China’s cigarette output soars despite tobacco controls – China’s anti-smoking efforts in the past decade have failed to limit the explosive growth of the country’s cigarette producers, according to a new report.
Hongkongers feel more ‘negatively’ towards mainland Chinese than Japanese, survey shows – relatively positive view of the Japanese isn’t surprising when you look at how Japanese style and products are consumed in Hong Kong. However when this headline is read through a mainland perspective it becomes more confrontational
HKMA warns against use of Bitcoin – The Hong Kong Monetary Authority says the virtual currency, Bitcoin, cannot be considered as a means of payment or an electronic currency. The statement comes a day after the mainland ordered banks not to deal in Bitcoin.
China’s favorite basketball star unveils the Nike Kobe 9 Elite shoe – Nike is so beholden to China for sales
Is the yuan going global, or just masking more shady Chinese banking? – An obscure trade report about China is raising eyebrows about the swift rise of the country’s currency. After accounting for a mere 1.9% of financing for global trade in January 2012, the yuan now makes up a whopping 8.7% in October 2013
Moody’s to Apple: Don’t Listen to Carl Icahn – avoid “significantly more debt” or “face heightened credit risk”
Philips & Samsung among firms in EU raid – Philips and Samsung Electronics said they were among the companies visited by EU officers this week on suspicion of breaking competition rules.
You have too many chat apps. Can Layer connect them? | The Verge – Jabber for OTT?
See you on the golf course, John, Cisco is in trouble – I, Cringely – intereasting analysis
Really nice bit of creative for LINE – amazing Thai advert
Where are the market researchers on Cameron’s trade delegation to China? | – How digital research methods can overcome challenges to researching
Making Mobile Ads That Work – Harvard Business Review – when mobile ads actually work
Dating agencies to help Hong Kong’s career women find a husband | South China Morning Post – damn some of this is brutal