Monthly Archives: January 2010

Evan Osnos – Letter from China

If you’re not reading Evan Osnos’ “Letter from China” blog in the New Yorker, you should be. For much of the past two decades, the obstacles facing foreign entrepreneurs have been structural: bureaucratic delays, restrictions on moving foreign currency, and

Posted in Blogs, China, News

Japan turning around?

Two unrelated news pieces from Business Week today caught my eye: Japan Is Best Investment Idea for 2010, Wien Says Japanese stocks may be the best bet among the world’s biggest markets in 2010 as the economy improves, according to

Posted in Japan, News

Will China’s Great Firewall Hold?

One day before US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton’s speech on Internet freedom, the New America Foundation has hosted a panel discussion on Chinese censorship of the Internet with Alex Ross of the State Department, Rebecca MacKinnon of the Open

Posted in China, Internet, News

$150 Mil. USD fund for free software in China

Tangos Chan over at China Web 2.0 Review is reporting on a new 1 Billion RMB or $150 Mil. USD fund to invest in free software run by Sequoia China, Highland Capital and Qihoo 360. Note that this is ‘free

Posted in China, Internet

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