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Archives for June 23rd, 2014

Economics News for English Learners – Program 19

China and the ‘Ham Capital of the World’ Do you eat ham? Which meat is your favorite – pork, chicken, beef? Do you prefer fish instead? Would you be concerned if the meat or fish you ate came from a company outside of your country? Share your comments below.

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Economics News for English Learners – Program 18

Reopening of Kaesong Industrial Complex Do you believe in economic collaboration between countries as a means to reach peace? Which countries have established factories and sales centers in your country? Share your responses in the comments section below.

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Economics News for English Learners – Program 17

UN Says World Unprepared for Rapid Growth of Cities The United Nations predicts a population growth to 9,000,000,000 (9 billion) people by 2050, with 60% living in cities. This massive growth is likely to be overwhelming to the limited infrastructure and supply chain available to cities. Do you live in a city? Is your city […]

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Economics News for English Learners – Program 16

Detroit Files For Bankruptcy Not long ago, the city of Detroit, U.S.A., filed for bankruptcy. The city had more debt than it had tax revenue, and it could not keep up with its financial responsibilities. As a result of the financial downfall of 2007, many cities in the United States of America had to file […]

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