Thailand as an Option for Chinese Parents for their Children

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This week: China is Using Facial Recognition Technology to Send Jaywalkers Fines Through Text Messages, Chinese Parents Buy Education and Properties in Thailand as International School Fees at Home Rise, Alibaba’s New VIP Membership Plan to Build Platform Loyalty Looks a Lot Like Amazon Prime, and Worldwide ATM Hack Could See Millions Withdrawn from Banks in Major Operation, Warns FBI




Pushing things forward with the Thailand move, wife stuck in China as we process immigration papers. when will all this annoying border and government stuff go away? hope Global From Asia can be more involved in disruption on these old systems. 

Welcome to GFA Pulse #186



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Business Help & Opportunity

I want to import a product from Australia into China. As I will need a trading company and import license, is it better to have a China based company or Hong Kong based company? and can I use a HK based company to do this?

Question Re: Opening a Company


 

Business News From Around Asia



China is Using Facial Recognition Technology to Send Jaywalkers Fines Through Text Messages
In China, law enforcement agencies have been using advanced biometric technology to track citizens for years. These technologies are part of a coordinated national effort to create the “omnipresent, completely connected always on and fully controllable” video surveillance network envisioned by the Chinese Ministry of Public Security in 2015.

How’s Thailand? Looks like you’re the vanguard of a trend. Now here come the hordes.
Chinese Parents Buy Education and Properties in Thailand as International School Fees at Home Rise
Chinese parents keen to enrol their children in international schools but reluctant to pay the exorbitant tuition fees in the mainland are turning to Thailand as an option, a trend that has bolstered the local property market.

Alibaba’s New VIP Membership Plan to Build Platform Loyalty Looks a Lot Like Amazon Prime
Alibaba Group Holding on Wednesday said it is rolling out a new paid membership package that will give members benefits across its ecosystem of services as it looks to gain market share in digital entertainment and food delivery.

Hong Kong Prepares to Usher in Virtual Banks, as 60 firms Apply to be Pioneers in Financial Revolution
Virtual banking, which provides every aspect of a modern retail bank’s services through the internet, goes a step further than the current online banking services, which are already ubiquitous for all but the smallest financial institutions on the market.

Worldwide ATM Hack Could See Millions Withdrawn from Banks in Major Operation, Warns FBI
Cyber criminals are planning a highly-coordinated attack on cash machines around the world that could see millions of dollars withdrawn from customer bank accounts, the FBI has warned.

From the Global From Asia Media Desk

This week’s podcast


Welcome to this week’s show, loyal listeners! Today we are trying a different format, often we get input that we talk about China and Asia business and most of the guests are foreigners. It is true – we should have more locals on the ground sharing their insights.

What It is Like To Start and Run a Chinese Factory with Bryant Zhang


This week’s blog post



Hailing from the jaw dropping city of São Paulo in Brazil, Thiago, at a young age was exposed in the land of China. “My first time in China was when I was 16 years old.” Having been raised by a family that owns a motorcycle and bicycle business, he has the experience he needed and sought his own path.

Thiago Honório of Winner Best



The Canton Fair Pre-Accelerator is the one stop solution for you to be fully prepared for your China sourcing trip.. But this isn’t just an “experience” and “tour” – this is a full action plan and implementation to get you inside the factories, with the orders ready to take action.

Factory Visit Services are a cost-effective way to manage a source you’ve selected at a cost less than travel expenses from North America to Asia. This service includes a video call before, during, and after the visit, as well as a detailed audit report with photographs. Lone Star has a template for the audit report and also includes a section that is determined by you.

Job of The Week

Administrative jobs in our directory are far and wide reaching. It really depends on your goals, and many of our job posts range from a secretary and administrative assistant all the way up to CEO’s personal assistant.

Getting feedback on how quickly we made a life changing decision in a short amount of time. Yes, it seems fast and it is nerve racking not gonna hide it.



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