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Tudou license needed for online business – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein The license China’s largest video hosting firm Tudou received today was paramount for getting seriously into the advertising business, Shaun Rein says today. After a two-month wait Tudou…

Soccer, the ultimate test – Rowan Simons

Rowan Simons The ultimate test, Rowan Simons calls the win or fail attitude towards China’s soccer in the famous CCTV-9 program Dialogue. Simons builds on a case made by others,…

YouTube channel for the China Speakers Bureau

We are preparing to adopt a few more new media tools at the China Speakers Bureau. As a first move we have set up a YouTube channel with clips of…

New: China speakers in the news

At the China Speakers Bureau we are planning to start a new feature that will allow our speakers to comment directly on the news. At our speakers’ corner and our…

Zhang Lijia’s happy story of the 1980s

Zhang Lijia Jeremy Goldkorn interviews Zhang Lijia for Danwei-tv about her autobiography Socialism is great!, about her life as a worker in a missile factory. Lijia explains she wanted to…

Another US social network loses in China – MySpace

Paul Denlinger Our speaker Paul Denlinger adds to one of his favorite stories as MySpace loses out in China, following a trend by a larger number of IT-companies from the…

"More intelligent online marketing needed" – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein As the number of internet users in China is exploding, more intelligent online marketing is needed, says Shaun Rein, president of the market research company CMR, in RedOrbit….

Was the iPhone girl a fake?

the Foxconn girl I have mostly ignored the hype of the so-called iPhone girl, a girl from the Foxconn factories in Shenzhen that became famous, because some of her pictures…

Dealing with cross cultural dilemma’s

cross-cultural dilemma’sWikipedia Today I was asked by a potential client to give a few possibilities from our stable of speakers who are able to discuss with US-based senior executives cross-cultural…

Regulatory caution halt China’s global aspirations

A German-German deal got in placeGetty Images via Daylife Officially global expansion might be high on China’s agenda, but financially disastrous purchases in the past have made the central authorities…

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