Must Read Monday: China Should Change Its Perspective From Engineer To Marketeer

From an engineer’s to a marketeer’s perspective, one bridge too far?Photo: Danny Friedmann Malcolm Moore wrote a great article for The Telegraph about China’s challenges to transform its industries from the world’s manufacturers to the world’s innovators, and how this good be a boon for some British companies. Read here. Mr Moore wrote about the […]

Must Read Monday: Bye Bye Shanzhai, Hello Mainstream Smartphones

Photo: Close EncountersTo Migrate or not. A wildebeest‘s dilemma:“Starvation if I stay, or risk of being eaten by a crocodile if I go“ Shen Jingting wrote an excellent article for China Daily about the epic migration taking place within the Shenzhen mobile phone industry. Shen is distinguishing three phases:  Production of Shanzhai phones and focus on […]

Must Read Monday: “Shan Zhai Ji” in Google.cn Most Searched List

Sky Canaves and Juliet Ye of the Wall Street Journal’s China Journal Blog dealt with the top ten lists of Google.cn 2008. Although most Chinese use Baidu, and Google is used by some of the higher educated Chinese, the most searched terms can give an indication of what is hot and what is not in […]