Miri – 25 January 2013 – The Curtin Sarawak Research Institute (CSRI) of Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia (Curtin Sarawak) is hosting a public lecture on ‘China Business Culture and Legal Policy’ at 5.00 pm on 30 January 2013. It will be held in the Council Room located on the first floor of the Heron 1 building at the university campus.
The lecture, which will be of particular interest to those who have business interests in China or who would like to know more about the business climate in that country, will be delivered by Professor John Gong from the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing. UIBE is one of the top universities in the fields of economics, finance, management, law and research in China.
Professor Gong will give an overview of China’s changing business environment and legal policies, focusing on private companies that are not under state control as well as identify the 30 most successful companies in China.
A prolific researcher and writer, Professor Gong graduated from the University of Texas, USA and went on to work at the Applied Research Lab at Bell Communications Research as a research scientist for over seven years. Subsequently, he was appointed Senior Advisor of Strategic Assessment at Cable Television Laboratories Inc. and held the position for seven years.
He has contributed to a list of publications in leading international academic journals and was the executive editor of the Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies (JCEFTS) published in the United Kingdom.
Professor Gong also played an important contributing role in former United States Vice President Al Gore’s National Informational Infrastructure (NII) project.