Rebecca Fannin 范碧嘉 , author of best-seller, Silicon Dragon (McGraw-Hill, 2008) and Startup Asia (Wiley, 2011) hosted the Silicon Dragon Hong Kong event at The China Club with a full house. Poshu Yeung from Tencent was invited to talked about the impressive growth of WeChat and Hurst Lin, Partner at DCM and Co-Founder of Sina was also on stage to […]
Martin Jacques, author of best-seller “When China Rules The World” opines that The West, instead of just criticises China for it’s lack of democracy, they also has a lot to learn from the country, particularly, it’s “state competency”… Here come’s Martin’s recent speech: Martin Jacques Martin Jacques is the author of the global best-seller ‘When China Rules the World: the Rise […]
Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist, opined that China’s Future Growth depends on the development of “Magacities”. ChangSha, is a good model to learn from, accordingly to Andy. Details from Andy’s article at Caixin: Small cities must survive on some industries that are competitive in the global economy. That is how such cities in Europe or […]
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Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist thinks that China, US focus on exports will cause more economic chaos. Here’s why: About the US … The US election offered voters a poor choice. Barack Obama’s policies stopped the economy from crashing, but they cannot reverse the slow and prolonged slide. On the other hand, Romney’s tax-cutting pledge, if […]
China is going to open the 18th Party Congress, announcing the new slate of leaders for the coming decade headed. What would be the impact on it’s policies? Would there be a new direction? Our China expert speakers are ready to share their insights with your audience: Willy Lam China Politics & Foreign Policy Expert Andy Xie […]
Helen H. Wang is an award-winning author of The Chinese Dream, consultant, and expert on China’s middle class. Here is her insight on why the Chinese middle class may be able to help re-balance the West’s economy… Helen Wang Originally from China, Wang has lived in the U. S. for over twenty years. After finishing her master’s […]
Former Australia Ambassador to China, Geoff Raby, talks about the power of Weibo, the most popular social media in China, and it’s impact on the Chinese society, in his recent media interview: Former Australian ambassador Geoff Raby is already convinced that in decades to come the weibo revolution will be seen as one of the key steps […]
Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist, opined that with the change of the Chinese leadership, control on government spending is required to avoid a crisis… China’s economy has become a game for the mandarins. Their voices weigh disproportionately on national policymaking. They of course advocate printing more money to feed their spending habits. Such blind spending, […]
Martin Jacques, author of best-seller “When China Rules The World” offers three building blocks for understanding China: China is a “civilization state” more than a nation state. While the West fragmented at the end of the Roman Empire, and remains fragmented today, China has remained a single civilization with its values of ancestor worship, family, state, guanxi, Confucian […]
Andy Xie, our renowned Chinese economist was optimistic that China will become a democracy in his lifetime… Here is his Interview: Andy talks about stability, inequality in income, politics, democracy… Contact us today to engage Andy to share his insights at your next conference.
Ian Johnson, Pulitzer Prize winner, China journalist for the Wall Street Journal, and author of Wild Grass: Three Stories of Change in Modern China, is going to publish his new book “Chinese Characters”, with a couple of contributors. Here is the excerpt of the book: An artist paints landscapes of faraway places that she cannot identify in order […]
Former Australia Ambassador to China, Geoff Raby now provides consultancy to companies on doing business in China, and Chinese company on their going-out strategy. Here is his recent interview at China Daily: Watch the video: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/video/2011-08/08/content_13069545.htm Dr Geoff Raby Dr Geoff Raby 芮捷锐博士 is Chairman and CEO of Geoff Raby & Associates, a Beijing-based business advisory firm. In addition […]
Expert on Chinese politics, Willy Lam, 林和立’s insights on China’s recent political events, including the Anti-Japanese Protests and the return of Xi Jinping… Beijing steers clear of skirmishes Asia Times Online-10 Sep, 2012 Beijing steers clear of skirmishes. By Willy Lam The late patriarch Deng Xiaoping said famously about US-China relations: “There are limits as … Xi Said to […]
Andy Xie, our renowned Chinese economist shared his insights on the Global and Chinese economy… Andy Xie: quickly empty house to sell that does not generate … Reporter: Recently you ‘do not buy a house, sell house fast free.’ As Well, that sold? Andy Xie: I have no vacancies, I’m just in a house in my opinion, … www.loveallnews.com/news-1469358-Andy-Xie:-quickly-em… ‘Zombie Firms’ […]
Mr Eddie Wang, former President of Minsheng Banking Corporation, talked with Prof Yunus during his recent visit in Hong Kong on banking, global economy etc… Extract: 尤努斯：2008年美國掀起了金融海嘯後，出現了一個有趣的現象。在一邊街，幾家跨國大銀行倒閉；在另一邊街，一些銀行家則很快活，依然向大財團借貸。那些銀行為何倒閉呢？主因是它們貪婪，投機作業，信奉幻想經濟(fantasy economy)，在現實中卻炒賣輸光了。我們從事小額借貸業務，每分錢都是投入實體經濟(real economy)。我給您借貸，您去買一頭牛。您把牛養育成長，就是照顧了我的貸款，還貸給我，壞賬少於1%，而不是把資金用作炒賣而烟銷雲散。我認為現代金融業已死，有關機制不可行；我們有無數窮人需要養牛，但又不容易借到錢。這便是當前世界金融的癥結。 王浵世：現在中國的銀行仍在追求高端的大筆財團貸款，而不是看看基層人們的需要。上周我在上海向內地銀行界人士作了一場演講，令您傷感的是，在場發問：「王先生，您能否告訴我怎樣可以投入高端的客戶，讓我們可借出更多的錢」。這明顯是忽略了基層市場。如果叫他們捲起衣袖到山區，看看基層市場的需要，他們就說Thank you, Sir ! Not me。教授，您曾到中國提出改良窮人經濟是很好的建議，但中國政府似乎仍未有時間來面對這些層面的問題。您提倡的借貸模式須要強烈的熱情去執行，才能在中國開花結果。如果業界沒有激情，只能空談了。 尤努斯：不同層面的人民都有融資需要，政府要關愛人民。尤其是中國，作為社會主義國家，經濟不能只依賴富人，應是依賴全體不同階層的人民作為支柱，去發展整個經濟。中國需要不斷檢視和更新金融體制，而不是只是利用「資本主義體制」去建立「社會主義國家」。 Full interview at SCMP