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Beijing shopping heaven – Jeremy Goldkorn

Jeremy Goldkornby Fons1 via FlickrDanwei’s Jeremy Goldkorn explains to the International Herald Tribune why shopping in Beijing is such a delight, compared to other places in the world, well apart…

Preparing for the trailwalker – Marc van der Chijs

Marc van der Chijs Once or twice per year serial entrepreneur Marc van der Chijs leaves his successful Chinese start-ups behind and goes for an always impressive physical challenge. Later…

No tricks to limit legal rights of employees – Mark Schaub

Mark Schaubby Fons1 via FlickrChina has announced in September new details for the Labor Contract Law that was introduced at the beginning of 2008. Shanghai-based lawyer Mark Schaub, partner at…

Xu Ping joins China Speakers Bureau

Xu Ping Xu Ping, senior partner at China’s largest law firm King&Wood has joined the China Speakers Bureau. Ms Xu is one of China’s most experienced corporate lawyers, representing both…

"Group purchase" – ecommerce with Chinese characteristics

Sam Flemmingby Fons1 via FlickrThe trend of individual consumers to organize themselves online for bargains got its corporate equivalent, writes Sam Flemming of CIC in his latest IWOM-update. In September,…

Hiking Into Chinese History – Jeremy Goldkorn

Jeremy Goldkornby Fons1 via FlickrJeremy Goldkorn hits the road around Beijing for the New York Times and explains some of its past by exploring the surrounds of China’s capital. Fanzipai…

Former Philips China CEO joins China Speakers Bureau

David Chang David Chang, former CEO of Philips China, part of the Dutch manufacturing giant, has joined the China Speakers Bureau. Philips has developed over the past decades into a…

Victor Shih to join China Speakers Bureau

Victor Shih Getting a thorough insight of what is happening in China’s financial systems is becoming crucial as the financial crisis holds the global economy in its grip. Assistant professor…

China’s GDP depends only for 10 percent on export – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeberby Fons1 via FlickrUnlike popular believe China’s GDP depends only for ten percent on export, not 40 percent, says Arthur Kroeber, manager director of Beijing-based research firm Dragonomics, according…

China changes course to avert crisis – podcast

Amy Sommersby Fons1 via FlickrBig ticket items like cars and apartments have a problem as Chinese consumers delay purchases, says Shanghai-based lawyer Amy Sommers in a podcast, from her car…

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