Posts Tagged ‘Chongqing’

Why Going West Makes More Sense Now.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 3:37 6 Comments

While it has been a while since I have posted anything on China’s interior, I was asked a couple of weeks ago to comment on a recent initiative between Chengdu and Chongqing to develop a new zone … together.  Historically cities that were in competition for different investments, and cities whose own markets had not […]

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Ted Koppel’s China Series Gets Skewered By NYT

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 7:44 18 Comments

I am not sure if anyone out there has seen the recent Ted Koppel series on China, but Neil Genzlinger had this to say: Ted Koppel doesn’t actually cover much geographic ground in “The People’s Republic of Capitalism,” his four-part look at change in China on the Discovery Channel, but he seems a bit like […]

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Chongqing: A City on Steroids

Thursday, May 8, 2008 10:50 Comments Off on Chongqing: A City on Steroids

Current TV has just released their newest installment City on Steroids, and it should not be missed. Shot in Chongqing, this segment is broken into three parts, Day 1 -Bang Bang Men (porters), rampant construction and individual home ownership (every young couples dream), Day 2 – life of a bang bang man, migrant appreciation day,a […]

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Is China’s Interior Missing Parts? Or Are You?

Friday, April 4, 2008 23:39 2 Comments

Bill Dodson from This is China writes a piece in Euro Biz this month entitled Parts missing that looks at some of the difficulties a few friend are facing when entering China’s interior market of Chongqing. It is one of those pieces that will surely get a lot of reads, because he is right. Chongqing […]

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Bo XiLai: Chonqing’s New Mayor, and New Future?

Friday, February 29, 2008 8:21 2 Comments

Last December, I referenced an article in the China Daily Five provinces get new leaders in major reshuffle where it was announced Bo Xilai (China Vitae Profile here), ten mayor of Dalian, and 4 other successful mayors would be posted to cities inland. At the time, it didn’t get much press internationally, however this Guardian […]

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Seed Article: Go West, Young Scientist

Wednesday, December 5, 2007 10:53 Comments Off on Seed Article: Go West, Young Scientist

A big optimist on the potential of Western China, I was recently interviewed for an article in this months SEED Magazine entitled Go West Young Scientist. The author has done a great job of looking at some of the other opportunities (outside of my traditional scope) and hope you will enjoy it.

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Home’s Where Heart Is

Friday, November 16, 2007 21:13 Comments Off on Home’s Where Heart Is

Growing up, I always hear Home is where you hang your hat, but today the China Daily has put together an article on expats in the 2nd tier cities called Home’s where heart is Written by Viva Goldner, is a very interesting read and I find that many of the quotes she has pooled together […]

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Chengdu vs. Chongqing: Logistics Hub(s) of the Southwest

Thursday, November 15, 2007 10:58 7 Comments

While working on some research for a report, I interviewed a member of the Chengdu foreign investment bureau to better understand why foreign firms in general were choosing Chengdu, what the obstacles were, and what the future looked like.. Of the 20 or so questions we went over, one of my favorites was in response […]

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