CHANGE & INNOVATION BOX

BOX, INNOVATION & CHANGE

 

202.- Xinhua, “China begins to restore 350 kmh bullet train”, China.org, 21-09-2017

http://www.china.org.cn/china/2017-09/21/content_41624663.htm

["Highlight: <<Restore maximum speed>>", A.S.]

201.- New rail routes between China and Europe will change trade patterns, The Economist, 14-09-2017 (retrieved on 18-09-2017)

https://www.economist.com/news/business/21728981-new-silk-railroad-will-challenge-airlines-and-shipping-firms-new-rail-routes-between-china

["Comment of the year: simple acceleration is innovation", A.S.]

200.- Zhong Nan, Ren Xiaojin, “CCCC sees innovation as way ahead in global growth”, China Daily, 12-09-2017

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2017-09/12/content_31880273.htm

["Comment of the hour: Diversified ownership is key", A.S.]

 199.- “What are the most popular goods traded among BRICS nations”, Global Times, 04-09-2017

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1064688.shtml

["The challenge: to be both popular & innovative", A.S.]

 198.- Xinhua, “China, Africa step up renewable energy cooperation”, people.cn, 01-09-2017

http://en.people.cn/n3/2017/0901/c90000-9263258.html

["China-Africa renewable energy cooperation will unavoidable have an impact on EU-China dialogue", A.S.]

197.- China Daily, “Xi notes green push as desert becomes forest”, 29-08-2017

http://www.china.org.cn/china/2017-08/29/content_41492475.htm

["Comment of the hour: an unfolding and unstoppable process.", A.S.]

196.- SIGNAL, “The Herzliya Conference – An Opportunity for the BRI in the Middle East”, SIGNAL Note, 31-07-2017 (retrieved on 01-08-2017)

http://en.sino-israel.org/publications/signal-note

["Highlight: <<China and the BRI would benefit from having an increased presence at the HC>>", A.S.]

195.- Fundación ICO, Madrid, Convocatoria 2017-18, 27-07-2017

http://www.fundacionico.es/formacion/programa-fundacion-ico-becas-china/convocatoria-2017-18.html

["Highlight: 學",A.S.]

194.- Rahul Chadha, “China Is Set on Becoming the World’s Leader in AI. And it’s willing to invest billions in the effort”, eMarketer, 2107-07-2017  (retrieved on 25-07-2017)

https://www.emarketer.com/Article/China-Set-on-Becoming-Worlds-Leader-AI/1016212?sthash.c3adbwOn.mjjo

["Quiz: discuss the several implicit questions in the report", A.S.]

193.- Bloomberg News, “Apple Appoints New China Head as Sales in its No.2 Market Slide”, The Washington Post, 19-07-2017

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-OTBC1B6TTDS201-39H1156MF78TOCOKMJM1E84MQE

["Key advice: contribute to a constant dialogue", A.S.]

192.- Anuja Nadkarni, “Kiwi innovation helping China’s maternity care systems”, Stuff, 17-07-2017

https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/94602899/kiwi-innovation-helping-chinas-maternity-care-systems

["Highlight: <<The software will be launched next month in Beijing.>>", A.S.]

 191.- Xu Lin, “Top 10 billionaires in clean energy sector”, China.org, 25-05-2017 (retrieved on 07-07-2017)

http://www.china.org.cn/top10/2017-05/25/content_40886374.htm

["Comment of the hour: a chance for China & the οἰκουμένη", A.S.]

190.- Zhang Dongmiao, “China Exclusive: Plateau province runs 7 days on renewable energy alone”, China Daily, 25-06-2017 (retrieved on 05-07-2017)

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-06/25/c_136393766.htm#0-linkedin-1-70592-1fa24a716d9c05123354ed78a0ed9eaa

["Highlight: <<Qinghai plans to expand its solar and wind capacity to 35 million kilowatt by 2020 and supply 110 billion kilowatt hours of clean electricity every year to central and eastern parts of China.>>", A.S.]

 189.- People.cn, “German Internet celebrity in China calls on Merkel to promote cashless economy”, Global Times, 04-07-2017

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1054820.shtml

["Footnote: <<@阿福Thomas>>", A.S.]

188.- BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017 (June 2017)

https://www.bp.com/content/dam/bp/en/corporate/pdf/energy-economics/statistical-review-2017/bp-statistical-review-of-world-energy-2017-full-report.pdf

["Highlight: <<China continued to dominate renewables growth, contributing over 40% of global growth – more than the entire OECD – and surpassing the US to become the largest producer of renewable power.>>"]

187.-WeChat, 26-06-2017

https://www.wechat.com/es/

["Quote of the hour: <<We should not cease from 24/7 using WeChat in 中文, Spanish and English >>" A.S.]

186.- “7 ‘firsts’ in China’s sci-tech achievements in 2012-17″, China Daily, 15-06-2017

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2017-06/15/content_29752320_2.htm

["Task of the hour: think about the 8th one", A.S.]

185.- Hugo Gutiérrez, “La china Cosco compra el 51% de Noatum y se queda con la terminal del Puerto de Valencia”, El País, 12-06-2017 (retrieved on 13-06-2017)

http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2017/06/12/actualidad/1497292001_740935.html

["Long-term concepts interplaying: Oceans/Mare Nostrum/EU/Pax Sinica", A.S.]

184.- Liza Lin, “Face-Lifts and Finance: Where China’s Tech Titans Are Hunting for the Next Big Thing”, WSJ, 08-06-2017 (retrieved on 11-06-2017)

https://www.wsj.com/articles/face-lifts-and-finance-chinas-kingmakers-tangle-over-the-internet-of-everything-1496921603

["Comment of the hour: considering as many app. as possible", A.S.]

183.- Keith Bradsher, “China Looks to Capitalize on Clean Energy as U.S. Retreats”, The New York Times, 05-06-2017

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/05/business/energy-environment/china-clean-energy-coal-pollution.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=image&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

["Highlight: <<the energy partner of choice>>", A.S.]

182.- Yamei, “China’s space telescope to observe pulsars in Milky Way”, Xinhuanet, 03-06-2017

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-06/03/c_136336692.htm

["Highlight: <<We are still not clear about the interior of pulsars,> says Zhang>>", A.S.]

181.- Rebecca Fannin, “Metrics Stack Up To Prove China’s Tech Innovation Progress”, Forbes, 30-05-2017 (retrieved on 31-05-2017]

https://www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccafannin/2017/05/30/metrics-stack-up-to-prove-chinas-tech-innovation-progress/#536d3882536d

["Highlight: <<One-third of the users of WeChat also used WeChat payment to make purchases.  Who carries a wallet today in China?>>", A.S.]

180.- Xinhua, “Spotlight: China, Germany eye 3-facet cooperation to link development strategies as premier kicks off visit”, Xinhuanet, 29-05-2017

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-05/29/c_136323845.htm

["Highlight: <<innovation-motivated manufacturer.>>", A.S.]

179.- “25 Years of formal relations between Israel & China”, SIGNAL Note 25, Ramat Gan, 21-05-2017 (retrieved on 24-05-2017)

http://en.sino-israel.org/publications/signal-note/signal-note-25

["Highlight: <<In March 2017, President Xi Jinping announced the establishment of a Comprehensive Innovation Partnership between Israel and China.>> Comment of the decade: an extraordinary bilateral relationship in 一带一路 's era", A.S. ]

178.- CEIBS 3rd Europe Forum 2017 – London, 06-07-2017 (23-05-2017)

http://www.ceibs.edu/media/events/asia-europe-forum-series/11020

["Comment: Brexit, ergo change, thus unavoidable innovation", A.S.]

