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Why MySpace and Facebook do not work in China – Jeremy Goldkorn

Jeremy Goldkornby Fons1 via FlickrSocial networks like Facebook and MySpace do not take off in China, because its internet users are already hooked on other systems, says Danwei-founder and media…

"China crisis watch" at the China Herald

What might happen to retail? by Fons1 via FlickrOver at the China Herald we have started what is now called the “China Crisis Watch”, following the fallout of the global…

China’s home owners full of confidence – Sam Crispin

Sam Crispin Real estate prices in China might have come down a bit, for a Chinese his home is still his castle, says real estate expert Sam Crispin in Newsweek….

The bleak scenario: falling trade, manufactering, consumer markets – a podcast

William Bao Bean Stock markets worldwide keep on dropping and the effects of the global crisis are stilling heading for China. William Bao Bean of Softbank’s China&India holdings discusses with…

How is the financial crisis going to affect China?

William Bao BeanFons1 via FlickrThe stock markets worldwide continue their crash south and financial leaders gather in Washington to discuss further measure to stop the global financial crisis. But China…

Milk and melamine: a set back for the China brand

Image by Fons1 via Flickr Tom Doctoroff The China brand has suffered a severe set back through the milk melamine scandal, after the successful Olympics, writes Tom Doctoroff in the…

Are foreigners and Chinese mixing in Shanghai? – a podcast

James Farrer Only up to a certain degree foreign expats and Chinese are mixing in what has now become one of the largest expat societies in the world, Shanghai, says…

China’s economic whiplash – Paul Denlinger

Fons1 via FlickrPaul Denlinger China is not very well prepared for the structural economic changes it will face the next six months, argues consultant Paul Denlinger in a China Speakers…

Next podcast: with Paul Denlinger

Expected: Zhang LijiaFons1 via FlickrI just caught Paul Denlinger while he was preparing for a trip to Shenzhen. In my previous entry I already announced I wanted him to join…

Avoid Beijing, Shanghai: new investments rules – Paul Denlinger

by Fons1 via FlickrPaul Denlinger “Avoid Shanghai and Beijing” is the first of a whole set of new investments rules for China, our speaker Paul Denlinger has written down. Very…

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