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Lijia Zhang BBC Interview on her Novel Lotus

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang, Beijing-based journalist and social commentator, was interviewed by BBC recently. Lijia talked about her newly published novel, Lotus, and the social issues reflected by prostitution in China. Lijia Zhang, skilled journalist, author, social commentator and speaker comes from humble beginnings. Born and raised on the banks of the Yangtze River, Lijia Zhang was pulled […]

Dana Leong Performed at PhiSkin Celebration Dinner in Shanghai

Dana Leong

World-renowned musician Dana Leong  performed at the PhiSkin Celebration Dinner in Shanghai. Take a look at the photos and videos below for a preview of Dana’s amazing presentation: Dana Leong has been dubbed as the world’s top electric cellist and is known as the world’s top trombone player by members of the world renowned Balkan Beat Box. Dana’s […]

Porter Erisman Spoke at TFWA Asia Conference with Great Feedback

Porter Erisman

Porter Erisman shared lessons learnt from the Alibaba success story, and insights on the next generations of shoppers at the TFWA Asia Conference. His presentation received great feedback from the organiser, as well as the audience from the travel retail industry. “Porter was a huge success, and very pleasant indeed to work with. Lots of […]

Lijia Zhang Interviewed by BBC Radio 4

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang was interviewed by BBC Radio 4 on her debut novel Lotus, which is about sex workers in China. Lijia Zhang shared her experience on her facebook page saying: Start the Week is Radio 4’s flag ship program, and the dream of many writers and publicists. I was so proud to be on the […]

Dana Leong Performed at the Shanghai Fashion Week

Dana Leong

Grammy awarded musician Dana Leong recently performed at Shanghai Fashion Week, with great success! Take a look at some of the event photos below: Dana Leong has been dubbed as the world’s top electric cellist and is known as the world’s top trombone player by members of the world renowned Balkan Beat Box. Dana’s distinctive sound encompasses multiple genres such […]

Insights of Helen Wang on the Chinese Middle Class, and More

Helen Wang

Helen Wang is an award-winning author, consultant, and expert on China’s middle class. Originally from China, Wang has lived in the U. S. for over twenty years. After finishing her master’s degree at Stanford University, she joined at a prestigious think tank, Institute for the Future, in Menlo Park, California, and consulted for Fortune 500 […]

Dr Andy Xie Spoke at Times India Conference Hosted in New Delhi

Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie was invited to speak at the ET Global Business Summit hosted by The Economic Times India hosted in New Delhi, discussing the economy of India and China, protectionism, crony capitalism and the Internet. Here is an excerpt of what Dr Xie shared on Indian, Chinese economies… These economies are low base economies. […]

China Speakers Agency proud to present Edwin Maher

Edwin Maher

We at China Speakers Agency are proud to present Edwin Maher, broadcast journalist, voice coach and keynote speaker. Edwin Maher is a New Zealand-born broadcast journalist who made history in China as the first non-Asian face to read prime-time news on Chinese State TV since 2004. Edwin Maher has been working as a broadcast journalist for most […]

Lijia Zhang Speaking at Private Banking Function on China Today and Tomorrow

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang,  journalist, author and lauded speaker discussed important topics at a private banking function. Lijia Zhang shared her insights on the following matters at the fireside chat: Worker treatment and their rights in China The average person’s view of the government Business culture in China and what should a western look out for (what […]

Andy Xie: Can slowing China escape the middle income trap?

Andy Xie

Renowned Chinese Economist, Dr Andy Xie, shared his insights on can slowing China escape the middle income trap, in his recent article published in The Times of India. China has been a great economic success. From 1999-2011, GDP and exports were rising at about 20% per annum in dollar terms. Something similar was observed earlier […]

Helen Wang Spoke at the TFWA China Conference on the China’s Middle Class

Helen Wang

Helen Wang, author of the award-winning book “The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You”, spoke at the TFWA China Conference on the China’s Middle Class and their huge impact on the duty free and travel retail business worldwide. She received great feedback from the audience […]

Max McKeown published his The Innovation Book in Chinese

Max McKeown

We are so happy for Max McKeown for publishing his The Innovation Book in Chinese! He has earlier had his The Strategy Book published in Chinese in 2015 as well.   Also check out Max’s books in English here. Max McKeown is often described as Europe’s answer to Tom Peters, and for very good reason! As a compelling […]

Porter Erisman, The Alibaba Effect

Porter Erisman

The Alibaba Effect: how an Internet company started by a schoolteacher is reshaping e-commerce worldwide. Fifteen years ago, few people would have imagined that an e-commerce company started by a Chinese schoolteacher would rise from an apartment into the world’s largest e-commerce company. But the company that Jack Ma founded in 1999, Alibaba, now handles […]

Andy Xie: China could offer America a trade deal on natural gas

Andy Xie

Independent economist Andy Xie suggests the possibility of a win-win trade between US and China that could “spark growth, cut pollution and improve the world’s most important bilateral relationship”. In his South China Morning Post article, Dr Xie says: The US economy depends on the growth of its energy sector. But demand saturation seems to be limiting its growth […]

Prof Justin Lin: How to Revive Growth in the World

Prof Justin Lin

Prof Justin Lin, Former World Bank Chief Economist, discussed U.S.-China economic relations and possibilities for renewed economic growth for both countries and the world at the annual Forecast for China’s Economy for 2017, hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and Peking University’s China Center for Economic Research, at the New York Stock Exchange […]

Lijia Zhang’s Successful Book Tour

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang‘s book tour for Lotus is a success! Just recently, Lijia was the main guest speaker at a cultural event in Maastricht entitled Secret China. The sold out event was organized by Story Line and Lijia shared that a few dozen books were sold out too! Take a look at some of the event photos from […]