Doctoral Delegation to China - applications sought till May 10, 1999
The PRC Ministry of Education (MOE) will sponsor 7 Overseas Chinese Scholar Business delegations from 7 countries to visit China for 2-3 weeks in Sept-Oct 1999. MOE will pay all expenses (international and domestic travel, lodging and food) for the delegations. The total number of delegates are 100. Applications are sought now from Chinese professionals in the following countries: USA, UK, France, Canada, Australia, Japan,and Germany where Chinese population is large. For more information, please contact the Chinese Embassy or Consulates in your country.
US Delegation - 20 people will be selected from US in the following 5 states covered by the Chinese General Consulate at San Francisco: Alaska, Oregon, Northern California, Washington, and Nevada.
Tentative Trip Plan: (September 15 - Oct 2)
Fly from San Francisco to Beijing on one flight, tickets purchased by SF Consulate (Sept 15)
visit Liaoning Province, Dalian LOSEC and other cities to discuss business (September 16 - 24)
business visit to Beijing Hi-tech Zones (Sept 25-Oct 2), all 100 delegates
Participate in the 50th National Day Celebration and meet with national leaders (Sept 28-29)
May visit Heloingjian Province (Da Qing Oil Field) and Gongdong Province
back to USA individually (air tickets open)
Qualifications: a team of experts will evaluate applications and make recommendations to MOE
An earned Ph.D. (in most cases) with more than 5 years professional experience in US
Strong industrial experienced in information technology, computers, telecommunications, biotech, environment, advanced materials and energy systems, semiconductors, and other high-tech fields
Strong interest and capability to participate in joint business with business partners in china, and be willing to devote a lot of time to the business.
integrity and team player
How to Apply:
Please send a copy of your resume with 2 business plans by May 10, 1999 to one of the following persons:
Dr. Jin Huang, email@example.com, Tel: 408-437-7746 work
Dr. Dongping Zhu, firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 650-966-8700 work, fax: 408-490-2729
|Shengyang, Liaoning Province - A government delegation led the deputy chief of the provincial commission on science and technology will visit the SF Bay area for 3 months, starting in early July,1998. The purpose of this delegation is to follow up on the 20+ signed projects between the province and the Overseas Chinese Business Association (OCBA).|
|Dalian, Liaoning Province - A business delegation led by a deputy mayor will visit Canada and USA with stops in Oakland and San Francisco Bay area. Their schedule is as follows:|
July 1, Oakland, CA (contact Wu-Zou Corp at phone: 510-451-4000)
July 2, Oakland & SF
July 3, San Jose and Los Angles, CA
July 3 - 5, Los Angles, CA
July 5-7, Honolulu, HI
|Tianjin - the city government is planning to invite OCBD to pay a visit to the city to further establish the ties between OCBD and the business community in Tianjin|
|Beijing - Ericsson China Academy is establishing a fund to support the scholarly exchange programs, such as the OCBA home visit, of the Ministry of Education (MOE).|
|Hainan Province - Information technology, especially computer and communication products and services, is getting hot in this tropical island - the yougest province of the country. In a recent meeting with an OCBA member in Haikou, Governor Xiaofeng Wang said that the provincial government has just issued an official decree in June, 1998 that calls for heavy investment to build the Electronic Information Island Project in the province in the next few years. More recently, engineers from a Hainan software company came to Silicon Valley to approach OCBA members to explore the possibility of joint software business in network security products.|
|June 22, Beijing - In its morning business
program, the Chinese Central Televsion (CCTV-2) broadcast a special
10-minute report, entitled "Chinese
Ph.D.s from the Silicon Valley," on
the first OCBA delegation's visit to 5
provinces in China. According to JianWei Li, a veteran CCTV-2
correspondent who produced the report,the TV station was immediately overwhelmed by
audience's phone inquiries - more than 100 calls were received from
around the country in 3 hours after the broadcast. Many people have expressed very strong
interest in cooperating with the OCBA members.
"This may be the best-rated report I have ever produced in
my news career with CCTV-2," said Li of CCTV-2 station.
A copy of the original 2.5-hour transcript of this CCTV-2 program will be made
vailable, in NTSC format, to OCBA members soon.
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