177.- “US China innovation and investment summit”, CNC, 19-05-2017

http://en.cncnews.cn/news/v_show/64900_US_China_innovation_and_investment_summit.shtml

["Short remark: interesting. Also worth remembering, one of CNC's key global languages is Spanish", A.S.]

176.- Press Release, “First innovation institute opened in China”, New Zealand Government, Scoop, 18-05-2017

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA1705/S00399/first-innovation-institute-opened-in-china.htm

["Highlight: <<China’s Silicon Valley equivalent, Hangzhou Hi Tech Industrial Zone>>", A.S.]

175.- “Unlocking opportunity for SMEs”, Alibaba.com, 17-05-2017

https://activity.alibaba.com/pc/unlocking-opportunity-for-SMEs-alibaba-whitepaper.html

["Task of the moment: choose yourself the sentence you want to highlight", A.S.]

174.- Ministry of Economy, “First Israel Innovation Authority roadshow in southern China”, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs”, 11-05-2017

http://mfa.gov.il/mfa/innovativeisrael/economy/pages/first-israel-innovation-authority-roadshow-in-southern-china-11-may-2017.aspx

["Highlight: << [...] Israel Innovation Authority’s Senior Director of Asia Pacific Operations, said, “In recent years, the Israel Innovation Authority has been working not only to strengthen cooperation with the countries of Asia Pacific>>. Interesting to bear in mind: Asia Pacific countries include China and the Pacific Alliance countries and observers (including Spain, China, Israel, among others)”, A.S.]

173.- Eva Xiao, “Chinese tourists are bringing their wallets – and China’s tech giants – overseas”, TechinAsia, 9/10-05-2017

https://www.techinasia.com/chinese-tourists-wechat-alipay-global-expansion

["Highlight: << [...] Even the palace of Versailles has its own WeChat account.>>, A.S.”]

172.- SIGNAL NOTE 23, SIGNAL, April 18th (retrieved on 09-05-2017)

http://en.sino-israel.org/publications/signal-note/signal-note-23

[“Innovative diplomacy and know-how exchange unfolding along the Silk Road”, A.S.]

171.- 此刻·live–直击国产大飞机首飞, Youku.com, 05-05-2017

http://vku.youku.com/live/play?id=12069

["New: <<China’s 158-seat C919 plane has taken off on its maiden flight>>", A.S.]

170.- Digital Diplomacy Review 2016, 04-04-2017

http://digital.diplomacy.live/ranking-and-rating/

["Remark of the hour: to think about", A.S.]

169.- “Welcome to EU-China SMEs Matchmaking Event”, Eurochambers/Bank of China, Brussels (02-06-2017), 04-05-2017

https://www.b2match.eu/bocsmeevent

168.- Sarah Zheng, “Great Wall of China too crowded? Visit its replica … also in China”, South China Morning Post, 02-05-2017

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2092321/great-wall-china-too-crowded-visit-its-replica-also-china

["Remark: there is already a replica in Chengde, Hebei province. In any case, a real innovation in mass tourism", A.S.]

167.- AFP, “First direct London-China train completes 12,000 km run”, AFP, 28-04-2017

http://www.thestar.com.my/news/regional/2017/04/29/first-direct-londonchina-train-completes-12000-km-run

["The issue here is that the future [& eventually new], both Yiwu-Madrid & Yiwu-London train, will be much faster”, A.S.]

166.- Jackie Cai and Brenda Goh; Writing by Adam Jourdan; Editing by Christopher Cushing), “China, Europe pledge closer aviation ties ahead of landmark jet launch”, Reuters, 27-04-2017

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-aviation-china-safety-idUSKBN17T0IO

["An issue: 矛盾 between manufacturing & certification", A.S.]

165.- Mu Xuequan, “Xi to attend opening ceremony of Belt and Road forum in May”, 18-04-2017, retreievd, 24-04-2017

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-04/18/c_136217663.htm

["Important. Diplomatic innovation at its best: three Spanish-speaking countries attending", A.S.]

164.- Margit Molnar, “Making the most of innovation in China”, OECD, 10-04-2017 (retrieved: 18-04-2017)

https://oecdecoscope.wordpress.com/2017/04/10/making-the-most-of-innovation-in-china

["K question: how much innovation we mean when we talk about innovation", A.S.]

163.- China Daily, “Top State firms eye Xiongan prospect”, China.org, 11-04-2017

http://www.china.org.cn/business/2017-04/11/content_40597075.htm

["Task: assess the regional geostrategic implications of this initiative", A.S.]

162.- “Israel’s BIG Data Technology for the Belt & Road”, SIGNAL, 02-04-2017

http://en.sino-israel.org/publications/signal-note

["Comment of the month: SIGNAL, an interesting chapter along the Belt & Road. Read Notes 22, 21, 2o, 19 et al.", A.S.]

161.- “How Fosun helps Thomas Cook break into China’s travel market”, China Europe International Business School, 16-03-2017 (retrieved on 27-03-2017)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLLRAn2Syz8&feature=youtu.be

["Key factors of the alliance: <<administration, opening doors>>", A.S.]

160.- Tim Hardwick, “China Mobile to Begin Large-Scale 5G Testing This Year”, MacRumors, 22-02-2017 (retrieved on 12-03-2017)

https://www.macrumors.com/2017/02/22/china-mobile-5g-testing-qualcomm

["Testing phase is crucial.", A.S.]

159.- Zhangrui, “Chinese firms shine in Mobile World Congress”, CCTV, Barcelona, 03-03-2017

http://english.cctv.com/2017/03/03/ARTIWWu9nHGeIgq0gFifyyqu170303.shtml

["In a shining city:http://www.barcelonawalk.eu", A.S.]

158.- “La Chine se cartographie au centre du monde”, Le Monde, 27-02-2017

http://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/visuel/2017/02/20/la-chine-se-cartographie-comme-le-nombril-du-monde_5082283_4355770.html

["To discuss: « La Chine se prépare pour un Arctique sans glace ». ", A.S.]

157.- Steven Millward, “China’s Weibo will soon have more users than Twitter”, TechinAsia, 23-02-2017

https://www.techinasia.com/weibo-more-users-than-twitter-soon

[Key concept: Streaming: "https://www.techinasia.com/weibo-live-streaming-china", A.S.]

156.- Kou Jie, “Trump’s immigration policy may boost China’s global talent pool: experts”, China Daily, 22-02-2017

http://en.people.cn/n3/2017/0222/c90000-9181348.html

["Highlight: <<China has been gradually shifting its stance>>", A.S.]

155.- Laure de Carayon (China Connect) : « Il y avait 500 millions d’internautes chinois en 2011 alors qu’on en compte 750 millions aujourd’hui », Décideurs Magazine, Paris, 16-02-2017

http://www.magazine-decideurs.com/news/laure-de-carayon-china-connect-il-y-avait-500-millions-d-internautes-chinois-en-2011-alors-qu-on-en-compte-750-millions-aujourd-#.WKgcHeMg1lw.twitter

["Highlight: <<L’idée au centre de China Connect est d’amener le meilleur de l’Internet chinois en Europe. Avec notre plate-forme en anglais c’est une manière pour nous de favoriser les interactions ainsi que le partage de retours d’expériences et de meilleures pratiques.>>", A.S.]

154.- Nuria Carrasco, “China Wei”, crowfunding campaign, Madrid, 14-02-2017

http://nuriacarrasco.com/subnuria

["Supporting the Chinese community in Madrid: <<An artistic editorial project that appropriates the format of the acclaimed fashion and lifestyle magazine VOGUE to visualize the Madrid Chinese Community>>", A.S.]

