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Raise a Glass to a Miracle Chinese Pioneer

The JD.com Story is a ripping yarn that breaks the mould of most corporate histories, finds Ben Walker Few Westerners will recognize in themselves the extraordinary drive in JD.com founder Richard Liu. His ambition led…


The Master of Systemization

Multibillionaire president of Dalian Wanda, Wang Jianlin, believes systems manage companies more effectively than people, and has advice for British businesses on dealing with Chinese counterparts A story about a bowl of rice exemplifies Wang Jianlin’s deep interest…


China builds its new Silk Road

China’s One Belt, One Road initiative will boost connections, but at the cost of simplicity The Trans-Pacific Partnership was just the start. With the successful negotiation of the TPP trade deal, now awaiting ratification from participating countries, global attention is…


Wang Jianlin says British firms too meek in dealings with China

  Asia’s richest man, the property and entertainment tycoon Wang Jianlin, urged British companies to be “bolder” in their dealings with Chinese firms at the English-language launch of his book, The Wanda Way. Speaking exclusively to Dialogue magazine, which…


Top 100 brands

China’s top 100 brands worth $557 billion

Tencent holds BrandZ top spot for third year running, reports Martin Liu from Beijing Tech giant Tencent has retained its status as China’s top brand in a prestigious ranking released today in Beijing. The BrandZ…


China Inc.

How China became China Inc

  The Communist Party is here to stay, but the expansion of the new Chinese empire is more likely to be mercantilist than territorial, writes Alastair Campbell Making predictions about China’s future is in fashion. Since Xi Jinping (XJP) took the helm as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist…


Circle of hell

An Economic Circle of Hell

The pursuit of shareholder gains is destroying productivity and taking the West down with it, writes Professor Charles Hampden-Turner Giving all power to shareholders and insisting that their profits be maximized is a serious error. It…


Karina Robinson

China will gain not lose from Trump presidency

This is not counterfactual. China stands to benefit from the eruption across the Pacific, writes Karina Robinson Donald Trump wants to take on China. The president’s winning campaign promised to impose heavy tariffs on imports…


Digital vs TV advertising

China in our hand: digital vs television advertising

  Intelligent, integrated social media campaigns could be a more powerful marketing force than even the most established TV event advertising placement, writes Joey Bian The 2016 Super Bowl broke with tradition. Instead of the National…