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Asia: October 2009 Archives

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October 29 & November 1: from Shanghai - Mexico City - Prey Takoy, Cambodia - Berlin - Uganda

China wants more folks drinking from the double-happiness cup because world's most populous nation needs more people.

Kicked out of the factories and sent back to their farms: the crackdown on illegal workers is hurting America and illegals alike.

Speakers in the trees: how Canada's contributed to creating town criers in rural Cambodia.

The Teeth May Smile But The heart Does Not Forget: a new book revisits the crimes of Idi Amin that Ugandans had agreed to ignore.

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October 22 & 25: from Kandahar - Accra - Berlin - Molokai, Hawaii

The CBC's Afghanistan correspondent on covering the conflict, the dangers of a runoff election, and the soldiers of Generation Facebook.

Then, the country that became interesting for all the wrong reasons. How Iceland went from cool, to the cleaners.

So you think you know hula? You don't know hula. Now "Pops" Pilippo, he knows hula. And he teaches how to dance it with integrity.

And soldiers spread the virus that causes AIDS. So why won't the U.N. test its peacekeepers? We look at the polemic and military policy in Africa.

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October 8 & 11: from Bonagobugu, Mali - New York - Chiang Mai, Thailand

The oilman J. Paul Getty once said "The meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights." But a new book says oil rights cause a lot of wrongs.

The Torture Report.Thousands of classified U.S. documents about torture and rendition are being pieced together on the Web.

Roosters, replenishment and repentance. How radio is bringing better farming to northwest Africa.

And, the story of Krong and the Elephant Lords. The black business that's pushed elephants out of the jungle and into the streets of Thailand.

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