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CSR in China: 3 Key Lessons for Success

CSR in China: 3 Key Lessons for Success

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a business approach used by various enterprises to be more accountable with their resources to the community at large. It is self-regulating, often voluntary, and sometimes mandated by government policies. Areas of CSR include...

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The Chinese Entrepreneurship Visa

The Chinese Entrepreneurship Visa

Please note: 1421 Consulting Group is not a visa agency. We do not handle and process visa request ourselves. This article is here to inform you on the opportunities you have in China, however we do suggest you contact a verified official visa agency if you want to...

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Chinese Company Names: How do they work?

Chinese Company Names: How do they work?

Some of the world’s biggest multinationals struggled with selecting proper Chinese company names for their entity in China. When Mercedes found out their initially selected name freely translated to “Rush to die”, they rushed to alter their name into “Dashing speed”...

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Protecting Your Intellectual Property in China

Protecting Your Intellectual Property in China

The Beijing Silk Street Market It is often said that imitation is the highest form of flattery, so by this logic, thousands of brands are flattered every day in tireless factories all across China. This disregard for intellectual property in China is most blatantly...

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Setting up a Company in China: 8 Steps

Setting up a Company in China: 8 Steps

People who consider registering a company in China are often conditioned to believe setting up a company is fast and straightforward around the world. Registering can be done online and is processed in the same day. That is the main reason why many people often wonder...

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Top 10 China Business Articles

Top 10 China Business Articles

In the eight years 1421 has existed, there has been a lot of knowledge gathered and shared. Therefore, it is time to share the most relevant China business articles on our website to help you navigate our content. After reviewing the 141 articles, we have chosen 10...

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What happened in the year 1421?

From 1421 to 1423, during the Ming Dynasty of China under Emperor Zhu Di (朱棣) the fleets of Admiral Zheng He (鄭和), commanded by the Chinese captains, discovered Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Antarctica, the Northeast Passage; and circumnavigated Greenland.

Due to this endeavour we can conclude that “1421 is the year that the Chinese discover the world”.