A view of the city wall of Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, April 2018

China’s Tide Goes Out

The China tide has come and gone, and with it the Zhongguo Institute is receding into history.

Problems of Start-Ups in the Most-Funded Sectors of the China Market

After assessing four startup companies in China, the three problematic ones have either poor management or poor marketing practices, while the successful one seems to be free from these thorny issues and it also appears to understand business operation as well as the target audience better.

The Rise, Trends, and Business Models of Chinese Brands

The digital era accelerated the speed and the change of format of economic development, forming a lifestyle as well as mentality of today's Chinese community, focusing on convenience, diversity, satisfaction and quality.

Australia’s Fatal Attraction to the Chinese Communist Party

Why can’t Australia checkmate the CCP and start building better bridges with the other major trading partners? They are mature democracies and share a common interest with Australia in safeguarding the democratic values and cultural diversities.

Donald Trump’s Letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) Full Text PDF

Read President Donald Trump's May 18 letter to World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom.

The Commoditization of Australian Universities

Knowledge, research capabilities, free-thinking and diversity, are the soft-powers of Australia that make us uniquely different from the rest of the world, and Government must de-commoditize Australian universities and develop them as pillars of our soft power in the world.
Chinese flag as seen from the city wall of Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, April 2018

Wake Up Australia! The World Is Seeking Your Guidance

We need to align ourselves with other transparent independent democracies, so that the Australian way of life, our intellectual freedom and our multi-cultural lifestyles are safeguarded for future generations.

China’s Success in Fighting COVID-19 in Rural Areas

Whether the Chinese experience in combating COVID-19 and containing the disastrous spread of this pandemic in rural areaa is applicable to other countries remains to be seen.

The Coronavirus Epidemic May Mark the End of China’s Economic Miracle, but When Did...

By this time next year, China's economic statistics will probably be looking even more ridiculously unlikely. Maybe even the Western media will stop believing them.

One Is The Loneliest Number

Alibaba's Singles Day shopping bonanza has hijacked Remembrance Day for half the world.