Archive: 02/11/2012

Cambodia approves controversial dam plan

Energy-hungry Cambodia on Friday gave the green light to a multi-million dollar hydropower dam backed by companies from China and Vietnam that activists say will affect thousands of people.

dateNov 02, 2012 in Environment
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Google loses appeal against French tax searches

A Paris appeals court has rejected a request by Internet search giant Google to invalidate the search and seizure of documents by French tax authorities, according to a copy of the decision obtained by AFP on Friday.

dateNov 02, 2012 in Internet
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Study grades US presidents on the economy

(—During presidential campaigns, it's not unusual to hear candidates from both parties say they will focus on strengthening the nation's economy. But how well have presidents delivered on that promise once in the ...

dateNov 02, 2012 in Social Sciences
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