Welcome to China Bites

This is my daily newsletter in which I share my take of interesting and relevant China news, quotes and commentary about what’s happening in China, and why it matters, plus some of my own views gathered from my daily activities.


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David Thomas

Keynote speaker on Future Trends, Innovation, Leadership and Globalisation, David motivates and educates global business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors about the massive potential offered by modern China. Having worked with SMEs from many industry sectors, David’s experience and expertise is broad and deep.These industries include food, healthcare, education, tourism, real estate, retail, professional services and technology. He regularly speaks at Conferences, Workshops, Seminars and Board Meetings around the world to a wide range of audiences and is well known in the Asia Pacific region as a ‘China Expert’.

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Digital Refugees

It’s well known that one of China’s biggest challenges is the “ticking demographic time bomb” of its aging population. China ...
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Tea or Coffee

The growth of Starbucks in China, a country known for its obsession with tea (‘all the tea in China’) is ...
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People and Productivity

It’s generally accepted that building an economic super-power involves expanding your population and increasing productivity. Jim O’Neill, who invented the ‘BRIC’ acronym back ...
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Adventure Tourism

Whilst its generally known that Chinese tourists are generally seeking different holiday experiences from westerners (who are more likely to ...
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Cultural Cringe

When I grew up in the UK in the 60s and 70s, I remember British people complaining about the spread ...
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How to communicate in china 3 top tips by david thomas

Boost your communication skills in China with 3 simple steps

Anyone who has had any experience of doing business in China will tell you that, despite common perceptions and assumptions, ...
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