Piotr Chodak

CEO CHINY to LUBIĘ - www.chinytolubie.pl Interested in: China and Far East, public relations, political marketing
Piotr Chodak has written 30 posts for China News

Twelve talented Polish students honoured by China’s Huawei

Huawei, a global leader in providing the latest information and communication technologies, announced the winners of the third Polish edition of the Seeds for the Future conference during an official ceremony at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw. The Seeds for the Future competition, acting within the framework of Skills Digital, is an international … Continue reading

Doing a business event in the Gobi Desert

It is something in China, about which very little is known in Europe – the business meeting, which builds relationships impossible to break. Often, though, it is also impossible to form, and must be made in a different way, which I will try to explain here. I had the pleasure to get to know Kuba Zwoliński, … Continue reading

Interview with Wang Yanping, Chinese bar owner in Poland

I had the incredible pleasure to talk with the couple who runs the Chinese bar Chun Xiang in Wejherowo, Poland. Wang Yanping and Catherine Swist–Wang welcomed me with a hearty smile. Green tea on the table, we set down to talk. Piotr Chodak: Thank you for talking about what it is like to live in … Continue reading

Yin Xiangfeng, Chief Editor of China Radio International, reveals his plans for Poland

The following interview by Piotr Chodak highlights the growing importance of the relationship between Poland and China: Piotr Chodak: In recent times, we have seen more and more bold moves by the editor of China Radio International in Pland. Frequent updates are made on the Polish-language website and Facebook page. What are the next plans … Continue reading

China: Man stole iPhone, but conscience got the better of him

Not every victim of theft is as lucky as Chinese man Zou Bin. A thief who stole his iPhone apparently felt guilty because he later sent its rightful owner a manually transcribed list of a thousand contacts. It took up eleven pages. According to local media reports, the thief stole the iPhone belonging to Zou … Continue reading

China prohibits the expenditure of public funds for New Year’s gifts

The Chinese Communist Party, in its campaign of waste and corruption, forbade its members to use public funds for expenses related to New Year: do not use the public funds for alcohol or fireworks. The new ban applies to both the Western New Year, as well as the traditional Chinese Lunar New Year, starting in … Continue reading

China eliminates 76 non-essential official awards

China said on Wednesday that 76 official awards, most little known, will be liquidated in the fight against wasteful  and irresponsible spending, which is part of the crusade led by President Xi Jinping against corruption. Under the new rules, government departments will no longer be able to be rewarded. This includes, among others, a “great … Continue reading

Daimler wants to conquer China

The German company Daimller AG announced plans to build in China the largest factory in the world. The manufacturer of Mercedes hopes to conquer the rapidly growing automotive market in “the Middle Kingdom.” The new facility, which will cost about 2 billion euros, will be created by the end of 2014. It’s construction will help … Continue reading

China cuts CO2 emissions

The Chinese government has approved a set of regulations designed to protect the environment and improve the safety standards of food and water. The Middle Kingdom is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. The National Council recommended, among other things, to accelerate the installation of emission level controllers for small refineries operating … Continue reading

China: Panic during David Beckham’s visit

Drama ended David Beckham‘s visit to Shanghai at one of the universities. When the Englishman entered the stadium, seven people were trampled. Beckham is a recently retired footballer who flew to China to promote the game for a week, at the request of the local league. The drama took place during the Thursday meeting with … Continue reading

China tests ships near disputed islands

Three Chinese ships entered waters near the disputed Senkaku islands, known as Diaoyu in Chinese, and recognised by Japan as its territory. The Chinese met with Japanese coast guard ships patrolling the area. The Chinese ships were inside the 12 nautical mile zone (22 kilometres) from the coast of the islands, recognised by Japan as … Continue reading

The American military is using Chinese satellites

U.S. forces are so heavily saturated with different communication devices that if not transmitted by satellite would cause serious problems. Data flow is so great that there are no adequate available satellites. The Pentagon has quietly hired a Chinese satellite, APSTAR-7, through which will flow communications with the army in Africa. Information about buying Chinese … Continue reading

China’s Baidu makes its own Google Glass “independently”

Chinese search engine giant Baidu was jealous of Google’s interactive glasses, so they decided to create their own. With completely original, independently developed technology, of course. Google Glass is certainly a very interesting product, which is already in the last straight to before going on sale. Not everyone, however, intend to passively watch this project. … Continue reading

Canned air on the market in China

Chinese entrepreneur Chen Guangbi may not make too much of the invention of his latest product, but it certainly ranks amongst the most creative food products in history. Chen Guangbi, a Chinese billionaire, philanthropist, and the Chinese version (not a copy) of Richard Branson, the eccentric who is always conscious to be in the media. … Continue reading

The awakening of the Chinese dragon

The middle class is dissatisfied with a number of limitations. If it reaches critical mass discontent, perhaps we will see political reform in China, says Prof. Yuan-Kang Wang in an interview with Alexandra Kaniewska. Alexander Kaniewska: Both the Europeans and the Americans have been fascinated for several years with China, looking at it both with … Continue reading

