The top 3 opportunities for China’s Smart Home…

"Smart home" was first introduced in the early 1980s as a project of the National Research Center of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Originally, devices and appliances in smart homes can be controlled…

Why you should ACT and work with us

I am Wu Nan, a veteran journalist educated at UC Berkeley and Harvard. I’ve worked at some of the most influential Chinese and international media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal and the South China…

Are you willing to pay for online reading…

Recently, more online media are launching paid versions of its content offerings. The latest to jump on the bandwagon are two leading Chinese online media outlets - TMTpost and 36kr. WeChat also revealed plans to…

Are prefab houses the answer to urban housing…

China's prefabricated construction is gaining the world’s attention. A Chinese firm called Broad Sustainable Building (BSB) in Changsha built a 57-story building in 19 days. This building is called Mini Sky City. BSB is also…

The smog refugees from China

The new year in Beijing was ushered in with heavy smog. You could blame the stubborn habit of Chinese burning firecrackers. But there's more to it. In the last five years, smog was a popular…

The emerging trend of online paid content in…

Recently, I met a crowdfunding expert named Manzheng Kim in a restaurant. He is a registered master on Zaihang, a leading knowledge and skill sharing platform as written on the app’s description. Kim was a…