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China 2010: Innovation, Copycats, Cheap Labor, Staffing Challenges

China 2010: Innovation, Copycats, Cheap Labor, Staffing Challenges

Microsoft, KPMG, Symbio, and Cadence offer their thoughts on innovation, the myth of cheap labor, staff retention, and more business issues relating to China.

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China’s Knowledge Vacuum & Founding BloggerInsight

China’s Knowledge Vacuum & Founding BloggerInsight

Founder Lucas Englehardt explains how his startup BloggerInsight alters the economics of information in China, sharing experiences & advice with entrepreneurs.

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Expats In China Don’t Need To Make Chinese Friends

Expats In China Don’t Need To Make Chinese Friends

Expats in China often stick to themselves, either because they find it difficult to make real friendships with local Chinese or because they can’t be bothered.

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Quintet Shanghai Bed & Breakfast Review

Quintet Shanghai Bed & Breakfast Review

Detailed review and photos of Quintet Shanghai, a great alternative to sterile business hotels, located in the French Concession, with Fay Yen as its friendly innkeeper!

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Charles Custer: Underground Hip Hop Artist & ChinaGeeks Founder

Charles Custer: Underground Hip Hop Artist & ChinaGeeks Founder

Interview with Charles Custer, the main blogger (and hip hop artist!) behind ChinaGeeks, a young up-and-coming English language blog known for its well-written coverage of China issues.

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Chinese Racism: Yes, It Exists, But Why Won’t They Admit It?

Chinese Racism: Yes, It Exists, But Why Won’t They Admit It?

Both ChinaGeeks and Fool’s Mountain have recently posted their frustrations, as foreigners, with how many mainland Chinese negatively respond to the very notion... 

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China Public Holidays 2008 : Plan Your Trip to/in China

China Public Holidays 2008 : Plan Your Trip to/in China

Update: 2010′s Chinese public holiday schedule has been announced. Happy Labor Day! I remember I stayed at home (Shanghai) for 7 days watching all the Desperate... 

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Blogging Tips from Avinash Kaushik of Occam’s Razor

Blogging Tips from Avinash Kaushik of Occam’s Razor

If you are a blogger, you have to read Avinash Kaushik’s blog Occam’s Razor. We met with Avinash yesterday and he generously shared some great advice.... 

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