Demystifying Chinese Investment in Healthcare

Today KPMG releases it’s report on Chinese investment in Australia healthcare, the most recent addition to their ‘Demystifying Chinese Investment’ series. Outbound investment from China has always been a contentious issue, primarily due to a lack of clear information. Now with the healthcare sector in China reforming and continued growth expected; KMPG sets out to …

December Updates from AAC, Beijing

For December, Asian Agribusiness Consulting has the following updates: New Hope Group has completed the acquisition of Australia’s Real Pet Food Company New Hope Group has completed the acquisition of Australia’s Real Pet Food Company from Quadrant Private Equity for A$1 billion (CNY 5 billion), in a move to further its foray into the fast-growing …

Coworking Space Regulation Coming to China Following Beijing Reform

By Zolzaya Erdenebileg Coworking and incubator spaces have expanded quickly throughout major cities as China’s entrepreneurial drive accelerates. The government had been slow to regulate coworking spaces; the use of such addresses for business registration, for example, has floundered in ambiguous territory. However, several industry observers told China Briefing that the government is working on …

December Happenings at EAST, Beijing

This month EAST Beijing is holding a number of specials and events to celebrate the holidays, including Feast (Food by EAST) Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day all-day buffet To celebrate your Christmas holiday, our award-winning restaurant Feast (Food by EAST) will prepare a special offer with traditional roasted turkey, roasted lamb leg, baked salmon, …

The Impact of AI and Automation on the Workplace: The Role of the CEO in Shaping the Workplace of Tomorrow

As new innovations revolutionise how we work, companies must be prepared to tackle the challenges and embrace the opportunities that technology brings. This Economist Corporate Network (ECN) report, sponsored by JLL and Hays, is based on the findings from a survey and focus group conducted with CEOs in the Asia Pacific region. It examines perceptions …

IP Australia: Guide to Protecting your IP in China

IP Australia has released their new Guide to Protecting your IP in China, which includes practical tips on how foreign businesses can prepare and understand the system, such as seeking experienced legal advice, registering your IP rights in China, and monitoring for infringement. The guide also delves into China’s first to file trade mark system, protection …

Top Five Considerations for Foreign Banks in China

On November 10, China’s Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said at the information meeting in Beijing that China has decided to further open its financial services industry. In addition to the committed liberalisations of the foreign shareholding restrictions in domestic securities, future, fund management and life insurance  companies, of particular interest is that qualified foreign …

The FINAL Beijing Mentor Walks 2017

Time passed by so quickly, and we are about to launch our final Beijing Mentor Walks in 2017! Mentor Walks Beijing aims to bring together women from all backgrounds and experiences. Young women (Mentees) who have begun their careers walk for an hour with an established Mentor for advice, perspective and honest feedback Saturday, Nov.18th, 2017 9:30AM-11:30AM @The British Embassy Residence Please …

EAST, Beijing introduces all new Kid’s Corner

  (Beijing, 10 November 2017)  – EAST, Beijing is delighted to introduce an all new Kid’s Corner at the award-winning market-style restaurant Feast (Food by EAST). With the newly expanded Kid’s Corner, we believe Feast (Food by EAST) will be one of the most favourite destinations for families. The 36 square meter Kid’s Corner features …