After 85 years, the world’s most famous movie theater will finally be living up to its name. Chinese TV maker TCL has paid more than $5 million for the naming rights to the venerable Grauman’s Chinese Theatre opened in 1927 by showman Sid Grauman. (LA Times) If you’re a native Angeleno like myself, the thought of [...]
It would be nice if this lawsuit would shed some light on the U.S. national security review process, but I wouldn’t hold my breath.
At first glance, China’s foreign investment landscape has evolved dramatically over the years. But some policy goals remain firmly in place.
This could be a coincidence, but I find it interesting that mere days after the international press reported on the xenophobic reaction in New Zealand to the approval of a Chinese company purchase of a bankrupt dairy farm, Xinhua runs this: New Zealand’s tourism industry had ”a tough 12 months” in the year to the end of March, with the rise in spending by Chinese visitors the brightest spot in the gloom, the Ministry of Economic Development announced Tuesday. Hmm. Two completely different issues, but well, you know. It really [...]
Remember the Cuban Missile Crisis? You ain’t seen nothing yet. I hope Martin Sheen gets the role of President Hu in the miniseries.
First Iceland, now NZ. Chinese land purchases abroad have run into a few snags.
The U.S. says it’s open to Chinese investment. Sounds great, as long as you ignore all the China bashing going on in the background.
That bid for the Dodgers from a group of Chinese investors probably won’t go through. Still, you gotta wonder what might have been.
A Chinese company with dodgy accounting practices? No one could have seen that coming.