153.- “Jack Ma on Donald Trump”. Davos, Switzerland, 19-01-2017. Retrieved on 03-02-2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-0jbIC4yig

["Key: Agriculture, infrastructure, and the Middle West", A.S.]

152.- Gabriel Wildaw, “China investment in foreign real estate hits record $33bn”, Financial Times, 29-01-2016

https://www.ft.com/content/d8d80b6e-e381-11e6-8405-9e5580d6e5fb

["Key point: Chinese investors are increasingly interested in industrial parks and logistics centres, considered as an element of Beijing’s 'One Belt, One Road' initiative", A.S.]

151.- Dominique Patton, “China sets up $14.6 billion internet investment fund”, Xinhua, 22-01-2017

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-internet-fund-idUSKBN156098

["Interesting: ICBC is also involved", A.S.]

150.- Zhang Xin, “Partners in Innovation”, Global Times, 16-01-2017

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1029119.shtml

["Question of the moment:  <<China is recognized as a market economy by Switzerland, but within the European Union, there are debates about whether China deserves the recognition>>.", A.S.]

149.- Ai Heping, “Trump, Ma discuss Alibaba creating jobs in US”, China Daily, 10-01-2017

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2017-01/10/content_27905546.htm

["Comment of the hour. Could Jack Ma contribute to ease coming bilateral tensions? In other words, is this a kind of semi-public diplomacy?, to put it in innovative terms, does this reflect change and innovation box? {To be continued}", A.S.]

148.- Edge Ison, “A KFC Restaurant In China Suggests What Tor Order Through Baidu Facial Recognition”, Itechpost,  26-12-2016

http://www.itechpost.com/articles/68490/20161226/kfc-restaurant-china-suggests-what-tor-order-through-baidu-facial.htm

["Question of the hour: A 'smart restaurant?'", A.S.]

147.- Syeung,”Canvas宣布推出首个专为家长而设的全新手机应用程式”, 企业信息技术, 30-11-2016, retrieved 15-12-2016

http://cn.enterpriseinnovation.net/article/canvas%E5%AE%A3%E5%B8%83%E6%8E%A8%E5%87%BA%E9%A6%96%E4%B8%AA%E4%B8%93%E4%B8%BA%E5%AE%B6%E9%95%BF%E8%80%8C%E8%AE%BE%E7%9A%84%E5%85%A8%E6%96%B0%E6%89%8B%E6%9C%BA%E5%BA%94%E7%94%A8%E7%A8%8B%E5%BC%8F-995959520

["Comment of the hour: 教育和学习 are not the same", A.S.]

146.- 老布在北京 Bruce, “Recent Developments within High-tech innovation”, 北京外语广播, 25-11-2016

http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/RqkdnbkA8s14Xi3Mk_TLFA

145.- Wuzhen, 16/18-11-2016, retrieved 25-11-2016

http://jiangsu.china.com.cn/html/jsnews/society/8086227_1.html

["Comment of the hour: China at the centre of cyberspace", A.S.]

144.- Alibaba on 11.11.2016, CNET, retrieved 12-11-2016

https://www.cnet.com/news/singles-day-china-alibaba-makes-5-billion-in-one-hour

["Comment of the year: Box, tradition (11-11), innovation, change, and, of course... 阿里巴巴", A.S.]

143.- Ma Rong, Dominique Patton, Simon Cameron-Moore, “China launches $11 billion fund for Central, Eastern Europe”, Reuters, 06-11-2016

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-eastern-europe-fund-idUSKBN13105N?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=581f156904d30177cf4c8d31&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

["Highlights: <<While targetting Central and Eastern Europe, it could extend to the rest of Europe and other regions if relevant to China-Central and Eastern Europe co-operation.>>". Comment of the year:  China about to make big history in Europe", A.S.]

142- Irina Bokova, “The UNESCO Courier – Like a phoenix reborn”, UNESCO, Paris, 17-10-2016, retreieved, 02-11-2016

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/about-us/who-we-are/director-general/singleview-dg/news/the_unesco_courier_like_a_phoenix_reborn/#.WAXTJ6J8Fy2

["Quote: <<...[...] Allocation of $5.6 million over five years to The Courier as part of China’s effort to promote dialogue and harmony between the cultures and peoples of the world.>>. Key comment: ‘The correct formula to move forward’” A.S.]

141.- Innovation is required on EU-China ties on monthly basis, August, 2016

["Thought of the hour: More cultural diplomacy is needed. September is a perfect month, October too", A.S.]

140.- Laura Zhou, “Mega stadium planned for Shanghai as part China’s dream to be global soccer superpower” SCMP, 17-06-2016

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1976862/mega-stadium-planned-shanghai-part-chinas-dream-be-global-soccer

["A key approach: <<The favorite  sport of  习>>", A.S.]

139.- Paul Bond, “Why Hollywood and China Are Strengthening Ties”, Hollywoodreporter.com, 08-06-2016

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/why-hollywood-china-are-strengthening-897983

["Highlight: <<It took some time to get both sides to have a greater understanding of one another [...] But once one or two deals happened, it created confidence. Now folks on both sides are saying, ‘This is happening, and we need to be a part of it.’>>“, A.S.]

138.- The Hungarian foreign vice-minister on economic and cultural exchanges, China.org, 01-06-2016

http://www.china.org.cn/world/2016-06/01/content_38580546.htm

["Key word: <<Innovation>>", A.S.]

137.- “Re-orienting Innovation: Chinese Scientists Closing Gap with US”, Sputnik, 10-05-2016

http://sputniknews.com/asia/20160510/1039382524/china-us-innovation-science.html

["Important: <<The author used statistics from 68 of the world's highest quality scientific journals to assess the amount of China's scientific research.>>", A.S.]

136.-”一带一路”国际智库合作联盟启动仪式”, 当代世界研究中心13-04-2015/13-04-2016

http://203.207.195.145:81/list.aspx?clmId=228

["A great idea in motion representing innovation at its best", A.S.]

135.- Zhang Peng, “Xi Underlines Innovation, Reform in Defense, Military Upgrade”, Xinhua, 13-03-2016

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2016/03/13/3441s920307.htm

["Key concept: <<Defense>>", A.S.]

134.- Xinhua Insight: “Why China’s 13th Five-Year Plan deserves attention”, China.org, 04-03-2016

http://www.china.org.cn/china/Off_the_Wire/2016-03/04/content_37938323.htm

["Highlight: <<The next five years will be characterized by innovation, coordination, care for the environment, opening to the world, and the sharing economy, with medium-high growth and industrial upgrading the two major goals.>>", A.S.]

133.- Bloomberg, “ICBC plans to issue green bonds as China eyes clean environment”, The Business Times, 25-02-2016

http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/banking-finance/icbc-plans-to-issue-green-bonds-as-china-eyes-clean-environment

["Key concept: <<energy>>", A.S.]

132.- “Common vision, shared aspirations”, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, 16-02-2016

http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/zxxx_662805/t1340768.shtml

["Highlight: <<What we advocate is innovation in the broad sense.>>", A.S.]

131.- Entrevista a Eli Feng, Vice-presidenta de la Asociación Hispano China para Intercambios y Desarrollos, Consultorspolitics, 11-01-2015, retrieved, 10-02-2016

http://www.consultorspolitics.com/2015/01/11/entrevista-a-eli-feng-vice-presidenta-de-la-asociacion-hispano-china-para-intercambios-y-desarrollos/

["Highlight: ayuda  a <<todas las empresas chinas en sus proyectos de I+D+I (Investigación, desarrollo y innovación) para afrontar los cambios.>>", A.S.]

