Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Environment, Power & RMB, To Corruption, Control & Hacks)

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Read on our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: Environment: RT @greenlawchina: Nice post from @jonathanwatts on China’s state of environment report http://t.co/uu3CqYd (also see: South-North Diversion RT @CDTGreen: Ambitious Plan for China’s Water Crisis Spurs Concern http://twurl.nl/w376xf) Power: RT @chrisrbrown: China’s power shortage problems see no signs […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Reserve RMB, Inflation & Fines, To Drought, Dialogue & Government Transition)

Friday, May 13th, 2011

Below is our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: RMB Reserve: RMB, 2016? RT @beyondbrics: China’s renminbi: the next reserve currency http://on.ft.com/m4VlGl (see also: RMB RT @NiuB: HSBC Says Yuan to be Among Top Three Int’l Currencies Caixin http://bit.ly/iH7Bw1; RT @ftchina: China trade surplus surges to $11.4bn http://on.ft.com/jjc0Se) […]

China The Biggest: Online Payments System

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

It seems China will be the biggest in everything eventually, so we expect this series to continue for some time but, for now, we just want to note that (to the surprise of many who have never heard of it) that Alibaba’s Alipay, has overtaken PayPal as the biggest online payments system in the world. […]

Busy Alibaba: Alizila, Yahoo, eBay & Some Lessons.

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Alibaba’s business magic (Alibaba.com, AliPay, Taobao) is well known by now, and the annual AliFest of headlines has come around again – along with a spat with (shareholder) Yahoo, news of its Alizila news (or PR) service, and competition with eBay. We will not delve into detail here, but wanted to string some of the […]