Chinese executives cited the difficulty in coming up with radical and disruptive ideas as well as in scaling successful innovations to a wider or international market as the top challenges to innovation.
After taking some overnight rest at the hotel, walk the following day in the streets of Guangzhou could reveal that the people are very enterprising, engaged in one business or the other from one end to another in order for them to earn a living.
Fast forward four months. The contingency hair style that my UK hairdresser and I had devised had done its job - I had got this far without needing a trim. But the time had come, I could wait no longer…
This wonderful city, Guangzhou, is home to a fusion of multi-corporations with the world’s biggest banks, hotels, fast foods companies and coffee shops being found rubbing shoulders and making commercial footprints on this majestic business terrain.
"We should focus more on workers' rights and interests when resolving overcapacity in steel and coal, as well as during industrial consolidation and reorganization," Wang Xiaofeng, spokesman for the All-China Federation of Trade Unions, said on Tuesday.
On the first anniversary of his premiership on Dec 26, Abe chose to visit the Yasukuni Shrine, where 14 notorious Class-A WWII war criminals are enshrined. It was the first such visit by a sitting Japanese prime minister in seven years.