residents are looking up when they’re considering places to grow fruits and vegetables in this high-density Asian island. Continue reading
Singapore’s skyline is not just a point of pride for residents, it can also be a source of fresh produce. As part of the NewsHour’s series "Food for 9 Billion," special correspondent Sam Eaton reports on Singapore’s vertical solution to the challenge of feeding a growing population in an urban environment. Continue reading
In other news Friday, positive unemployment numbers from Labor Department helped Wall Street rally, and General Motors announced it will reinstate 600 dealerships it had planned to close. Continue reading
President Barack Obama arrived in Japan on Friday at the start of his weeklong tour of key allied Asian nations. His visit is aimed at strengthening allegiances and tackling climate change, Afghanistan and the global economy. Continue reading
The military rulers of Myanmar, the country also known as Burma, released 50 pro-democracy activists as its representatives met with movement leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Human rights advocates assess conditions since last month’s crackdown on the protests. Continue reading