The Editors suggest checking out the following links:
Seeking Alpha: Book Review: Jim Rogers’ ‘A Bull in China’ – Shaun Rein rightly points out problems with Jim Rogers’ latest book.
Here Comes Everybody: Confucius meets web 2.0 – Ken Carroll announces that the government’s Confucius Institutes – Chinese-language learning centers around the world – are asking his company to collaborate on an online initiative
Techcrunch: Chinese Stealth Startup Qifang Wants to Bring P2P Lending to the Mainland – A p2p lending site in the mould of Prosper.com, but with a focus on student loans
Forbes.com: What’s On The Venture Capital Menu In China? – The ‘Peking Duck’, ‘Dragon Roll’ and other US venture slang for their China strategies. Interesting stuff from this Knowledge@Wharton seminar transcript involving top US VCs.
Kevin Kelly — The Technium: Better Than Free – free v paid content
China Media Project: Guidance; Supervision; Reform; Freedom: Plotting the direction of Chinese media through an analysis of the all-important buzzword – Great overview of Chinese media development by a keen observer and participant, former Southern Weekend editor Qian Gang. Translated by David Bandurski.