Category Archives: miscellaneous

The Party sets the digital agenda – Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger by Fantake via Flickr When the outside world looks at China, their own perceptions are often more important than the realities in China itself. Paul Denlinger addresses this…

Kaiser Kuo joins Baidu as director international media relations

Kaiser Kuo by Fantake via Flickr Celebrity speaker, rock musician and internet watcher Kaiser Kuo has today joined China’s largest search engine Baidu as their director international media relations. The…

US-China spat on Taiwan arms hard to defuse – Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnick by Fantake via Flickr The arms sales deal of a US 6 billion between the US and Taiwan continues to hamper the relations between the US and China,…

Internet not yet a healthy market in China – Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger by Fantake via Flickr China might have more than 400 million internet users, but that does not mean it offers a pleasant market for start-up, writes business and…

Military expert hits top-10 most-sought speakers in June

Wendell Minnick by Fantake via Flickr A shake-up in our top-10 of most-sought speakers for June, at least at the top. Not only was Jasper Becker able to maintain his…

Chinese women take over top-10 rich list – Rupert Hoogewerf

Rupert Hoogewerf by Fantake via Flickr Six out of the top-10 richest self-made women are Chinese, illustrating the upsurge of women in China’s corporate life, says Hurun list composer Hupert…

What do China’s workers want? Zhang Lijia

Zhang Lijia by Fantake via Flickr Former rocket factory worker Zhang Lijia compares in the New York Times her working life in Nanjing in the 1980s with todays life at the new…

China’s elite: lonely at the top – Rupert Hoogewerf

Rupert Hoogewerf by Fantake via Flickr Becoming part of China’s elite is becoming harder, as the prices for luxury goods are rising fast, tells Rupert Hoogewerf, composer of the Hurun…

Self-publishing: a disruptive technology

Source: WSJ by Fantake via Flickr In the first week of June at the China Speakers Bureau we expanded our book publishing service. That was noted and friends have sent…

Growing gap in China’s labor market – Zhang Juwei

Zhang Juwei by Fantake via Flickr Assessing China’s labor market has become a tidbit more complicated at shortages grow dramatically in for example the export industry, while fresh graduates from…