Category Archives: Featured Videos

Mark Obama Ndesandjo discusses Kenya, the US, China and his family

Shenzhen-based Mark Obama Ndesandjo, half-brother of Barack Obama, talks at Nanfang TV about this experiences in Kenya, the US and China, and his meetings with this half-brother. Mark recently published his book An Obama’s Journey: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures.

“China goes West” by Joel Backaler

China´s aspirations to go West is one of the larger stories of 2014 and the author Joel Backaler is getting ready for the launch of his book China Goes West: Everything You Need…

Food: new frontier for the wealthy – Wei Gu

Investment opportunities are huge in food, as scared consumers flock to salad bars and vegetarian restaurants to find safe food. WSJ´s wealth editor Wei Gu explores the news developments with Peggy Liu of the Joint US‑China Cooperation on Clean Energy’s (JUCCCE) in Shanghai.

A controlled collapse of China´s real estate? – Ben Cavender

A first US$ 600 million default of a real estate company might be the beginning of more, tells business analyst Ben Cavender at Tradingfloor.com. Slower growth might trigger off more default in real estate, and the government will try to control the process, not bail everybody out.

Reforms cast uncertainty over property markets – Wei Gu

Announced reforms in China might have a profound impact on the property markets. Financial liberalization might cause a downturn, but land and hukou reform might have a positive influence. WSJ wealth editor Wei Gu discusses with Oliver Barron of NSBO China Research the likely impact.

Golf for the masses at Hainan – Wei Gu

Golf operator Mission Hills is opening a large public golf course at Haikou at Hainan island, to tap into China´s huge domestic tourism industry. WSJ wealth editor Wei Gu talks to Ken Chu, CEO of the Mission Hills Group on how to involve more than the current 5 million Chinese golf players in this sector.

Why setting a growth target is wrong – Shaun Rein

Premier Li Keqiang announced a 7.5% growth target for the GDP. Not a good idea, since it might be hard to achieve, tells business analyst Shaun Rein at BloombergTV. The economy is very weak, consumer confidence is low, and pushing infrastructure might cause more pollution.