Jim Rogers Is Mr. Big Short As He Sees More Global Economic Woes, A Robust Chinese Currency, And An Ugly Chinese Property Bubble Burst

November 25, 2011 – 12:15 pm
, November 25, 2011 /ChinaNewswire.com - Xinwengao.com/ - The veteran investor sees more trouble ahead for the world economy, and claims he is mainly holding short positions in stock markets. Beijing, China (November 25, 2011) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — Jim Rogers, Chairman of Rogers Holdings and a famed investor, says he sees more trouble ahead for the world economy in the next few years, and is shorting shares in various markets. "I mainly short shares around the world," says Rogers. "I have shorted American technology companies, I have shorted European stocks and shorted emerging market stocks." Rogers made the comment while talking to China Money Podcast (http://www.ChinaMoneyPodcast.com), a top-rated audio program focusing on investing in China. Long known as a China Bull, Rogers turned pessimistic about China's economic future in light of the on-going economic malaise in the U.S. and Europe. "I don't see a resumption of the bull market in many places in ...

The 31st Annual Gold Key Awards For Excellence In Hospitality Design Go To InterContinental Sanya Resort

November 24, 2011 – 5:37 pm
, November 24, 2011 /ChinaNewswire.com - Xinwengao.com/ - InterContinental Sanya Resort Awarded the "Best Bathroom, Best Spa, Best Hotel Design Resort of 2011" at the 31st annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design ceremony held in New York City. Sanya, China (November 24, 2011) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — At the award ceremony of running through November 15 at New York City, The International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show (IHMRS) announced winners of the 31st annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design, Honorees were selected by a panel of industry experts from a field of more than 150 projects representing 24 countries. The InterContinental Sanya Resort was awarded Best Bathroom, Best Spa, and Best Hotel Design- Resort. The Awards are sponsored by Interior Design and HOTELS magazines with the 96th annual IHMRS. "It is our great honor that InterContinental Sanya Resort had been awarded as the ‘Best Bathroom, ...

Shanghai To Host China Electric Vehicle Forum 2012

November 22, 2011 – 1:50 pm
, November 22, 2011 /ChinaNewswire.com - Xinwengao.com/ - China Electric Vehicle Forum 2012. Organizer: Being-Consulting China;Endorser: Econet China,China Center for Energy Economics Research at XMU; Date: 23th-24th, Feb, 2012;Location: Shanghai Ramada Plaza, China;Website: www.chinaevforum.com/2012/index.asp. Shanghai, China (November 22, 2011) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — Over the next ten years, the Chinese government will invest more than Yuan 100bn (US$15bn) in subsidising the country's industry and infrastructure for environmentally friendly and alternative fuel vehicles. Around Yuan 60bn will be invested in developing energy-saving technologies, with the remaining funds to be used for the creation of an infrastructure capable of supporting energy saving vehicles in certain cities.The Chinese car industry is maturing and follows other big manufacturers in their investment on electric mobility. The state supports this move by having set an official goal of 500,000 Chinese plug-in hybrids and electric cars produced by the end of 2011. To facilitate this goal, China launches ...

L.A. Mayor, Musician Will.i.am Announce Major Beijing Concert To Benefit Study Abroad

November 22, 2011 – 1:30 am
, November 22, 2011 /ChinaNewswire.com - Xinwengao.com/ - City Partners with State Department on Educational Exchange Initiative in China. Los Angeles, California (December 22, 2011) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Grammy award-winning artist will.i.am and Americans Promoting Study Abroad (APSA) joined students at Mendez Learning Center on Monday to announce a star-studded concert in Beijing on Dec. 17 to build support for the State Department's 100,000 Strong Initiative to promote study abroad in China. Los Angeles is the latest city to throw its support behind 100,000 Strong, a program launched in 2010 to dramatically increase the number of American students studying in China over the next four years. The Beijing concert, through the support of generous corporate sponsors, will help 100,000 Strong raise the money necessary to send U.S. students to China. "Los Angeles couldn't be more pleased to partner with 100,000 Strong," Mayor Villaraigosa said. ...

