Newsletter 10 Iconic City Skylines Developed

Dear Global Business Enthusiast,

Michael Michelini (@michelini) here. You’re getting this email because you requested my periodic thoughts on international business from Hong Kong.

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This week: Trump, Taiwan, and Mainland, Chinese New Year Envelopes, Masterminds, and more

Just a couple more weeks left this year. And took my kids to see Santa- Miles was so afraid, same as last year. Maybe next year he’ll come around (check the photo on this week’s podcast if curious

Uncertainty prevails in Hong Kong after Leung Chin-ying decides not to seek second term

The city is not like the US, the UK and the Philippines because Beijing has the final say in our political matters

Chinese New Year is coming, and many people ask me how much dough you should put in those little red envelopes – this Australian business blog has the answers (in Aussie dollars note)

Just the beginning of the next 4 years in China (if me and my fellow Americans can last that long in China)

China issues warning to Trump on Taiwan

Chinese state media warned President-elect Donald Trump on Monday of a “real storm” if the One China policy regarding Taiwan is issued as a bargaining chip in trade talks.

Get your networkin’ on!

My friend, and co-host at China Business Cast, Shlomo is launching his mastermind, check it out for a focused group doing China tech

Pretty cool!

10 Iconic cities and how the skyline has changed over the decades (Hong Kong has the biggest changes in such a short amount of time!) [photo heavy post]

Global From Asia News

Listen to this week’s podcast


This week’s podcast has already been getting good feedback – Davide Rossi talking about his experience starting in Japan and hiring staff in his fast growing business 

And it has been a tough year for Hong Kong business. A lot of us talking about the banking struggles, and ending the year with a weakening RMB  – makes us wonder what to expect for next year

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Hong Kong Supercharged News

Already confirmed to come to our Cross Border Summit in April 2017? Book our super early bird tickets before Dec 31 to lock in a super low price

Video of the Week

My son is showing signs of being a leftie (like me!) but Chinese side of the family isn’t so easy to accept it

Sent December 15, 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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