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What’s It Like to Manage a Company in China?

What’s It Like to Manage a Company in China?

People regularly ask me what it is like to manage a company in China. I came to China directly after obtaining my master’s degree in the Netherlands and I am proud to say that I currently run a successful business in Shenzhen. This question is often asked by friends,...

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Closing Company in China

Closing Company in China

Most of our articles have been written to inform newcomers to China. Over the years an increasing amount of foreign companies have a presence in China. Consequently, it is only natural that the number of foreign companies wanting to dissolve their entity has been...

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7 Things You Probably Overlooked When Doing Business In China

7 Things You Probably Overlooked When Doing Business In China

China provides many opportunities for foreign businesses, although its complexity, regulations and constant changes makes it difficult to keep track on what is advised and what is required when doing business in China. Following the experience of Moore Stephens...

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What Should a Chinese Employee Require from a Western Company?

What Should a Chinese Employee Require from a Western Company?

What Should a Chinese Employee Expect from a Western Company? In our previous article, together with Floor Nobels, we have been writing about the expectations and realities of what working for a Western firm is like as a Chinese employee. At the end of the article we...

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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”.