130.- Researchers, potential innovation and change, European Commission, Brussels, 31-01-2016

http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/index.cfm/links/eurRes/china

["Or in other words: the new out of the innovation box", A.S.]

129.- Ben Moshinsky, “China is trying to conquer ‘The Impossible Trinity’: an economic puzzle no-one has ever solved”, Business Insider, 23-01-2016

http://www.businessinsider.com/china-the-impossible-trinity-2016-1

["If so, it is worth pursuing", A.S.]

128.- “Rastar group complete purchase of Spanish club Espanyol”, China.org, 20-01-2016

http://www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2016-01/20/content_37615785.htm

["Meaning of the operation: change. Welcome to Barcelona!", A.S.]

127.- “Uber CEO Says China to Soon Surpass Silicon Valley in Innovation”, Bloomberg, 15-01-2016

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-15/uber-ceo-says-china-to-soon-surpass-silicon-valley-in-innovation

["T.b.c.!", A.S.]

126.- Xinhua, “China recognizes prominent scientists, premier stresses innovation”, SCIO, 11-01-2016

http://www.scio.gov.cn/32618/Document/1461406/1461406.htm

["Highlight: <<to cut red tape>>, A.S."]

125.- Lin Xiaochun, “China’s Ehang unveils first passenger-carrying drone”, Xinhua, 07-01-2016

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-01/08/c_134988316.htm

["Highlight: << [...] Might help achieve the long-standing dream of automated short-to-medium-distance everyday flights>>, A.S.“]

124.- Rebecca Fannin, “Tech Innovation Predictions For 2016: Deeper Roots, Complex, Fascinating”, Forbes/Tech, 03-01-2016

http://www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccafannin/2016/01/03/tech-innovations-in-2016-display-deeper-roots-at-ces-beyond

["Key concepts: Xiaoomi, WeChat, A.S."]

123.- Li Jianhua, “Innovation to Be the Focus of China’s Economic Development in 2016″, CRI English.com, 21-12-2015

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/12/21/4204s909399.htm

["Comment of the hour: 一定是这样", A.S.]

122.- Array, South China Morning Post, 16-12-2015

http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/crossword

["Concept: crossword", A.S.]

121.- Bill Wilson, “China football revolution can be a financial game changer”, BBC, 14-12-2015

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-35019718

["Highlight: <<I think China can win a World Cup," he says. "It has the resources, scale, and state backing to fast forward 150 years of football development into 10 years.>>, A.S."]

120.- “FIFA, Alibaba reach 8-year presenting partnership of Club World Cup”, Xinhua, 09-12-2015

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-12/09/c_134900271.htm

["Reflection of the hour: the dimensions of a so called Internet car", A.S.]

119.- “Didi amplía presencia global en servicio para llamar taxis”, Xinhua, 04-12-2015

http://espanol.china.com/news/society/482/20151204/520374.html

["Subrayado: <<Didi Kuaidi es actualmente la mayor plataforma móvil integral de transporte del mundo>>", A.S.]

118.- 傅才德, “马云收购《南华早报》,谈判进行中”, 纽约时报, 25-11-2015

http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20151125/c25db-alibaba

["Key concept: 谈判", A.S.]

117.- Yuan Can, “Alibaba’s Ma in discussions to buy SCMP stake: media”, People’s Daily Online, Beijing, 25-11-2015

http://en.people.cn/n/2015/1125/c90000-8981717.html

["我同意: Alibaba and SCMP can better cooperate on advertising & market promotion", A.S.]

116.- Gao Yuan, “China seeks robot technology assistance worldwide”, China Daily, 24-11-2015

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/tech/2015-11/24/content_22512939.htm

["Idea of the hour: right! Also, ask 老百姓's opinion"]

115.- “Chinese president proposes innovation, open economy for boosting global growth”, Xinhuanet, 15-11-2015

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-11/16/c_134821026.htm

["Comment of the hour: read it carefully", A.S.]

114.- Celia Hatton, “China’s Alibaba breaks Singles Day record as sales surge”, BBC, 11-11-2015

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-34773940?OCID=twitterasia

["Concept: 11月11日. And now think about the implications for the digital macro-village, in other words, the global village, with Alibaba surpassing $ 14 billion sales in 24 hours", A.S.]

113.- Reuters, “China erlaubt direkten Handel zwischen Yuan und Schweizer Franken”, Beijing-Zürich, 10-11-2015

http://www.aktuelle-nachrichten-online.eu/artikel/china-erlaubt-direkten-handel-zwischen-yuan-und-schweizer-franken/1509069

["Switzerland-China. Task: review the last 3 years, an extremely special tie", A.S.]

112.- Reuters, “Chinese company Rastar Group buys 56% of shares in Espanyol”, The Guardian, 02-11-2015

http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/nov/02/espanyol-china-rastar-group-shares

["Comment of the hour: one meaningful and highly strategic step", A.S.]

111.- Jennifer Zhu, “How Coca-Cola Won its Way into the Chinese Market Using Ancient Chinese Stratagems”, LinkedIn, 28-10-2015

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-coca-cola-won-its-way-chinese-market-using-ancient-jennifer-zhu?trk=hb_ntf_MEGAPHONE_ARTICLE_POST

["Comment of the hour. How real 三十六计 is", A.S. ]

110.- Rowena Mason, “Xi Jinping state visit: UK and China sign cybersecurity pact”, The Guardian, 21-10-2015

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/oct/21/uk-china-cybersecurity-pact-xi-jinping-david-cameron

["Key words: cyber + nuclear in the innovative bilateral box", A.S.]

109.- CEIBS, “CEIBS Establishes Campus in Europe”, 16-10-2015

http://en.ceibs.edu/ceibs-establishes-campus-europe?sthash.mVCyT27m.mjjo

["Comment of the moment: "合 always, always 合作", A.S.]

108.- C. Custer, “Jack Ma made a painting. Guess how much it’s worth”, TechInAsia, 04-10-2015

https://www.techinasia.com/jack-ma-painting-guess-worth

["Highlight: <<Paradise>>", A.S.]

107.- Chen  Yingchun, “China announces contribution to EU’s 315 billion-euro investment plan”, China Daily, 28-09-2015

http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-09/28/content_22004022.htm

["Important: <<The commission and the Chinese government also signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the EU-China Connectivity Platform to enhance synergies between China's "One Belt One Road" initiative>>", A.S.]

106.- “Alibaba One Year Later: Did IPO Disappoint?”, Bloomberg, 18-09-2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKtGDURg9cI&feature=youtu.be

["Key concept at the moment: investors", A.S.]

105.- “More than half of Chinese consumers are willing to buy groceries online”, Nielsen 14-05-2015 (uploaded, 17/08/2015)

http://www.nielsen.com/cn/en/press-room/2015/nielsen-global-survey-on-e-commerce-and-new-retailing.html

["Highlight: <<The good news for brick and mortar retailers is that clicks won’t be replacing bricks any time soon.>>", A.S.]

104.- Agencies, “China Central Bank vows to maintain prudent monetary policy”, The BRICS POST, 28-07-2015 

http://thebricspost.com/china-central-bank-vows-to-maintain-prudent-monetary-policy/#.VbdUVfm6LIU

["Thought of the hour: keeping flexibility of multiple monetary tools means innovation", A.S.]

103.-Larisa Smirnova, “How Russia and China Could Partner on Innovation?”, Social Science Research Network, 01-09-2014 (posted: 20-07-2015)

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2633135

[Strategic concept: <<dual technologies>>", A.S.]

