Category Archives: Beijing

85,000 Chinese millionaires more – Rupert Hoogewerf

Rupert Hoogewerf The number of Chinese millionaires has increased in one year time by almost 10 percent, to 960,000. The number of super rich, those have over US§15 million in…

Why China does not need Home Depot – Paul French

Image via Wikipedia What foreign companies, trying to tap into the China market, regularly forget is that there is no need for their services, tells retail analyst Paul French at…

Facebook should be in China – Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuo via Flickr Baidu spokesperson Kaiser Kuo triggered off many comments, as he wrote during the visit of Facebook‘s CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Beijing, that the largest social platform should…

Xi Jinping: the compromise candidate – Victor Shih

Xi Jinping via Wikipedia After the elevation of Xi Jinping, son of the revolutionary hero Xi Zhongxun, into China’s military comite, analysts try to find out what his agenda is. That is…

Graduate unemployment a temporary problem – Zhang Juwei

Zhang Juwei by Fantake via Flickr China export industry might be suffering from labor shortage, but its large number of university graduates find it hard to get a job. A…

Where China is hiding its debts – Victor Shih

Victor Shih Fantake via Flickr Professor Victor Shih from the Northwestern University is the main investigator, looking for China’s sky high debts after its financial rescue operation. In Business Week Shih…

Gillis, Paul

Paul Gillis is a leading expert on accounting and auditing issues in China. As a retired partner at PWC (1976-2004) he teaches accounting, auditing and finance at the Guanghua School of Management at Peking university since 1997. He travels from Beijing.

Johnson, Ian

Writer focusing on civil society, culture and religion. Awarded with a Pulitzer prize, Ian Johnson worked for twelve years for the Wall Street Journal as feature writer and bureau chief. He is now a regular contributor to the New York Times, the New York Review of Books, the New Yorker, and National Geographic. He travels from Beijing and Berlin.

Becker, Jasper

Jasper Becker is one of the leading voices on China’s development, setting his reputation as an author with a monumental work “Hungry Ghosts” on China’s secret famines that changed the world’s perception on China. He worked over twenty years as a foreign correspondent in China. He travels from Beijing.

Towson, Jeffrey

Private equity investor / advisor, Peking University professor, best-selling author and speaker. His writing and speaking are on how rising Chinese consumers (and companies) are disrupting global markets. (#consumerchina). According to LinkedIn, he is the most widely followed business professor in China (+1.4M followers online).”