The growing legions of migrant workers in China have had far reaching implications on the process of urbanization in China. For the last two decades, China’s cities have exploded in size, the result of the largest and fastest migration in human history as hundreds of millions of people have moved from rural to urban areas […]
Given the current demographic trends, how companies should gear up to manage an older workforce.
Changing the Chinese social structure may save the country from the proverbial ‘middle-income trap’, says Salvatore Babones, an expert on China’s political economy.
As China changes, companies are being forced to adopt China Plus One strategies and look at other countries for manufacturing.
Author and researcher Leta Hong Fincher on the confounding phenomenon of women forfeiting their property wealth in China.
Online and mobile dating should be a natural fit for the country, so why are are dating sites in China not making more money? Swirling pools of onlookers and parents pore over a bulletin board in Shanghai’s bustling marriage market, nestled in People’s Park in the city’s center, occupying what was formerly a colonial racetrack. Filled with […]
The aging population in China needs a housing solution. So what’s stopping the industry from booming? Since the beginning of 2014, Jim Biggs has been living in a brand-new residential facility for senior citizens with dementia. He’s just 54 years old, and has no problem with his memory. Biggs, the managing director of Honghui Senior […]
A look at the China data that you should care about. From China’s burgeoning commodity exports to the changing profile of migrant workers. Also, a look at the apps that are gaining traction in this vibrant tech market and some good news there for caffeine addicts. Now, let’s reach out for that latte! (All the data pertains to the […]
China’s public healthcare system is ill-equipped to handle growing demand. On the other hand, private healthcare in China is not an easy field to play in due to several reasons. Will investment sentiment survive in the country’s beleaguered healthcare sector? It’s a typical scene in Subei People’s Hospital in Yangzhou, a third-tier city in China’s coastal […]
APCO Worldwide’s China Chairman James McGregor on China’s identity shifts James McGregor is Chairman of global communication consultancy APCO Worldwide’s greater China region and a renowned China author, first with One Billion Customers: Lessons from the Front Lines of Doing Business in China, published in 2005 and more recently with No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers: […]