Category Archives: Vietnam

William Bao Bean: the man behind one of the successful accelerator programmes in China

Often innovator William Bao Bean prefers to give the stage to his China-related innovative startups, but ahead of the MOX – the Mobile Only Accelaretor in both Taipei and Singapore in March, E27 profiles the force behind China´s drive for innovation.

China´s leaders lose little sleep over US elections – Zhang Lijia

China-bashing has been part of the US elections for ages, and in 2016 the ritual is the same, although China has become a much stronger force than in the past and the US candidates have failed to adjust their tone, writes author Zhang Lijia of the upcoming Lotus: A Novel. Few Chinese leaders lose sleep over the US elections, she writes for Aljazeera.

My problems with Obama´s Nairobi speech – Howard French

Author Howard French, of China’s Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa explains in Foreign Policy what President Obama did not mention in his Nairobi speech. Obama did not really get the fast development of Africa, and has ignored the continent.

The complex maritime relations between China and the US – Wendell Minnick

The edgy relations between China and the US at sea have been tested over the past few months, and at last week´s International Maritime Defence Exhibition (IMDEX) defense analyst Wendell Minnick heard how crisis management tools between the countries have performed, he writes in Defense News.

Why Japan tops 2015 as tourist destination – Shaun Rein

After a boycott over the past three years, Japan is back as a favorite in 2015 for Chinese tourists, now relations are more stable, tells business analyst Shaun Rein to WSJ wealth editor Wei Gu. Hong Kong is passe, and domestic travel is in, especially for youngster who do not focus on shopping anymore.

China´s dangerous maritime endeavors – Howard French

China has been aggressively been expanding its maritime power of the past two years. While it is now surprise it takes on that other maritime powerhouse, the US, but – writes journalist Howard French in a comprehensive analysis in the Atlantic – there is enough to worry. For example how it deals with Vietnam.

Asia consumption will lead global growth – Shaun Rein

Asia has become from the poor kid at the block into one of the leading economic forces, led by consumers, tells business analyst Shaun Rein at the BBC. “It rivals the US in trade and economic influence.”

Going global: tough for food products – Paul French

Globalization might be high on many corporate agenda’s, but food products offer special challenges, as tastes and eating habits vary. Retail analyst Paul French illustrates in CKGSB Knowledge a few strategies by Chinese food companies.

Lessons from the Sino-Vietnam war – Zhang Lijia

Author Zhang Lijia just returned back from a short trip to Vietnam, and tries to draw lessons from the Sino-Vietnam war. “I hope my Chinese compatriots holding hawkish nationalist views over Diaoyu Island would look back and learn exactly what happened,” she writes on her weblog.

Why China is not cheap anymore – Shaun Rein

Half a decade ago, cost for manufacturing in China started to go up, and keep on rising. Author Shaun Rein of “The End of Cheap China: Economic and Cultural Trends that Will Disrupt the World” explains in the China Post how China’s neighbor can profit.