Tech companies’ toxic cultures are the latest focus of China’s resurgent #MeToo movement. In an essay posted on internal Alibaba message boards and later leaked to the public, a female employee alleged that a client assaulted...
by John Chan | May 14, 2021
According to census figures released this week, China’s population is more educated than ever. More than 15% of the recorded population had completed tertiary education, a 9% jump from just a decade earlier. But for...
by Sophie Beach | May 1, 2012
High-level corruption is in the news with the recent downfall of former Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai. But bribery on a much smaller scale is sometimes part of the risk of doing business in China. As part of an effort to stamp...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 21, 2009
[email protected] has produced a report on the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and its impact on corporate social responsibility in China: This massive earthquake, measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale, not only left 70,000 people dead and...
by Kate Zhao | Dec 10, 2007
A new study written about in the Harvard Business Review says that China’s capitalists are deeply influenced by Mao Zedong thought: Our research on the practices and attitudes of Chinese CEOs offers abundant evidence that Mao’s principles continue to influence top executives: All but one of 15 CEOs we interviewed told us they often turned […]
Profiting From Benchmarks: Reasons Behind China’s Rush To Develop Standards (Part Two) (ChinaTechNews)
by Glenn Tiffert | Apr 15, 2004
April 15, 2004 “China’s standards development process continues to be unclear and lacks transparency, planning, and open channels for international input. There is an unmistakable tendency on the part of the Chinese...
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods