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China’s online media need good statistics – Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger Lacking reliable data on China’s online media is having a debilitating effect on the industry, argues Paul Denlinger in his latest column at China Vortex. The situation is…

Learning Olympic Chinese – Ken Carroll

Ken Carroll The world’s most famous Chinese learning institute Chinesepod, set up by Ken Carroll, has developed its own fast track to fame: Olympic Chinese, and was noted by the…

Shocked by American ignorance – Zhang Lijia

Zhang Lijia Celebrity author Zhang Lijia expresses in the Korea Times her amazement about the ignorance on China she noted when she was on a recent book tour in the…

The first Web2.0 Olympics – Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuo The Beijing Olympics will be the first one facing a full scale web2.0 exposure and Ogilviy’s new media guru Kaiser Kuo looks at his weblog at the dilemma’s:…

China is ready for democracy – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeber China is ready for democracy, but its ‘middle class’ is opposing it, writes Arthur Kroeber on Tuesday in the Financial Times.In debates the emerging consumers and the Chinese…

Forget "The Great Firewall of China," please

Kaiser Kuo Kaiser Kuo’s plea to foreign correspondents attending the Beijing Olympics to forget the cliches about China, made it today to Reuters. “I think the highest blood boiler for…

Time to stop criticising China – we’ve already come so far

Zhang Lijia Author Zhang Lijia remembers her youth and tells the world it is about time to stop criticising China, in Comments are for free of The Guardian. She documents…

Telling the world how the internet is changing China – Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuo China and the internet are hitting the international agenda yet again as the Beijing Olympics draw near. That is a good moment to listen to our own internet…

When three speakers disagree and all make sense

Johnny L. Chan Alright, this could have happened everyday. Here in the radio program Marketplace, three of our prominent speakers at The China Speakers Bureau explain US companies what problems…

Explaning why the Olympic ads do not work – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein In another powerful argument Shaun Rein explains to Bloomberg why Olympic sponsoring is not helping the advertisers much in China this year. “Eighty percent of the Chinese does…

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