“Sodium Energy” Wins 2012 MIT CHIEF Pitch to China Business Plan Contest

By David Li, bostonese.com Cambridge, Mass. — In the afternoon of Nov. 18, 2012, the Winner of 2012 MIT CHIEF Business Plan contest was announce at the MIT China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (CHIEF) at Stata Center in MIT. “Sodium Energy”, a clean energy project by MIT students Kai Xiang Zheng Li, won the first […]

For 160-Year-Old Steinway, Lang Lang Is a Perfect Brand for Expansion in China

By Chen Yingqun (from chinadaily.com.cn) Venerable piano maker that goes back nearly 160 years sees china as an important part of its future. Zhang Yuan, a 26-year-old Beijing resident who has been playing the piano for about 10 years, was on the verge of drooling over the Steinway in front of her. There was an […]

Inaugural Cornell China Conference To Start on October 27

By David Li, bostonese.com, translated by Lang Gao On the weekend of October 27 – 28, the Cornell China Conference will be held in Cornell University, a member of the prestigious Ivy League located in Ithaca, New York. Cornell Chinese Students Association (CCSA), the organizer of this conference states that the theme of the conference […]

Hong Kong Electronics Fair & electronicAsia Draw Over 97,000 Buyers

Hong Kong, October 18, 2012 – The four-day Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), the largest trade fair of its kind in the world, and the concurrent electronicAsia concluded on Tuesday,  October 16  after attracting more than 97,000 buyers from 140 countries and regions. The twin fairs welcomed 3,900 exhibitors from 28 countries and regions.

Facing a Weak Economy, Both Candicates Are Tough on China

(from chinadaily.com.cn) China-bashing is fiercer in the 2012 US presidential election than any previous election campaign, with both the Republican and the Democratic candidates attacking China, observers said. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama wave to the audience during the first presidential debate at the University of Denver in Colorado on Oct 3. Charlie Neibergall […]

40-Day Countdown for the 2012 MIT-CHIEF Began at the Launch Ceremony

By David Li, bostonese.com Cambridge, Mass. – In the afternoon of October 6, the MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (MIT-CHIEF)’s Launch Ceremony of 2012 annual conference was held at the Marriott Hotel in Kendal Square near MIT campus. The organizing team announced this year’s forum topics and the latest progress. The registration website was officially […]

Beijing Opera in Bikinis? Art or Atrocity

(from peopledaily.com.cn) The mixture of “Beijing opera headwear and bikinis” is actually like “drinking coffee and eating garlic at the same time.” It not only looks strange but also feels odd. Facing queries, organizers of the international bikini contest loudly explained that they were not deliberately imitating the Beijing Opera but just trying to transmit […]