Bill Dorman

News reports from HPR's News Director, Bill Dorman

Asia Minute: April 26, 2011

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Japan's nuclear tragedy has taken a toll at the ballot box. Local elections were held over the weekend - and some of the big winners were the biggest opponents of nuclear power. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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Asia Minute: April 25, 2011

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Two global technology giants have taken their fight beyond the marketplace. The courtroom is the setting for the latest showdown between an American company and a South Korean firm. HPR's Bill Dorman reports in today's Asia Minute.

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Asia Minute: April 22, 2011

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It's earnings season in corporate America and investors are keeping one eye on Asia. Four times a year, U.S. companies report their results and their expectations for the short-term future. As HPR's Bill Dorman reports in today's Asia Minute, last month's earthquake and tsunami in Japan are increasingly hitting bottom lines here in the United States.

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Asia Minute: April 21, 2011

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Nearly every week, Japanese automakers are readjusting their global production schedules. and they're not the only ones. It's all part of the lingering impact of last month's earthquake and tsunami. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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Asia Minute: April 20, 2011

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High school students in Malaysia will soon be getting an extra category on their report cards. In addition to grades, they'll have a record of their Body Mass Index. As HPR's Bill Dorman reports in today's Asia Minute, it's all part of an effort to fight childhood obesity.

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