HI
When i run this sql, i get error
nsert into stocksymbols
(symbolname,symbol2exchange,company_name,symbol2sector,symbol2industry,
stocksummary )
		     values('CHINA',16,'CDC Corp.',null	,null,'CDC Corporation (CDC)
is a global provider of enterprise software, mobile services and
applications, and Internet and media services, with facilities in the
People"s Republic of China, North America, Europe and Australia.
The Company operates in four segments: Software, Business Services,
Mobile Services and Applications, and Internet and Media. During the
year ended December 31, 2005, the Company reorganized these segments
into two core business units: CDC Software and China.com Inc. In
February 2006, CDC acquired the assets of JRG Software, Inc. and
Horizon Companies, Inc. In April 2006, the Company acquired c360
Solutions, Inc. In June 2005, CDC acquired Unitedcrest Investments
Limited (which holds Shenzhen KK Technology Ltd.) In April 2005, the
Company changed its name from chinadotcom corporation to CDC
Corporation. In April 2005, CDC"s 81%-owned subsidiary changed its
name from hongkong.com Corporation to China.com Inc. More from Reuters
)
ERROR	C22021	Minvalid byte sequence for encoding "UNICODE":
0xbb	Fwchar.c	L1310	Rreport_invalid_encoding


How do i clean up the data before inserting into the database.  I tried
str.dump but it ends up escaping my strings for eg,
 values('CHINA',16 became  values("'CHINA'","16" ......

How can i clean it up without escaping the characters.

Seede