Talking Points | Tourism between China and Australia

There has been phenomenal growth in two-way tourism between China and Australia in the past decade. Currently, China is Australia’s largest and most lucrative source of tourism, while Australia is China’s 13th largest source of incoming tourism. In today’s talking points about tourism, we explore the latest developments in tourism, an important facet of the …

Talking Points | South China: An Economic Overview

China is Australia’s largest trading partner in terms of both imports and exports. South China, consisting of Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hong Kong, and Macau, serves as one of the foundations of Australia-China economic relations. In particular, the Pearl River Delta (PRD) is the wealthiest region in South China, containing some of China’s largest and most …

Talking Points | Shenzhen: An Ideal Business Environment?

Shenzhen’s history of development Shenzhen is widely known for being the first city in China to be designated as a Special Economic Zone (SEZ). A common saying about Shenzhen is that it is a “city without history”, which references its seemingly overnight transformation from a sleepy fishing village to a thriving metropolis. Before the SEZ …

Member Promotion | China Southern Airlines

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Talking Points | The Mining Industry (Australia-China)

China is Australia’s largest trading partner, with its largest exports to China being iron ore and coal. In today’s talking points, we explore new developments between Australia and China in the mining industry. Low demand in China leads to slow growth for Australian lithium exports  Australian lithium exports are growing more slowly than expected. According …

Talking Points | Wine

In today’s talking points, the Australian wine industry is seeing accelerated growth in the Chinese market coupled by an increased demand for more exclusive wine. This is all supported by a $50M Australian grant for local Australian wine exports, a recent touring wine exhibition throughout China and the ongoing effects of the continued roll out …

Talking Points | How the US-China Trade War is Affecting Australia

In today’s talking points, as the trade war between China and the US continues, Australia tries to navigate its position between two important allies. Following the G20 Summit in Osaka last weekend, Australia reaffirms its loyalty to both the United States and China despite struggling trade negotiations.   PM Scott Morrison: Australia will not ‘sit …

News Feeds | The 7 Habits of Elite International Schools in Asia – Part 2

Firstly, many thanks to all the readers and stakeholders who have ‘reached out’ and given valuable feedback after the first installment –The 7 Habits of Elite International Schools in Asia Part 1 – of my series on the habits of EliteInternational Schools in Asia. It was very pleasing to see that my observations resonated with so many and …

Talking Points | Chinese Tourism Market

Key points: Worldwide tourism is the largest and fastest-growing industry in the global economy China National Tourism Administration (CNTA): Tourism is booming in China Tourism Australia: China is Australia’s most valuable Tourism market The South China Tourism market is promising Tourism is an important channel for communication and mutual learning between different countries and cultures, and is an effective means of …

News Feeds | Covenant-not-to-compete is important in job market

Covenant not to compete refers to the clause in the labor contract that prohibits the employee doing competitive work during a certain period and range after he leaves the work. Such agreement can protect trade secrets of the employer and restrain potential competition. However, there’s lots of misunderstanding and confusion about this non competition clause when …