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Ashley Galina Dudarenok on Bloomberg – How Coronavirus Impacts China’s Ecommerce

Ashley Galina Dudarenok

Ashley Galina Dudarenok was interviewed by Bloomberg on how coronavirus is impacting China’s e-commerce. Are the Chinese citizens spending money after the lockdown? Is there really “revenge spending” as retailers hoped? Which e-commerce platforms in China are winning the game? Ashley shares her observations in the interview. Ashley Galina Dudarenok is a China marketing expert with […]

Lijia Zhang: The coronavirus pandemic is nature’s wake-up call to humans who have lost their Way

Lijia Zhang

In her recent opinion piece for SCMP, renowned author and speaker Lijia Zhang shared insights on the coronavirus pandemic, sustainable development and more. Here are a few highlights: The Tao-te Ching says: “Man takes his law from the Earth; the Earth takes its law from Heaven; Heaven takes its law from the Tao. The law […]

Dr Leroy Chiao, Former NASA Astronaut on Social Isolation

Dr Leroy Chiao

With social distancing quickly becoming the norm across the globe, former NASA astronaut Dr Leroy Chiao shares his tips on how to make the most out of being isolated for long stretches of time. Watch his Forbes interview below to learn more Read the rest of the article here. Dr Leroy Chiao 焦立中 worked at NASA […]

Dr Andy Xie: How the greedy ruling elite failed us, by putting profit before pandemic preparedness

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist opined that the ruling elite has failed us, by putting profit before pandemic preparedness. The ruling class has been ignoring expert warnings of a pandemic, which resulted in the difficult situation the world is now facing. Ay attempts to align supply chains to health care […]

Dr Shirley Yu interviewed by BBC on the CoronaVirus Impact to the Chinese Economy

Dr Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu interviewed by BBC on the CoronaVirus Impact to the Chinese Economy in early Feb 2020, shortly after China shut down Wuhan due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Dr Shirley Yu (于泽), is a former CCTV 9 anchor, an experienced moderator and author. She holds a PhD in Economics from Peking Univeristy and started her career […]

Arnold Ma: China economy picking up again after the Coronavirus crisis

Arnold Ma

China has been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak. The whole country was locked down for a few weeks since late Jan 2020. With the virus under control, China gradually relaxed the lockdown measures and the citizens are going back to work and going out to shop again. According to Arnold Ma, as of 21 […]

Arnold Ma: China 2020 – Trends for the new decade

Arnold Ma

In a recent fireside chat, Arnold Ma, Founder of Qumin discussed with his colleagues what marketers looking to China should watch out for in 2020. The 3 major pillars they discussed, in particular, are people, technology and how these affect marketing. Arnold was joined by Qumin co-founder Thomas Nixon and Qumin marketing manager Louisa Loehrig […]

Dr Andy Xie: Three ways the coronavirus could trigger a global financial crisis – and why central bankers are to blame

Dr Andy Xie

In his most recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie details how the coronavirus (COVID-19) could trigger a global financial crisis. Dr Xie talked about the most vulnerable industries: tourism-related companies, commercial real estate sector and residential property market. He also discussed how cutting interest rates will not help these sectors, but it will boost speculation. […]

Michele Wucker: How Hard Will COVID-19 Slam the Global Economy?

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, author of Gray Rhino, shared her insights on the impact of COVID-19 on the Global Economy in her recent article published on Linkedin. So far, estimates of the hit that Chinese economic growth will take range from 0.2 to 0.8 percent, depending on whether the outbreak slows as spring arrives and temperatures increase, […]

Andy Xie: Luck may be the only thing standing between the coronavirus and a US stock market crash

Andy Xie

In his recent SCMP article, Andy Xie posited that the slowdown in Chinese manufacturing and ripple effect on global supply chains will hit the global economy hard, even if a recession can be avoided. He further emphasized that if the coronavirus outbreak cannot be contained by summer, a crash worse than the 2008 crisis awaits America’s […]

Engage Hung Huang, one of the most influential women on Chinese social media, to speak at your upcoming event

Hung Huang

China Speakers Agency is delighted to share that Hung Huang, one of the most influential women in Chinese social media is now available for speaking engagements. Hung Huang’s internet writing went from blog to weibo, where she remains one of the most influential women on Chinese social media with 14.7 million followers. In 2011, Time […]

Peggy Liu: Using technology to improve living standards in China

Peggy Liu

Peggy Liu, Chairperson of JUCCCE, shared her insights on how using technology can improve living standards in China, in a recent podcast. In the podcast linked below, Peggy talks about spearheading the first public dialogue between U.S. and Chinese officials on clean energy in 2006, helping to pioneer smart grid technology in China, and teaching […]

Niall Ferguson on China-US relationships

Niall Ferguson

For the past two years, China and the United States have locked horns in a trade war that has inevitably buffeted the world’s economy.   Historian Niall Ferguson shared his insights on China-US relationships in a recent interview conducted in Hong Kong. Niall Ferguson teaches history and business at Harvard, Stanford and Oxford universities. His theories […]

Edith Yeung:China’s virtual currency may be rolled out within a year

Edith Yeung

In a recent media interview with CNBC, Edith Yeung of Proof of Capital opined that China’s virtual currency may be rolled out within a year. In the video below, she says the Chinese government has been “really thoughtful” about the digital currency electronic payment framework and its rollout. Read more about it here. Edith Yeung is a […]

First book by Peggy Liu “Mesmerize the Media” reached #1 bestseller in four separate Amazon categories

Peggy Liu has just released her first book “Mesmerize the Media: Maximize Your Impact With More Press” on Amazon and it has already reached #1 in four separate categories! Peggy Liu is TIME’s Hero of the Environment and “China’s Green Goddess” and the author of “Mesmerize the Media: Maximize Your Impact With More Press.” She […]

Dr Andy Xie: With US trade deal, China kicks the can of economic reforms down the road – at greater cost to itself

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie believes that the “phase-one trade deal between China and the United States is not substantial enough to stop both economies from decoupling“. He elaborates on this and more in his most recent SCMP article: Buying time with bribes is not a good strategy for China. It kicks the can down the road but at […]