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

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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

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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, […]

Lijia Zhang Inspirational Virtual Presentation on Chinese New Year

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Lijia Zhang‘s self transformation, is also a reflection of the development of modern China. Inspirational Virtual Presentation – Regarding the Transformation of Herself and China. This Chinese New Year, Lijia has been invited to share her inspirational personal story and the truths and myths of China, by a European Bank with their colleagues. The audiences […]

Lijia Zhang: China’s ‘996’ overwork culture show how vulnerable tech workers have become

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Lijia Zhang, author of Socialism is Great, opined that the Chinese government should step in to protect workers, end the 996 regime endemic in tech giants, and stop capitalism in its coldest form from being practised in socialist China. What happened was the invasion of market economy and cold-hearted capitalism. Reforms led China’s labour system […]

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

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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 […]

Lijia Zhang spoke at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival in London

Lijia Zhang, author of “Lotus” and “Socialism is Great” was invited to speak at The Zee Jaipur Literature Festival the on the relationship between China and India. The Zee Jaipur Literature Festival, famed as the ‘greatest literary show on earth’, was hosted in London earlier this month. She also shared the stage at a panel discussion with famed British/Sri […]

Lijia Zhang Won the Mulan Award

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Lijia Zhang, author of Socialism is Great and Lotus, has recently won an award given by Mulan, a London based foundation which recognizes the achievement of Chinese women living in UK. Lijia has always been a great inspiration for us at China Speakers Agency Lijia, a rocket-factory worker in Mainland China, self-taught herself English during […]

Lijia Zhang Speaking at Various Literary Festivals

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Lijia Zhang, author of “Socialism is Great” and “Lotus”, was recently invited to speaking at various literary festivals. From Hong Kong to Bali, she shared the stages with many renowned writers. Take a look at some of the event photos of Lijia‘s participation at the Hong Kong International Literary Festival and Ubud Writers & Readers […]

Lijia Zhang BBC Interview on her Novel Lotus

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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 […]

Lijia Zhang Interviewed by BBC Radio 4

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Lijia Zhang’s Successful Book Tour

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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 […]

Lijia Zhang Publishes Her New Novel – Lotus

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Lijia Zhang has a new book out called “Lotus”, inspired by the secret life of the her grandmother. Lotus follows a young woman torn between past traditions and modern desires―as she carves out a life for herself in China’s “City of Sins”. “Standing outside the Moonflower Massage Parlor with three other girls, Lotus flashed her red smile at […]

Zhang Lijia on Wage Gap and Sex Discrimination in China

Chinese feminist writer Lijia Zhang shared her views on the wage gap and sex discrimination in China in an interview. “The market economy has led to increased gender inequality since the 1990s,” noted feminist writer Lijia Zhang (China File 11 June 2014). This is reflected in the widening wage gap between women and men, a […]

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Are you looking for a speaker who truly knows China business for your upcoming event? We are the China speakers agency to help you to identify the most appropriate speakers. Andy Xie – Renowed Chinese Economist Shaun Rein – The End of Cheap China Haiyan Wang – Getting China and India Right Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran […]

Lijia Zhang: A Motivational Story from Mainland China

Lijia Zhang is a rocket-factory worker turned freelance journalist, social commentator and the author of Socialism is Great! A Worker’s Memoir of the New China. Her personal story provides great insights on the changes China goes through in the past few decades.  Zhang LiJia LiJia Zhang is a rocket factory girl turned writer, journalist and […]


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