Oh Rio…

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

The Rio case (see earlier post here) has continued to generate headlines as it manages to encapsulate several good news themes – China’s economic growth (and need for raw materials), its impact on trade (and need for raw materials), its continued investments overseas (and need for raw materials), its lack of transparency in legal (or […]

Kung Fu (& Corporate) Philanthropy

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

China’s corporate sector has never been big on charity, but this seems to be slowly changing (along with the development of the “harmonious society”, and a fear of unrest caused by the wealth gap). A couple of recent articles are interesting to note. The Washington Post reports on martial arts star, Jet Li, as “China’s […]