China's replacements: Twitter, FB and YouTube OR Weibo, RenRen and YouKu?

As some of you may know, the Great Firewall of China blocks many international websites, including Western social media giants... Continue reading >


A musical lesson in international business

Abigail Washburn wanted to be a lawyer improving US-China relations – until she picked up a banjo. Now she plays... Continue reading >


CNN on why Chinese buy US real estate

Chinese are second only to Canadians in the number of US properties they buy, reports CNN Money. "We have friends... Continue reading >


In the Press

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Portugal’s golden visa programme ‘swamped’ by inquiries from Hongkongers seeking alternative residence and a safe haven

Portugal has seen an upswing in recent months as wealthy residents and investors from Hong Kong and China clamour for an alternative residency amid escalating political tensions in Hong Kong, reported the...

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Foreign buyers 'not hiding' to get around ban

New data shows that foreign buyers are not using companies to get around rules that will prevent them from buying New Zealand houses, reported New Zealand website Stuff (9 August 2019). Chinese...

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CURBED

Will trade tensions scare away foreign real estate buyers?

Slower sales, trade tensions, and anxiety over potential recession have cooled down the market for foreign buyers of US property, according to a report by Curbed (6 August 2019). “Yes, the trade...

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Lower demand but Thailand is still China’s favourite international property market

The yuan has dropped in value against the Thai baht but Chinese investors are still buying up Thailand property although not at the same rate as they did last year, according to...

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