Since this year, the number of billionaires in Asia are larger than in the United States. Everywhere, we see more and more rich Asians in the shopping streets.
Kevin Kwan wrote a trilogy of novels about the new Asian riches. His first two books, “Crazy Rich Asians” in 2013 and “China Rich Girlfriend” in 2015 became New York Times-bestsellers. “Crazy Rich Asians” will be released as movie next year. It is the first Hollywood romantic comedy featuring an all-Asian cast starring among others Constance Wu and Michelle Yeoh.
Kevin promoted his newest book “Rich People Problems” on his World Book Tour at Lloyd Hotel hosted by American Book Center in Amsterdam yesterday evening. Who are the new Asian riches? How are Asians represented in the media? What are the roles of stereotypes? Listen to CRTV’s interview with novelist Kevin Kwan!
Ondergronds in Parijs vertelt het verhaal over een jonge Chinees die zijn vaderland ontvlucht om een beter leven op te bouwen in Europa. In plaats van het gewenste paradijs komt hij terecht in het meedogenloze Parijs waar hij probeert te overleven als illegaal. De metro wordt zijn thuis, hij verliest zijn vrienden en wordt verliefd op een onbereikbare vrouw. Wanneer hij beseft dat zijn vlucht geen oplossing biedt, neemt hij een ingrijpend besluit.
The two-day conference ThingsCon was held in Amsterdam. The event attracted experts on the Internet of Things (IoT), software developers, (industrial) designers, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts from all over Europe.
David Li, the founder of the Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab, was invited to give a lively lecture. David showed an interesting tour through Shenzhen, the world’s largest hardware production city: from the crazy electronic components street market, the explosive growth of the balance car, to France’s second-largest smartphone sales company Wiko. CRTV had the privilege of an exclusive interview with the person walking ahead of the new waves of the IoT & the connected-devises.
Interviews: Miki Dai, Photos: Menno van der Meulen
Chinese Canadian electronic music artist MIIIA has been weaving her unique blend of vibes at the forefront of Shanghai’s underground music scene since she settled down in this city. With a relentless passion for creation, she is continuously building a musical dream-world that grows from the studio into her on-stage performances. Countless party-goers have fallen for her talent and charisma; she is truly a leader of China’s current underground music movement.
What is left of the Confucian virtues in China? To what extend will China westernize? How does Confucianism limit individual freedom? Listen to CRTVs interview with professor Tu Weiming of Peking University!
Tourism from China has increased rapidly. How could you attract more Chinese tourists? How could you work with Alibaba to promote your products and services? What will be the future developments of tourism from China? Listen to CRTVs interviews with:
William Yang is a storyteller and photographer from Australia. For a long time, Yang had denied his Chinese origin. In Blood Links, he tells about the history of his family. Finally, he embraces he is a Chinese and his Chinese heritage. Listen how the Australian Young discovered his Chinese Yang.
Meet William Yang and his family at:
05 March 2016 – 20:30 Amsterdam, Frascati
08 March 2016 – 20:00 Brugge, Cultuurcentrum
10 March 2016 – 20:15 Den Haag, Theater aan het Spui
15 March 2016 – 20:30 Heerlen, Parkstad Limburg Theaters
17 March 2016 – 20:30 Utrecht, Stadsschouwburg