China Expat Population: Stats and Graphs

Nov 30

China Expat Population: Stats and Graphs

Last decade of China’s rapid economic growth has attracted large number of expatriates from various countries. Despite recent slowdown of the economy, China expat population continues to grow, although not as fast as in the past. According to China’s most recent National Census of 2010, the first to record the number of foreign residents, there were at least...

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Microsoft in China: 20 Years of Playing By The Rules

Jun 01

Microsoft in China: 20 Years of Playing By The Rules

Microsoft’s 20 plus years of official presence in China has been a story of compliance and accommodating every demand and request by Chinese government. Unlike in the cases of other tech giants, Google and Facebook, any online services provided by Microsoft in China have never been blocked. By all counts, Microsoft was expected to do well, first by entering...

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6 Bizarre Body Image Weibo Trends That Went Viral

Apr 13

6 Bizarre Body Image Weibo Trends That Went Viral

Last couple of years have seen the rise of several bizarre body image challenges that went viral on Weibo, one of the most popular Chinese social media networks. Those Weibo trends attracted millions of views, likes and retweets as well as great deal of criticism and mockery. Let’s have a look at some of the most popular ones. Six most popular body image Weibo...

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Top 5 China Emerging Cities You Probably Never Heard Of

Feb 10

Top 5 China Emerging Cities You Probably Never Heard Of

Slowing down of Chinese economy has been the major factor behind recent troubles in stock markets worldwide. On the other hand, at a closer look, there are number of China emerging cities where economy is not only growing by double digits but it is even accelerating. In this post, we will look at top 5 China emerging cities as identified in recent article by The...

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Economy of China vs. US, Infographic

Dec 23

Economy of China vs. US, Infographic

According to the IMF, in terms of PPP (purchasing power parity) Chinese economy has surpassed that of US. PPP comparison is designed to measure relative differences between economies based on how much money can buy in each country that is being compared. Most popular example of PPP based scale is a Big Mac index, popularized by The Economist. Most commonly, the...

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