Category Archives: Fudan

Trends in luxury travel – Rupert Hoogewerf

China’s luxury travelers are high on the agenda of the tourism industry, and Rupert Hoogewerf, publisher of the Hurun China Rich List, sees a few major trends. Family trips are emerging as a preference, and WeChat groups of alumni of key universities a forgotten way to connect to the luxury travelers, he tells in the South China Morning Post.

The end of the cable – William Bao Bean

Light can transport data in higher volumes and speed than the current cable systems, shows an experimental setup at Shanghai´s Fudan University in the documentary “Smart China” at Discovery Channel. It documents how the massive data exchange at food chains in China can guarantee food safety. Our technology speaker William Bao Bean comments at the documentary.

Online witch hunts, picking the wrong ones – Jeremy Goldkorn

China’s famous human flesh searches, an online witch hunt, often go after people for all the wrong reasons. Internet watcher Jeremy Goldkorn recalls China’s first hunt, in 1995, after Zhu Ling, a Fudan university student, was murdered. Most likely the wrong person was identified as the murderer, he tells ABC in Australia.

Reform of state-owned enterprises needed – Zhang Jun

Reform of the state-owned enterprises is one of the key challenges for China’s economic survival, argues Fudan professor and economist Zhang Jun in the China Daily.

Zhang Jun

Zhang Jun is the Chang-Jiang Professor of Economics at Fudan University and Director of the China Center for Economic Studies. Prof. Zhang is a respected scholar and commentator on China’s economic reform who speaks regularly on Chinese TV stations and publishes dozens of articles in papers annually. He travels from Shanghai.