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Edition of 1 March 2007 #169


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IN THIS ISSUE


1. Business: China to Invest More in South Africa
2. Business: Gold Heading for $700/oz
3. Business: Investing in South Africa
4. Business: China Economy Booming
5. Education & Health: Massage Therapy
6. Travel: Tourists like South Africa

 

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1. Business: China to Invest More in South Africa
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Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in South Africa on Tuesday for the start of a two-day visit on the latest leg of an eight-nation tour through Africa. China has become South Africa's second-largest import trading partner and eighth-largest export partner, according to the foreign ministry. To read the full report, go to our NEWS DESK link.

 

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2. Business: Gold Heading for $700/oz
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Spot gold was steady above the $680/oz level on Monday afternoon, supported by the higher oil price. Traders said that a move to the key $700/oz level was on the cards, although some consolidation might first be necessary. To read the full report, go to our NEWS DESK link.


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3. Business: Investing in South Africa
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Reporter in Cape Town: When I observed South Africa, it was forcefully brought home to me that there is more to the emerging-market story than China, India, and Brazil. There are any number of countries that are seeing robust growth and contributing to the world economy. It was reported at Davos this year that for the first time the developing world has a larger share of world GDP than the developed world. To read the full report, go to our NEWS DESK link.

Editor's Note: Visit our web page on how to handle your investments in South Africa. Go to this link.

 

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4. Business: China Economy Booming
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China's economy expanded by 10.7% in 2006, marking the fastest growth since 1995, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said. It said the rise of the world's fourth-largest economy was mainly fuelled by investments and exports. To read the full report, go to our NEWS DESK link.

 

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5. Education & Health: Massage Therapy
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As massage therapy grows in popularity as a career choice, a number of experts and professionals in the field have created numerous web resources for current and future massage therapists. Here, visitors will sections such as Massage Techniques, Massage Oil, and Complimentary Therapies. The Techniques Section is a great find, and it contains information on acupressure, aromatherapy, and shiatsu. The section on massage equipment provides basic information on the necessary equipment that one should have when embarking on a career in the field. Visit this site.

Editor's Note: For more information on the benefits of massage therapy, visit our Health & Beauty web page.


From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout Project 1994-2007

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6. Travel: Tourists like South Africa
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Johannesburg - South African tourism statistics for 2006 show a 14.5 percent increase in tourism arrivals compared with 2005 figures, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said on Tuesday. To read the full report, go to our NEWS DESK link.


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This month's quote
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"Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." ~ Lord Egerton

 

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