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Dongbei Renaissance: from industrial decline to cultural and economic renewal

dongbei renaissance

The Northeast region, known as Dongbei (东北) in Chinese, encompasses Liaoning, Jilin, and Heilongjiang provinces, along with East Wuleng City in Inner Mongolia. Historical events, such as the Japanese invasion and the Civil War, unfolded on this fertile land, rich in natural resources like coal, fertile soil, and various minerals. During the first two decades […]

“Harbin, you’re going viral abroad”: Trending hashtag on Chinese social media

Harbin tourism

The International Ice and Snow Festival kicks off on January 5th in Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province in northeastern China. Consequently, the city has quickly become one of the most popular travel destinations in the country. Many tourists from southern provinces, humorously referred to by northeastern locals as “南方小土豆” (small potatoes from the south), […]

Kris Koeller – pictures of China

The following are some beautiful pictures of China, taken by an American named Kris Koeller. This post is a break from our usual economic and business news flow. This reminds us that China is also an amazing place for tourism. The first five pictures were taken in Beijing and the rest of the pictures were taken […]

Brief Market Research on Harbin / Haerbin

Harbin‘s top companies: JPMorgan, HSBC, Societe Generale, Dalaware Consulting International, Sansei Pharmaceutical, Kui Hua Yao Ye, Shi Yi Tang Harbin is a major city in far-north China, with a population of 10 million and over 4 million in the city center. Harbin serves as a key political, economic, scientific, cultural and communications hub in Northeast China. And […]