Category Archives: miscellaneous

“The Chinese Dream” wins First Horizon Award – Helen Wang

The successful book The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You by author Helen Wang has won the prestigious First Horizon Award for debuting writers, announced Helen Wang’s weblog.

Most sought-after speakers February 2012

Our top-10 of most sought-after speakers for February 2012, in busy first post Chinese New Year’s weeks

Trends Western firms miss in China – Shaun Rein

Business analyst Shaun Rein is interview on his upcoming book The End of Cheap China by David Jackson Seeking Alpha. The kick-off: what trends are Western firms missing in China (and much more)?

Most popular stories in September 2011

Today, our first selection of most-popular stories of the past month, September 2011. Do check here what others have been reading.

China Speakers Bureau launches new website

The China Speakers Bureau has this week opened its newly designed website for business. The transfer is still in business and since websites are never ready, you will see new improvements in the weeks to come.

How much spends a millionair – Rupert Hoogewerf

Rupert Hoogewerf via Flickr On average half of China’s millionaires spend at least one million Renminbi (150,000 US dollar or 100,000 euro), says the latest Hurun report according to Chinese media,…

Most-sought speakers for November 2010

Kaiser Kuo in 2008 via Wikipedia Huge changes in this month’s list of most-sought speakers, compared to October. Kaiser Kuo gained the top position and certainly made the biggest move…

Google slams door on China – Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger by Fantake via Flickr Google is very busy slamming the door in the face of China’s authorities, says business analyst Paul Denlinger in The Guardian. Paul Denlinger, an…

From famine to feast in two generations – Paul French

Paul French by Fantake via Flickr Obesity has become one of China’s most important problems, tells Paul French, author of an upcoming book  on the issue to Sky News. “In…

Why Google needs a mapping service in China – Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger by Fantake via Flickr Mobile is going to be the next big thing in China and when Google fails to get permission to have its own mapping service,…