Entries by WillSpence

South East Asia is Growing Together

On Thursday, 28 February, Andrew Methven, Vice President and Head of Strategic Consultancy of Hampton Group, was invited to deliver a keynote speech at the 2019 South & Southeast Asia Commodity Expo and Investment Fair (SSACEIF). The conference was held under the theme of exploring global collaboration opportunities with Yunnan Province. The SSACEIF was attended […]

3 Lessons I Learned from Studying Chinese

I am a final year student at the School of Oriental and African Studies graduating this July with a BA Chinese (Modern and Classical) degree. I grew up in a small town close to Florence with a Chinese mother and an Italian father. But I only began to study Chinese when I finished high school. […]

The World’s Largest Human Migration

The journey home to the Chinese Spring Festival begins on the 21st of January. Over the past weeks China has been preparing to ensure the smooth running of services during Earth’s largest annual human migration. According to a National Tourism Conference on Spring Festival on Monday, 4th February, a total of 406 million train journeys […]

The China Securities Regulatory Commission appoints a new Chairman with new plans

YI Huiman, the newly appointed chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), could introduce innovative strategies to boost the country’s capital markets, experts say. YI Huiman, former chairman of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), was appointed Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), taking over LIU Shiyu’s responsibilities, as Xinhua […]

Artificial Intelligence speaks Chinese

From the 33rd floor of the office building has a breathtaking view. Toward the north, visitors look at densely forested hills. In the south, are the enticing sea and Hong Kong. “We want to remain attractive to our employees through our new location,” said BING Xia, Deputy Chief Executive for International Business at the Chinese […]

China is speeding up the development of delivery drones

China wants to play a leading role worldwide in the production of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). In December 2017 the government has published new guidelines for the civilian unmanned aircraft industry to support UAV development. The government expects the market value of the industry to increase by an average of 40 percent by 2020 to […]

What is the next big thing in China’s venture capital sector?

The start of a new year often serves as a point for reflection and forecasting. What will happen in China’s capital markets over the next 12 months? What is the next big thing in China’s venture capital sector? Hampton Group has followed 9 leading Chinese venture capitalists. Over the next weeks we will find out […]