Archive for October, 2010

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Numbers, Buzz Words & Bad Milk, To T2, “Xi’s the One”, & Expo Optimism)

Monday, October 25th, 2010

This week’s update on last week’s news has an economic focus (more Q3 numbers, interest rates, risks, and 5-year planning). But to add some colour we also have “inclusive” buzz words (and a scandalous princeling), a very sour PR story from the already muddy milk industry. And, to prove that not everything is bad news, […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Statistics, Spin & Treasury Reports, To Subsidies, Plans & Rich Women)

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Our weekly run-though of last week’s news follows, including Q3 economic statistics (look for the spin on the long and short term trends in the trade stats), background to the delayed US Treasury report into currency manipulation, as well as more tough talk on subsidies (and argument that will rumble on). We also look at […]

China Business Bookshelf

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Time for our periodic update of China books on our shelf (in various states of un-readedness…): • Currently enjoying “When a Billion Chinese Jump” by Jonathan Watts • Next on the reading list is “The Chinese Dream” by Helen Wang • Patiently waiting: The Party, by Richard McGregor • Lining up: China Inside Out. Ten […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (What You May Have Missed, Holiday, Bumper Edition)

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Following on from the combined Mid-Autumn Festival, and “Golden Week” National Day holidays in China (during which time we were without holiday – working flat out – here in London), our collected news highlights are below served up in two courses. Week ending 10/10/10 1. IMF report RT @ChinaDailyUSA: China’s growth projected to be 10.5% […]

Philanthropic Philosophy, Face, And That Dinner

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

We hear plenty about China’s millionaires and billionaires from the Hurun Report, which recently provided the following news on China’s new richest man, as well as insight into the richest women (who do well in China, relative to their global peers): • Wahaha(ha!) Zong Qinghou, richest man in China – Rupert Hoogewerf RT @fonstuinstra: […]