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2014-07-04 04:21:42

TOKYO, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Asia will be one of the world's fastest-growing markets for e-commerce revenues in 2014, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan. Total revenues from B2C ecommerce in the six largest Southeast Asian countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) reached US$7.0bn in 2013 and will grow at a CAGR of 37.6% to reach US$34.5bn by 2018. Singapore was still the largest ecommerce market in Southeast Asia in...

2013-04-09 23:03:42

How would Latin America change over the next two decades? A discussion based on a three-year study and four scenarios for Latin America in 2030, to be hosted by the World Bank, in Washington, DC, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 12:30- 2:00 p.m. (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 A Discussion of How Latin America Will Change Over the Next Two Decades will be hosted by Pedro Alba, Director, Strategy and Operations, who will be moderating a panel with José Cordeiro, Director of the Venezuela Node of The...

2010-06-09 13:01:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania has made progress in applying smart growth policies toward the distribution of economic development assistance, according to a new report from the Keystone Research Center (KRC). The report is available online at http://keystoneresearch.org/21st-century-economic-development. Between May 2003 and November 2008, the Commonwealth directed more economic development aid per capita from three major programs to businesses in older towns and...

2008-10-11 03:00:07

By Henry, John F The Soulful Science: What Economists Really Do and Why it Matters, by Diane Coyle. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press. 2007. Hardcover: ISBN 13: 978-0-691-12513-8, $27.96. 277 pages. There are two good reasons why every reader of this journal should peruse this book. First, it is a very good introduction to work now being done by "mainstream" economists that (ostensibly) departs from the rather sterile output previously generated by "neoclassical" economists,...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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