Interesting views of common people on the streets in Shanghai about the U.S. elections. … [Read more...] about Asian Boss – Shanghai Street Interviews: Chinese React To The US Presidential Election
PDF attachment: Q&A with a Russian Friend Sometimes it is helpful for the Hidden Harmonies audience to remember that China is not alone in being demonized by the mainstream western (primarily US) media. Any country that doesn't "fit" neatly into the US "liberal-democratic" ideological dogma will naturally be painted as some kind of morally degenerate rogue state out to … [Read more...] about Q&A with a Russian friend (see download links or attached PDF)
In this short interview, CEO Witty of Glaxo - British multinational pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines and consumer healthcare company - said that while Chinese government will continue to have a tension between building its domestic industry and fomenting an open competitive market in which foreign companies participates, it does a good job of making its market fair. Most … [Read more...] about Glaxo CEO Witty on Competiveness and Innovation in China
Recently, a rising chorus can be heard in the U.S. accusing China of "manipulating" the value of the RMB. In a recent op-ed, Krugman characterized Chinese policy as an "anti-stimulus" to the rest of the world. In an editorial op-ed, the NY Times staff accused China of playing a "beggar-thy-neighbor competitive devaluation" that is "threatening economies around the world ... … [Read more...] about The U.S. China Dispute over Renminbi: Who is Right?
So yesterday I was having dinner with a good friend from the East Coast. And the topic of Obama's recent meeting with the Dalai Lama came up. "Why does the Dalai Lama Visit anger China so much," he asked, among other questions. On the one hand, the question my friend asks is very legit. The Chinese government holds all the cards. With every passing day, Tibet is … [Read more...] about Why does the Dalai Lama’s Visit “Anger” China so Much?