Store Networks to Grow as International Retailers Embrace Multichannel

CBRE Launches Ground-breaking Research into Multichannel Retailing at WRC September 26, 2012 Beijing –Multichannel will complement not compete with ‘bricks and mortar’ retailing over the next two years and will drive increased traffic to stores say international retailers, according to a ground-breaking new study by CBRE. Investment in new and existing stores is also the […]

Why More Foreign Companies Should Invest in South-West China

Why More Foreign Companies Should Invest in South-West China

The China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) recently hosted a seminar entitled “Opportunities for Financial and Professional Services in SW China” to highlight the increasing strength of opportunities for British financial services companies in the region. The keynote speaker, Lord Green (Minister of State for Trade and Investment) described the market’s potential as “limitless” for companies looking to enter […]

The 4th International Service Trade (Chongqing) Summit

The 4th International Service Trade (Chongqing) Summit

The 4th International Service Trade (Chongqing) Summit which is hosted by Ministry of Commerce of P.R.C and Chongqing Municipal People’s Government will be held in Chongqing International Convention and Exhibition Center from November 1st to 2nd, 2012. Chongqing is the important central city in China, comprehensive transport hubs in southwest China, important national modern manufacturing […]

US State Department official to visit Taiwan

US State Department official to visit Taiwan

Jose W. Fernandez, U.S. assistant secretary of state for economic and business affairs, will visit Taiwan Aug. 5-7, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Taiwan said Aug. 1. During his time in Taiwan, the State Department official will pay courtesy calls on Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou and other government officials such as Foreign Minister Timothy […]

Chinese central gov’t department publishes expenditure details

The China Earthquake Administration on Thursday published details on its expenditures in 2011, marking the beginning of a new round of such disclosures for central government departments. It spent nearly 6.4 million yuan (1.01 million U.S. dollars) on overseas travel, 35.6 million yuan on vehicles and 14 million yuan on official receptions, according to figures […]

Pedersen & Partners Launch Premium Compensation Database

In conjunction with the recent survey on executive compensation carried out by Pedersen & Partners, the international executive search firm launches their new compensation database as part of their Executive Compensation Consulting services. This tool allows HRdepartments to create market adequate salary packages for more than 60 positions across more than 40 countries worldwide. Pedersen […]

IMAX Signs First Theatre Deal With Bona Film Group

Building on Success of Film Partnership, Companies to Open IMAX Theatre in Tianjin, China NEW YORK — June 14, 2012 — IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Nongken Bona Film Investment Co. Ltd. (Nongken Bona), a subsidiary of Bona Film Group (BONA), today announced an agreement for an IMAX® theatre to be located in […]

China released National Human Rights Action Plan (2012-2015)

The State Council Information Office released “National Human Rights Action Plan (2012-2015) on June 11. This is the second national plan focusing on the human rights. In order to continuously and comprehensively promote the development of human rights, the plan has stated the objectives, tasks and specific measures of the human rights development for the […]

GuestLogix Leading Buy Onboard POS Application Now Available for iOS, Android and BlackBerry Smartphones and Tablets

Solution Transforms Consumer Mobile Devices into Secure Point-of-Sale Terminals TORONTO, ON – May 29, 2012 – As airlines introduce popular consumer mobile devices for use by cabin crew onboard in order to increase operational efficiencies, GuestLogix Inc. (TSX: GXI), the leading global provider of onboard retail and payment technology solutions to airlines and the passenger travel […]