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Most-sought speakers for November 2010

Kaiser Kuo in 2008 via Wikipedia Huge changes in this month’s list of most-sought speakers, compared to October. Kaiser Kuo gained the top position and certainly made the biggest move…

Google slams door on China – Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger by Fantake via Flickr Google is very busy slamming the door in the face of China’s authorities, says business analyst Paul Denlinger in The Guardian. Paul Denlinger, an…

From famine to feast in two generations – Paul French

Paul French by Fantake via Flickr Obesity has become one of China’s most important problems, tells Paul French, author of an upcoming book  on the issue to Sky News. “In…

Why Google needs a mapping service in China – Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger by Fantake via Flickr Mobile is going to be the next big thing in China and when Google fails to get permission to have its own mapping service,…

Key lesson China billionaire: Sharing – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr China counts a growing number of billionaires and Shaun Rein summarizes three key lessons an – anonymous – billionaire friend learned him. He writes it up…

No big shocks expected for the RMB – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeber by Fantake via Flickr China’s financial authorities have created a mechanism to loosen the peg between its currency, the Renminbi, and the US dollar, the Chinese currency has…

What’s wrong with shopping malls in China – Paul French

Shopping mall in Shanghai by Fantake via Flickr Consumerism is on the rise in China, and the new consumers get their own temples too. But according to retail specialist Paul…

After eco-city Dongtan: looking for a modest way to sustainability – Paul French

Paul French by Fantake via Flickr China might be rocking on mega-events like the Beijing Olympics or the Shanghai World Expo, the failed eco-city Dongtan in Shanghai, originally meant to…

CSB June 2010 Newletter released

We just released our June 2010 newsletter of the China Speakers Bureau with of course news on Kaiser Kuo and Baidu, our book publishing service and more news of our…

Labor shortage to continue 2nd half 2010 – Zhang Juwei

Zhang Juwei by Fantake via Flickr The increasing shortage for labor in same industries, especially in the export industries, is likely going to continue in the near future as hiring…