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Hotpot Hospitality

Business for Haidilao has surged ahead, despite the pandemic. What makes the hotpot chain unique.

by Colin Shek | Mar. 15 2021

Eyes on the Prize: Chinese VC Funds

Chinese VC funds are muscling out international VC funding in the China market. What does this mean for startups and.

by Colin Shek | Oct. 10 2019

Aiming for the Top: Can China Escape the Middle Income Trap?

First coined by two World Bank experts in 2007, the middle-income trap phenomenon—the existence of which is disputed.

by Colin Shek | May. 23 2019

Saving is the New Spending: Chinese Consumers are Tightening Their Purse Strings

After years of enjoying the fruits of a booming economy and sharply rising disposable income, life for many of China.

by Colin Shek | Feb. 27 2019

A Shift in Key: China Moves Towards The New Normal

The days of double-digit growth in China are long gone now. And as China shifts to a new economic.

by Colin Shek | Dec. 15 2015

The New Empire Builders: China’s Digital Conglomerates

With companies like Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent branching out into new areas, China is witnessing the rise of a new.

by Colin Shek | Sep. 22 2015

Understanding China’s Anti-Monopoly Law

At times controversial, China’s Anti-Monopoly Law is playing an increasingly important role in the country.

by Colin Shek | Jun. 29 2015

Homeward Bound: Chinese Sea Turtles Return to a New Reality

Long the purveyors of advanced skills and knowledge, Chinese sea turtles, or overseas returnees, are now finding a different environment.

by Colin Shek | May. 5 2015

No Purchase Necessary: the Sharing Economy in China

The sharing economy has been threatening traditional industries in the West. Now it’s gaining a foothold in China.

by Colin Shek | Feb. 3 2015

The Business of Urbanization in China

The government is preparing to throw billions into urbanization in China, but has it thought through the hardware challenges? Perhaps.

by Colin Shek | Jul. 2 2014

Stem Cell Research in China: Regenerative Economics

What is the state of stem cell research in China? Who is positioned to make the most money from stem.

by Colin Shek | May. 5 2014

3D Printing: Life in 3D

Prophets of doom say 3D printing will overturn manufacturing in China. They are both right and wrong. Wisps of smoke.

by Colin Shek | Feb. 12 2014

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