102.- Chuin Wei-Yap, “China’s Hundsun Freezes Stock Platform Accounts Amid Scrutiny”, WSJ, 16-07-2015

http://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-hundsun-freezes-stock-platform-accounts-amid-scrutiny-1437039845

["Comment of the hour: ¡¿¡!?!", A.S.]

101.- Yasef Ananda, “China presenta una nueva plataforma global para el comercio electrónico de materias primas”, 人民网, 10-07-2015

http://spanish.peopledaily.com.cn/n/2015/0710/c31620-8918810.html

["Habrá que tomarlo en serio o considerarlo", A.S.]

100.- “Guangzhou Adds 5 Stores Displaying Foreign Goods for Online Purchase”, Life of Guanzhou,  09-07-2015

http://www.lifeofguangzhou.com/node_981/node_989/node_995/node_1020/2015/07/09/1436431327170160.shtml

["Key concept: <<online shopping>>, of course!", A.S.]

99.- “La France et la Chine créent un fonds d’aide aux start-up”, PS-AFP, 01-07-2015

http://bfmbusiness.bfmtv.com/entreprise/la-france-et-la-chine-creent-un-fonds-d-aide-aux-start-up-898666.html

["Highlight: <<France, tête de pont en Europe pour les Chinois et Américains>>", A.S.]

98.- “Chinese ambassador eyes closer innovation cooperation with EU”, Xinhua, 28-06-2015

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/29/c_134363185.htm

["Highlight: <<She also stressed that the "Belt and Road" initiative and EU's investment plan tabled by European commission President Jean-Claude Juncker enjoy a certain degree of synergy.>>. Comment of the hour: definitely yes!", A.S.]

97.- “RPT-INSIGHT-Chinese firms pour money into U.S. R&D in shift to innovation”, Reuters, 22-06-2015

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/22/usa-china-investment-idUSL1N0Z52TZ20150622

["Comment of the hour. Think of the long and winding road from being the world's factory floor to a driver of innovation."]

96.- “Cisco to invest $10b in China to help innovation”, AFP-Global Times, 18-06-2015

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/927892.shtml

["Task of the hour. Think about synergies and contradictions in US-China relations", A.S.]

95.- “Vice-premier: China eyes innovation cooperation with Italy”, The State Council, People’s Republic of China, 09-06-2015

http://english.gov.cn/state_council/vice_premiers/2015/06/09/content_281475123694614.htm

["A key concept: technology transfer", A.S.]

94.- 马云德国汉诺威展演讲全程! “刷脸支付”送默克尔淘宝礼, youku.com (published by Dialogue with China, 29-05-2015)

http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XOTEzNTQ2NjQ4.html?f=24946962&from=y1.2-3.4.3

["马云 is back!", A.S.]

93.- Shereen Ban, “From imitation to innovation China’s progress on IPR”, CNBC (Uploaded by George Yip), 25-05-2015 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KLAvOvew3c

["There is a new concept emerging here", A.S.]

92.-”Fridge magnate: Zhang shifts Haier focus for wireless age”, Reuters, 12-05-2015

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/12/us-haier-elec-strategy-idUSKBN0NX2IN20150512

["It is fascinating tracking back Haier's roots and initial partners in Europe. Dialogue with China visited Haier's headquarters in 2013", A.S.]

91.- “China is increasing its innovation ability”, State Council of the People’s Republic of China, 11-05-2015

http://english.gov.cn/news/top_news/2015/05/11/content_281475105491294.htm

["Key concept: 天河二号", A.S.]

90.- 视频: “俄罗斯纪念卫国战争胜利70周年庆典 俄罗斯红场阅兵式”, Moscow, 09-05-2015

VIDEO: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XOTUxNjk4MDU2.html?from=s1.8-1-1.2

["Thought of the decade: Changes in meaning: Eurasian anniversary, the China factor (II)", A.S.]

89.- Zheng Chenguang, “China-Russia Relations”, China Radio International, 08-05-2015

http://english.cri.cn/7146/2015/05/08/3621s877811.htm

["Footnote. Interviewed in the program, Yu Bin & Dmitri Trenin", A.S.]

Also: “Final rehearsal of Russia Victory Day parade held on Thursday”, CCTV, 07-05-2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEEzEPmXr6E

["Thought of the decade: Changes in meaning: Eurasian anniversary, the China factor", A.S.]

88.- Chen Nan, “Expats experience Peking Opera in Beijing”, China Daily, 05-05-2015

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/culture/2015-05/05/content_20627091.htm

["Comment of the hour: too selfie", A.S.]

87.- Alberto López, Cédric Sam, “China’s overseas investments”, South China Morning Post (Twitter), 28-04-2015

 http://multimedia.scmp.com/china-overseas-investments

["Comment of the month: Change in the investment patterns", A.S.]

86.- 易經, 23-04-2015

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Ching

["Comment of the day: 易經, a book of change to honor on the World Book Day", A.S.]

85.- Chloe Lyme, “China Seeks Innovation in Co-production Films”, China Radio International, 17-04-2015

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/04/17/3742s874810.htm

["Concept: <<film heavyweights>>", A.S.]

84.- “EU spends millions to make Facebook European”, EUobserver, 02-04-2015

https://euobserver.com/digital/128239

["Highlight: <<Non-European companies can use the tools as well. 'We don't mind if they are from Japan, from US, from China, from Latin America', said Jesus Villasante, from the department of Net innovation in the European Commission.>>, A.S."]

83.- Tingyi Chen, “WeChat users: how do they behave and how to attract them?”, WalkTheChat, 25-03-2015

http://walkthechat.com/wechat-users-how-they-behave-and-how-to-attract-them

["Main challenge: the battle for visibility on China’s largest social network", A.S.]

82.- George Yip, “The ‘Three Phases’ Of Chinese Innovation”, Forbes, 23-03-2015

http://www.forbes.com/sites/ceibs/2015/03/23/the-three-phases-of-chinese-innovation

["Highlight: <<Although Chinese companies have good manufacturing skills they lack understanding of sophisticated markets – and they know this . They also know they often lack the full range of scientific and engineering expertise needed for more demanding customers. This has led to a new phenomenon: the creation of Chinese corporate R&D centers in the US and Europe, through direct investment and acquisition>>",  A.S.]

81.- “China announces massive boost in solar energy target to help fight pollution”, SCMP, 19-03-2015

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1741419/china-announces-massive-boost-solar-energy-target-help-fight-pollution

["Comment of the hour: Yes, boost it and change asap", A.S.]

80.- “China überholt Deutschland bei Waffenexporten”, Die Zeit, 16-03-2015

http://www.zeit.de/politik/ausland/2015-03/china-waffenexporte

["Source: http://www.sipri.org/media/pressreleases/2015/at-march-2015 ", A.S.]

79.- Benjamin Mallet/Jean Michel Bélot, “Areva-L’entrée de capitaux chinois est à l’étude-presse”, Reuters France, 16-03-2015

http://fr.reuters.com/article/frEuroRpt/idFRL6N0WI0TA20150316

["Highlight: <<L'une des pistes serait de discuter avec un fonds souverain chinois plutôt qu'avec des industriels", ajoute le quotidien, en ajoutant qu'un "mouvement de ce type est toutefois loin d'être acquis" en raison de certaines réserves du côté de l'Etat français.>>. Comment of the hour: tbc.", A.S.]

78.- Zhuang Yuan, “China approves pilot cross-border e-commerce zone”, 人民网, 12-03-2015

http://en.people.cn/n/2015/0312/c90785-8862283.html

["Classic concept: <<Pilot zone>>", A.S.]

