Financial Services Talking Points | 13/02/2018

In today’s talking points: Global markets bounce back; New offshore regulations issued; China increases focus on internet finance regulation; J.D to open office in Australia. Global markets bounce back after horror week Global markets are continuing to recover following the worst week on the stock market in nearly two years. Both the Dow Jones and Nasdaq …

Healthcare & Lifescience Talking Points | 09/02/2018

In today’s talking points: Anti-smoking shock ads should be used to curb obesity-AMA, American, Chinese scientists find potential treatment for asthma, China to establish centres for critical childbirth     Anti-smoking shock ads should be used to curb obesity-AMA Australia’s peak medical lobby group, the Australia Medical Association, has called for anti-smoking shock ads to be used in order to …

Energy & Resources Talking Points | 08/02/2018

In today’s talking points: Solar Energy Approval Accelerated in Australia, Six Chinese SOEs will form a coal/power trading joint venture, Wind Power Generation Increases in the fight against pollution, China creates energy conglomerate to improve profitability     Solar Energy Approval Accelerated in Australia The NSW government is now catching up with its neighbors Queensland and South Australia with …

Education Talking Points | 07/02/2018

In today’s Talking Points: Australian Education Exports Boosted by Chinese Students, Innovation need in Australia’s Education System, Increasing Educational Opportunities in China, China to foster more quality teachers   Australian Education Exports Boosted by Chinese Students The value of Australian education exports rose 19.7% in 2017, according to figures releases Tuesday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Altogether education …

Food & Agribusiness Talking Points | 06/02/2018

 In today’s talking points: Australian Wine and Wool big winners in 2018, SPC to enter China, Foreign Investment Review Board Reform risk deterring overseas investment, Grants for Australian Agricultural Business to grow trade with China   Australian Wine and Wool big winners in 2018 Recently Rabobank released their annual ‘Argibusiness Outlook’ report for 2018, highlighting improved global economic conditions …

Energy & Resources Talking Points | 02/02/2018

In today’s talking points: Australia to benefit from renewable energy push;CNOOC to spend big in 2018; AWE challenges Mineral Resources to match Mitsui takeover offer; Australia set to meet energy targets   Australia to benefit from renewable energy push Australia looks set to benefit from what the Climate Council is calling a ‘renewable investment bonanza’ …

Education Talking Points | 01/02/2018

In today’s Talking Points: Budget cut leaves university places unfunded; Theresa May announces £500 Chinese education deal; Finnish Education System pioneer slams NAPLAN; Sex education training held in Beijing   Budget cut leaves university places unfunded According to Universities Australia, close to 10,000 Australian university places will be left without government funding following budget cuts …

Food & Agribusiness Talking Points | 31/01/2018

 In today’s talking points: Large growth in Australian wine exports to China; China to modernise agriculture industry through technology; Australia to reform genetic modification laws; Start-up to trial vertical farms in China   Large growth in Australian wine exports to China The Australian wine export market has experienced record growth of 15 per cent in value …

Financial Services Talking Points | 30/01/2018

In today’s talking points: Starbucks sees potential for China to be most important segment after first quarter review; Turnbull Government to loan 3.8bn to finance Australia’s arms exports; TPP deal reached; China prepares for potential slowdown   Starbucks sees potential for China to be most important segment after first quarter review While Starbucks’ performance for the …

Healthcare & Lifescience Talking Points | 26/01/2018

In today’s talking points: Dingxiang Doctor helps quell health rumours, Gates Foundation to work with CFDA on drug standards, China to train more general practitioners, Trial Health Programs lower smoking rates, increase health literacy    Dingxiang Doctor helps quell health rumours In order to fight the spread of misinformation around medical issues Dr. Chu Yang created the platform Dingxiang …