If bugs become a common source of protein, will China be a muse for the global industry?

Available as a podcast – scroll to the bottom to listen The Economist recently published an article entitled “Feeding 9bn people will mean reimagining the edible world”. The article discusses the likelihood of alternative protein sources becoming more commonplace in the future – particularly protein sourced from bugs. Until very recently, the western world generallyContinue reading “If bugs become a common source of protein, will China be a muse for the global industry?”

China’s Ever Intensifying Market Segmentation And The Product Differentiation It Requires

Recently, I read the China Internet Report 2021 which was released by the South China Morning Post. The report mentioned emerging and underserved internet user market segments and examples of product differentiations that have occurred in the market in order for these market segments to be tapped into. The report reminded me of how inContinue reading “China’s Ever Intensifying Market Segmentation And The Product Differentiation It Requires”

My China Experience

I have recieved some questions on various channels regarding my experience in China. So, what has taken me in and out of China since 2008? The short story is that courtesy of the Chinese government I had the opportunity to study free-of-charge and expenses-paid from 2008 to 2011 then, straight after graduation, I was extremelyContinue reading “My China Experience”

Penalty For Heist Of NZ Gold…..en Kiwifruit – A Cup Of Water On A Blazing Inferno?

According to an announcement released on the website of the Courts of New Zealand, due to his smuggling of Zespri’s golden kiwifruit variety – “SunGold” – into China, a former kiwifruit grower Haoyu Gao has been ordered to pay damages to the kiwifruit grower Zespri in the sum of NZD 12.1 million. 1 This 12.1Continue reading “Penalty For Heist Of NZ Gold…..en Kiwifruit – A Cup Of Water On A Blazing Inferno?”

996: In Office 9am to 9pm, 6 Days A Week – My Experience Of It

Recently, there has been significant media attention given to the Chinese government publicly announcing that it will take a tougher stance on protecting the rights of workers amidst what has become the status quo in many big corporations in China – “996” corporate culture. 996 is an abbreviation used to label the corporate culture thatContinue reading “996: In Office 9am to 9pm, 6 Days A Week – My Experience Of It”

Only 3 Hours Of Online Gaming Per Week Allowed

You may have heard that the Chinese government has introduced new rules limiting the amount of online gaming allowed by those under 18 years of age. According to the new rules, from September 1st 2021, those under the age of 18 are only be allowed to indulge in online gaming between the hours of 8pmContinue reading “Only 3 Hours Of Online Gaming Per Week Allowed”

The Chinese government has banned tuition?

Having spent more than 12 years in China, naturally I am interested in China-related current events. However, the experience of studying and working in China gives me quite a different perspective when it comes to forming opinions on China current events. I often feel that in the English speaking world – whether it be inContinue reading “The Chinese government has banned tuition?”