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Philippine shoe makers keep up pace

26 March 2013 Last updated at 04:50 GMT

Some with good memories may recall the former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, had a very keen interest in shoes with a giant 3,000-strong collection.

Many were locally made in what is a substantial industry for the country in Marikina, a suburb in Manila.

The BBC's Kate McGeown went there to find out how trade is faring.