Category Archives: middle class

Helen Wang’s “The Chinese Dream” to be published in China

The successful book The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You, on the ambitions of China’s middle class, will be launched in its Chinese later in August.

We need a sugar-free zone over Shanghai – Paul French

US-style doughnut shops are proliferating in China’s large cities, and that is bad news for their already deteriorating diet, tells retail analyst Paul French in the Washington Post, when they take of. French studied the obesity levels in the country in his book “Fat China”.

The US and Chinese middle classes – Helen Wang

Although both groups are called the “middle class”, both groups in the US and China differ greatly, celebrity author Helen Wang explains in an interview with Womenetics on her book “The Chinese Dream”.

Communism with Chinese characteristics – Helen Wang

Celebrity author Helen Wang explains in the Boston Review how China has dramatically changed, and how even the communist party is becoming a very different creator from what people outside China expect.

On phantom facts and China bears – Shaun Rein

The China bears should get their facts straight, writes business analyst Shaun Rein in CNBC. He takes aim at economist Nouriel Roubini and MIT professor Huang Yasheng.

China’s leadership: caught between inflation and deflation – Paul Denlinger

Cooling down inflation, stiff rising wages: China’s leadership has a hard time to steer between two evils, writes business analyst Paul Denlinger in Forbes. Things do not look well for the new leaders in 2012.

Why Gap is failing in China – Shaun Rein

Fashion retailer Gap did not gain much traction in its first year in China, writes business analyst Shaun Rein in CNBC. To survive, it needs to adjust its brand image. China defines ‘middle class’ different from the US.

Opportunities for US companies in China – Helen Wang

Celebrity author Helen Wang of The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You addressed last month the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and focused on the opportunities for US companies in China. “Opportunities abound in luxury goods, healthcare, education and clean technology.”

China Daily reviews ‘The China Dream’ – Helen Wang

The China Daily USA reviews Helen Wang The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You. An interview about the fraternizing between China and the US.

Fat childrens’ health problems – Paul French

Bad teeth and type 2 diabetes are just two of the problems China’s fat children develop, tells Paul French in an interview with The Daily Telegraph. Paul French is the co-author of the bestseller Fat China: How Expanding Waistlines are Changing a Nation.