Archives for December2014

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December 23th – December 29th, 2014


China Business, Culture and Politics – Outlook 2015 – Forbes

What’s in store for China in 2015? – BBC

China Adds New Barrier to Gmail – The New York Times

Seeking to Ride on China’s Stock Market Highs – The New York TImes

China Tackles First-World Quandary as $800 Billion Is Freed Up for Lenders – Bloomberg

China blocks 434 substandard food imports in Nov. – Xinhua News

U.S. sorghum exports at 19-year high on record China demand – Reuters

Chinese Brands Little Recognized in US, but Innovation Helping – Voice of America

China’s trade growth seen falling short of target in 2014 – Reuters

China stresses quality of reform for next year – Xinhua News

China’s Holiday Spending Sprees – The Diplomat

Alibaba Rescues Slumping Luxury Brands In China – Forbes

US-China trade war leave some solar firms reeling – CNBC


December 16th – December 22th, 2014

China G.D.P. Is Revised 3.4% Higher For Last Year – The New York Times

China approves imports of GMO Syngenta corn, Pioneer soy -Reuters

China further opens access for foreign banks – China Daily

Jaguar Land Rover Pushes Into China – The Wall Street Journal

China’s wealth finds home in Washington state – The New York Times

Hangzhou emerges as China’s new Silicon Valley -Today

A rapid jump to mobile advertising in China – The Financial Express

China’s Xiaomi is now worth more than Uber – Fortune 

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba rumored to be working on its own game console for China – VentureBeat

Under Xi, China’s Wave of ‘Weird Architecture’ May Have Peaked – The New York Times

 Burdens, Breaks and Tax Reform Debate -Caixin News    As China’s economy slows, governments are grappling with fiscal deficits and calls for small business tax breaks

The Parenting Trap of Cultural Patterns – Caixin News     Chinese parents are seemingly always on the lookout for a smarter, more effective approach to their children’s education – but will it ever mean Tiger Mom tactics will be tossed out?

December 9th – December 15th, 2014

The Rise of a New Smartphone Giant: China’s Xiaomi – The New York Times

Sony and Microsoft’s Newest Battlefield: China – Time

China’s E-Cigarette Boom Lacks Oversight for Safety – The New York Times

New China free trade zones to lift growth – Financial Times

China’s Macau faces new, slower ‘normal’ – MarketWatch

The China Price: The global impact of Chinese deflation – BBC News

Uber Is Now a Pawn in China’s Internet Taxi War – BloombergBusinessWeek

Zuckerberg meets with China’s Internet regulator – USA Today

Tesla’s China VP Steps Down After 9-Month Stint – Caixin News

Tencent Aims to Cash In on Its Hit Messaging App – Caixin News

Travel Now The Ultimate Luxury for China’s rich – Jing Daily

Tencent’s Private Bank to Open Soon – iResearch News

US Delegation Visit California Center In China

December,  2014

Shanghai, China – The California delegation led by Fiona Ma, who recently won election to California’s Board of Equalization district 2, visited California Center in Shanghai. Among the participants in the delegation included Senate Republican Leader, Bob Huff who represents the Senate’s 29th District and  Assemblymember Marc Levine  who represents the 10th California Assembly District.

US Delegation Visit California Center

US Delegation Visit California Center


Fiona Ma  Visits California Center

Fiona Ma

Marc Levine Speaks with President of California Center in China

Assemblymember Marc Levine (Left)

Senetor Bob Huff with Edward Zhu, President of California Center in China

Senetor Bob Huff (Left)

California State Treasurer John Chiang Visits California Center in China

December, 2014

Shanghai (China) – John Chiang, California State Treasurer, visited California Center in Shanghai.

John Chiang, California State Treasurer, visits California Center in China

John Chiang, California State Treasurer (Left) ; Edward Zhu, President of California Center in China



December 2nd – December 8th, 2014

China Announces Record Trade Surplus, Helped by Weak Oil Price – The New York Times

Chinese Stocks See Best Day Since 2012 – The Wall Street Journal

Small Investors Add Fuel to China’s Big Stock Boom – AP

Who’s Winning China’s Chocolate War? -Ad Age

China pushes for revival of Silk Road to boost trading links with neighbours – South China Morning Post

Zuckerberg, Cook Meet China’s Internet Minister in U.S. – Bloomberg

Best Buy to Exit China – The Wall Street Journal

Intel to invest $1.6 billion in China factory – Reuters 

Alibaba’s Alipay Now Sees Over Half Of Its Transactions In China From Mobile Devices- Techcrunch

China closing in on Silicon Valley as home of internet giants, research shows – The Guardian

Chinese Demand for Dairy Products Spurs U.S. Exports – Food Safety News

Arrest of ‘tiger’ Zhou Yongkang sheds light on China graft purge – Financial Times

Reinventing Globalization: China’s Second Continent – China Business Review

November 25th – December 1st, 2014

World Stocks, Oil Down on Chinese, US Data – AP

Leader Asserts China’s Growing Importance on Global Stage – The New York Times

China November PMIs show economy cooling, argue for more stimulus – Reuters 

China’s Dalian Wanda in talks to buy stake from Lions Gate – Reuters

How and why buyers from China are snatching up Bay Area homes – SFGATE

China’s Civil Service Loses Luster Amid Graft Crackdown – BloombergBusinessWeek

Doing Business In China: 10 Minutes To Legal Mastery – Above the law

Retail Investors Fuel China Stock Rally – The Wall Street Journal

How Google Inc. Is Taking Advantage of China’s 600 Million-Plus Android Users -Nasdaq

China Close to Launching Bank Deposit Insurance – The Wall Street Journal

New Visa Rules Could Ease Burdens on Business Travelers – China Business Reveiw

Cross-border E-commerce Booming – China Daily

China’s Booming Tourism Market Finds New Partnerships – Want China Times

 China Takes Another Step toward Capital Freedom – Caixin News