On August 14-16, 2013, Shanghai witnesses a return from the successful series of EBSS – Asia’s No.1 learning event on employer brand, with another round of learning conference – 2nd Employer Brand Strategy Summit (EBSS), Asia 2013, taking place at the Radisson Blu hotel Shanghai Hongquan.
On 3rd February 2011, China will embrace its lunar new year. The train services industry is preparing for the coming peak travel season of the traditional Chinese New Year. According to recent news reports, the Chinese New Year’s rush is expected to last for 40 days from 19th January till 27th February (China Daily, 2011).
Whist the recent financial crisis has caused most of the cities around the globe such as Chicago, Moscow and Dubai to put their plans for new skyscrapers on hold, China seems to be doing the exact opposite with more construction work being carried out (McDonald, 2010).
A simple search on Google about China’s Economy will return you with a staggering number of articles compiling a great amount of information about China’s economical performance. Indeed, with its economy growing at a rate of 9% a year and a valuation of its economy at $1.33 trillion in the second quarter of 2010, it is not hard to fathom why businesses are frantically seeking opportunities to expand and tap into this enormous market that is still growing at a ridiculous rate (Phang & Thomas, 2010).
Last week, Yahoo News reported that in June this year, a Chinese construction crew completed a 15-story building in only six days (Dykes, 2010 & Jia, 2010).
The steel building is located in south-central city of Changsha. It covers 610.83 square meters and is of 49.95 meter height. 200 workers with over 200 transport vehicles brought all the building components, which had been previously produced in factories, to the site and the construction was only to install and assemble the parts.