Monthly Archives: March 2013

Understanding China: what is Face?

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Brian Hennessy. China Australia Consult. Chongqing China & Cairns Australia Understanding China: what is Face? Westerners can be conscious of Face. For example, telling a white-lie can be a legitimate attempt to save Face. If … Continue reading

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Understanding China: what is Guanxi?

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Brian Hennessy. China Australia Consult. Chongqing China & Cairns Australia.  Understanding China: what is Guanxi? Think: Informal networks, using the back door, investing in relationships, calling in favours, underground economy, and so on. Guanxi is all … Continue reading

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Doing business in China

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Brian Hennessy. China Australia Consult. Chongqing China, & Cairns Australia. Doing business in China Protect yourself first China is a tough place to do business. Do not assume that the Chinese will be seeking a … Continue reading

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What do Chinese tourists want?

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Brian Hennessy & Yirong Li. China Australia Consult. March 2013 What do Chinese tourists want? Most Chinese tourists who visit Australia will be ordinary people who in one generation have made a giant leap from poverty … Continue reading

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Reading the tea-leaves in China

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Brian Hennessy. Chongqing China, & Cairns Australia. March 14, 2013 Xi Jinping leading the Standing Committee in rank order. Reading the tea-leaves in China It’s official now. The sometimes deadly jockeying for power has run … Continue reading

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The Tao of travel in rural China

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Brian Hennessy. Chongqing China & Cairns Australia. February, 2013 Down the Nujiang and across to Xiaguan/Dali 24 hours on the road I had done my hiking. I had walked along the Old Tea Horse Road … Continue reading

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Does China have a foreign policy?

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns Zheng Wang. Shanghai. The new York Times. March 19, 2013 Does China Have a Foreign Policy? WHILE many Western analysts focus on the balance of reformers and conservatives in China’s new leadership, most overlook the absence … Continue reading

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Alan Leahy to hand himself into police

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns <FONT COLOR=#FF0000><b>BREAKING NEWS:</b></FONT> ALAN Leahy will hand himself into police to face charges over the deaths of Tableland women Vicki Arnold and Julie-Anne Leahy. Learn Chinese in Cairns today!

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Dr Damian Byrnes’ Australian Party job hope cut down

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns KATTER’S Australian Party member Damian Byrnes’ political aspirations may have suffered a setback after he was found guilty of a chainsaw attack on the election signs of political rival Curtis Pitt. Learn Chinese in Cairns … Continue reading

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Police investigate death of woman in Edge Hill

Welcome to Learn Chinese Cairns <FONT COLOR=#FF0000><b>BREAKING NEWS:</b></FONT> POLICE are investigating the death of a woman in Edge Hill overnight. Learn Chinese in Cairns today!

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