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China Business Philippines - 23 November 2009
Subject: China Business Philippines - 23 November 2009
Send date: 2009-11-22 22:30:36
Issue #: 20
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China Business Philippines - 23 November 2009, Monday
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Retail Therapy
By Francesca M. Baja

Can the everyday consumer shop the Asian market's economic woes away? During bouts with depression or rough transition, a common quick-fix shoppers—mostly women—turn to is retail therapy.

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55 billion pesos

or US$1.17 billion is the approximate cost of the proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project of the National Economic and Development Authority. The BRT is an alternative mode of transportation that uses buses instead of trains and bus ways instead of tracks. The program was inspired by the success of a similar BRT in Bogota, Columbia.

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Top 10 Organic Farming Countries
(in organic farming land acres)

1. Australia (29,158,390)

Despite having the largest land area dedicated to farming, Australia faces the threat of ;low water supply due to irrigation problems and climate change.

2. Argentina (7,658,839)
As a capital intensive sector, Argentina's agriculture remains the country's fuel for social and economic prosperity.

Complete list of Top 10

Playing the Blues Away
By Marysol L. Balane

This is the story of Jose Artemio Panganiban III´s life. A vice president of Citigroup in New York, Panganiban still finds the time to play Mozart’s sonatas after a long day of computing credit risks.

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November 24-27
The 11th Asian-Pacific Int’l Plastics & Rubber Industry Exhibition
Venue: Shanghai New International Expo Center

November 25-27
China Sign Fair
Venue: China Import & Export Fair Pazhou Complex

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