Category Archives: miscellaneous

Military expert hits top-10 most-sought speakers in June

Wendell Minnick by Fantake via Flickr A shake-up in our top-10 of most-sought speakers for June, at least at the top. Not only was Jasper Becker able to maintain his…

Chinese women take over top-10 rich list – Rupert Hoogewerf

Rupert Hoogewerf by Fantake via Flickr Six out of the top-10 richest self-made women are Chinese, illustrating the upsurge of women in China’s corporate life, says Hurun list composer Hupert…

What do China’s workers want? Zhang Lijia

Zhang Lijia by Fantake via Flickr Former rocket factory worker Zhang Lijia compares in the New York Times her working life in Nanjing in the 1980s with todays life at the new…

China’s elite: lonely at the top – Rupert Hoogewerf

Rupert Hoogewerf by Fantake via Flickr Becoming part of China’s elite is becoming harder, as the prices for luxury goods are rising fast, tells Rupert Hoogewerf, composer of the Hurun…

Self-publishing: a disruptive technology

Source: WSJ by Fantake via Flickr In the first week of June at the China Speakers Bureau we expanded our book publishing service. That was noted and friends have sent…

Growing gap in China’s labor market – Zhang Juwei

Zhang Juwei by Fantake via Flickr Assessing China’s labor market has become a tidbit more complicated at shortages grow dramatically in for example the export industry, while fresh graduates from…

Demographics behind the labor unrest – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeber by Fantake via Flickr The recent unrest at Honda, Foxconn and other manufacturers in China are only the start of a change in the country’s demographic structure, Arthur…

China’s increased frustration with North Korea – Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnick by Fantake via Flickr Chinese delegates at the 9th Asia Security Summit earlier this month in Singapore showed increased impatience with their North Korean ally, writes Wendell Minnick…

Debt in the West is a problem, not in China – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeber by Fantake via Flickr When China has a huge debts, financial experts in the West move into the crisis mode, while they better look what is happening in…

No rhyme or reason to internet censorship – Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuo by Fantake via Flickr Many internet users in China were pleasantly surprised when suddenly a range of previously blocked website were available, last Friday, including the twitter-interface Hootsuite,…