Alibaba Think Tank Knows The Future of Chinese Tech?

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This week: future of Chinese tech, HK housing, Made in China brand, & baby stuff!

Missed last week’s newsletter – been just waiting and waiting for my second baby! She came on Sunday, the coldest day on record for South China! If you want to watch my video blog welcoming baby Maggie, check it out here

This seems like obvious news, but always fun to read – Hong Kong has the least affordable housing. This really has been a major issue for entrepreneurs and business owners.
And we should just have an Andre Martin column here – he gives me so many suggestions, here are 2 I picked from his side:

As it gets more competitive in China, the pursuit of improving the “Made in China” brand image continues:

Alibaba has a Think Tank – and here are some ideas it has for the future of tech in China

Global From Asia News
Listen to this week's podcast

Listen to this week’s podcast

Reshoring, hear that term before? We have Rosemary Coates talking about trends of people bringing back manufacturing to America

and last week’s was a popular one – Manuel From Import Dojo shares some China sourcing tips.

On the blog

Lots of new articles on the blog you should check it out – one to highlight is a hot topic this time of year – how much bonus to give your Chinese staff. This one I go through the points and thought process.

Hong Kong Supercharged News

A lot of focus going into our 1st Annual Cross Border Summit, making a lot of updates now and super early bird prices are ending Monday Feb 1!

Photo of the Week

Me peering over baby Maggie – just a few hours old. And already getting the “lucky money” envelope from the nurses!

Sent Jan 27, 2016

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American internet entrepreneur in China, Asia, and Hong Kong. Helping companies do business globally from Asia

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