Category Archives: Shenzhen

Hong Kong-Shanghai connect: a game changer – Wei Gu

With less than a week notice, a connection between Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges will give international investors access to Chinese shares. A game-changer, says Mark Austen of the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association in a talk with WSJ wealth editor Wei Gu.

How women billionaires differ from men – Rupert Hoogewerf

Finance and real estate produce most of the rich women in China, according tot the new 2014 Hurun China’s Women Rich List, with Yang Huiyan for the fourth time as number one. Women billionaires differ from the men in several ways, Hurun founder Rupert Hoogewerf told in WomenofChina.

Why did Alibaba not list on Chinese stock markets – Sara Hsu

After lengthy negotiations Alibaba picked the New York Stock Exchange for its listing, not a Chinese stock market, or even not Hong Kong. Financial analyst Sara Hsu still sees hope for the Chinese stock markets, she writes in TripleCrisis. China has to reform its exchanges, as a part of its financial reforms.

The different perceptions of the Obama´s – Mark Obama Ndesandjo

Shenzhen-based Mark Obama Ndesandjo, half-brother of US president Barack Obama, discusses in his book An Obama’s Journey: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures their different perspectives of the Obama´s, his family and the relation with this half-brother. “Follow your own path is most important,” he tells in BroadSide.

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.

Mark Obama Ndesandjo sets the record straight with new book

Shenzhen-based Mark Obama Ndesandjo, half-brother of US president Barack Obama, published this week a new book, setting the stories of their family straight. Both brothers differ om many family matters, Ndesandjo told during a book launch of Cultures: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery this week in Guangzhou, according to the South China Morning Post.

What can Detroit learn from China? – Michael Justin Lee

Can Detroit learn from the way China pulled its economy out of misery, wonders lecturer Michael Justin Lee in ChinaUSFocus. “There actually was no great secret to the success of China’s SEZs. The government butts out to incent private capital in. That’s pretty much it.”

Awarded for charity work – Mark Obama Ndesandjo

Mark Obama Ndesandjo, was awarded for ten years of work as a volunteer in a Shenzhen orphanage, as one of two foreigners among 21 people, reports the Shenzhen Daily.

‘Nairobi to Shenzhen’ hits China market – Mark Obama Ndesandjo

Mark Obama Ndesandjo, the half brother of US president Obama, was in Shanghai this week to sign copies of the Chinese edition of his autobiographical novel ‘Nairobi To Shenzhen: A Novel of Love in the East’, writes the Chinese news agency Xinhua.

Shenzhen Attitude – Mark Obama Ndesandjo

During a recent discussion with some children, I suggested a game. I proposed giving each of the 26 letters in the English alphabet a number: A is 1, B is 2, C is 3 and so forth. “Find me a word whose letters add up to 100,” I asked. “It has to do with dreams and success.”