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China-Brazil Relations in Trouble?

Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff, initiated a five-day visit to China today in efforts to push for more trade between the two countries. The Foreign Ministry spokesman, Hong Lei, stated that the problems between China and Brazil trade and economic relations … Continue reading

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A New Discovery…

And bones from another species are found in the city of Zhucheng, located in eastern Province of Shangdong. This time around, the fossils are described similar to the size of a T. Rex. The paleontologists who lead the team to the … Continue reading

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And the Censorship Continues

It is no hidden secret of the extensive censorship present in China. Over the last few months, several Internet sites have raised complaints about an increased attempt to block sites. Many have suspected that the Chinese government has played a … Continue reading

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Local Chinese PR Agencies

Overview Despite the industry’s young history of only 20 years, Public Relations has grown rapidly in China. According to a report released in 2004, by China International Public Relations Association, there have been about 2,000 PR agencies in China and … Continue reading

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Does Youku Have A Chance?

Youku is one of the largest Chinese Internet television company. Bloomberg Businessweek reports that the site sees about 270 million monthly unique visitors and the average user spends about an hour on the site. Consumers can search, view and share … Continue reading

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Huateng “Pony” Ma-A Chinese Entrepeneur

By the young age of 40, Ma has become extremely successful in the dot-com sphere and very influential amongst Chinese business.  He is the founder and CEO of Tencent, Inc., a successful Chinese Internet company. He is more often recognized … Continue reading

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And The Numbers Continue to Grow

A preliminary estimate announced by the National Bureau of Statistics states that China’s population has increased to 1.341 billion people—a 6.3 million jump from last year. Yes, this number is growing but at a much more slower rate than in … Continue reading

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Mark Hass- President of Edelman, China

Edelman is one of the leading independent global PR firms who pride themselves in pioneer thinking. They currently have over 3,600 employees spread throughout 53 offices worldwide. In 2009, the Holmes Report named Edelman as the 2009 Asia Pacific Consultancy … Continue reading

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Another Failed Attempt

A few weeks ago, Alice wrote an entry about the U.S. retailer, Home Depot closing down all of its stores in China. A month after, unfortunately another major U.S. retail makes a similar announcement. It was announced today that Best … Continue reading

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How China is Affecting Travel?

Even though the U.S. continues to be the largest market for domestic travelers, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports that China comes in second place with an estimated 379 million domestic passengers.

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