THIS MONTH ON CNNS ON CHINA: CHINAS ULTRA RICH
Thursday, July 16, 2015
China was known as a bicycle kingdom, but today, luxury cars, private jets and brand new yachts are all part of what is becoming known as the Bling Dynasty. The rising wealth of China is minting a new billionaire almost every week. And it is no longer just the real estate tycoons. Young and ambitious entrepreneurs are racing each other to the top. In Beijing’s halls of power, the richest now have a bigger say than ever before.
On this month’s ‘On China’, CNN’s Kristie Lu Stout explores the world of China’s ultra-rich with Bain & Company Partner Alfred Shang, China Market Research Group Managing Director Shaun Rein, and New York Times correspondent Michael Forsythe. They discuss what all this wealth means for a country in the midst of an economic slowdown, and whether the Bling Dynasty can continue to shine under president Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign.
Airtimes: Hong Kong, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore and Taipei
Thursday, July 23 at 1630 HKT
Friday, July 24 at 1130 HKT
Saturday, July 25 at 1000 and 1230 HKT
Photo attached: Left to right, Kristie Lu Stout, Alfred Shang, Shaun Rein, and Michael Forsythe
About ‘On China’
‘On China’ is CNN’s monthly show hosted by CNN correspondent and anchor Kristie Lu Stout that provides a unique insider’s view of China. In each 30-minute program, Lu Stout sits down with leading thought and business leaders for a roundtable discussion about what really drives this world power and economic giant. Lu Stout was awarded Best Current Affairs Presenter for her work on ‘On China’ at the 2014 Asian Television Awards.
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