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The China Dream May Not Be Over Yet…

In china business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Life always works in mysterious ways…..just when I book my ticket to Philippines and figure I may not be in China every so often, I take up an offer to visit a Hong Kong domainer’s warehouse and factory operation in Dong Guan city. I met him at the PPX Domainer’s meetup last Monday and we both have a common interest …

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More American Jobs with a Lower USD/RMB?

In china business, usa by Michael Michelini10 Comments

Even though I’m “kinda on vacation” down in Florida with my family, I’m still keeping up with the daily news. All this news about the Chinese government artificially keeping the US dollar low versus their Chinese yuan (rmb) currency –> USD/RMB – or a higher Chinese Yuan (RMB) to a US dollar (RMB/USD). Today I read on the news: China …

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Doing Business in China – in 1 day

In china business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

doing business in china….efficiently, effectively? Hahaha, man…..well, when u gotta cram it in, things just have to work….i am getting better (ie more patient) at this game called “doing business in china” Tried my best to prepare these 24 hours between Philippines and usa – talking to people, planning, arranging almost hour to hour The error in planning so tightly …

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Not Gonna Be Good For China / Philippines Relations…..

In china business, philippines business by Michael Michelini28 Comments

Started getting twitter and SMS messages about 10 hours ago about a hostage situation in the city of Manila in Philippines, involving about 15 Hong Kong people…..so obviously I’m smack in the middle of the political ramifications of this….so I looked deeper. I’m seeing tons of news coverage of it, but this article shows the potential political issues between Philippines …

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Differences Between Hong Kong + Mainland China

In china business by Michael Michelini10 Comments

Update – I keep a much more update to date article on my Global From Asia blog on differences between Hong Kong and Mainland China but keep this one for the archives, enjoy. Been in Hong Kong again these past few days, and always a bit of a touchy subject, depending on who you ask,either a person from hong kong …

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Busy Networking in Shenzhen, China

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Been back in china for a week now after a month in Philippines, what so many people think is im traveling like its vacation! Just when I blogged about how often I blog, I don’t update this for a few days….jeez…. Hahah, this is not a holiday! I guess because im mainly working on a budget (bootstrapping) i always gotta …

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Visit to a LED Factory in Shenzhen

In china business by Michael Michelini3 Comments

Being Friday the 13th – i know a bit superstitious, but anyway i went out to visit a factory of LED for the electrapour LED pour spout. Have been using various sources to find the best quality (brightness, focus) at the best price. Took a trip out this afternoon to a LED factory in Luo Ho district. While I am …

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Preparing For More Travels – 1 Month Back In China

In china business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

It sounds really cool, but it does get exhausting! Tuesday afternoon I’m flying back to Hong Kong. What is even more wild is I’m not sure where I’ll be sleeping on Tuesday night – Hong Kong, Shenzhen, or Zhongshan, as there are a few projects and schedules I need to firm up tomorrow. Can’t believe its almost been a month …