Author Archives: China Speakers Agency

Dr Andy Xie: How China’s coal crisis exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie talked about China’s coal crises and how it exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint The surging electricity demand is driven by export recovery. China is on pace to increase exports by US$700 billion this year, more than Japan’s total exports. As central banks and governments […]

Dr Andy Xie: How the Evergrande debt crisis could force China’s hand on reforming government

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie , renowned Chinese economist, shared his insights on how the Evergrande debt crisis could force China’s hand on reforming government, in his recent SCMP article. He argued that an Evergrande collapse would be unlikely to bring down China’s financial system, but unresolved problems could still threaten social stability. Bloated government, dependence on […]

Dr Andy Xie: Politics trumps money in Chinese markets

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent Financial Times article, Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist, opined that politics trumps money in Chinese markets and even Beijing may not know whether it will be comfortable with Big Tech in the future and in what form. Perhaps the biggest threat to Beijing is that big internet companies may weaken one-party […]

Winston Ma Commented on What Beijing’s New Data Rules Will Mean for Companies

Winston Ma

Winston Ma recently commented on Beijing’s New Data Rules in a Fortune article by Yvonne Lau. Companies operating in China will have a new rule book to play starting Sep 2021 —whether domestic or foreign—that collect data and have operations in mainland China will be subject to the new Data Security Law (DSL), which outlines […]

Chinese Simplified Characters Edition of Your Are What You Risk by Michele Wucker Recently Released

Michele Wucker

CITIC Press has released the Chinese simplified characters edition of YOU ARE WHAT YOU RISK: The New Art and Science of Navigating an Uncertain World, published in the US in April by Pegasus books. The Chinese edition, with a preface written for Chinese audience, is part of the Rhino Books imprint created in 2017 for […]

Dr Andy Xie: Beijing’s ‘common prosperity’ push shows how its China model is taking shape

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie discussed ‘common prosperity’ in China, the future of a socialist market economy and more. Here is an excerpt: The Chinese leadership is talking about common prosperity as a policy driver. This could be a cue for those with great wealth to recycle it back into society, the […]

Winston Ma: China Crackdown on Internet Stocks Benefited Cryptocurrency?

Winston Ma

Winston Ma spoke about investments, cryptocurrency and the crypto market in a recent article by Rob Lenihan for TheStreet.com “Various Chinese regulators have come out with new rules for the internet sector over the past few months from anti-trust to data regulation,” said Ma, author of “The Digital War – How China’s Tech Power Shapes […]

Winston Ma shared insights on the future of cryptocurrency in China

Winston Ma

Winston shared his insights at the Cointelegraph report, answering questions like Are token-less blockchain projects the future? Many countries may look at China as a reference, but the jury is still out in terms of the effectiveness of crypto mining and trading crackdown in China. According to Winston Ma, former managing director and head of North […]

Dr Andy Xie’s insights on the Trojan horse threat behind China’s tutoring and tech crackdown amid US rivalry

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent opinion piece for SCMP, Dr Andy Xie discussed the continuing China-US rivalry, how both industries are becoming more powerful and more. Here are some highlights: Beijing is cracking down on tutoring businesses in its latest move to reshape China’s economy. Internet companies have also been under scrutiny for some time. Many actions fall […]

Matthew Brennan: Will Bytedance Be Bigger Than Facebook?

Matthew Brennan

Matthew Brennan , author of Attention Factory: The Story of TikTok and China’s ByteDance, discussed the secret sauce of Bytedance, why is Bytedance algorithm superior to other social media platforms, and if Bytedance will be bigger than Facebook in the coming years. Watch the interview below: Matthew Brennan 马修 is a well-known speaker and writer about WeChat. […]

Former NASA Astronaut, Dr Leory Chiao, Interviewed by BBC on China’s New Space Station

Dr Leroy Chiao

Retired NASA astronaut Dr Leroy Chiao speaks to the BBC’s Jane O’Brien on China’s longest crewed space mission to date and the first in nearly five years. Watch the interview below:  Dr Leroy Chiao 焦立中 worked at NASA for 15 years before he left the agency in 2005.  A veteran of four space missions, Dr. […]

Winston Ma: China’s New Crypto Regulation

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, shared his insights on China’s new crypto regulation and what it means for the future of blockchain in a recent virtual fireside chat. Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native Chinese who have worked as investment professionals […]

Simon Collins Available to Speak at In-person Events in China

Simon Collins

We at China Speakers Agency are happy to share that Simon Collins, WeDesign.org founder and former Dean of Parsons School of Design, is available to speak in China for in-person events! Watch his speaker showreel below to learn more about Simon’s work: Simon Collins is a design thinker, speaker, writer, educator, designer and advisor. Following a […]

Peggy Liu shared insights on the global impact of Chinese green transformation

Peggy Liu

In a recent virtual interview, Peggy Liu, Chairperson of JUCCCE (Joint US–China Collaboration for Clean Energy, a non-governmental organization working towards a future where both personal and planetary health thrive alike), shared her insights on the global impact of Chinese green transformation, and map out the main hurdles, both domestic and international, that China faces […]

Mike Walsh, Leading Futurist, Spoke on The Future of the F&B Industry at Virtual Industry Event

Mike Walsh

In his virtual presentation, Mike Walsh discussed how the pandemic did more than change the world, it brought the world of 2030 forward a decade to today. Just like in 1918, the COVID19 crisis has accelerated technologies and social forces that will ultimately reshape our behaviors, beliefs and the way our society operates. We are at […]

Winston Ma: Digital War – How China’s Tech Power Shapes the Future of AI, Blockchain, & Cyberspace

Winston Ma

Mr. Winston Ma spoke at the virtual program hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations recently, where he explored how China’s innovation ecosystem drives next generation unicorns and its young netizens participate in the evolving digital economy, and what emerging markets can learn from China as they dive headlong into the mobile-first economy. Watch […]


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