There, he met Napoleon Bonaparte who was in exile. Amherst regaled Napoleon with tales of the riches of China, to which Napoleon famously responded with “When China awakens, the world will tremble.”
Twenty years ago, China’s economy was about one-tenth that of the US. It is now expected to surpass the US as the world’s largest economy by 2026.
China already boasts more than 100 unicorns and has the largest number of annual patent registrations. Over 6 million new businesses were registered in 2020 despite the pandemic.
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MAKING 3D WORK IN SPACES
Whether we see a product on social media, in a magazine, or even on TV, chances are that its in 2D. You won’t be able to visualise the product in its entirety.
WHERE WOULD YOU WORK?
SINGAPORE PLACES AMONG THE TOP 10 GLOBAL WORK DESTINATIONS FOR THE FIRST TIME
SUPERCHARGING THE FOOD MANUFACTURING SECTOR
About 1,000 food manufacturers and 50,500 workers can take advantage of the Food Manufacturing Industry Digital Plan (IDP) launched by Ms Low Yen Ling, Minister of State for Trade and Industry.
Best Cities In Southeast Asia For Start-Ups
Southeast Asia is a patchwork of different cultures and countries. But the region shares many characteristics across borders that make it such an exciting place to be – high rates of literacy, governments committed to lifting living standards, and hunger for entrepreneurship.
How Not To Fall Prey To Fake Covid-19 Certs
While the global roll-out of COVID-19 vaccinations continues to accelerate, it’s worth remembering that only around 1% of the world’s population have received their full course of injections. But plans are being made internationally to allow those that have been vaccinated or can prove they have had a recent negative test, the freedom to travel to other countries, attend large-scale events, take a new job, and more.
Is The Customer Always Right?
Is the customer always right?
Salespeople Are Not Mind Readers
We, as most businesses, put a lot of work into making it easy for you to find us when you are in need of our services, and rejoice when you contact us. We are ready to help you – but alas, we are not mind readers.
America's Audacious Plan To Rescue The Economy
Last month, the United States Congress signed off on a US$1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan that will have far-reaching effects on millions of Americans, as well as shake up the world economy.
Down But Not Out: Can Tourism Make A Comeback?
The tourism sector is used to cyclical downturns. When the economy suffers, the first item that people cut is leisure travel. But 2020 was a downturn like no other. With international travel virtually halted, tourism-related businesses have suffered their worst year on record.
Integrating The ‘Smart' Into Buildings
As buildings become smarter, the range of subsystems needed to perform its ‘smart’ functions becomes more and more extensive. Increasingly, these are known as ELV (Extra Low Voltage) system technologies.
Reincarnation And Realpolitik
China, India, and the U.S. are vying to influence the selection of the next Dalai Lama
DEADLY WUHAN COVER-UP!
U.S. health officials untangling how virus escaped secret bio lab
BINANCE'S CHANGPENG ZHAO: “I'm not using crypto to buy fiat, I'm not using crypto to buy houses. I just want to keep crypto ”
Changpeng Zhao, 44, has spent his life trying to overcome borders. As a child growing up in China, he waited for years until his family could win permission to see his father in Canada, then pursued a career (including a few years at Bloomberg LP) that took him around the world.
US, CHINA CONSULTED ON SAFETY AS THEIR CRAFTS HEADED TO MARS
As their respective spacecrafts headed to Mars, China and the U.S. held consultations earlier this year in a somewhat unusual series of exchanges between the rivals.
CHINA CUTS TAXES TO SPUR SEMICONDUCTOR DEVELOPMENT
China announced tax breaks this week to spur growth of its semiconductor industry following U.S. sanctions that alarmed the ruling Communist Party by cutting offaccess to American processor chips for tech giant Huawei and some other companies.
CYBER ATTACK TIED TO CHINA BOOSTS DEVELOPMENT BANK'S CHIEF
The cyberattack crested just as finance officials from across Latin America were descending on Washington to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Inter-American Development Bank.
ENCRYPTED MESSAGING APP SIGNAL BLOCKED IN CHINA
Encrypted messaging app Signal appears to have been blocked in mainland China, the latest foreign social media service to cease working in a country where the government tightly controls the flow of information.
An Industrial Policy With U.S. Characteristics
Biden’s $4 trillion Build Back Better plan faces plenty of hurdles beyond Republicans
Where EVs Aren't Only For the Affluent
Rural China has become ground zero for the democratization of electric-vehicle ownership
China's Big Chill
Following its crackdown on star capitalist Jack Ma, entrepreneurs grow cautious