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Blog Profile / Danwei


URL :http://www.danwei.com
Filed Under:Local Interest / China
Posts on Regator:374
Posts / Week:2.3
Archived Since:August 31, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Recruiting full-time junior researcher in Beijing

4 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

Danwei is hiring full-time junior researcher in Beijing. Danwei provides reports on various aspects of China from business and finance to culture for corporate, financial and academic clients. The main responsibility of the junior researcher...Show More Summary

A Brief Guide to China’s Media Landscape – May 2014

5 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

The table below shows mainland China’s most important websites, newspapers, and broadcast news organizations, together with numbers for website traffic, circulation and audience. The numbers are guesstimates based on media reports, listed companies’ public filings, media advertising rate cards, Alexa.com and Danwei interviews with media insiders. Show More Summary

Beijing fog: Investigating air pollution policy-making in Beijing, 2011-2013

6 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

This article is by Johan van de Ven, whose undergraduate dissertation at Oxford University examined the effects of factors such as environmental movements, diplomacy and social media on air pollution policy-making in China. In a study...Show More Summary

A Brief Guide to China’s Media Landscape – February 2014

8 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

The table below shows mainland China’s most important websites, newspapers, and broadcast news organizations, together with numbers for website traffic, circulation and audience. The numbers are guesstimates based on media reports, listed companies’ public filings, media advertising rate cards, Alexa.com and Danwei interviews with media insiders. Show More Summary

Gree said to be interested in investing in Meizu

8 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

Meizu fans were recently allowed a rare glimpse of J. Wong, the reclusive founder of a brand of sleek Android-powered smartphones based in Zhuhai, Guangdong province. In a two-hour speech posted online, Wong announced that he was going...Show More Summary

Police bust PR companies for illegal deletion of news and social media postings

10 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

On December 5, the People’s Daily published a report about a police investigation into companies that offer services to delete news items and social media postings from the Internet. The article does not, of course, mention that theShow More Summary

BYD’s new Model Qin creating a buzz

11 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

In a confident move, BYD is offering 1,000 yuan to any driver that can beat the company’s pre-release Model Qin in 400-meter drag races. The Qin, a hybrid sedan, is being marketed mainly for two new features: a 0 to 100 km/h acceleration...Show More Summary

Internet Poll on changing China’s strange public holiday system

11 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

While much of the world looks forward to official holidays that can be predicted years in advance, China’s annual muddle over the coming year’s holiday schedule has long been a reliable source of confusion. But yesterday the HolidayShow More Summary

A Guide to China’s Media Landscape

11 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

The table below shows China’s most important websites, newspapers, and broadcast news organizations, together with numbers for website traffic, circulation and audience. The numbers are guesstimates based on media reports, listed companies public filings, media advertising rate cards, Alexa.com and Danwei interviews with media insiders. Show More Summary

Li Xiaolai, Bitcoin millionaire

11 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

Hidden in a pedestrian-only lane in Beijing’s tech district of Zhongguancun, Cheku Café (?????) is not easy to find and appears to be an unassuming eatery like its neighbors. But if you climb up the dark staircase, you’ll blunder into...Show More Summary

Low-cost drug list to change pharma in China

11 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

The Economic Information Daily (?????), a business newspaper published by Xinhua News Agency ran a story on November 17 reporting that the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) may soon release a list of drugs that must be sold at low prices in China with the aim of reducing the financial burden of medical care on citizens and hospitals. Show More Summary

China Minsheng Bank to release high-interest debit card as competition heats up

11 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

Allied with Taobao and other online marketplaces, Chinese money market funds such as Yu’ebao are making inroads into markets traditionally dominated by banks (see previous Danwei post). Not only are these fund products more accessible...Show More Summary

Ping An strengthens online financing arm with launch of Zhong An Insurance

12 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

The launch ceremony of China’s first Internet liability insurer, Zhong An Insurance, on Wednesday was attended by three of China’s most prominent personalities, namely Jack Ma of Alibaba, Pony Ma (Ma Huateng) of Tencent, and Ma Mingzhe,...Show More Summary

Air pollution boosts companies in emissions analysis and filtration

12 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

It may just confirm what we already know — the smog is getting worse: China’s Meteorological Administration says that there were more smoggy days nationwide this year than anytime during the past 52 years. In Beijing, that includes half...Show More Summary

Is Yili poised to gain from China’s milk shortage?

12 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

Yilli, a leading Chinese diary brand, expanded its lead during the past three months – the company posted record quarterly revenue of 12.55 billion yuan for the past Q3. To put it in perspective, the number is more than the revenue of Guangming, one of Yili’s domestic competitors, in the first three quarters. Show More Summary

Pharma companies set to enter direct sales of nutritional supplements and beauty products?

12 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

Two A-share market-listed pharma companies, Xiangxue Pharma and Kangmei Pharma, announced this week that they had obtained licenses to conduct direct sales. Such licenses are under tight regulation for fear that they would be used to...Show More Summary

Chinese pharma companies rush to invest in hospitals

12 months agoLocal Interest / China : Danwei

Following Guangzhou Bayunshan Pharma’s announcement that it plans to invest five billion yuan in high-end hospitals and a strong rally in the health care sector in China’s A-share market last week, several newspaper articles have appeared...Show More Summary

Mobile banking: Minsheng bank punches above its weight

EnfoDesk, a Chinese market research company, published a report on China’s mobile phone banking sector. According to the report, bank transactions conducted in Q4 of 2013 reached just over 370 billion yuan, 35.90% higher than the previous...Show More Summary

Will a tax rebate rejuvenate China’s restaurant industry?

According to a Southern Daily ???? report, Wang Huiying (???), vice inspector of the “Trade in Services and Commercial Services Department” of Ministry of Commerce, revealed that the Ministry is seeking to lower the business tax rate for restaurants from the current level of 5% to 3%. Show More Summary

Big three Chinese telecom operators criticized for profiting from spam

Beijing Times ???? yesterday published an article (based on a report in the CCTV 1 program ????) analyzing the profit chain of spam texts sent by China’s three leading telecommunication operators. According to the report, many spam texts...Show More Summary

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