To Witness The Local Hero Of China Internet — The Opening Of 9th Chinese Internet Economic Forum 2011 On December 8th

November 21, 2011 – 11:07 am
, November 21, 2011 /ChinaNewswire.com - Xinwengao.com/ - The Opening Of 9th Chinese Internet Economic Forum 2011 On December 8th. Beijing, China (November 21, 2011) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — In 2011, the internet business in China has pursued the upsurge of going public which took place in 2010. With companies including renren, qihoo360, netqin, jianyuan, 21vianet, tudou are all going public abroad, the Chinese internet business has become the high light of the Chinese economy. Beside that, other companies, which have been developing along with the growth of Chinese internet, such as tencent, alibaba, baidu, also did great jobs in 2011. This year, 2011, is the Chinese Year on internet, is the year of Chinese Hero on internet. With the world-wide economic crisis and the American Credit Rating going down, China stood out and got to the top of the international market. To witness the existence of the Local Hero of ...

Hurun 2011: Regent Beijing Awarded Top Presidential Suite

November 14, 2011 – 1:47 pm
, November 14, 2011 /ChinaNewswire.com - Xinwengao.com/ - Beijing, China (November 14, 2011) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — Regent Beijing, a luxurious 500 room property located minutes away from Tiananmen Square, was recently awarded "Top Presidential Suite Award as well as Best Chinese/Western Fusion Style" by Hurun Presidential Awards 2011. "Hurun Presidential Awards" are held by the prestigious Hurun Report annually, and winners are chosen from the top 5 star hotels in Beijing. The Hurun assessment team spend a month reviewing the hotels through site visits and personal experiences of all five-star hotels in Beijing, covering several aspects in terms of location, design, landscape, facilities and functions. "With its unique style, the Presidential Suite of Regent Beijing elegantly interweaves contemporary luxury with the exquisite charm of historic China, and embodies the perfect combination of Eastern and Western styles". "This is great recognition of the Regent Beijing, and we are proud that one ...

Chicago Improv All-Stars Move Their Comedy Operations Offshore To China

November 9, 2011 – 9:56 am
, November 9, 2011 /ChinaNewswire.com - Xinwengao.com/ - Comedy joins the lists of inventions and manufactured goods like gunpowder, noodles, drywall, fireworks, and iPods now made in China. Who says there's nothing to laugh about in the Middle Kingdom? Beijing, China (November 09, 2011) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — The ChopSchticks Comedy Schow is elevating comedy (and comity) to a new level in Beijing this week with the arrival of the fabulous Chicago Improv All-Stars from the United States. ChopSchticks Founder Richard Robinson says, "It's awesome to have the Chicago Improv All-Stars back again for their in-demand show. They received such a fantastic response the last time they visited China, and we know these new shows will bring expats the type of satisfied smiles you only witness after eating stinky tofu." The Chicago Improv All-Stars are among the best improvisational actors and musicians working in the world today. Their troupe has done 1,400 shows ...

InterContinental Hotels And Resorts Leads The Way In Preserving Sustainable Destinations

November 4, 2011 – 10:03 am
, November 4, 2011 /ChinaNewswire.com - Xinwengao.com/ - Shanghai, China (November 04, 2011) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — The world leading luxury hotel brand InterContinental Hotels and Resorts kicks off its Responsible Business Week on October 24 in Greater China. The one-week initiative is designed to celebrate the InterContinental hotels' achievements and on-going efforts to make a world of difference by sustaining and enhancing their local destinations. Driven by its "In the Know" brand positioning, InterContinental is committed to bringing authentic travel experience to its guests by sharing local knowledge of all that is special about their hotel destinations. And, through a partnership with the National Geographic’s Center for Sustainable Destinations that began in 2009, InterContinental hotels and resorts around the globe have been required to conduct business responsibly by taking actions to respect and protect the destinations’ unique nature, heritage and communities. Building upon a one-day event last year among employees, ...