More than three million Chinese students went to the US for their study, but with the rising sinophobia both the US and Australia are losing out huge advantages of those eager learners, says business analyst Shaun Rein to state-broadcaster CGTN. Even losing only tuition fees might cost them dearly, he adds.
The official trade war between the US and China seems to be entering its end game. But that does not mean the hostilities will end. Making sense out of what the world’s first and second-largest economies will do will only be slightly easier. A few speakers at our office might be able to help you out.
China’s luxury travelers are high on the agenda of the tourism industry, and Rupert Hoogewerf, publisher of the Hurun China Rich List, sees a few major trends. Family trips are emerging as a preference, and WeChat groups of alumni of key universities a forgotten way to connect to the luxury travelers, he tells in the South China Morning Post.
In a Washington mall, the Chu Silk manuscript – China’s equivalent of the Dead Sea Scrolls can be found. Journalist Ian Johnson describes how those precious relicts disappeared from China and ended up in the US, a journey now meticulously describes by the Chinese scholar, Prof. Li Ling of the Peking University for the New York Times.
Celebrity author Zhang Lijia dives on her weblog into the argument between Chinese from Hong Kong and those on the mainland, who have been denouncing each other, calling the mainlanders ‘locusts’, while professor Kong Qingsheng from Peking University called the Hongkongnese ‘running dogs’.
Bill Fischer When you are looking for smart ideas in China, go to Beijing, rather than Shanghai or Guangzhou, writes IMD business professor Bill Fischer of technology management in the Business Times, exploring the strategy for idea hunting. Interested in Web 2.0? Go to Silicon Valley. If you go anywhere else,