iChinaForum.com - China http://www.ichinaforum.com/taxonomy/term/39/0 en What Today's Cross Strait Leaders Can Learn From Sun Yat-Sen http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/what-todays-cross-strait-leaders-can-learn-sun-yat-sen <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/wang-zhongfang">Wang Zhongfang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-779" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/what-todays-cross-strait-leaders-can-learn-sun-yat-sen"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/wang zf thumb 1.jpg" alt="Wang Zhongfang Cross Strait" title="Wang Zhongfang Cross Strait" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>Mr. Wang Zhongfang shares his views on cross strait relations. He suggests that current leaders in China and Taiwan would learn important lessons from Dr. Sun Yat-Sen’s “Three Principles of the People”, which are the ideological foundation of the Xinhai Revolution that ended dynastic rule in China. </p> <p>Mr. Wang acknowledges that the two dominant political parties in China and Taiwan have their roots in Dr. Sun’s Three Principles, but would serve their societies more effectively by revisiting the Three Principles of Nationalism, Democracy and Peoples Livelihood.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/what-todays-cross-strait-leaders-can-learn-sun-yat-sen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/what-todays-cross-strait-leaders-can-learn-sun-yat-sen#comments Cross Straits China Cross Strait Cross Straits Sun Yat-Sen Taiwan Xinhai Revolution Mon, 03 Oct 2011 09:22:57 +0000 iChinaForum 781 at http://www.ichinaforum.com Fighting Poverty from the Trenches: Micro Finance in China http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/fighting-poverty-trenches-micro-finance-china <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/mao-yushi">Mao Yushi </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-721" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/fighting-poverty-trenches-micro-finance-china"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/Mao Yushi .jpg" alt="Mao Yushi Fighting Poverty from the Trenches: Micro Finance in China" title="Mao Yushi Fighting Poverty from the Trenches: Micro Finance in China" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>China’s economic boom has raised hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. In rural areas, widespread poverty remains a challenge. Fuping Development Institute began operations in 1993 with a RMB 500 budget, and since then, has become a major vehicle for poverty eradication in China. Today, Fuping manages a micro-loan portfolio worth tens of millions of RMB, with an impressive 97% repayment rate.</p><p><a href="http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/fighting-poverty-trenches-micro-finance-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/fighting-poverty-trenches-micro-finance-china#comments Social Sector Education China Economy Education Fuping Development Institute Micro Finance Poverty Allevation Think Tank Unirule Institute of Economics Thu, 08 Jul 2010 06:53:44 +0000 mgarber 408 at http://www.ichinaforum.com Modern Migrant Entrepreneur http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/modern-migrant-entrepreneur <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/ji-dehao">Ji Dehao</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-698" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/modern-migrant-entrepreneur"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/Ji dehao Modern Migrant Entrepreneur .jpg" alt="Ji Modern Migrant Entrepreneur " title="Ji Modern Migrant Entrepreneur " class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>Mr Ji gives a voice and a face to the daily realities of 200 millions of modern migrant entrepreneurs in China, who seek a better life in a rapidly changing society. This is the world’s largest human migration in history.&nbsp;Mr. Ji left his home of farmers in rural Renyi Shandong province and came to Shanghai to earn a living and support his family. He opened a small breakfast stand preparing his secret hometown recipe for “Cui Bing” (crispy pancake).</p><p><a href="http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/modern-migrant-entrepreneur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/modern-migrant-entrepreneur#comments Big Picture China Entrepreneurship Migrant Workers Retail Society Thu, 08 Jul 2010 04:25:38 +0000 mgarber 404 at http://www.ichinaforum.com Front Line NGOs in China: Challenges and Success Stories http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/front-line-ngos-china-challenges-and-success-stories <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/holly-chang">Holly Chang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-664" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/front-line-ngos-china-challenges-and-success-stories"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/holly Front Line NGOs in China Challenges and Success Stories.jpg" alt="holly Front Line NGOs in China: Challenges and Success Stories" title="holly Front Line NGOs in China: Challenges and Success Stories" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>Golden Bridges is dedicated to building sustainable capacity of China’s NGO sector. The society’s needs are not always fully addressed by the government nor the private sector so the “civil society” requires people and community based efforts to focus on a broad range of human needs. Holly talks about challenges faced by front line NGOs in China, including competition from the government and an unclear and undeveloped legal system.</p><p><a href="http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/front-line-ngos-china-challenges-and-success-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/front-line-ngos-china-challenges-and-success-stories#comments Social Sector Education Capacity Building Charity China Civil Society GONGO NGO Not for Profit Organizations Philanthropy Sustainability Mon, 28 Jun 2010 03:50:45 +0000 mgarber 367 at http://www.ichinaforum.com Social Entrepreneurship in China: Main Trends and Startup Advice http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/social-entrepreneurship-china-main-trends-and-startup-advice <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/mihela-hladin-chris-pothaar">Mihela Hladin &amp; Chris Pothaar</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-692" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/social-entrepreneurship-china-main-trends-and-startup-advice"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/Hladin Social Entrepreneurship in China Main Trends and Startup Advice.jpg" alt="Hladin Social Entrepreneurship in China: Main Trends and Startup Advice" title="Hladin Social Entrepreneurship in China: Main Trends and Startup Advice" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>Mihela and Chris discuss current and future social entrepreneurship trends in China. Much like the development of internet usage in China, concepts like sustainable development and social entrepreneurship were relatively unknown 5 years ago, but thanks to efforts by major celebrities and grassroots NGOs, awareness is growing steadily and quickly. Mihela and Chris argue that social entrepreneurship is a method to contribute to positive social change in China.