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Author: Zhu Ling
Publisher: New World Press (2008)
Price: 78 yuan
Contents: Zhu Ling has been editor-in-chief of China Daily, the only national English-language news-paper in China since October 2004, the article featured in this book were written by some of the most experienced business journalists in the country. These reporters have been tracking China’s spiraling economy for years, writing on such topics as multinational companies, real estate, the development of the Chinese stock market, government reforms, state-owned enterprises, and the rapid rise of local private businesses as well as entrepreneurs.
Many of their stories have already been carried by various news agencies and wire services, helping people around the world develop a better understanding of China and helping business executives formulate strategies and plans to succeed in the world’s most dynamic market.
Memory Lane offers an insight into the initial stage, further development and current status of various social and economic aspects of China since the country ushered in the reform and opening up policies. With amazing stories, authentic data and vivid pictures, it launches us on a journey to trace the development of various industries and reforms in China after 1978, revealing how the Chinese people overcame difficulties and obstacles, embraced or sometimes hesitated to accept the novelties, and benefited from the new social and economic elements—for example, the first TV aids, the first mobile phone, the first fast-food restaurant , stock market, venture capital, retailer, Internet, insurance, bonds, environmental protection, architecture, etc. It provides the readers with a very informative and enjoyable reading experience.