Sociologist Tricia Wang researches mobile and internet behavior among China’s migrant population and rates the many internet cafe’s she visits between 1 and 10. Warm hot dogs are a plus, the protein of the internet cafe.Read More →

Bad teeth and type 2 diabetes are just two of the problems China’s fat children develop, tells Paul French in an interview with The Daily Telegraph. Paul French is the co-author of the bestseller Fat China: How Expanding Waistlines are Changing a Nation.Read More →

All too often Sina’s microblog service Weibo is described as a kloon of Twitter. Sociologist Tricia Wang in Wuhan has been using Weibo for a few months and starts to report on her weblog about the differences of the two. About fun, love and entertainment. Read More →

Hong Kong: too small via Wikipedia The new-to-built Shanghai Disney park should learn from the mistakes that have been made in the Hong Kong park, says Shaun Rein in Reuters. First, size matters. Shaun Rein, managing director of China Market Research said the problem with the Hong Kong park isRead More →

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Shaun Rein talked at the Asia Society in New York on how China’s youth is going to be the economic fuel for two, three decades of solid growth. Youngsters might have less money per capita compared to consumers in the US, but since theyRead More →

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Saving tops no longer the agenda of China’s consumers as new generations kick in and see their disposable income grow, tells Shaun Rein Chinese media “We interviewed 5,000 people under the age of 32 across China. They have an effective savings rate of zero,”Read More →

Managing Consultant, China Streetsmart Travels from: Shanghai Get in touch with us to check the availability of this speaker John Chan has more than 20 years of experience in the marketing, sales and business development fields and is the author of: “China Streetsmart – What You MUST Know to BeRead More →