Aviation companies have flocked to Shanghai this week for the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition as they look toward Chinese businesses and wealthy individuals to offset slumping demand for private jets in the...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 29, 2010
The much-discussed dinner for Chinese millionaires hosted by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett happened last night in a chateau on the outskirts of Beijing. From Today Online: Mr Buffett and Mr Gates, who have already persuaded 40...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 28, 2010
Reuters reports on the dinner for China’s millionaires hosted by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet: Bill Gates and Warren Buffett will host a dinner for a select band of Chinese billionaires on Wednesday to promote giving,...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 31, 2010
The Wall Street Journal reports that 1989 student leader-cum-hedge fund manager Li Lu is a candidate to succeed Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway: Twenty-one years ago, Li Lu was a student leader of the Tiananmen Square...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 26, 2007
On his “How the World Works” blog, Andrew Leonard connects the dots between Darfur, PetroChina and Warren Buffett: So let’s put this all together. The price of oil hits a record high. A Chinese oil company may soon become the largest corporation on the planet. And violence directed against Chinese oil companies in Africa is […]
by Sophie Beach | May 23, 2007
Mia Farrow has written another op-ed in the Wall Street Journal (with Nobel Prize winner Jody Williams), this time holding Warren Buffett and PetroChina responsible for the violence in Darfur: Mr. Buffett points out that only PetroChina’s parent company, China National Petroleum Company (CNPC), operates in Sudan. Since subsidiaries generally do not have control over […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”