The Greater Bay Area Initiative

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The whole world is excited with the current economic initiative for Southern China – the greaterbay area. The China’s Bay Area which is being compared to the San Francisco Bay and Tokyo Bay Area which brought both cities in the economic map is expected to play a vital role in the China’s business and economic advancement.

Traveling as a Transformation – How Living Abroad Changes Your Mindset with Gregory Diehl – GFA195

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Are you one of those people who love to travel or how it is like living abroad? This episode will bring you insights about different viewpoints, different cultures and somewhat holistic picture – a transformation that will happen to you when you travel. Keep an open mind – this is critical to succeed in international business. Greg Diehl is on the show to give us some unique viewpoints and things to ponder. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode195.

10 Tips for Backpacking Southeast Asia

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Travel0 Comments

Southeast Asia offers a spectacular array of sites and experiences for the adventure traveler. The countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, etc. have never been more accessible for backpackers of all levels. With geographic and cultural diversity abound, the area remains exotic, challenging, and fascinating. This blog offers tips on how to backpack Southeast Asia.

Japan Business Overview, Which City, What Mindset with Masaru Ikeda – GFA190

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We are in Japan this week! Masaru Ikeda is a popular blogger – yes in English language – about Japan. Masaru talks about some new cities as well as investment opportunities for those willing to venture into the land of Japan – let’s tune in for today’s episode about Japan business overview! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode190.

List of Blocked Websites in China

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When the Internet first came out, China thought it could be a wonderful thing, but soon they realized that the Internet is uncontrollable, it has easily given power to an individual to become limitless with information, and has opened a new medium of communication that entails free flow of thoughts and ideas – that may ignite social and political catastrophe. Here are a list of blocked websites in China.

How To Use A VPN In China

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living1 Comment

Since China has blocked almost all popular websites including Google, YouTube, Facebook, etc., people consistently find ways to bypass China’s great fire wall. The most effective way is through the use of a VPN. Whether you’re travelling to China or residing there, a VPN is more likely a virtual necessity these days. A VPN enables us to access blocked websites in China, but more than that, it also protects users from the dangers of the Internet like hackers & DDoS. Here is a complete vpn China guide for you.

Day in the Life in Hong Kong (As a HK Local)

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What is a day in the life of a local Hong Kong mid-20s college educated professional? Curious to see how they live their life on a normal 9 to 5? Today we’ll do our best to give some perspective and insight about life in HK and what a normal work day is for a Hong Kong local.

A Vietnamese Millenial’s Perspective on Changes and Growth in the Economy with Nhung Truong – GFA185

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More Vietnam! Today we have Nhung Truong a local Vietnamese interpreter who has witnessed the rapid economic growth and changes in her country over the years. We dive into what she has seen, from her perspective, and get some insights on how to better do business in the booming Vietnamese economy. For full show notes on Vietnam economy growth, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode185.