Radio Sweden Monday
Swedish foreign aid experts welcome the World Bank’s decision to wipe out debts of the 18 poorest nations.
Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. A Swedish biologist brings new meaning to the phrase.
And we go on board a floating cultural vessel; a part of re-created history and Sweden’s links to China yesterday, and today.
Closing Music: Helen Sjöholm ”Du måste finnas” (from the musical Kristina från Duvemåla)
Swedish foreign assistance experts welcome the decision of the World Bank to wipe out the debts of the 18 poorest nations – with the leading industrialized countries promising to cover the costs. Bill Schiller reports:
Scientists here have discovered another advantage to childhood diseases, besides providing immunity for those diseases as an adult. George Wood has more:
The Swedish town of Jonköping hopes to pioneer a novel way of preparing people for their final resting place. Next year burials and cremations may have to compete with another alternative: freeze-drying. Gaby Katz has the details: