March 9, 2011, 10am PST
The Chinese megacity of Chongqing has announced plans to install a half a million surveillance cameras by 2012.
October 7, 2010, 5am PDT
The Saudi Arabian capital of Jeddah is looking to build a $5.6 billion light rail system.
May 6, 2010, 10am PDT
In the wake of an attempted car bombing in New York City's Times Square, officials are calling for the expanded use of security cameras throughout Manhattan.
February 23, 2010, 2pm PST
As sea levels rise and flooding threatens the foundations on which the city was built, the Indonesian capital of Jakarta is literally sinking into the sea. Now the president is pushing a plan to find a new home for the country's capital.
February 5, 2010, 11am PST
Underused since the end of the 2008 Summer Olympics, the Beijing Water Cube swimming stadium will be converted into a water park.
January 13, 2009, 9am PST
Officials in Baghdad are instituting a new program to sweep beggars off the city's streets -- a number that has risen sharply since the U.S. invasion in 2003.
January 19, 2008, 7am PST
<p>A new report from United for a Fair Economy (UFE) accuses subprime lenders of deliberately and aggressively targeting poor and minority households.</p>