77.- An, “Apple launches new products with features appealing to Chinese customers”, Xinhua, 10-03-2015

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-03/10/c_134054661.htm

["Highlight: << [...] Tim Cook had also repeatedly talked about Chinese elements [...].>>“, A.S.]

76.- 冯俊伟,”西法葡加强能源合作促欧盟能源联网新华网马德里, 04-03-2015

http://news.xinhuanet.com/fortune/2015-03/05/c_1114533727.htm

[“Feng Junwei’s (冯俊伟) thorough report on Spanish-French-Portuguese EU energy interconnectivity”, A.S.]

75.- Huawei participating in the Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 02/05-03-2015

http://www.huawei.com/minisite/mwc2015/preview/en

[ Highlight: <<Our experts will be on site to discuss hot topics including the evolution of ultra-mobile broadband, Internet architecture-based agile business enablement, cloud-based experience innovation and building an industry chain ecosystem.>>, A.S.]

74.- Jack Ma Davos at the World Economic Forum Interview by Charlie Rose, 24-01-2015 => One month on (25-02-2015) and still generating debate

VIDEO =>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5BKaDCda_0

["...And an abridged version of the interview: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-01-29/alibaba-s-jack-ma-on-early-obstacles-his-ambitions]

73.- Xinhua, “Cargo train arrives in China’s small commodity hub from Madrid”, China Daily, 23-02-2015

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2015-02/23/content_19637068.htm

["A Eurasian interconnectivity. Still a lot to be done. A new concept? (tbd)", A.S.]

72.-Nake M. Kamrany, “China’s Rise to Global Economic Superpower”, Huffington Post, 02-02-2015

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nake-m-kamrany/chinas-rise-to-global-eco_b_6544924.html

["Comment: <<A possible reading: NAKE M. KAMRANY and FRANK JIANG, CHINA'S INNOVATIVE PARADIGM - SHARING GLOBAL PROSPERITY - THROUGH CONNECTIVITY OF THE SILK ROUTE COUNTRIES , Huffington Post, September 4, 2014 2014>>.]

71.- Ana Carbajosa, “El vino se topa con el invierno ruso rumbo a China”, El País, 13-01-2015

http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2015/01/13/actualidad/1421168331_434668.html

["Una parte del desafío inicial residiría aquí entre desarrollar las técnicas de refrigeración y la cuantía de las subvenciones iniciales", A.S.]

70.- Matthew Fulco, “China’s innovation incubators set entrepreneurial spirit in motion”, Education Post, 08-01-2015

http://www.educationpost.com.hk/resources/mba/150108-mba-focus-china-s-innovation-incubators-set-entrepreneurial-spirit-in-motion

["Quotation of the hour: <<The pace of change is faster here than anywhere in the world>>”, A.S.]

69.- Javier Santacruz, “Beijing Energy y Jingmei se fusionan para el control de la contaminación en Pekín”,  Publicado por Globaleconomics 30-12-2014

http://www.rankia.com/blog/capital-asia/2598179-beijing-energy-jingmei-fusionan-para-control-contaminacion-pekin

["Cuestión del momento: el análisis de lo que requiere una fusión como ésta", A.S.]

68.- “CCCWS Holds a Seminar with Leading Chinese Businesses on “One Belt One Road” Initiative, China Center for Contemporary World Studies (CCCWS), 30-12-2014

http://english.cccws.org.cn/Detail.aspx?newsId=3557&TId=10

["Highlight: The very innovation here is discussing <<status of corporate social responsibility abroad, coordination of resources for public diplomacy, and building favorable public opinion environment for corporate operation and project realization>>", A.S.]

67.- Robin Sinha, “Lenovo to Launch 2 Intel-Based 4G Handsets in Early 2015″, NDTV, 19-12-2014

http://gadgets.ndtv.com/mobiles/news/lenovo-to-launch-2-intel-based-4g-handsets-in-early-2015-636997?site=classic

["Key: The next generation", A.S.]

66.- Javier Santacruz, “El operador ICE lanzará 5 nuevos contratos de futuros sobre commodities y yuanes” Global Economics/Rankia, 04-12-2014

http://www.rankia.com/blog/capital-asia/2568793-operador-ice-lanzara-5-nuevos-contratos-futuros-commodities-yuanes

["Comentario del momento:  innovación fluctuante"]

65.- Hsu Chang-ping, “Alibaba taps into opportunities from Silk Road initiative”, Want China Times, 29-11-2014

http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20141129000003&cid=1102&MainCatID=0

["Comment of the hour: Silk and bytes, defining the route", A.S.]

64.- C. Custer, “China breaks 40 million 4G users, and that number is growing fast”, TechinAsia, 06-11-2014

https://www.techinasia.com/china-breaks-40-million-4g-users-number-growing-fast

["Highlight. Rather than on 4G: << [...] While the country’s 3G market was booming with nearly half a billion subscribers>>“, A.S.]

63.- Schurley Standley, “China’s infected apps” The World of Chinese, 06-11-2014

http://www.theworldofchinese.com/2014/11/chinas-infected-apps

["Comment of the hour: the solution should not  be difficult", A.S.]

62.- Michele Pierri, “Alberto Forchielli: L’Italia non diventi una colonia cinese”, Formiche, 15-10-2014

http://www.formiche.net/2014/10/15/cina-italia-forchielli

["Is he right? <<Dobbiamo solo essere consapevoli che proseguendo su questa strada il destino dell’Italia è quello di diventare una colonia economica.>>", A.S.]

61.- Vasily Kashin, “Russia Must Expand Relationship With China”, Moscow Times, 05-10-2014

http://www.themoscowtimes.com/opinion/article/russia-must-expand-relationship-with-china/508425.html

["Highlight: <<Beijing is strong in a number of specific areas where Moscow is particularly weak>>", A.S.]

60.- Gonzalo Toca, “Alibaba desafiará el poder de Amazon en España a corto plazo”, Expansión, 21-09-2014

http://www.expansion.com/2014/09/20/empresas/1411227075.html

[Concepto clave: capacidad de atracción"]

59.- Tracey Xiang, “WeChat Has Enabled Paymemts at Physical Stores”, TechNode, 15-09-2014

http://technode.com/2014/09/15/wechat-scan-pay

["Concept: Card Swiping", A. S.]

58.- Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China, August, 2014

http://www.most.gov.cn/eng/organization/Departments/200810/t20081030_64674.htm

["Comment of the hour: innovation at its best", A.S.]

57.- Félix García Fernández, “La tecnológica ZTE, la primera publicidad de los taxis madrileños”, Expansión, 31-07-2014

http://www.expansion.com/2014/07/30/empresas/motor/1406737010.html

[Concepto: Primer anunciante", A.S.]

56.- Baidewei/The Telegraph, “China: from Factory to Architect of the World”, Baidewei, 08-07-2014

http://www.baidewei.cat/en/china-factory-architect-world

["Concept: Architect", A.S.]

55.- Alberto Lebrón, “El Fútbol Club Barcelona entra por la puerta grande en China”. Suning patrocinará al Barça gracias a You1stSports. Capital Asia, Capital Radio, Beijing, 29-06-2014

http://www.capitalradio.es/destacados/el_futbol_club_barcelona_entra_por_la_puerta_grande_en_china.php#.U7F3ArGVrSg

54.- Dialogue with China, “Change and innovation box, a permanent challenge”, 12-06-2014

["Comment of the hour: History in the making", A.S.]

53.- Jonathan Kaiman, “Chinese experts ‘in discussions’ over building high-speed Beijing-US railway”, The Guardian, 08-05-2014

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/08/chinese-experts-discussions-high-speed-beijing-american-railway

["Comment of the hour: <<In discussions>>", A.S.]

