Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Google’s Searching Questions, To Poorly Made Books, Bubbles & Biggest Things)

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Twitter and travelling in China do not go well together (sadly), so apologies for the delayed news here on the blog.

Our round-up of news from ChinaBlogTweets is below, but the staqnd-out stories must be the throwing down of Google’s gauntlet, and China’s year-end figures that include not only great growth, but also several more “biggest” and “second biggest” nominations.

1. Google, censorship and business sense?: This is such a big story, it needs to be looked at from several perspectives. A selection is below.

– China Speakers Bureau: Why is Google leaving China (part 1) http://ow.ly/VVZP

– GoogleCN has been at it a while. Here is one of our old posts on it from 2007 http://ow.ly/1mYX8W

– The PR perspective RT @imagethief: New post: Google detonates the China corporate communications script: http://is.gd/6aOCk #GoogleCN

– Case study in China MNC (mis)management RT @Web2Asia: My take on Google’s China announcement http://bit.ly/6EOcfF

– Searching RT @NiuB: RT @jinghuaz: RT @johnolilly …Very good big picture piece from Fallows on Google & China. http://bit.ly/4Hqfog

More updates on this to follow. We will tie it all together when (!) time allows. In the meantime, keep following the story on Twitter, and everywhere else.

2. Lending & inflation: China Raises Banks Reserve Ratio to Cool Economy, Bloomberg – http://ow.ly/VAjg 12:38 PM Jan 12th from HootSuite

3. Bubbles?: @fonstuinstra China Speakers Bureau: Tell James Chanos: no bubble in China – Shaun Rein http://ow.ly/Vy5T 8:59 AM Jan 12th

4. Setting Up: RT @BlawgTweets: How To Form A Representative Office In China. http://bit.ly/5j0CCk 4:05 PM Jan 11th

5. China is big, and bits of it are getting ever bigger: China the biggest… RT @billrusso: Business Week: China Ends U.S.’s Reign as Largest Auto Market http://tinyurl.com/yj9a93j 12:32 PM Jan 11th from Echofon

See more on this here.

6. Another one to read RT @NiuB: Paul Midler’s “Poorly Made in China”: Mischief, mayhem, soap. by @imagethief: http://bit.ly/4ybBhu 11:16 PM Jan 7th

7. PR = Pay Reporters RT @stinson: #link Getting paid for reporting through red envelopes – Global Times… http://ow.ly/16hOvk 1:47 PM Jan 7th

8. RMB RT @nducray: RT @niubi: China Think Tank Calls For One-Off 10% Rise In Yuan Vs US Dollar – WSJ.com http://bit.ly/8NOkbj 8:20 AM Jan 6th. (More on the RMB here: RT @niubi: Pettis on RMB-Everyone wants to talk about currencies http://bit.ly/82DTQM 4:12 PM Jan 9th).

9. RT @BullishChina: China May Report 8.5% Growth for 2009, Official Says – BusinessWeek http://ow.ly/16gMin 10:48 AM Jan 5th

10. Up! RT @ChinaNewsLine: China’s December Exports Rebound, Imports Jump 55.9% – BusinessWeek http://tinyurl.com/yb9qjqa #china 8:30 AM Jan 10th from Echofon

Another news update will catch up with the calendar soonest…

One Response to “Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Google’s Searching Questions, To Poorly Made Books, Bubbles & Biggest Things)”

  1. Archive » Google.cn: Searching for Solutions| China Business Blog Says:

    […] onset of Google’s current China woes can be seen here. This is a story we will continue to cover, as it should make an interesting case study, and as […]

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