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

Is it true that SHENZHEN was “a Small Fishing Village”?

BY THE EDITOR   You may think you know Shenzhen (深圳), the burgeoning city in southern China’s coastal Guangdong province, quite well. Dubbed China’s tech hub, this booming city has incubated some of the world’s most influential tech firms like Tencent, DJI, Huawei, etc, in the past decades. The once “small fishing village”, in the language of China’s official propaganda apparatus, is now a vibrant … Continue reading Is it true that SHENZHEN was “a Small Fishing Village”?

TRIFO, AI firm from Silicon Valley, committed to bring Chinese Families ‘true smart’ home robots

BY SILVI WRITER   Trifo, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) robot maker from the Silicon Valley, announced on Thursday that it had received $11 million in funding to build true smart home robots. Trifo, which has teams in Shenzhen and Beijing, is committed to explore China’s household appliances market, which has registered pacey growth in recent years. “Chinese customers, compared to others, tend more to accept … Continue reading TRIFO, AI firm from Silicon Valley, committed to bring Chinese Families ‘true smart’ home robots