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In a growing cage – Zhang Lijia

Zhang Lijia by Fantake via Flickr Just days ahead of June 4, celebrity author Zhang Lijia remembers in the New Work Times her May-days in 1989 when she helped to…

Former diplomat joins China Speakers Bureau

Xu Ming, currently the Asia-Pacific director of the IEDE business school from Madrid and a former Chinese diplomat in Latin America, has joined the China Speakers Bureau as a speaker….

Setting a young girl free – Zhang Lijia

Zhang Lijia by Fantake via Flickr Celebrity author Zhang Lijia gets many positive reviews for her book “Socialism Is Great!”: A Worker’s Memoir of the New China, but a review…

China’s purchasing criteria different from Japan – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Just like Japan in the 1980s China is now going overseas in a major shopping spree to spend a part of its USD two…

Can China pull the world out of its recession?

Image via Wikipedia In the latest newsletter for May 2009 of the China Speakers Bureau we make clear China will not, and does not want to.But China is offering the…

The Renminbi is not going to be a reserve currency – Arthur Kroeber

Image by r5d4 via Flickr With the US dollar in decline as the leading global currency, the financial world is looking for alternatives. China’s currency, the Renminbi, is not going…

First signs of grass root soccer only emerge – Rowan Simon

Rowan Simons by Fantake via Flickr The first signs of grass root soccer in China are only emerging, says soccer expert Rowan Simons in a Time-article on a soccer club…

Bridging between China and the West – Zhang Lijia

Image by Fantake via Flickr Celebrity author Zhang Lijia continues to win over new audiences, here in an interview with the leading Spanish newspaper El Pais (in a Google Translate…

A movie with Japanese as humans – Zhang Lijia

Image by Fantake via Flickr Yet another movie about the Japanese atrocities in Nanjing is causing an uproar in China, writes the LA Times . Celebrity author and Nanjing native Zhang…

Sex park too boring – James Farrer

Korea has its Love land via Wikipedia Sociologist James Farrer of the Sophia University in Tokyo comments in Global Post on the opening and closure of China’s sex park “Love…

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