UNLV opened a campus in Singapore in 2006, graduated its first class in 2009 and seemed to be interested in expanding to the Middle East. But now the school announced that it will probably close its Singapore campus after failing to reach an agreement with the host university.
The Ambassador of Japan is visiting Nevada to talk about trade and he joins us in studio. Ichiro Fujisaki will discuss trade between his country and Nevada, the wider issues on the future of Asia and the Pacific and what it will take to improve US exports to Asia.
A long-time Portuguese colony was being reformed and the Beijing government wanted to reform the city's main industry - gambling. It brought in a new administration and created tougher gaming regulation to ensure that new capital and expertise could be invested.
The government in Manila has filed suit in Nevada against Placer Dome, fifth largest mining company in the world and major stockholder in a company that mined more than $1-billion of copper in the Phillipines. As Ky Plaskon reports, the suit claims widespread environmental damage there.