White Peak developing Swedish-style eco-city in northern China’s industrial hub

BY SILVI WRITER White Peak, the largest European residential developer in China, has begun constructing in northern China’s populous Shandong province a unique Swedish-style community based on the renovation of Hammarby Sjostad, a smart eco-city in Stockholm, Sweden. In addition to sustainable and environmental features, the Hammarby Eco City Yantai will also be a social community, in which over 15,000 “happy eco citizens trust each … Continue reading White Peak developing Swedish-style eco-city in northern China’s industrial hub

Health experts call for faster actions to end TB by 2030

BY SILVI WRITER Leading health experts, drug scientists and practitioners gathered in Beijing on Thursday to call for stepped-up measures to accelerate the fight against Tuberculosis (TB), the world’s deadliest infectious killer which heads of states have vowed to end by 2030. At a media workshop themed “It’s time for action! It’s time to End TB!”, jointly hosted by WHO Representative Office for China and … Continue reading Health experts call for faster actions to end TB by 2030

Companies with female board members make more money

BY CHINA DAILY More women hold management roles or have made it to the C-suite or the board in workplaces in China, compared to most other Asian nations, a new study finds, also suggesting companies with female executives or board members outperform others. The report, Demographics, Diversity and Corporate Destiny, compiled by the Economic Corporate Network and sponsored by leading global professional recruiting group Hays, … Continue reading Companies with female board members make more money

‘China needs a law to protect breastfeeding’

BY THE EDITOR China needs a law to protect breastfeeding, an area in which the world’s most populous country and second largest economy lags many smaller and less developed countries. The rate of exclusive breastfeeding for infants under six months old in China is as low as 29.2 percent, below the world average of 43 percent, according to a survey unveiled by China Development Research … Continue reading ‘China needs a law to protect breastfeeding’

“Shenzhen UNDERESTIMATED for capabilities to create original things”

BY IRIS DENG, SCMP Silicon Valley start-up founder Zhe Zhang is part of a rising wave of innovators and entrepreneurs migrating their tech and operations to China in order to fulfil their global ambitions. Just two years after Zhang, a Chinese national, set up home robotics outfit Trifo he decided to expand his business to Beijing and manufacturing hub Shenzhen. Like others, Zhang believed Shenzhen, … Continue reading “Shenzhen UNDERESTIMATED for capabilities to create original things”

Hong Kong’s talents urged to ‘Change Mindset’

BY SILVI WRITER and CHINA DAILY   Hong Kong’s talents and professionals, especially the youths, are urged to “change their mindset” to embrace opportunities brought by the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) for better prospects. “We are competing with talents from the whole country. We should reflect on what competitive edge we still have,” said Chuk-kin Lau, Publisher of Recruit, Hong Kong’s leading recruitment … Continue reading Hong Kong’s talents urged to ‘Change Mindset’

Attraction of US-China degree grows as world trade tensions simmer

BY SILVI WRITER   More international students will have the chance to study firsthand the dynamics between China and the US in a unique graduate program offered by Duke’s Fuqua School of Business at Duke Kunshan University, a leading joint-venture university in China. As the two countries clash over trade, the Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program (MMS: Duke Kunshan), delivered at Duke … Continue reading Attraction of US-China degree grows as world trade tensions simmer