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Thoughts on Religion in China

Hey everyone, here’s another article by my coworker Leo on spirituality in China. Tanning on the Roof My housemate in Berkeley once told me that if possible, she would tan on the roof of our apartment building every day. Although … Continue reading

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PBV Part 4: What information do I need to have to get a quote from China – Part 2 – Prototype

Manufacturing in China – Pulling Back the Veil, Part 4 This is Part 4 of a 10 part series called “Pulling Back the Veil” that aims to answer the basic question “how do I manufacture my product in China”? These … Continue reading

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PBV Part 3: How do I Protect My Intellectual Property in China: Manufacturing in China

You’ve probably heard a million horror stories about somebody taking their great idea to China only to see it get ripped off and appear on shelves before they even received their first shipment, or something equally horrid. It happens, but … Continue reading

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Chinese Time Zone

It always seems to be a bit confusing to figure out exactly what time it is in China if you’re not used to doing that calculation. Part of that is due to the fact that they don’t have a daylight … Continue reading

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Why So Little Innovation From China?

Forty years ago, China was just ending their cultural revolution. An ugly time when Mao and the communist party launched a nationwide attack against the intellectual bourgeoisie and renegade officials sending them into labor camps in the countryside, forming the … Continue reading

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Beware the Crowds

During your first visit to China you will first be, or have been, overwhelmed by the number of people. It is one thing to talk about 1.6 billion people, but it is a whole different animal to see them hustling … Continue reading

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PBV Part 2: Modern Chinese Culture at the Street Level

In the first entry I covered a little bit of the forces that brought China to where they are today with some of the overall relative effects. In this entry, I’ll describe more of what you will see and can … Continue reading

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Here is Sunny Jiang

Hi, I’m Sunny Jiang, team member of Berkeley Sourcing Group. Why do I call myself Sunny? Because my Chinese first name is XIAGUANG, which means “rays of morning or evening sunlight” Why do I call myself Sunny? Because my Chinese … Continue reading

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PBV Part 1: How Do I Manufacture My Product In China?!

Manufacturing in China – Pulling Back the Veil, Part 1 This will be the first of a 10 part series called “Pulling Back the Veil” that aims to answer the basic question “how do I manufacture my product in China”?  … Continue reading

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Manufacturing in China Cheatsheet

Manufacturing in China is a many-headed dragon and to do it well takes a deep understanding in a variety of fields and experience: cultural, business, economic, processes… I’ll follow up later with a more in-depth look at these factors, but … Continue reading

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