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OWNDAYS to Open Eyewear Shops in Thailand and Cambodia (PR Newswire)

TOKYO, Sept. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — OWNDAYS CO., LTD. (headquartered in Tokyo; President & CEO: Shuji Tanaka), which produces and sells fashionable and trendy eyewear and operates 130 shops in Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and China, opens OWNDAYS shops in Thailand and Cambodia in October. This is the first time for the company to expand its business… Read more about OWNDAYS to Open Eyewear Shops in Thailand and Cambodia (PR Newswire)

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Pinoys are well-traveled, big spenders-UNWTO report (Business Mirror (Philippines))

FILIPINOS are one of the well-traveled groups in the world, and spend quite a large amount in the destinations they visit. In the latest report of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Philippines was recognized as a source market which showed double-digit growth in expenditure, ranking it behind Saudi Arabia, Norway, Sweden, Spain, India… Read more about Pinoys are well-traveled, big spenders-UNWTO report (Business Mirror (Philippines))

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Fuzhou eyes major role in cross-Straits exchanges (China Daily)

Fuzhou, capital of Southeast China’s Fujian province, aims to develop its Fuzhou New District as an important supporting region for cross-Straits exchanges and cooperation by the year 2020. As the 14th national development area to be created, Fuzhou New District covers 800 square kilometers, and enjoys geological and cultural advantages in enhancing exchanges with Taiwan. “The… Read more about Fuzhou eyes major role in cross-Straits exchanges (China Daily)

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IN BRIEF (Page 6) (China Daily)

Tianjin Warehouse owner to pay for losses Authorities in Tianjin said the wheels have been set in motion to secure compensation from the owner of the warehouse for those affected by explosions at the site on Aug 12, said Zhang Yong, head of Binhai New Area of Tianjin. Zhang said an improvement campaign will be launched… Read more about IN BRIEF (Page 6) (China Daily)

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Philippine workers face bleakest retirement in Asia (Business Mirror (Philippines))

THE news that circulated a few days ago on the insecurity of Philippine workers after retirement truly disturbed us. In a survey of 10 countries in 2014, the East Asia Retirement Survey revealed that, (a) only two-thirds of today’s Filipino workers expect to receive pension benefit from the Social Security System (SSS) or the Government Service… Read more about Philippine workers face bleakest retirement in Asia (Business Mirror (Philippines))

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CebuPac sees better Q3 figure (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – Budget carrier Cebu Air Inc. (Cebu Pacific) expects to have better third quarter financial results this year. Cebu Pacific president and chief executive officer Lance Gokongwei told reporters this year’s third quarter financial results are seen to be “ahead of last year.” Cebu Pacific reported a net loss of P1.1 billion in the… Read more about CebuPac sees better Q3 figure (Philippine Star)