Boosted by China, BMW’s Quarterly Profit Jumped

Boosted by China, BMW’s Quarterly Profit Jumped

BMW has exceeded all expectations in the second quarter, taking advantage of the enthusiasm of Chinese wealthy classes for the new version of the 5 Series. From April to June BMW’s operating profit jumped 83% in high-end cars market, approaching 2.41 billion euros and the operating margin has increased to 14.4%, up 4.8 percentage. Margin, […]

“In China there are large area for research without taboos”

“In China there are large area for research without taboos”

Professor Hongjie Chen (陈洪捷) is the Vice Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Peking University. He was the head of the Chinese delegation, which participated in the Austrian-Chinese university researchers meeting in Vienna. In an interview with German newspaper “The Press“, Professor Hongjie Chen talks about the constraints in the Chinese higher education […]

Musician will.i.am to Support the 100,000 Strong Initiative Concert in Beijing to Celebrate U.S.-China Educational and Cultural Exchanges

Musician will.i.am to Support the 100,000 Strong Initiative Concert in Beijing to Celebrate U.S.-China Educational and Cultural Exchanges

On July 29, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with Grammy Award-winning musician and producer will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas. During the meeting, Secretary Clinton highlighted the importance of educational and cultural ties between the United States and China, in particular, furthering the goals of President Obama’s 100,000 Strong Initiative to increase […]

China’s “Queen of microblog” Reaches Over 10 Million Followers

China’s “Queen of microblog” Reaches Over 10 Million Followers

As of 9:41 pm Wednesday, Yao Chen, famous Chinese actress nicknamed “Queen of microblog”, had reached 10,000,720 fans on her Weibo (microblog in Chinese), a Twitter-like service operated by Chinese Internet portal Sina. The figure is remarkably close to 12 million followers of Lady Gaga’s Twitter account. Sina crowned Ms.Yao “Queen of microblog” in January, […]

How China Sees the European Debts

How China Sees the European Debts

During last two weeks, Moody’s downgraded debt rating for Portugal and Ireland, which spin to the default. The agency has also put on “negative outlook” (= 50% risk of decline in the short term) to Italy and the United States. The reactions of governments have been very strong. President José Manuel Barroso challenged the methodology […]

The Number of Websites in China Collapsed

The Number of Websites in China Collapsed

A report by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences has highlighted the tightening of regulation of the Internet in China. According to the report, the number of websites has fallen by 41% between 2009 and 2010. A collapse caused by the hardening including the fight against the spread of pornography. Of all the countries have […]

Asia Hoisted The Mainsail for The America’s Cup

Asia Hoisted The Mainsail for The America’s Cup

Presented for the first time in the competition in 1992 with a Japanese vessel, Asia will have two representatives from China and South Korea in the next America’s Cup, a sign of a real thrill for sailing in the region. China, where the marinas are mushrooming, also starts for the first time in the Volvo […]

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