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Chinese Brands in Western Countries

Chinese Brands in Western Countries

More and more Chinese brands are ‘going global’. Especially in the technology sector, Chinese brands are making a name for themselves. Whereas a decade ago Chinese brands available in Western countries were mostly regarded as cheap and signaled a lesser quality,...

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FinTech in China: Growth Drivers & Trends

FinTech in China: Growth Drivers & Trends

Innovations in data science and the advent of the Internet have changed the global financial industry. One of the signature changes in the industry is the innovation of financial methods, which includes Financial Technology (FinTech). Compared to the traditional...

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The Travel and Tourism Industry in China

The Travel and Tourism Industry in China

The Travel and Tourism industry in China has experienced a decade of changes. The first half of the decade saw incredible growth in China’s outbound international Travel and Tourism that was built on travel group experiences and shopping motivated travelers. Howeve,r...

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China’s National Parks: Capitalizing on Conservation:

China’s National Parks: Capitalizing on Conservation:

China’s National Parks are some of the most complex business models as it needs to focus on the importance of having a sustainable and balanced system that benefits all stakeholders. The main challenges identified primarily stem from a lack of harmonization between...

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Chinese Public Holidays in 2020

Now that the Western holiday season is over, it is a perfect moment to inform you about when the Chinese public holidays in 2020 are, and the reasons behind them. During public holidays in China everyone has time off and most offices will be closed. It is important to...

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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”.