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Businesses Look to Grow With Exports

Businesses Look Beyond City Limits to Grow With Exports A Wall Street Journal article by Laura Kusisto states that “New York City has expensive real estate, high wages and aging infrastructure compared with many foreign cities, but a report to be released Wednesday said the future of its small businesses could lie in exporting everything…

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Words Are Not Always Pronounced The Way They Are Spelt

Lingering Over Lingerie? By Dr LIM CHIN LAM THE STAR (Malaysia) – LIFEFOCUS  24-Sep-2010 (http://bit.ly/ctKg0s) Rambling through the quagmire that is English spelling and pronunciation.I PUT up the catchy title not to discuss women’s undergarments and nightclothes – no, I don’t have that sort of fetish – but to draw the reader’s attention to the fact…

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The Importance Of The Global Market

“India has 1.2 billion people and an economy expected to grow at 8% a year for the next 25 years.” The Sunday Times.  The Sunday Times . Focus. 01.08.2010 Everyone in business now realises the importance of the global market. The amount of business being done on-line is increasing and it is becoming more and…

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One of Five in U.S. Speak Language other than English at Home

From Allgov.com Language diversity in the United States continues to expand, with 20% of the population age 5 and older reportedly speaking a language other than English at home. However, only 5% said they cannot speak English well. A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau states that from 1980 to 2007 the percentage of non-English speakers grew by…

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