Archive for the 'Corporate Social Responsibility' Category

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Accounting, Tariffs & Trains, To The Party, Spies & Fraud)

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Here follows another update, from last week’s top posts on our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: Accounting Guidelines @chinahearsay Stan Abrams Latest China Hearsay: New Accounting Firm Guidelines: Protectionism or Quality Control? http://bit.ly/mNnrQV (also see: You can account on it! RT @China_Daily: China sets guideline for accounting businesses http://tinyurl.com/5vqxeab) Localisation & KFC (& Walmart) RT @Chinalyst: KFC […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From FDI, M&A & Gold, To Damn Dams, Food Scandals & Rich Clubs)

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Read on our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: FDI RT @shanghaidaily: FDI in China grew 26.03% year-on-year to reach US$38.8 bln during first 4 months of this year. http://xpo.sh/1qw (see also: TheEIU_China The EIU China China’s hot money flows are driven by Chinese avoiding tax, disguising export […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Census, Prices & Power, To Unions, Logistics & Internet IPOs)

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Our weekly China business news review follows, with our pick of our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream 1. Census: RT @islandchic: Almost 2 Maldives. RT @olbion: Exactly 593,832 laowai live in China. http://goo.gl/0D0XD (See also: @TheEIU_China The EIU China #China’s urbanisation rate was 49.7% in 2010 according to the census, in line with previous EIU estimate of […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From FDI, FX & GDP, To Strikes, Facebook & Overwork)

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Our weekly pick of (last week’s) China business tweets follows: 1. FDI up 33% RT @chinahearsay: Bloomberg | Foreign Direct Investment in China Rises to $12.5 Billion http://is.gd/svrVJC 2. FX: $3 trillion RT @BullishChina: China central bank gov says FX reserves excessive: report – Reuters http://sns.mx/OrcTy4 3. GDP, stats RT @NiuB: China Partly Lifts Veil […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Q1 Stats, Prices & Princelings To Overwork, Luxury Ads, & Millionaires)

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Our weekly pick of the last week’s China business news is below… 1. GDP & inflation: @shanghaidaily Shanghai Daily China’s economy expanded 9.7% in Q1 2011 from a year earlier, while inflation in March hits 32-month peak of 5.4%. http://xpo.sh/1ou (see also: GDP, stats RT @NiuB: China Partly Lifts Veil on GDP Data – WSJ […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Green Plans, Espionage & Corruption, To Huawei, Zijin & McDonald’s)

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

In case you missed it, while enjoying some Chinese New Year holidays, here is our latest pick of last weeks news: 1. Environment RT @GreenerChina: Q&A: Energy, Water, and China’s Economy http://tinyurl.com/4rfmtrc #china #consumption (Also see: @ChinaDailyUSA China will invest $608 billion in water conservation projects over next 10 years http://bit.ly/gmYDCT; Emissions infographic RT @latestchina: […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Provincial Growth, National Inflation & Import Growth, To Investment Risks, Politics & Statistics)

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Our weekly news review follows (for those of you not enjoying Chinese New Year holidays…): 1. GDP & 5YP: RT @caixinmediafeed: http://bit.ly/hHDqAM 10 provincial governments, mostly in Central and Western China…to double GDP…2011 and 2015. 2. Inflation: Minimum (wage) harmony RT @eobserver: People’s Daily Online – 30 Provinces Increased Minimum Wage in 2010 http://goo.gl/MkIP3. (See […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Interest Rates, City Clusters & Skype, To Innovation, Protectionism & Corruption)

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

In case you were enjoying a holiday from the news, as well as work, here is our pick for your review: 1. Inflation: PMI 53.9 RT @newschina: China output moderates, factory inflation slows | Reuters: http://reut.rs/fKkaZb (See also: RMB RT @live_china: Yuan Rises to Strongest Since 1993 as China Cuts Import Costs – Bloomberg http://ff.im/-w33Cc […]

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 […]

PRI’s “The World” On China’s Coal Habit

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Coal may be cheap, but the associated costs in terms of the environment, and to human life, are high (we recently did some research into mine safety, and it was a sobering, depressing piece of work). We are therefore keen to recommend this PRI series, “China’s coal habit”, to you, as a reminder of what […]