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On the Road Again, Heading Back to the Philippines

In philippines business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Sure, I have been traveling a lot between Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Dongguan a lot the past six months, but I don’t really consider it traveling…as my friend Marshall put it, its basically commuting! I just can’t seem to stop working and traveling on the road,constant traveling since maybe March last year. Its addicting, and once you create a work …

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Successful 5th Meetup, Mobile Marketing

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This saturday was our 5th Shenzhen ecommerce meetup, and trying to theme each meeting, we built it around mobile and location based services. We had 3 speakers: Larry Salibra, CEO Appartisan Mobile Apps, Guangzhou – speaking on apple mobile app development market 郑伟彤 (Peter Zheng), Product Director in Kingdee, speaking on Business Model of Ryan McNamara , Marketing Director, …

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Successful Network PRD meetup, more Shenzhen Networking

In china business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Last night Network PRD group in Shenzhen re-ignited the meetups after taking some time off (last event I see is November 27, 2010 – EUCCC 10th Anniversary Charity Event – The Kempinski. David Shomaker wanted to bring it back and asked me and 9 others to volunteer helping promote and organize a new series of monthly events. This was the …

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Focusing + Organizing Upcoming Week: Shenzhen, Dongguan, Hong Kong, Philippines

In china business, hong kong business, philippines business by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

Maybe its insanity to say this, but bouncing around these places is getting to be normal life for me. I did take a break last week and “stay in Hong Kong” for 7 solid days straight. The chaos is being tamed….or I’m just getting used to it. I’m taking the weekend in Shenzhen now, been trying to cut down meetings …

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How Overseas Filipino Maids Get Jobs In Hong Kong

In hong kong business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Being an open minded guy, I have been talking to a Filipina live-in maid who just quit her job with an “employer”. She is a nice 26 year old girl, here in Hong Kong maybe 1 year. She has been working for an Indian household, and she said it was a horrible experience…being treated poorly..I don’t have much details, but …

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Chinese Often Want to Escape China + Study Overseas

In china business by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

Yes, maybe a bit drastic heading, but so many times I meet Chinese that are desperate to study overseas. Similar to buying foreign products….Chinese seem to trust products not made in their own country more than their own domestic products. And its almost funny, because Americans and foreigners are buying up all the “Made In China” products, while Chinese themselves …

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Blog Like No One Is Watching

In family friends, motivation by Michael Michelini7 Comments

I have been behind on my blogging. A bit discouraged, in a transitional state of business and life. To top that off, overwhelmingly getting people and articles telling me to focus and that this blogging is sucking up too much time and not worth the effort. But I enjoy to blog, so who cares what others may think. Maybe its …