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US work-around for internet blocks not needed – Jeremy Goldkorn

Image by Fantake via Flickr The US has announced it will provide a system to work around internet blocks as they are used by for example China’s censors. But prominent…

Finding a job in China not that easy – Shaun Rein

Fudan University via Wikipedia Shaun Rein reacts on an article in the New York Times, describing US youngsters moving to China to find the work they could not find at…

Top brands look into consumer needs – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr China might be the second-largest consumer market in the world within five years, consumer researcher Shaun Rein tells in this interview with CBS. “Top…

Crisis politics: the Great Wall of Borrowed money – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeber by Fantake via Flickr Arthur Kroeber explains in the Financial Times why China did not use a magic trick to keep on growing, but 34 percent of extra…

FP’s top twitterati – Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuo by Fantake via Flickr Kaiser Kuo, one of the top-speakers at the China Speakers Bureau, just made another benchmark. Not only is he having his own entry in…

Women, China’s secret economic force – Shaun Rein

Wu Yi, a powerful woman via Wikipedia The West has not yet a clue about the importance of women in China, both in society and as powerful consumers pushing the…

Patriotic hacking of the Australian filmsite – Jeremy Goldkorn

Rebiya Kadeer by Yves. via Flickr Chinese hackers attacked an Australian film site after a brawl emerged over the showing of a movie on Uigur celebrity Rebiya Kadeer and Western media…

China story partly based on fear and ignorance – Zhang Lijia

Zhang Lijia by Fantake via Flickr Author Zhang Lijia often describes the growing freedom in China in a rather positive way, while Western media regularly take a more critical approach,…

How to deal with racial riots – Howard French

Howard French by Fantake via Flickr Former China correspondent for the New York Times Howard French notes in his former paper the way how the US deal with the racial…

Mild forms of kidnapping – Shaun Rein

Image by Fantake via Flickr Shaun Rein explains, in the tracks of a recent kidnap case of an American business man by his disgruntled partners, that business in China is…

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