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    Is China’s GDP really only 6 percent?

    China’s booming economic growth may not be all it seems. In Sunday’s New York Times, Lester Thurow argues China’s official economic statistics are not to be believed and there is simply no way its economy will catch the United States before the end of the century. Thurow, a professor of management and economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,[…..]

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    Foreign interns experience working in Guangzhou

    There was an interesting televised program on Guangzhou today in which three interns gave their experiences of working for foreign companies in Guangzhou. One of them is Artur Jakubas, a Polish student currently undertaking an internship with Dezan Shira & Associates in the firm’s Guangzhou office, as part of his masters thesis at the University[…..]

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    Brand China struggles under the weight of product recalls

    China is struggling to protect its brand; the country has been hit repeatedly over the last several months with product recalls that would make Ford blush. First it was the diethylene glycol as glycerin problems in Panama that can only be described as tragic – Beijing’s assertion that the blame fell to the Panamanians, a sad[…..]

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    Event: Lost in Translation – Why China’s rise is good for the world

                                                                             A CHINA BRIEFING SYMPOSIUM                                      “Lost In Translation – What Chinese Business Communicates To The World”                                                                    (Why China’s Rise Is Good For The World)                                                                   Wednesday, August 22, 2007, 10am to 2pm,                                                    Lunch at Le Royal Meridien, 789 Nanjing Road East, Shanghai                                                                          Keynote Speaker: JAMES FALLOWS                    […..]

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    China Embraces a Changed Africa

    By Andy Scott Part Three: Requiem for a New Africa War, poverty, corruption, the drumbeat continues to beat throughout all of Africa. Just a few years ago it all seemed so full of hope, South Africa was emerging from the shadow of apartheid, nations throughout the continent were throwing of the colonial yoke of their[…..]

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    Hainan Airlines to launch non-stop Beijing-Seattle route

    SHANGHAI, Aug. 13 – Hainan Airlines has applied to operate non-stop flights between Beijing and Seattle starting next June authorities at the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) announced. Hainan Airlines will become the fourth carrier to operate flights between the mainland and the United States, joining Air China, China Eastern, and China Southern. The proposed Beijing-Seattle route would[…..]

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    Macau’s development outshines that of Beijing’s Olympics

    The tiny ex-Portuguese colony of Macau, just tacked onto South China and a 40 minute jet foil ride away from Hong Kong, is undergoing some serious investment and opportunities abound for the international hospitality and services industry. Now is the time, when all the hype is on Beijing, to take a look at what is[…..]

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    U.N. report says patent filings on the rise in Asia

    China and its fast-growing Asian neighbors lead to a 4.7 percent rise in worldwide patent filings in 2005, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) said today. The U.N. agency reported that 600,000 patents were granted in 2005, the last period for which complete figures were available. The vast majority went to Japan, the United States, China,[…..]

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