Archive for December, 2010

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Strikes, Exports & Prices, To Power, IPOs & Predictions)

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Welcome to our post-Christmas review of the news you may have missed – with a selection of tweets from our ChinaBlogTweets http://twitter.com/chinablogtweets twitter stream. 1. Striking deals RT @fonstuinstra: Auto Worker Strikes in China: What Did They Win? | Labor Notes http://ht.ly/3tYFo 2. Economic Op-ed 2 RT @GE_Anderson: Surprising op-ed in China Daily China’s model […]

Don’t Quote Me (On China As A Truck)

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

It may not have a very friendly or festive tone, but this quote from Hu Xijin, editor of the Global Times (via China Digital Times) just had to be noted… “You are driving a cart and we are driving a truck.” While the “cart” here seems to be Australia (see below), the “truck” is clearly […]

Seasons’ Greetings (& Good Tidings)!

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Happy holidays, once again, to all our readers. We continue our festive tradition of sending no Christmas cards (except via email – let us know if you lack one by the end of the week!), and of supporting children’s charities in China. • The Peach Foundation: “To help children from the poorest parts of China […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Chindia, Trade & Technology, To Online Retail, Social Media & Rural Marketing)

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Welcome to our weekly news review – with a selection of tweets from our ChinaBlogTweets twitter stream. 1. China & India RT @WSJChina: Wen: India Deals Worth $16 Billion http://on.wsj.com/fpP8rE (see also: ODI calling RT @WSJChina: Huawei to Invest $2 Billion in India http://on.wsj.com/gDLi8x ; RT @ftasiapacific: China signs $35bn in deals with Pakistan http://bit.ly/gTVxNn) […]

Christmas (China) List Bonus: Buzzwords (And More)

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Last week we posted “10 for 10: Our Christmas List of China Lists”. As anticipated, we have found a few more year-in-review posts to share: 1. Internet Buzzwords RT @chinaSMACK: New: 2010’s Top 10 Chinese Internet Buzzwords & Catchphrases http://bit.ly/fjGK1M 2. People @allroads 10 People Changing the Face of China from @bigthink http://tinyurl.com/3xrqcym 3. Google […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Investment, Inflation & Taxes, To IPOs, Ethics & Technology Transfer)

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Welcome to our weekly news review – with a selection of tweets from our ChinaBlogTweets twitter stream. 1. Economy RT @newschina China’s urban fixed-asset investment up 24.9% in first 11 months: http://bit.ly/gUmpIM…realestate and rail construction… (see also: RT @newschina: Chinese fiscal deficit likely to decrease in 2011 – People’s Daily Online: http://bit.ly/h55xS1) 2. 5-Year Plan: […]

The Holidays Are Coming (Again)

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Yes, it is that time of year again…and thankfully TravelChinaGuide posted a list of the 2011 China holidays here (edited below). 2011 Major Public Holiday Calendar New Year Jan. 1- 3 Spring Festival Feb. 2 – 8 Qingming Festival Apr. 3 – 5 May Day Apr. 30 – May 2 Dragon Boat Jun. 4 – […]

10 for 10: Our Christmas List of China Lists

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

This is for festive starters, and we expect more material for another list before the year is out… 1. Quotes: Among others… RT @ChinaDailyUSA: We summarized the top 10 notable quotes in China in 2010 for you: http://bit.ly/gtO7bI – From China Daily, including the infamous and outrageous: “Sue me if you dare. My father is […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Price Controls, Spending Plans & Tariff Blocks, To Tier 2, Buying Brands & Wikileaks)

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

A (very) quick review of last week’s news (it has been a busy week!): 1. Inflation RT @BullishChina: Wal-Mart Among Companies Facing China Price Controls – Bloomberg http://sns.ly/1RQ62 2. 5YP, 7 industries RT @BullishChina: China Has $1.5 Trillion Spending Plan, Reuters Says – BusinessWeek http://sns.ly/2RQ69 3. WTO RT @shaunrein: WTO Blocks EU Tariffs on Chinese […]

China’s City CHAMPS

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

The EIU has recently released (and has kindly shared with us) some research that caught our attention: “CHAMPS China’s fastest-growing cities”. A new acronym, yes (Chongqing, Hefei, Anshan, Maanshan, Pingdingshan and Shenyang), but well worth a read – and note that the report goes beyond those six cities, and looks at the top 20 fastest […]