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Fighting internet users stir up Sino-US relations – Kaiser Kuo

Not so polite by Tony Crider via Flickr The relations between the Obama administration and China’s central government have been excellent, despite an averted trade war. But on the internet…

Most-sought speakers for September 2009

Jasper Becker by Fantake via Flickr Relatively large changes in our top-10 of most-sought speakers at the China Speakers Bureau for September, compared to August. At least four newcomers, although…

Capitalism is not dead, but moved to Asia – Shaun Rein

Image via Wikipedia One year after the collapse of the US bank Lehman Brothers, capitalism has not died, but the ball game has moved to Asia, with India and especially…

No tit-for-tat trade war expected – Arthur Kroeber

by Fantake via Flickr After the US announced a levy on Chinese tires, many observers feared a possible trade war between two of the world’s largest economies. According to Dragonomics…

Real estate tycoon top philantropist – Rupert Hoogewerf

Image by Fantake via Flickr Huang Rulun, one of the wealthiest business men in China and a real estate tycoon, tops also the list of top-philantropists, report several state media. According…

The made-in-China label – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr A flood of food scandals has put foreign brands in a better position to gain market share in China, says Shaun Rein in an…

Room for optimism on China’s environment – Shaun Rein

Image via Wikipedia China’s emissions might be high on the global environmental agenda, but Shaun Rein from Shanghai remembers the polluted days ahead of the country’s economic boom and seem…

Tang’s famously cosmopolitan outlook – Kaiser Kuo

Poet Du Fu via Wikipedia Rock star Kaiser Kuo explains in the China Daily why his band called itself “Tang Dynasty”. Main reason was because of that dynasty’s famously cosmopolitan outlook”.From…

Not that many tycoons end up in jail – Rupert Hoogewerf

Rupert Hoogewerf by Getty Images via Daylife For a while ending up at Rupert Hoogewerf’s Hurun rich list seemed a receipt for trouble. Tycoon after tycoon got into trouble with…

Tips on how to pick a great speaker (Part Nine): a speaker from abroad

Image by Getty Images via Daylife (this is a follow up of a set of stories from our monthly newsletter) Up to not so long ago the speakers business was…

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