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    China’s New Labor Law: What you need to be doing about it

    The new December issue of China Briefing is now online and details the implications and compliance issues foreign investors face when assessing the impact of China’s new labor law. Set to become effective in little over a month on January 1, 2008, the magazine details the laws background, new employer liabilities, the changes that need[…..]

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    DHL to invest US$175 million on Shanghai hub

    SHANGHAI, Nov. 27 – Express shipping and logistics giant, DHL has signed a deal to invest US$175 million on a North Asia hub to be located at Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The move aims to increase the company’s Asia Pacific scope and cement its market leadership in China. This is the second cargo brand to[…..]

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    Big deals but tangible results remain elusive in China’s global shopping spree

    By Andy Scott Years from now, on the streets of Beijing and Shanghai it will not be uncommon to see baguettes and berets. At least, that is what one would be lead to believe after the media onslaught that the China Press, not exactly the most inventive of press corps, gave to French President Nicolas[…..]

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    China to introduce more foreign M&A rules

    China is going to introduce more than 20 supporting regulations on foreign mergers and acquisitions of domestic companies before the new anti-monopoly law takes effect on August 1, 2008, a senior Chinese legislator said on Saturday. Cheng Siwei, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress told a forum in Beijing that[…..]

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    15 years in China – Looking at Mongolia, developments in India, Chinese culture and keeping staff happy

      Today’s excerpts from the new book “The Story Of A China Practice,” detailing Dezan Shira & Associates first 15 years in China cover looking at Mongolia, developments in India, combining Chinese culture and art in business, and good management practices when dealing with Chinese staff. The book, priced RMB160 (US$20) plus p&p is available[…..]

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    15 Years in China – IP troubles, the Olympics and Dezan Shira goes to North Korea

    This week, to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of Dezan Shira & Associates in China, we are serializing excerpts from the brand new book “The Story Of A China Practice” which details the development of the firm since 1992. China IP troubles for foreign investors – Setting up mirror companies in competition (excerpt chapter five, circa[…..]

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    15 Years in China – Working through SARS

      China Briefing has just published “The Story Of A China Practice” to commemorate the first 15 years of Dezan Shira & Associates in China. It is the first book available as a case study for the development of a professional services company in China. In this excerpt, Chris Devonshire-Ellis discusses SARS and the situation[…..]

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    15 years in China – Foreign Exchange Certificates

      Part two of our special series celebrating 15 years of Dezan Shira & Associates in China Many expatriates in China don’t know that 15 years ago, RMB were not the currency foreigners could use. China had a two tier currency system, with foreigners having to buy Foreign Exchange Certificates (FECs). It was forbidden to[…..]

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