Yearbook 2013: Civilising China

As China becomes wealthier and more confident on the global stage, it also expects to be respected and accommodated as a major global force – and as a formidable civilisation. Through a survey and analysis of China’s regional posture, urban change, social activism and law, mores, the Internet, history and thought – in which the concept of ‘civilising’ plays a prominent role – China Story Yearbook 2013 offers insights into the country today and its dreams for the future.

The Cover 

The cover features four Chinese characters, read from the top right-hand corner, top to bottom. The character wen 文 (‘pattern’, ‘design’, ‘the written’) features a writing brush; the word ming 明 (‘bright’, ‘illuminated’) contains a Huawei mobile phone with an iconic image of the model People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldier Lei Feng on its screen (the fiftieth ‘Learn from Lei Feng Day’ was celebrated on 5 March 2013). Together these words form wenming, ‘civilised’ or ‘civilisation’. The main vertical stroke of the next character, zhong 中 (‘central’, ‘middle’, ‘China’), features a high-speed train, while the word hua 华 (‘flourishing’, ‘embellished’, ‘China’) is in the calligraphic hand of the Tang-dynasty monk Huaisu (725–799CE). It is taken from a ‘grass-script’ version of the Thousand-character Classic (Qianziwen 千字文) written in the last year of the monk’s life.


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USCBC 2013 China Business Environment Survey Results (October 2013)

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Empresa y negocios en Asia oriental

Chinateca - Empresa y negocios en asia oriental

Este ebook está editado por UOC Editoriales y escrito por Amadeo Gensana Tanehashi, un must en todas las bibliotecas si queremos saber sobre estrategias y acciones a seguir para hacer negocios en Asia oriental.

Amadeo Gensana Tanehashi es director del Círculo de Negocios de Casa Asia. Ha sido subdirector de la oficina del Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial (CDTI) en Tokio durante nueve años, como responsable de numerosos proyectos de cooperación empresarial entre compañías españolas, japonesas, chinas y coreanas en diversos sectores como la automoción, química, tecnologías de la información, alimentación, etc.