‘Made in China’: A Christmas gift

American fellows, it is Christmas time, a time to wake up, have a strong cup of coffee, and see what gifts a Chinese Santa Claus really delivers. Each Christmas morning, when you open your sleepy eyes, the presents that light you up most probably bear a “Made in China” label. However, facing a declining economic […]

The Trading Power, Part I: A Decade of Fastest Development

The Trading Power, Part I: A Decade of Fastest Development

Since the 16th CPC National Congress, the golden decade has witnessed China’s fastest growth in its trading history and the emergence of a new trading power. An Electrifying Trading Power “China has delivered an ‘A-plus performance’ since it joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001,” the WTO Director General Pascal Lamy remarked. Having embraced […]

Rediscovering the Awakening Dragon: A Vision of Innovation

Rediscovering the Awakening Dragon: A Vision of Innovation

When world discovered China, the developing country was deemed as the “Manufacturing Factory of the Globe” — a major provider of low-cost, abundant labor and low added-value products. The popularly widespread phrase — “Made in China”, in most cases, was associated with, in the West, an image perceived as cheap and low-end. China’s creative side […]

Rediscovering the Awakening Dragon: A Journey to Renaissance

Rediscovering the Awakening Dragon: A Journey to Renaissance

From “Made in China” to “Created in China”: China’s quest to reposition itself on the global map To have a deeper understanding of the present, it is, often times, necessary to get a grip on history first, or to say, where China’s present notion of innovation came from and how it unfolded into reality. It […]

“Made in China”: Charming the World

“Made in China”: Charming the World

In an era of globalization, China’s prospering manufacturing delivers blessing For the past decade, “Made in China” has been one of the most recognizable brands in the world and has enjoyed a far-reaching popularity around the globe. In every corner of the earth, when talking about China and the world, “Made in China” is a […]

China Open 2012 shines with stars

The China Tennis Open 2012 concluded yesterday in Beijing with a wealth of global stars’ participation. Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka won her fifth title of the year by dominating second-seeded Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-1 at the China Open on Sunday. On the men’s side, top-seeded Novak Djokovic extended his perfect record by defeating third-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga […]

The China Open “expression”

The China Open “expression”

The China Tennis Open 2012 concluded yesterday in Beijing with a wealth of global stars’ participation. Li Na vs. Maria Sharapova: Face to Face (People’s Daily Online/Li Zhenyu) Victoria Azarenka vs. Elena Vesnina: Toe to Toe (People’s Daily Online/Li Zhenyu) Branislav Ivanovic: Fail to Shine (People’s Daily Online/Li Zhenyu) Cheering for Maria (People’s Daily Online/Li […]

Sports Industry in China Part III: A Win-win Game

Sports Industry in China Part III: A Win-win Game

At the height of China’s post-Olympic glory, the portal to the “gold mine” of the nation’s sports resources is poised to be unlocked. Author’s Note: China’s sports industry, an untapped gold mine with immense potential business opportunities has, over the years, caught the eyes of many, mostly inside Chinese sports officials and outside gold rushers. […]

Sports Industry in China Part II: Transforming the Regime

Sports Industry in China Part II: Transforming the Regime

At the height of China’s post-Olympic glory, the portal to the “gold mine” of the nation’s sports resources is poised to be unlocked. Author’s Note: China’s sports industry, an untapped gold mine with immense potential business opportunities has, over the years, caught the eyes of many, mostly inside Chinese sports officials and outside gold rushers. […]

Sports Industry in China Part I: Tapping the Goldmine

Sports Industry in China Part I: Tapping the Goldmine

At the height of China’s post-Olympic glory, the portal to the “gold mine” of the nation’s sports resources is poised to be unlocked. Author’s Note: China’s sports industry, an untapped gold mine with immense potential business opportunities has, over the years, caught the eyes of many, mostly inside Chinese sports officials and outside gold rushers. […]