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China’s new fuel tax – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeberby Fons1 via FlickrAfter long internal debates, China has used the drop in world oil prices to introduce a fuel tax. In the China Economic Quarterly (CES), here republished…

Kaiser Kuo leaves Ogilvy

Kaiser Kuoby Fons1 via FlickrInternet guru Kaiser Kuo will leave next week his current job as director digital strategy of the advertising agency Ogilvy & Matters, reports the Brand Republic….

What can trigger off social unrest? – Victor Shih

Victor Shihby Fons1 via FlickrAssistant-professor Victor Shih builds in his website on the argument by UBS’ analyst Wang Tao, suggesting that China’s central government might be able to control social…

China’s human flesh searches – Jeremy Goldkorn

Jeremy Goldkornby Fons1 via FlickrChina’s cultural-revolution style online posses, smoking out what they perceive to be evil, have become under attack from China’s authorities themselves. Those “human flesh searches” are…

Giving Shaun Rein a brake

Shaun Reinby Fons1 via FlickrShaun Rein of the China Market Research Group (CMR) has embarked in a really very interesting set of reports, details the global efforts of Chinese companies…

Electronics firms: learning the ropes in EU and US – Shaun Rein

Shaun Reinby Fons1 via FlickrIn his second installment for Seeking Alpha on Chinese companies going global, CMR-director Shaun Rein describes the challenges for consumer electronics firms to reach Europe and…

China’s 8 environmental resolutions – Charles McElwee

Charles McElweeby Fons1 via FlickrLeading environmental law professor Charles McElwee gives in his weblog an overview of the eight environmental resolutions for 2009, noted from the Ministry of Environmental Protections…

Auto sector goes global – Shaun Rein

Shaun Reinby Fons1 via FlickrAs their Western and Japanese competitors like GM, Ford and Toyota crumble, Chinese car companies consider going global. Shaun Rein of the China Market Research Group…

Comparing China – Paul French

Paul Frenchby Fons1 via FlickrPaul French, one of our specialists in recent Chinese history, recalled historical comparisons made by important Western visitors to China in his weblog. Is started with…

The 2009 new year resolution: becoming a speaker

William Bao Beanby Fons1 via FlickrThe year 2009 has started with a rather large number of people asking to become a speaker at the China Speakers Bureau. Of course, we…

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