52.- “Chinese company 3D prints recycled concrete houses“, Morewithlessdesign, 29-04-2014

http://morewithlessdesign.com/2014/04/29/chinese-company-3d-prints-recycled-concrete-houses/

["Por factores estratégicos de construcción y mayor impacto, es una suerte la vecindad Suzhou-Shanghai", A.S]

51.- Rosa Jiménez Cano, “XibanyApp, pensada para conquistar al turista chino”, El País, 07-04-2014

http://tecnologia.elpais.com/tecnologia/2014/02/07/actualidad/1391797385_478503.html

["Clicar es la medida de todas las cosas", A.S.]

50.- Barcelona F.C., Weibo, 07-04-2014

http://www.weibo.com/fcbarcelona

["Comentario del momento: todo un acierto en innovación comunicacional", A.S.]

49.- “China carbon tax may be shelved in favor of pollution levy”, CleanBizAsia, 13-03-2014

http://www.cleanbiz.asia/news/china-carbon-tax-may-be-shelved-favor-pollution-levy#.UyVhr4U_Rzg

["Key: innovation in a traditional sector", A.S.]

48.- “常见问题&解答 (Chinese) 这里包含了对PLURAL+ 短片作品比赛的一系列常见问题”, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, 25-02-2014

http://pluralplus.unaoc.org/about/questions-chinese

["For more information, 请联系 plural@unaoc.org"]

47.- Today’s choice, 21-02-2014 => Huawei, “What it takes to build a smart city”, BBC, 29-01-2014

http://www.bbc.com/future/sponsored/story/20140128-build-a-smart-city

["Worth noting: Sponsored by Huawei"]

46.- James, “China’s fourth Antarctic research station Taishan completed”, CNTV, 08-02-2014

VIDEO => http://english.cntv.cn/program/newsupdate/20140208/102103.shtml

["An innovation box in the Antarctic", A.S.]

45.- Patrick Boehler, “China.com, among world’s most costly domain names, relaunched to boost Beijing’s voice”, South China Morning Post, 20-01-2014

http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1409641/chinacom-among-worlds-most-costly-domain-names-relaunched-boost

["To analyze: China.org and China.com", A.S]

44.- “China to open up banking sector with permission for more private lenders”, Euronews, 07-01-2014

http://www.euronews.com/2014/01/07/china-to-open-up-banking-sector-with-permission-for-more-private-lenders/

["Thought of the hour: between innovation and reform", A.S.]

43.- One year ago this week => “SINOPEC Wins 2012 Global Compact China Best Practice – Leading Chinese Enterprises’ Sustainable Development”, 25-11-2013

http://www.sinopecgroup.com/english/photonsews/Pages/201211281042.aspx

["Highlight: <<UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon sends a congratulatory letter to the annual meeting>>", A.S.]

42.- “Visa rules for Chinese coming to the UK to be relaxed”, BBC, 14-10-2013

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24512781

["Visas, un tema urgente que aquí tenemos que resolver si no queremos seguir privándonos de innovación e inversiones chinas, además de turismo", A.S.]

41.- Zheng Yanpeng, “Global Expansion: Too fast?”, China Daily, 08-10-2013

http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2013-10/08/content_17013567.htm

["Among Schutte's ideas: << [...] You have to move out of your comfort zone>>, A.S.”]

40.- “Top leaders study at China’s Silicon Valley”, Xinhua, 01-10-2013

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-10/01/c_132766880.htm

["Thinking and remembering what I saw in 中关村 in 1986!", A.S.]

39.- Gabriel Wildau and Pete Sweeney, “China opens new trade zone in Shanghai, reform plans unveiled”, Reuters, 29-09-2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/29/us-china-ftz-idUSBRE98S02K20130929

["Change and innovation box at its best. Likely one of the reforms with biggest potential announced in the last decades.", A.S.]

38.- “Huawei is building a platform for Chinese companies to expand globally”, Tech in Asia, 06-09-2013

http://memeburn.com/2013/09/huawei-is-building-a-platform-for-chinese-companies-to-expand-globally-heres-how/

["Highlight: <<Working with content providers>>", A.S.]

37.- Scott G. Borgerson, “The Coming Arctic Boom. As the Ice Melts, the Region Heats Up”, Foreign Affairs, July-August, 2013

http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/139456/scott-g-borgerson/the-coming-arctic-boom?cid=nlc-this_week_on_foreignaffairs_co-062713-the_coming_arctic_boom_3-062713

["See the implications for the EU & China, related environmental issues, and Port of Barcelona's long term views and plans", A.S.]

36.- Redacción, “Huawei ya es socio tecnológico de la Liga de Fútbol Profesional”, Global Asia, 24-06-2013

http://www.globalasia.com/actualidad/empresas/huawei-socio-tecnologico-lf

["Concepto: 众", A.S.]

35.- “百度西班牙推广峰会日前在马德里政府大楼隆重举行”, Madrid, 20-06-2013

http://chinaclubspain.blogspot.com.es/2013/06/kanlli-y-asialink-spain-presentan.html

["Highlight: << 西班牙中国会,西班牙地方政府和马德里商会支持中西商业峰会 -通过中国最重要的搜索引擎百度来提升西班牙公司和品牌在中国的认知度。会议由西班牙中国会会长陈弘主持,西班牙政府官员亲自到现场祝贺并发言。西班牙广 告公司Kanlli和西班牙华人企业亚联建立联盟关系来共同为西班牙企业提供一揽子解决方案。会场设在太阳广场的马德里政府大楼内。众多中西商界人士出席 峰会.>>", A.S.]

34.- Question of the hour: “Can Institutional Giants Reinvent Themselves?”, Barcelona-Ἐμπόριον, Dialogue with China Project, 13-06-2013

http://www.dialoguewithchina.eu

33.- Steve Denning, The Creative Economy: Can Industrial Giants Reinvent Themselves, Forbes, 13-05-2013

http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2013/05/13/the-creative-economy-can-industrial-giants-reinvent-themselves

[See:Reinventing Giants: How Chinese Global Competitor Haier Has Changed the Way Big Companies Transform (Wiley, 2013), A.S.]

32.- Shen Jingting, “Now it’s time to enjoy life”, China Daily, 11-05-2013

http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2013-05/11/content_16491797.htm

["Highlight: <<[...] I will do things I am interested in, like education and environmental protection.>>“, A.S.]

31.- Yves Doz and Keeley Wilson, “Global view vital for Greater China innovation”, South China Morning Post, 04-05-2013

http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1229607/global-view-vital-greater-china-innovation

["Highlight: <<Global projects require new competencies>>", A.S.]

30.- Keith Bradsher, “Stephen A. Schwarzman of Blackstone Group creates $ 300 mln Scholarship for study in China”, The New York Times, 20-04-2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/21/world/asia/us-financier-backs-china-scholarship-program.html?ref=world

["Change. Prediction: The scholarship's advisory board will include Spanish speaking strategists & VIP (s)", A.S.]

29.- “Microsoft to launch 1st mainland innovation center”, China Daily, 08-04-2013

http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2013-04/08/content_16383725.htm

["Key fields: Tourism and agriculture", A.S.]

28.- Pony Ma “WeChat Helps Tencent Become and International Brand”, TechInAsia, 01-04-2013

http://www.techinasia.com/pony-ma-wechat-tencent-international-brand

["Highlight: <<The Powerful WeChat>>, A.S."]

