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To have and to hold

FAMILIES HAVE ALWAYS been at the heart of business. Family companies are among the world’s oldest. The Hoshi Ryokan, an inn in Japan, has been in the same family [...] Read more ...

via Economist
26 Apr 2015

To have and to hold

The China Collectors: America’s Century-Long Hunt for Asian Art Treasures. By Karl Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac. Palgrave Macmillan; 420 pages; $30. IN THE 1920s [...] Read more ...

via Economist
26 Apr 2015

Tibet quake death toll 17; China sends rescue team to Nepal

Tibet quake death toll 17; China sends rescue team to Nepal - Death toll in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has risen to 17 in the wake of the devastating earthquake that hit neighbouring Nepal on Saturday, while the Communist giant on Sunday dispatched a 62-member search and rescue team to help the Himalayan nation. Read more ...

via Dnaindia
26 Apr 2015

Javier Cunat

Javier Cunat, Director, Procurement, The Beijing AxisJavier is a Directorof The Beijing Axis (TBA), leading and managing the procurement business of thecompany. The burning platform is supply chain risk getting further out of control and more people (and companies) are being harmed and/or placed in danger.1. As TBA was appointed to be the exclusive [...] Read more ...

via Chainalive
26 Apr 2015

Chinese wingsuiter sets record of 8150m fly without oxygen - Xinhua

1 wingsuiter in Asia", is a paraglider in China before he falls in love with wingsuit fly. At 5:17 am, he took off in a large hot-air balloon at China's well-known pastoral area Xilingol grassland of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. When the hot-air balloon rose to 5,000 meters height, it was intended to fly levelly for avoiding civil aviation rou [...] Read more ...

via Xinhuanet
26 Apr 2015

Video: Ghostly? China's Property Market Reconsidered

At Matthews, we believe in the long-term growth of Asia. Since 1991, we have focused our efforts and expertise within the region, investing through a variety of market environments. As an independent, privately owned firm, Matthews is the largest dedicated Asia-only investment specialist in the United States. Read more ...

via Matthewsasia
26 Apr 2015

MrTopStep

Tomorrow fellow floor trader Robert Hefferman will be heading up the MrTopStep Saturday morning webinar. If some of those customers were using off-grid battery power, the burden would be eased. A Tesla battery would enable you to draw power during off-peak periods and “bank” that power, using it during peak periods. With nuclear power in the do [...] Read more ...

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26 Apr 2015

Jing Daily: The Business of Luxury and Culture in China

According to a recent Financial Timessurvey, mega-brand Louis Vuitton currently faces this issue in China’s first-tier cities. Based on responses from Chinese luxury consumers, the FT found that while Louis Vuitton is still massively popular in cities across China, demand is lower in more mature markets. In addition, LVMH has addressed Chinese de [...] Read more ...

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26 Apr 2015