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China’s media plans "nothing different" – Rowan Simons

Rowan Simons by Fons1 via Flickr China’s central government media have ambitious plans to conquer the world, including the film festival in Cannes, but our media expert Rowan Simons doubts…

Do you want your speaker over satellite?

Zhang Lijia by Fons1 via Flickr Challenging times with limited financial resources? Getting a key-note speaker in from overseas can be very expensive. Speakers’ fees go up and – although…

China’s internet offers better investment options – William Bao Bean

William Bao Bean by Fons1 via Flickr As the shake out of industries takes place under the global financial crisis, internet companies in China are becoming more attractive for investments,…

Glass tycoon become China’s biggest giver – Rupert Hoogewerf

Rupert Hoogewerf by Getty Images via Daylife Cao Dewang, a glass tycoon from Fujian province, has become China’s biggest giver in charity, Hurun publisher Rupert Hoogewerf writes The Shanghai Daily….

The shock for the migrant workers – Victor Shih

Victor Shih by Fons1 via Flickr 2009 will be a troubling year, professor Victor Shih tells USA Today. Especially for millions of migrant workers who have lost their jobs in…

Polo lost the fight against pirates – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fons1 via Flickr Counterfeits might be part of life in China, but some companies win, while Polo lost, tells Shaun Rein Bloomberg. Hong Kong operator Dickson Concept…

The pitfalls of celebrity marketing – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fons1 via Flickr A pot smoking Michael Phelps illustrates now celebrities change from brand ambassadors into liabilities, especially in China where audiences tend to be less forgiving…

Construction, not export triggered China’s crisis – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeber by Fons1 via Flickr The declining export figures have not the influence on China’s economy that is commonly believed, says economic analyst Arthur Kroeber in The Globe and…

You cannot control the internet – Sam Flemming

Sam Flemming by Fons1 via Flickr You cannot control the IWOM (Internet Word of Mouth) and thus ultimately the internet, tells CIC-chief Sam Flemming 56minus1, when asked about the biggest…

Visiting professor at LUBS – Andrew Leung

Andrew Leung by Fons1 via Flickr Professor Andrew Leung, already having an impressive list of prestigious positions, has now also become Visiting Professor of the London Metropolitan University Business School…

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