Jim James - British Entrepreneur in China

“China is a young country in an old civilization. It an exciting place and the right time to be an entrepreneur in Beijing.” Read more about my background story here.

12 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Entrepreneur at Full Throttle – FT article on Morgan in China

On the day that Boris Johnson visited the GREAT exhibition in Beijing in Oct 2013 and the Morgan stand, I met FT journalist Tom Mitchell. He kindly showed an interest in our story. It was lucky for me that on 11 Feb it was a slow news day, and they ran this article about the […]

08 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Family vacation in Siem Reap

Family inside temple

When Amity was 18 months young we took her to the Siem Reap, and as the years went by we realised that we wanted Halo to see the magic and taste the ice cream of Cambodia too. The FCC in Siem Reap is a wonderful place to explore Angkor Wat.  We stayed one night at […]

08 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Beijing Talk Radio in Morgan Showroom

Am774 Radio - Bruce Connolly

                Bruce and I met at the British Ambassador’s Residence recently at at GREAT film premier. Bruce is one of those people that one can’t help want to spend time with – a deep Glaswegian accent, warm blue eyes and an indefatigable interest in life. Bruce first came […]

25 January 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Galloping into my 9th year in China.

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                On 25th Jan 2006 I landed in China from Singapore to start my adventures an entrepreneur here. As I am British it seemed fitting to review history a little: 2006 Registered WOFE for EASTWEST PR in Beijing Ran Singapore marathon in lifetime best of 3:50 2007 Became […]

24 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Morgan Plus 8 Returns to China, finally

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    At last the Plus 8 saga has been resolved.  What should have been a simple customs delivery and inspection went wrong in early May when the CIQ officers took the 4.8L , GBP200,000 Morgan for a spin, literally, along the tree lined streets of Tianjin. The ensuing crash led to a clash between […]

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11 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Morgan cars China opens showroom in Qingdao

Qingdao Opening

Ian Lockhart, UKTI, launches Bespoke Car brand in Shandong Province 9 December 2013: Beijing,China. Morgan Cars China has opened the first showroom in Qingdao, Shandong province, China. Guest of Honour Mr. Ian Lockhart, First Secretary (Trade and Investment) of the UK Trade & Investment Department of the British Embassy, formally opened the 320 m2 showroom […]

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03 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

EASTWEST PR Announces Expansion into India, Appoints Sanjay Bose

Jim James and Sanjay Bose handshake on opening EASTWEST India office

The year just seems incredible, with all the excitement and challenges of starting Morgan cars in China this year, I  end the year with opening the offices of EASTWEST in India. When I went to Singapore on the 2nd Oct to have the latest scan on my jaw and have the implants fitted, I took […]

20 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Boris Johnson Mayor London visits Morgan in Beijing

Boris Johson and Jim James in Beijing

  Great British Brands Festival held in Beijing, I had the good fortune to welcome Boris Johnson onto our Morgan stand. He was v. pleasant and we made a photo opportunity. The encounter then appeared on Chinese TV and the BBC, but also interviews were held with Sky and Beijing BTV. Slowly but surely we […]