Volume No.11 | 11/15/2017
Fosun News
Guo Guangchang Received Lifetime Achievement Award at the 16th CNBC Asia Business Leaders Award Ceremony

Mr. Guo Guangchang, Chairman of Fosun Group, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 16th Asia Business Leaders Awards (ALBA) on 2 November, in recognition of his achievements in global business development and his active contribution to society, as well as efforts in promoting the advancement of global community.

100 Million Vials for Severe Malaria Treatments Supplied by Fosun Pharma, Estimated to Have Saved Over 20 Million Lives Worldwide

Guilin Pharma, a member of Fosun Pharma (stock codes: 600196. SH; 02196, HK), has supplied 100 million vials of Artesun® (Artesunate for injection 60mg) worldwide, which are estimated to have cured more than 20 million patients with severe malaria, among which most are African children under five.

Fosun Family
Fosun European Summit: Connecting Intelligence Across Boarders

Fosun hosted its 2017 European Summit on Sept 27. Organized by Fosun and its private bank arm H&A, the Summit has gathered distinguished guests and featured a dialogue between Mr. Guo Guangchang, Chairman of Fosun International and Prof. Roland Berger, Founder of Roland Berger Consultancy. The opening 3D show of Electric Dance Theatre has highlighted Fosun’s history and its strategic turnaround into innovations in the future. When Fosun taps into the new technology world, guests witnessed impressive lighting and sound effects brought by three dimension illustration.

Taking to the Slopes 

In recent years, China has witnessed an increase in the number of ski resorts, drawing more people to take up the winter sport. With Beijing and Hebei province's Zhangjiakou co-hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics, this trend is expected to grow exponentially and gains the attention of both overseas and domestic resort operators who are keen to get into this emerging market.

Hospital DA Luz Ensures Medical Assistant to Volvo Ocean Race

Hospital da Luz ensure and coordinate, for the third time, clinical assistance to the Lisbon phase of Volvo Ocean Race regatta, whose stopover and sea races in Tejo estuary took place between October 31 and November 5, at Pedrouços dock.

Thomas Cook Wants to Bring 400,000 British Tourists to Morocco by 2020

The British global travel company Thomas Cook has agreed to increase its influx of  British tourists  to  Morocco  from 70,000 tourists currently to more than 400,000 tourists over the next three years. The announcement follows a partnership concluded at the World Travel Market 2017 between the M oroccan National Tourist Office and the leading tour operator, which has approximately 2,400 travel agencies in 15 countries around the world.

Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers and Fosun Raise First Online-Marketing-Synergies

Recently, H&A has launched a new webpage Fosun Synergies on its website as a way for H&A and Fosun to mutually support each other in initiating new business. In addition, H&A website visitors can now also subscribe to the latest Fosun news in the form of the Fosun newsletter. Click the following link to learn more.

China Insight Out
The Chinese Way of Innovation

In this video, Scott Galloway, Professor of Marketing at New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business and founder of L2, a leading digital intelligence firm, discusses China's digital and economic momentum with his colleague NYU professor Clay Shirky, author of Little Rice: Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream.

This is a unique perspective to learn how western world looks at the state of innovation in China.

Consumer Barometer
Facebook May Soon Test a ‘Red Envelope’ Payments Feature and a New ‘Breaking News’ Tag for Stories

Facebook seems to be gearing up for a few new experiments including a “red envelope” feature that might let users send money to others on the service.

GloCal 2.0
McDonald’s Changes Its China Company Name to ‘Golden Arches’

McDonald’s Chinese business recently has changed its company’s name from Maidanglao, a loose transliteration of the English name,to Jingongmen, or Golden Arches. Although the fast food chain  reassured its fans  on its Weibo microblog that stores in China will still bear the old name Maidanglao, the new moniker was immediately ridiculed by net users for sounding unsophisticated.

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