Ahead of the launch of a simplified Chinese-language site in February, American social networking...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 28, 2013
Lavish gift-giving among China’s wealthy has attracted considerable attention, particularly...
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 Kate Zhao | Jun 21, 2007
From Shanghaiist: The first rule that many foreigners hear about doing anything in China is that you will need guanxi – relationships that help you clear the jungly bureaucracy, receive preferential tax treatment, or “free” land. Of course, the follow-up rule that is never stated in polite company is that guanxi means money, a greased […]
by Sophie Beach | May 1, 2006
From Fast Company (link): Like many people, Dan Mintz takes the time to meet his business associates at the airport; unlike most, he does it in a chauffeured Mercedes S600, escorted by a Shanghai police car. The Benz pulls right to the belly of the 747 inching its way to the gate, and the Staten […]
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