Category Archives: intelligence

How to get your ROI on social media – William Bao Bean

Companies have started to invest heavily in social media, including mobile application. But the results are often disappointing, tells William Bao Bean in this presentation on ROI on social media. Understanding your customers, and their differences, is more important than getting tools in place.

Taiwan builds stealthy catamarans for Strait – Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnick by Fantake via Flickr Taiwan plans to build its first prototype of a stealthy 500-ton catamaran corvette in 2012 under the Hsun Hai (Swift Sea) program, Deputy Defense…

Taiwan’s military intelligence thorough infiltrated – Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnickvia Flickr Two high-profile arrests in Taiwan show that China has thoroughly infiltrated Taiwan’s Military Intelligence Bureau (MIB), writes Wendell Minnick in Defense News. Col. Lo Chi-cheng of the…

Mok, Andy

Andy Mok is a senior fellow at the Center for China and Globalization, the managing director of Red Pagoda Resources, a Beijing-based executive search firm. 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.

Yu, Shirley Ze

China has emerged as the second-largest economy in the world but has a hard time telling the world its story. Dr. Shirley Yu is one of the very few exceptions in profiling herself as a solid China-voice, giving an alternative viewpoint on a mostly Western take on the developments of China and the world economy. She is a political economist, board member, author, broadcaster, a global thinker on China and travels from London.

Dudarenok, Ashley

Ashley is a China marketing expert with 12 years of professional experience in China. Ashley is fluent in Mandarin, Russian, German and English. She travels from Hong Kong.

Thompson, Bill

Former Managing director, Thompson Market Services Former China manager of The Pinkertons Asia Travels from: Shanghai Bill Thompson has been up to 2010 in the front line of brand protection…