</p><p><a href="http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/social-entrepreneurship-china-main-trends-and-startup-advice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/social-entrepreneurship-china-main-trends-and-startup-advice#comments Social Sector Education China NGO Social Entrepreneurship Sustainability Tue, 15 Jun 2010 04:42:19 +0000 mgarber 331 at http://www.ichinaforum.com To Catch a Counterfeiter: Best Practices and Challenges http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/catch-counterfeiter-best-practices-and-challenges <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/kevyn-kennedy">Kevyn Kennedy</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-703" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/catch-counterfeiter-best-practices-and-challenges"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/kevyn kennedy catch counterfeiter.jpg" alt="Kevyn Kennedy To Catch a Counterfeiter: Best Practices and Challenges" title="Kevyn Kennedy To Catch a Counterfeiter: Best Practices and Challenges" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>Legitimate owners of intellectual property lose billions of dollars annually to Chinese counterfeiters.&nbsp; This reduces investment of capital, technology, innovation and know-how, and increases the cost of production for foreign investors.&nbsp; Mr. Kennedy discusses practical anti-counterfeiting strategies such as keeping a close eye on your authorized suppliers, and frequently checking in with your legal and consultant team.</p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/catch-counterfeiter-best-practices-and-challenges#comments Toolkit Services Anti Counterfeiting Background Check China IP IP Protection Private Investigation Taiwan Mon, 14 Jun 2010 07:49:42 +0000 mgarber 325 at http://www.ichinaforum.com From Made In China to Made For China, Commercial Cross Strait Relations http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/made-china-made-china-commercial-cross-strait-relations <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/michael-kurtz">Michael Kurtz</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-704" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/made-china-made-china-commercial-cross-strait-relations"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/michael kurtz From Made In China to Made For China, Commercial Cross Strait Relations.jpg" alt="Michael Kurtz From Made In China to Made For China, Commercial Cross Strait Relations" title="Michael Kurtz From Made In China to Made For China, Commercial Cross Strait Relations" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>Michael Kurtz talks about the current trends in cross strait relations from a business perspective. Taiwanese companies have been using China as a manufacturing base for over twenty years.&nbsp; Now, as the Chinese market matures, targeting the Mainland consumer directly (especially in the financial services sector) could become the main China-Strategy for Taiwanese companies.</p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/made-china-made-china-commercial-cross-strait-relations#comments Cross Straits Money China Economy Finance Markets Taiwan Wed, 19 May 2010 09:26:49 +0000 mgarber 226 at http://www.ichinaforum.com Solutions for China's Water Crisis http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/solutions-chinas-water-crisis <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/richard-hardiman">Richard Hardiman</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-687" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/solutions-chinas-water-crisis"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/hardiman Solutions for China&#039;s Water Crisis.jpg" alt="Hardiman Solutions for China&#039;s Water Crisis" title="Hardiman Solutions for China&#039;s Water Crisis" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>Thirty of China’s thirty-two largest cities and four hundred of its six hundred largest municipalities face serious water shortages and deterioration of water quality. In order to produce one unit of GDP, China uses seven to fifteen times more water than OECD countries.&nbsp; Water prices in China do not reflect the reality of supply and demand.&nbsp; China’s average water price is 70% to 80% below water prices in countries with no water shortage.</p><p><a href="http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/solutions-chinas-water-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/solutions-chinas-water-crisis#comments Environment Cleantech China Environment Pollution Sustainability Water Fri, 14 May 2010 06:23:10 +0000 mgarber 213 at http://www.ichinaforum.com Going West: How to Succeed in China's Inland Cities http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/going-west-how-succeed-chinas-inland-cities <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/william-mobley">William Mobley </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-725" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/going-west-how-succeed-chinas-inland-cities"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/William Mobley going west.jpg" alt="William Mobley Going West: How to Succeed in China&#039;s Inland Cities" title="William Mobley Going West: How to Succeed in China&#039;s Inland Cities" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>Dr. Mobley talks about challenges and opportunities presented by second and third-tier cities in central and western China. He shares insight on key issues for companies doing business in these cities, such as the importance of creating and nurturing relationships, finding and recruiting talent, dealing with corruption issues and interacting with local and provincial governments.</p><p><a href="http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/going-west-how-succeed-chinas-inland-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/going-west-how-succeed-chinas-inland-cities#comments Toolkit Industry Services China Go West Policy Inland Cities Wed, 07 Apr 2010 07:41:40 +0000 mgarber 163 at http://www.ichinaforum.com Crisis Response Best Practices in China http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/crisis-response-best-practices-china <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/david-chard">David Chard</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-668" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/crisis-response-best-practices-china"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/david chard Crisis Response Best Practices.jpg" alt="david chard Crisis Response Best Practices" title="david chard Crisis Response Best Practices" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>Companies spend vast sums to cultivate the kind of image that will help them become more profitable, but when a crisis hits, all that investment in public trust could be replaced by skepticism, as well as financial and legal ruin.&nbsp; David Chard specializes in teaching executives to resist the knee-jerk reaction to “shut up and lock down”.&nbsp; His main message: Preparedness.</p><p><a href="http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/crisis-response-best-practices-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/crisis-response-best-practices-china#comments Toolkit Services Business China Communication Communications Crisis Management PR Taiwan Wed, 24 Mar 2010 08:21:57 +0000 mgarber 102 at http://www.ichinaforum.com