Gm Planning To Double Car Production

Leading global automaker General Motors (GM) yesterday unveiled plans to more than double its production capacity in China over the next three years. GM said it will invest more than US $ 3 billion in its China-based joint ventures, with the cash mainly coming from profits generated by these ventures, lifting its total investment in China to US $ 5 billion.

A Filipino Mad About Mangoes

MANILA, Philippines -- Most security guards in the Philippines check visitors for guns or explosives. But on the small island of Guimaras, they are on high alert against a particular tropical fruit. "Mango, ma'am?" queries a port guard, flanked by a sign showing the yellow fruit marked with an X.

Free trade hasn't helped Canada

One of the benefits promised for Canada from a free trade deal with the United States was that we would attract billions of dollars of investment, creating great numbers of new jobs, from foreign multinationals that would build operations in Canada to serve the U.S. market. It didn't happen.