Newsletter: How Do Poor Countries Develop Rich Countries?

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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Still recovering from Cross Border Summit – it was off the hook, we have the digital tickets still processing and if you want to get it

Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries

Via Chris Moore

And another good one from Chris Moore – this one an opinion article:

Hong Kong’s a rip-off, even if you’re rich

Rising costs of rent and education are making the city unaffordable. And that’s not going to change as long as bureaucrats are running the show

For those making a new trip to HK:

Top 10 things to do in Hong Kong

Italian police go on patrol at the Great Wall of China

Or more suitable for China:

“Italians send police to protect pasta from fakes”


Rise of ultra large container ships benefits Hong Kong

Global From Asia News

Listen to this week’s podcast


This week’s podcast, we have Fabian Knopf talking about not just how to setup in China – but where, what to consider

And as the Shenzhen airport gets bigger, I wrote a piece for you to consider if you should fly into Shenzhen airport or Hong Kong airport

    Listen to more podcasts →   

Market Listing of the Week

Boyd Jones, a VC in Silicon Valley, can help your startup get ready for investment 

Job of The Week

Pretty cool, I’m getting job applicants for my summer internship spot in Shenzhen – recommended a friend here

Video of the Week

We had a professional video company make videos over the whole Cross Border Summit conference, and they made this nice promotional video recapping the whole thing

Sent April 27, 2017

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

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