June 19, 2018

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: the most ambitious development plan ever conceived?

With the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), President Xi Jinping plans to link China to Europe via investments in rail, roads, ports, dams, bridges, gas pipelines and power plants. There are now links between 66 countries across Asia and Europe, with some estimating the final cost of the project to be in the region of […]

Scottish Confucius Institute established at Heriot-Watt University

Scotland’s educational links with China have been further established, following an agreement to establish a Confucius Institute at Heriot-Watt University – the first to specialise in business and communication. The Institute, the fifth Confucius Institute in Scotland, will aim to help Scottish companies to engage with China and increase the provision of Chinese language learning […]

Talent Scarcity in China

Hi – it’s November so I have now taken ownership of this blog and will be posting from an Organisational Behaviour perspective as well as supporting others to continue to build our stories. An article in HRM in Asia cited PricewaterhouseCoopers’ annual global CEO survey in China, saying that more than 59% of respondents said […]