ChemChina, First Company Visit in Beijing

By Changeetha Chandresegaran, Insight China PR Team 

For the first time since establishing the international student project Insight China, the delegation had the chance to visit the company ChemChina at their headquarters in Beijing.

ChemChina is a state-owned enterprise established by reorganizing the subsidiary companies under the former Ministry of the Chemical Industry, People’s Republic of China. ChemChina has production and R&D bases in 150 countries and regions worldwide and boasts a full-fledged marketing network.


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Hong Kong, High-rises and High Prices

By René Schwab, Insight China Delegate

After two very instructive and fascinating weeks in China we reached Hong Kong by high speed train from our previous destination Shenzhen . Until 1997 Hong Kong was a British colony and since then a special administrative zone of the People’s Republic of China with a free market economy and a high degree of internal autonomy. Up to 7.5 million people live on an area of 1,106 km² in Hong Kong, which corresponds approximately to the size of the canton of Uri. As a result of the very limited space in Hong Kong, prices for real estate are very high and therefore the costs of living are very high as well.


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Technological Wonderland Shenzhen

By Philippe Muff, Insight China PR Team 

Our stay in Shenzhen was of short duration but tightly packed with several company visits. After arriving at the airport, we drove to nearby Heshen, being offered a lush and tropical landscape during the bus ride before soon gathering at the gates of ISA TanTec, a tanning enterprise with numerous locations worldwide.


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Shanghai, The Big City Life

By Philippe Muff, Insight China PR Team 

The financial and commercial powerhouse Shanghai provided a remarkable blend between exciting nightlife, tradition and big city feeling. The Western touch and beautifully shining skyline soon enchanted many of us, especially those who have not yet been introduced to the bustling metropolis.


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Tianzifang: An Example Of Chinese Lifestyle

By Simon Strebel, Insight China Delegate

The first thing that comes to people’s minds when thinking about Shanghai probably is the famous skyline of the city that includes several eye-popping buildings like the Oriental Pearl Tower (TV Tower) or The Shanghai Tower that currently is the second tallest building in the world. Although I was really fascinated when I saw the skyline for the first time, another experience was more impressive to me.


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