With ever-improving tourism links and visa agreements with countries around the globe, the world has never been a smaller place for Chinese travelers. While a trip to Hong Kong at one point was worthy of bragging rights, it’s now become a staple destination that instills little excitement in China’s increasingly experienced travelers. Read More
The coordinated effort is formally called Tech United for Independent Access to Healthcare, and it aims to provide freelancers and other gig workers with information on ACA enrollment. Read More
China and South Korea have reportedly agreed to restore bilateral relations to a “normal development path swiftly.” What this means for the ongoing ban on the sale of tour group packages from China to South Korea is unclear, as tour group packages for South Korean destinations are still unavailable on Chinese online travel agencies (OTAs). … More China Signals Thaw in THAAD Dispute and Likely End to ‘Tourist Ban,’ but Why Now?
Alibaba Group kicked off its annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival on Tuesday, promising even greater choice for shoppers this year and deeper levels of consumer engagement as New Retail takes center stage for the world’s largest one-day online sale. Read More
Perhaps one of the few groups to have benefitted from Brexit is Chinese tourists. Known for their enthusiasm for purchasing luxury goods overseas, the depreciation of the pound has allowed them to own a piece of Louis Vuitton or Chanel at a much cheaper price. However, a recent report titled “RE-Lux: Waves of Change Impacting … More Will UK’s Chinese Luxury Shopping Fever Last Forever?
This was written by Kayla Matthews, a freelance writer focusing on technology and online media. You can find more of her work on VentureBeat, MakeUseOf, Motherboard and Gear Diary. India’s retail sector is continuing its strong strides, recently surpassing China with an anticipated growth of $1.3 trillion by 2020. Read More
According to a new survey from the American Psychological Association, the top determinant of employee satisfaction and trust in their employer is the timeless concept of supervisor support. Read More
Many people in China find that they barely ever touch coins or banknotes these days. That’s because the nation – which invented paper money around 2,800 years ago, by the way – has moved quickly in the past half decade toward being a cashless society, with people using their phones to make payments. Read More
China’s development road map and other outcomes of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, which ended last week, will have century-long global impacts as the country deepens engagement with the world, according to European politicians, scholars and lawyers. Read More
There’s something romantic about an auto-rickshaw ride on Indian roads. It is not just the countless regional movies where heroes playing intrepid auto-rickshaw drivers sing, dance, and take down gangsters or rescue beautiful maidens. The ubiquitous three-wheeled tuk-tuks of India have the agility of a two-wheeler to maneuver the chaotic Indian roads. That’s why it’s … More Ola gives its auto-rickshaws free wifi while Uber struggles to kickstart Indian tuk-tuks