ageing population

Elderly Care, an Immature Market

China’s rapidly ageing population coupled with an expanding middle class means that increasing numbers of elderly Chinese people will be looking for private senior care in the future

Dongguan-logistics

Dongguan: The World’s Factory in Transition

Thirty years ago Dongguan was just a collection of villages and towns spread out over 2,500 square kilometres on the Pearl River Delta

The Biggest Migration in Human History

“By 2030, when China’s urban population is projected to swell to one billion, its cities will be home to one in every eight people on earth.

Roland-Gerke

The Executive Interview: Roland Gerke, President and CEO BSH Home Appliances Holding (China)

BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH (BSH) is Europe’s largest producer of home appliances and one of the leading companies in the sector worldwide

Meeting with Shenzhen Vice Mayor

European Chamber Lobby Report – February 2013

A round up of lobbying actions undertaken by the European Chamber during the month of February

We need to talk: how social instant messaging is redefining brand-customer relationships in Asia

Just when companies were starting to get the hang of Weibo and other social media platforms, social instant messaging was added into the mix.

Chongqing: Spearheading Development in Western China

Most Europeans know little, or perhaps nothing, about this megalopolis in Southwest China. Until 1997 it was part of Sichuan province, thereafter it was separated from the province and began to emerge as the main hub for development amongst China’s western regions. It is the…

air pollution

Goodbye Blue Sky

Air pollution is nothing new to people living in China, but the recent extreme conditions witnessed across the eastern provinces placed the issue under the scrutiny of international media

water pollution

Managing Water for More Desirable Cities

A decent sewer system is one of the most important infrastructure elements of a city without which civilised, healthy living and protection from flooding is just not possible.

Water

China’s Water Quality

The issue of water quality in China was highlighted in the media after the contamination of the water supply in Handan, Hebei province in January. It made headlines for two principle reasons