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Key lesson China billionaire: Sharing – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr China counts a growing number of billionaires and Shaun Rein summarizes three key lessons an – anonymous – billionaire friend learned him. He writes it up…

No big shocks expected for the RMB – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeber by Fantake via Flickr China’s financial authorities have created a mechanism to loosen the peg between its currency, the Renminbi, and the US dollar, the Chinese currency has…

What’s wrong with shopping malls in China – Paul French

Shopping mall in Shanghai by Fantake via Flickr Consumerism is on the rise in China, and the new consumers get their own temples too. But according to retail specialist Paul…

After eco-city Dongtan: looking for a modest way to sustainability – Paul French

Paul French by Fantake via Flickr China might be rocking on mega-events like the Beijing Olympics or the Shanghai World Expo, the failed eco-city Dongtan in Shanghai, originally meant to…

CSB June 2010 Newletter released

We just released our June 2010 newsletter of the China Speakers Bureau with of course news on Kaiser Kuo and Baidu, our book publishing service and more news of our…

Labor shortage to continue 2nd half 2010 – Zhang Juwei

Zhang Juwei by Fantake via Flickr The increasing shortage for labor in same industries, especially in the export industries, is likely going to continue in the near future as hiring…

The Party sets the digital agenda – Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger by Fantake via Flickr When the outside world looks at China, their own perceptions are often more important than the realities in China itself. Paul Denlinger addresses this…

Kaiser Kuo joins Baidu as director international media relations

Kaiser Kuo by Fantake via Flickr Celebrity speaker, rock musician and internet watcher Kaiser Kuo has today joined China’s largest search engine Baidu as their director international media relations. The…

US-China spat on Taiwan arms hard to defuse – Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnick by Fantake via Flickr The arms sales deal of a US 6 billion between the US and Taiwan continues to hamper the relations between the US and China,…

Internet not yet a healthy market in China – Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger by Fantake via Flickr China might have more than 400 million internet users, but that does not mean it offers a pleasant market for start-up, writes business and…