27.- Wilbert Kragten, “It’s All About Character, Roots and Characters: Marketing in the Middle Kingdom”, IHAVEANIDEA, 21-03-2013

http://ihaveanidea.org/articles/2013/03/21/its-all-about-character-roots-and-characters-marketing-in-the-middle-kingdom

["It is about character", A.S.]

26.- Admin, “What’s The Roadmap For Innovation In China?”, BD’s, 12-03-2013

http://www.businessdesigners.se/2013/03/12/whats-the-roadmap-for-innovation-in-china/

["To think about: << [...] This is not about being a pioneer>> “, A.S.]

25.- Duncan Clark, “China Is No Silicon Valley”, WSJ, 25-02-2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324503204578317970600539366.html?mod=WSJASIA_hpp_MIDDLEThirdNews&utm_source=Sinocism+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d673f9b95d-Sinocism02_26_13&utm_medium=email

["Key concept to discuss: IPO", A.S.]

24.- Week’s concept: 蛇年 => Chinese New Year’s week => 10/18-02-2013

["The trigrams, and so on", A.S.]

23.- “The Effects of China’s Push for Education”, The New York Times, 21-01-2013

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/01/21/the-effects-of-chinas-push-for-education

["Open debate", A.S.]

22.- Steven Millward, “Finally, China’s Sina Weibo Rolls Out Partial English Interface [UPDATE: Sina Confirms]“, TechInAsia, 09-01-2013

http://www.techinasia.com/sina-weibo-rolls-out-english-interface/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=linkedin&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PennOlson+%28Tech+in+Asia%29

["The feasibility of an additional channel", A.S.]

21.- “The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies” => Top ten China, Fast Company, 2012

http://www.fastcompany.com/most-innovative-companies/2012/industry/china

["Tencent: nº 1 in China, nº 8 in the world (Fast Company dixit)", A.S.]

20.- Victoria Ruan, “Innovation ‘key’ to reform success in China, summit told”, South China Morning Post, 17-12-2012

http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1106998/innovation-key-reform-success-china-summit-told

["Key concept: More home-grown innovation", A.S.]

19.- Carl Rubinstein, “China’s Government Goes Digital”, The Atlantic, 29-11-2012

http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/11/chinas-government-goes-digital/265493/

["Key channel for e-government in rural areas: Internet via mobile phone", A.S.]

18.- Steven Millward, “Sina Weibo Challenges LinkedIn in China with New Business Social Network”, Techinasia, 27-11-2012

["Innovation box at its best", A.S.]

17.- Danya Levy, “Chinese company wants easy visas”, Stuff, 18-11-2012

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/7965049/Chinese-company-wants-easy-visas

["A first step in the process of changing New Zealand's technological landscape?", A.S.]

16.- David Millward, “Kai-Fu Lee: 500 Million Smartphones in China by End of 2013″ TechinAsia, 13-11-2012

http://www.techinasia.com/china-500-million-smartphones-2013

["<< [...] China will be twice [the size of] the US smartphone market in a year!>> But also see what http://www.canalys.com says about it”, A.S.]

15.- Dezan Shira & Associates, “Highly-Qualified Foreigners to Face Easier Visa Formalities in China”, China Briefing, 07-12-2012

http://www.china-briefing.com/news/2012/11/07/highly-qualified-foreigners-to-face-easier-visa-formalities-in-china.html

["It is a necessary measure to boost innovation", A.S.]

14.- AppleInsider, “Why The Next Wave of China Startups Will Be Based Outside China”, Chinavortex, 01-11-2012

http://www.chinavortex.com/2012/11/why-the-next-wave-of-china-startups-will-be-based-outside-china/#.UKX3CIbNlQE

["Highlight: <<[...] China is a fast-growing market, but the west and the rest of the world continue to have strong attraction [...]>>. Two tides interplaying, A.S.]

13.- “Q&A: Where will China’s innovators come from? Kai-Fu Lee in an interview with the BBC”, BBC, 30-10-2012

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20041320

["Highlight: << [...] Understanding user needs that users can’t even articulate>>“, A.S.]

12.- Torie Bosch, “Will China’s Scientists and Technologists Ever Be Truly Innovative?”, Slate, 12-10-2012

http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2012/10/12/zte_huawei_can_china_ever_become_a_true_innovation_powerhouse_a_future_tense.html

["Reflection of the hour: No risk, no reward, more than a truism", A.S.]

11.- Robert Lawrence Kuhn, “China can produce. Can China create?”, China Daily, 28-09-2012

http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/epaper/2012-09/28/content_15790163.htm

["A key concept: the role of the 老师", A.S.]

10.- Gaspar Pericay, “The largest container terminal in southern Europe is officially unveiled in Barcelona Port”, CNA, 28-09-2012

http://www.catalannewsagency.com/news/business/largest-container-terminal-southern-europe-officially-unveiled-barcelona-port

["The challenge of alternative routes", A.S.]

9.- Aric Chen, “Nouvel Said to Win Big Job in China”, Architectural Record, 20-08-2012

http://archrecord.construction.com/news/2012/08/120820-Nouvel-Said-to-Win-Big-Job-in-China.asp

["Nouvel's challenge: Between the Bird's Nest, the future and the fifties", A.S.]

8.- “Rural Chinese get online as mobile overtakes desktop”, BBC, 19-07-2012

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18900778

["Metaphor of the hour: Box, innovation & change", A.S.]

7.- Luo Wangshu, “Foreign schools give a valuable lesson”, China Daily, 10-07-2012

http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-07/10/content_15563311.htm

["Un aspecto para discutir: el papel de las demás lenguas, además del inglés, y la función de la memorización", A. S.]

6.- Stephanie Schomer, “Alessi Trays Made In Italy, But Designed In China”, Fast Company, 14-05-2012

http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/166/designer-chinese-trays

["---", A. S.]

5.- Xiaoyun Yao, “China builds ‘instant high-rise’ in just 9 days”, BBC, 14-05-2012

VIDEO => http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18066615 &   http://youtu.be/kSRrBHsUJvo

["One of the concrete examples about the speed of progression of events as tantamount to the acceleration of history", A.S.]

4.- “China financiará la mitad del proyecto español para enviar un robot a la luna”, Efe, 03-04-2012

http://www.lavanguardia.com/ciencia/20120403/54280619510/china-financiara-mitad-proyecto-espanol-enviar-robot-a-la-luna.html

["A subrayar: <<El Barcelona Moon Team ha sido calificado de "excepcional interés público" por el Congreso de los Diputados, lo que implica incentivos fiscales para los mecenas del proyecto>>", A.S.]

3.- “China opens record-breaking bridge over canyon. The world’s highest and longest tunnel-to-tunnel bridge has been completed in China.”, The Telegraph, 30-03-2012

VIDEO => http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9175337/China-opens-record-breaking-bridge-over-canyon.html

["Silently speechless", A.S.]

2.- J.A., Aunión, “Los chinos dan lecciones de cultura del esfuerzo”, El País, 09-03-2012

http://sociedad.elpais.com/sociedad/2012/03/08/vidayartes/1331237599_438286.html

["Es un debate abierto en Occidente", A.S.]

1.- Tencent To Build Chinese Site for Barcelona Football Club, PO Asia Tech News for the World, 29-11-2011

http://www.penn-olson.com/2011/11/29/tencent-barcelona-football-club

“[...] Tencent will also help FC Barcelona to create a digital presence on QQ, Qzone, Pengyou, and Tencent Weibo”.

[This is actually the biggest virtual business related new originated in a Mediterranean country this year. And it certainly goes beyond sports. It is about exchange, new ideas, visibility and trade, which at the moment is actually what matters most.”, A.S.]