January reading of China’s PMI at highest level for 2 years

The published data for the Chinese PMI manufacturing sector shows that in January the final reading of the index was at its highest level in 2 years. In the past month, its value rose to 52.3 from 51.5 in December. Recent data indicates improving conditions in the Chinese industrial sector for the third month in … Continue reading

Beijing says less fireworks for Chinese New Year

Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year, is coming up on February 10, and that means several days firing fireworks and firecrackers to banish evil and invite good. Last Friday, Beijing authorities appealed to the Chinese people to reduce the firing of fireworks because of high air pollution. “In order to improve air quality and create … Continue reading

Panic among Chinese officials as authorities declare war on corruption

Chinese authorities have announced a new war on corrupt officials. In response, officials have panicked and withdrawn money from the banks, as well as selling luxury goods. The Communist Party of China‘s announcement of the fight against corruption in their ranks is not the first time. This time, however, the announcement caused panic among wealthy … Continue reading

China to Poland railroad begins operations

According to the agency PAP, the first direct container train from China arrived on Wednesday at Poland‘s Łódź Olechów station. It had followed a route of almost 10 thousand kilometres through China, Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus, taking fifteen days. This is much faster than the supply of containers to Europe by sea. As reported last … Continue reading

Pentagon must investigate China’s “underground Great Wall” nuclear arsenal

The Pentagon‘s latest budget proposal, signed by Barack Obama, contains an item requiring the army to prepare a report on a secret network of tunnels, where the Chinese are hiding their nuclear arsenal. According to the proposal signed by the president, which was originally prepared by the Pentagon and then modified the Congress, the military … Continue reading

The first public report on the activities of officials

China‘s first public report on the activities of officials, covering an entire year, was released in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province at the end of last month. Individual heads of municipal agencies appeared before the media and the local community, to assesses their work in the past year. The speeches by heads of 27 municipal authorities could … Continue reading

China’s toy industry is in serious trouble

It’s a very difficult winter for the toy industry in Guangdong province. You could say it is an extremely harsh winter, if such occurred in the southern province of China. But more than 50% of all Chinese toy factories are there. And here, ends the jokes. Toy manufacturers in China are fighting with all their … Continue reading

Report from Poland: Shanghai for 72 hours without a visa from January 1

As reported by Want China Times and the portal turystyka.rp.pl, Shanghai authorities have decided to follow in the footsteps of Beijing from January 1, and release transit passengers from 45 countries – including Poland – from the visa requirement for short stays in the city. This is very important information for people who go to … Continue reading

China: World’s tallest woman dies

Chinese woman Yao Defen died at the age of 40 years in mid-November, Chinese authorities said on Wednesday. She was named by the 2010 Guinness Book of Records as the tallest woman in the world, measuring 2.33 metres tall at the time. The cause of her death was not disclosed. She died in Shucha, in … Continue reading

“Flying Shark” J-15 flies for China

China has shown the world the navy fighter J-15, called the “Flying Shark.” The plane, a copy of the Russian Su-33, will soon be the strength of the Chinese military. On Sunday morning, it landed for the first time on the newly commissioned aircraft carrier “Liaoning”. The Chinese military say it is as good as … Continue reading

“Chinese Carla Bruni” and English teacher; the two new most important women of China

Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang, who in March will take on the offices of president and prime minister respectively of China, are very different from each other. Even more contrast with are their their wives, known across the country as a star of folk song and a modest academic professor. 59-year-old Xi was on Thursday … Continue reading

China’s best-educated leader

Li Keqiang, who in March will probably become Prime Minister of China, graduated from law school and obtained his doctorate in economics at the prestigious Peking University, making him the best-educated leader in the history of the PRC. 57-year-old Li currently holds the Deputy Prime Minister position, but his entry into the powerful Standing Committee … Continue reading

Chinese yuan will be convertible within 5 years; HSBC economists

HSBC economists (Hogbin Qu, HSBC chief economist for China and two other HSBC economists specialising in the analysis of the Chinese market – Sun Junwei and Ma Xiaoping) believe that the Chinese yuan will become a convertible currency in the next five years. The announcement hopes to accelerate the opening of the Chinese “capital account” … Continue reading

Hu Jintao starts the XVIII Congress of the Communist Party of China; view from Poland

In a speech opening the XVIII Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) President Hu Jintao described the main directions of modernisation of the country, to which he included the development of economic, political, social, cultural and environmental. Hu pointed out that they still must follow the path initiated by Deng Xiaoping. Over the … Continue reading

How China looks in Poland; Tibetan Culture Week

From now on I will have the privilege to inform every one of you how changes that are going on now in China look in Poland. How our nation observes and comments on everything that connects with China. I hope that this will be a very interesting experience. For today, the main informations that we can read in the … Continue reading

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