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Lijia Zhang recently interviewed by “Pieces of China” online series on her self-transformation

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang, the author of “Socialism is Great” and “Lotus,” , was recently interviewed by “Pieces of China” online series on her self-transformation, which began in the missile factory where she worked in the early 1980s, and discuss how learning English at night helped open her mind and break out into a career as an […]

Lijia Zhang Joined “China, Taiwan, and Chinese Identity” Panel at 24th Far Eastern Film Festival

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang, best-selling author of “Socialism is Great”, joined the “China, Taiwan, and Chinese Identity” Panel at the 24th Far Eastern Film Festival, discussed the changing attitude towards love and romance and family value in Taiwan and China, and about China-related current affairs. Lijia Zhang, skilled journalist, author, social commentator and speaker comes from humble beginnings. […]

Lijia Zhang Interviewed by Italian Sky TV about Ukraine War and Media Freedom

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang participated in a TV panel discussion organized by Italian Sky TV about the Ukraine war and media freedom. It took place at the Kursaal Theatre in Bari, in southern Italy. On stage with Lijia was an Italian journalist who has just returned from reporting in Kyiv. The third panelist was a Russian journalist, […]

Michele Wucker Shared Insights on the Ukraine Situation, How to Define and Communicate Risk, and More

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker was interviewed by Christian Harris on his popular Safety and Risk Success podcast recently. They talked about the Ukraine situation, how to define and communicate risk, and how risk fingerprints can affect organizational culture and will drive the New World Of Work. Some highlights: ✅ How does Michele define risk, and what does […]

Diana Wu David Interview on Hong Kong’s Pandemic Policy

Diana Wu David

Is Hong Kong’s pandemic policy killing businesses and driving people out of the territory? Diana Wu David was interviewed by TVB Money Matters on how she has been coping with the ever changing policy guidelines. A look at how Hong Kong’s pandemic policy is affecting businesses in the city as quarantines for arrivals are 3 […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard. With no swift resolution to the Ukraine war in sight and a risk of the conflict spreading, markets must wake up to the reality of massive energy and food supply shocks. The likelihood that financial […]

Winston Ma “The Future of Technology” Interview

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, author and adjunct professor at New York University School of Law, was recently interviewed by CGTN America, on the future of technology, China’s role in it, and the competition between China and US. In China, the next frontier of technology advancement is in artificial intelligence. A national AI plan has helped the technology […]

Arnold Ma: China Produces Only Low Quality Products is a Myth

Arnold Ma

For a long time, China has been seen as the go-to country for cheap, typically low-quality products. “Made in China” used to be equivalent to saying this product won’t last because it’s made as cheaply as possible. There is some truth to this – even today, some of the cheapest electronics products out there are […]

Ashley Dudarenok Forbes Interview on Tips To Establish Yourself As A Thought Leader

Ashley Dudarenok

Ashley Dudarenok shared vital tips on how to establish yourself as a thought leader, in her recent interview with Forbes. Share something truly insightful. You don’t want to just share general knowledge, you want to share deeper insight. “Share something beyond the obvious that they can’t just find online, and don’t hold yourself back because […]

Dr Geoff Raby Discussed The Strained China-Australia Relationship in Bloomberg Interview

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr Geoff Raby, former Australian Ambassador to China, was recently interviewed at the “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia” with Haidi Stroud-Watts and Shery Ahn. He discussed the the strained China-Australia relationship and more. Click the image below to watch the interview:     Dr Geoff Raby 芮捷锐博士 was Australia’s Ambassador to China from 2007 to 2011. After 27 years in the public service, […]

Dr Shirley Yu: Why the Evergrande collapse is part of China’s ‘economic justice’ plan

Dr Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu , Chinese economist, argued in her recent article that, the fall of Chinese private real estate giant Evergrande aligns with President Xi Jinping’s stated vision for the nation. Meanwhile, the rules dictating China’s use of capital have changed during the Xi Jinping era. China’s most prized industrial companies have been thriving on an […]

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: 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 […]

Why Astronaut Dr Leroy Chiao Sees Many Reasons for Optimism

Dr Leroy Chiao

In a recent Asia Society interview, Dr Leroy Chiao, former NASA astronaut, shared why he saw many reasons for optimism despite the pandemic. 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. Chiao most recently served as […]

Matthew Brennan, Author of “Attention Factory: The Story of TikTok and China’s ByteDance” Discusses China’s Growing Influence in Global Tech

Matthew Brennan

Apps like WeChat are leading a wave of innovation in China and the world, quickly bringing China closer to the goal of becoming a technological superpower. In a recent podcast interview, Matthew Brennan discusses about the future of Chinese mobile technology and innovation. Matthew is a speaker and writer focusing on Chinese mobile technology and innovation. […]

Arnold Ma: Understanding China’s ‘She-Economy’ in 2021

Arnold Ma

In a recent livestreamed chat, Arnold Ma, China marketing expert, spoke with Bessie Lee, Former CEO, WPP China and currently CEO and Founder, Withinlink on how brands can harness the “She power” in China. The “She-economy” in China is huge. 80% of China’s biggest e-commerce platform Tmall’s top new brands in 2020 focused on female Chinese consumers’ […]


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