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The truth about China’s financial promises – Victor Shih

Victor Shih Both the four trillion renminbi (450 billion euro) and the share rescue package of 930 billion Renminbi are not a way to spend China to economic safety, writes…

Charity on the rise – Paul French

Paul Frenchby Fons1 via FlickrPhilanthropy is making headway into China, writes China-consultant Paul French in Ethical Corporation. China’s rich are more confident and start to give more of their wealth…

Some window dressing before the global show – Arthur Kroeber

Hu Jintaovia WikipediaChina’s 450 billion euro package has been part of setting the stage ahead of the global financial meeting on Saturday in Washington, says Arthur Kroeber, managing director of…

KFC, one of the best US companies moving into China – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fons1 via FlickrIn the midst of many failures, KFC has been one of the best American companies moving into China, argues Shaun Rein, managing director of the…

The government can mobilize enourmous resources – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeberby Fons1 via FlickrThis is pretty major, says Arthur Kroeber of the consultancy firm Dragonomics in Reuters, about the four trillion Renminbi (euro 450 billion) investment China’s central government…

"You need the right system for innnovation" – Rowan Gibson

Rowan Gibsonby Fons1 via FlickrA good intention only gets you so far, says Rowan Gibson in one of his recent key note speeches. “Intentions are not enough, you also need…

All bets are off – Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuoby Fons1 via Flickr“All bets are off now that the credit crisis is lapping at China‚Äôs shores,” says Kaiser Kuo, group director digital strategies of Ogilvy in Beijing in…

Good news for Africa ? – Howard French

Howard Frenchby Fons1 via FlickrBarack Obama’s election has Africa still not put on the political agenda in Washington, writes former New York Times correspondent Howard French, but the continent is…

China is looking increasingly stationary – Paul French

Paul Frenchby Fons1 via FlickrChina consultant and prolific speakers Paul French checked China for signs of crisis and did not like what he saw. “China is looking increasingly stationary,” he…

Planned: A podcast on Chinese investments abroad

Mark Schaub For time reasons we have delayed the planned China Speakers Bureau podcast with Shanghai-based lawyer and author Mark Schaub on the labor contract law till next week. But…

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