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 (also see: South-North Diversion RT @CDTGreen: Ambitious Plan for China’s Water Crisis Spurs Concern Power: RT @chrisrbrown: China’s power shortage problems see no signs […]

Raking Over China’s Recent Rankings

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Another day, another global ranking. It is hard to keep up and to maintain perspective, so we have collected some of the more recent rankings, and highlighted China’s positioning for your ease of reference. So, from top to bottom: • Easing Tax (7): RT @21cbhchinanews: #China Ranks 7th Globally in Easing Tax for Business-WB […]

Protectionism: To Promote or Protest?

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

While state media may like to peddle the notion that “‘Buy China’ is ‘fair and competitive’ (RT @China_Daily: China denies protectionism allegations 4:05 PM Jun 18th from TweetDeck), others may beg to differ… Not long ago China was promoting openness, and protesting “Buy Amercian” moves in the US, so it came as a bit […]

Targeting Corrpution

Friday, March 13th, 2009

In any big economy there will be fraud and corruption (think Madoff, Siemens etc.), and China has its fair (?) share, as we have reported in the past. After a number of recent scandals, including one that involves a big US bank (Morgan Staley), FDI, real estate and Sino-US corruption (killing several birds with one […]

Happy Chinese New Year!

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Happy Chinese New Year to all our readers! The Year of the Ox is looking like a long hard slog, but next week will be full of celebrations and banquets anyway… Against a rather sad economic backdrop, AP notes that: “Like the celebration of Christmas in many western countries, the weeklong Lunar New Year holiday […]