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Do The Incentives to Innovate in China Make Sense?

Monday, July 1, 2013 4:53 Comments Off on Do The Incentives to Innovate in China Make Sense?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roGzJsM–I8[/youtube] innovation in China is a topic that is discussed frequently. Largely because it is one of the more illusive pieces of China’s rise, and once “found, innovation will catapult China to greatness, global brands, and a harmonious society. While attending an event of leaders representing some of China’s most innovative domestic companies, one of […]

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Philly Orchestra Makes 3 hour Delay More Interesting

Friday, June 7, 2013 21:01 Comments Off on Philly Orchestra Makes 3 hour Delay More Interesting

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=dFhYPsgroMk#![/youtube] 

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China Begins to Recalibrate it Economy.. Again

Sunday, June 2, 2013 7:07 Comments Off on China Begins to Recalibrate it Economy.. Again

One of the greatest shows on earth is under new management, and if you believe everything you read in the the WSJ, then the article Beijing Issues List Of Planned Overhauls is one that you should view as Beijing’s announcement that they are getting ready to recalibrate its economy for the second time in a […]

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Will Consumers Buy into “Imported Ingedients”

Monday, May 27, 2013 1:56 Comments Off on Will Consumers Buy into “Imported Ingedients”

   As mentioned in a number of previous posts, but more recently in the post Would you Sell Your Milk Powder to a Chinese Firm?, Chinese firms scramble to regain the trust of consumers.  And while it is not limited to the powdered milk industry, it certainly seems that this is the industry that is […]

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Learn to Adapt In China. It’s a Transferable Skill

Monday, May 20, 2013 9:01 Comments Off on Learn to Adapt In China. It’s a Transferable Skill

Was speaking to a friend the other day about how China is a place where you can, and should, reinvent yourself on a regular basis. Something that the US Fed Chairman believes is something the future generation should grow used to as well. “During your working lives, you will have to reinvent yourselves many times,” […]

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What’s Good For The Goose

Thursday, April 25, 2013 5:34 Comments Off on What’s Good For The Goose

According to the recent WSJ article, How to Predict the Next Big Bailout: Real estate agents who help Chinese investors buy homes abroad say they can guess which country is facing financial ruin by the level of restrictions attached to their investment immigration programs. That is, the easier it is for their clients to buy […]

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When Consumers Lose Confidence. Beijing Acts

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 4:56 5 Comments

While the news of 6,000 pigs floating in Shanghai’s water ways is front and center this week, the issue of consumer confidence has been a growing for some time.  Particularly since the 2008 milk scandal. It is an issue that has become an economic one as Chinese residents, whose spending habits have grown in the […]

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Energy Security in China. Nukes, Coal, and Hydro

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 1:57 Comments Off on Energy Security in China. Nukes, Coal, and Hydro

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLX8jCKL9I4[/youtube] If you are someone who has an interest in understanding the balance that China is facing with energy, and energy security, then you need to watch the clip above. It is a presentation by Jiang Zemin’s son, Mian Heng Jiang, and focuses on China’s energy market going forward.  In it he speaks very bluntly […]

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