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China Business Philippines - 03 August 2009
Subject: China Business Philippines - 03 August 2009
Send date: 2009-08-03 06:19:35
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Rise of the Taipans
By Lia Manalac

They don’t look like they ever wore used clothes, peddled goods on a bike, or even slept on countertops in their youth. they are now among the world’s top billionaires.

Before he became a mall magnate and one of the world’s richest men, Henry Sy used to be a shoeshine boy in Quiapo.

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National leaders who find themselves wilting under the withering criticisms of the media, would do well not to take such criticism personally, but to regard the media as their allies in keeping the government clean and honest.

Corazon C. Aquino (1933-2009)


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Jī (机) Means More Than Opportunity
By Marion Marking

I recently learned that the Chinese character for “crisis” (wēijī ; 危机) doesn’t really break down into the two characters of “danger” and “opportunity.” But thanks to JFK, a host of motivational speakers, and the natural evolution of contemporary folklore, many have come to consider jī to mean “opportunity.”

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Top That!

By Kris C. Lim

I discovered the need for a hardtop after a long out-of-town trip on my pickup.

The sun was out when I headed for Laguna so I didn’t cover the boxes I loaded on the truck bed. But a sudden downpour made me want to bang my head on the steering wheel as I was cruising along the South Luzon Expressway.

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August 13-15
Hong Kong International Tea Fair
Venue: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Organizer: Hong Kong Trade Development Council
www.hkteafair.com

August 13-17
HKTDC Food Expo
Venue: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Organizer: Hong Kong Trade Development Council
www.hkfoodexpo.hktdc.com

August 14-16
Health, Beauty, Fitness and Lifestyle Asia 2009
Venue: World Trade Center Manila
www.hbflasia.net

August 14-17
HKTDC Hong Kong Lifestyle Showcase
Venue: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Organizer: Hong Kong Trade Development Council
www.hklifestyleshowcase.hktdc.com

August 19-20
Building A Strong Brand Equity: Effective Brand and Product Management
Venue: Astoria Plaza
www.ariva.com.ph

August 21-23
Systems Integration Philippines 2009
Venue: SMX Convention Center
www.globallinkph.com

September 2-6
Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair
Venue: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Organizer: Hong Kong Trade Development Council
www.hkwatchfair.hktdc.com

September 25-27
Kasalang Filipino 2009
Venue: Robinsons Place Bacolod City
www.kasal.com

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