Chinese Company to Open Water Mining Op in Australia

A Chinese company will be opening a water mining operation in Queensland, Australia. This endeavor hopes to bring water to a population that is rapidly running out of it. Currently, people in Queensland are living on water rations. The water supply is threatening to dry out soon.  The Chinese company is called Joyful View Garden Real Estate Development Resort Pty … Read More

$7 Billion Plan Brings Big and Small China Pig Farmers Together

A new plan worth $7 billion is being enacted to combat the dwindling rates of pigs in China. This plan will see China’s major pig farmers partner up with smaller farms. The plan will see established pig farms in Beijing work together with smaller farms from local governments. These smaller farms are usually run by families rather than big companies.  … Read More

No Doubt!

As we close off this decade, I have come to the conclusion that logic and common sense in today’s world are, far from being attributes, quite probably more in the nature of currently being liabilities than anything else. We evidently live in an age where respected economists such as Mohamed El-Erian (Project Syndicate, December 16, 2019) warn that “(The) Global … Read More

Most Valuable Asian Company Alibaba Now Valued at $500 Billion

China tech giant Alibaba is now the most valuable company throughout all of Asia. It’s total market cap is more than $500 billion. It was a good year, not only for Alibaba, but for tech companies in general. This year, the tech cycle was on an upswing. Add the fact that economies were starting to recover as well, and that … Read More

Christmas Bugs in China [+ Life Calculator Motivation]

Dear Readers, Many of you have been concerned if I successfully made it to China. I’m here! Thank you for your concern and I wish you all a very happy holiday season. Upon arrival, my wife’s family had prepared dinner- the normal northern Chinese dumplings – but also some sort of bug larva. My son was so nervous to even … Read More

Hong Kong Malls to be Flooded by Protesters

Hong Kong protesters have said that they will be trashing malls during the Christmas season. This was in response to the Hong Kong government not acquiescing to their demands. The protests have been happening for quite a while in Hong Kong. It started because of the extradition bill that the China and Hong Kong government decided on. However, the protests’ … Read More

Influential Muslims Urge the Boycott of Chinese Products

Influential Muslims have urged for their respective countries to boycott the buying of Chinese products. They hope that through doing this, it can help bring justice to the Uighurs in China. There are rumblings across multiple Muslim countries. If you listen closely, they are all shouts of justice for the imprisoned Uighur population in China. Multiple people are stepping up … Read More

China Applies New Tariff Exemptions for US Imports

China has just applied new tariff exemptions for certain imports coming from the United States. After some time, China and the United States finally put forth a concrete Phase One trade deal. Critics and onlookers have been wary and hopeful for a potential deal for both super economies. Right after, China announced new tariff exemptions for certain product imports coming … Read More

JP Morgan Expands into China

American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company JP Morgan is finally expanding into China. The largest bank in the United States is about to cross the seas and get bigger. China’s Securities Regulatory Commission finally gave the nod to JP Morgan. The approved permit will allow for JP Morgan Securities China Company Limited to start operating.  The CEO … Read More

Preparing for Ice World [Plus Year End Survey]

Dear Readers, It is a bit chilly here in Chiang Mai, Thailand – typing up the newsletter here with a light sweatshirt on. This will be nothing compared to the frigid cold I will be entering on Friday going to Dong Bei (East North) China. Will have a v-log later next on MikesBlog for those curious. So I will be … Read More