Jim James - British Entrepreneur in China

Jim James 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.

24 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Morgan Plus 8 Returns to China, finally

    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 […]


11 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Morgan cars China opens showroom in Qingdao

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 […]


03 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

EASTWEST PR Announces Expansion into India, Appoints Sanjay Bose

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

  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 […]

03 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Jaw Recovers from Ameloblastoma

                  Oct 2nd I returned for the day to Singapore to Professor Ho Kee Hai and a check up on the Ameloblastoma. Some 18 months after the initial diagnosis, 3 surgical procedures, and some discomfort, the jaw bone has repaired. This is nature at work. I find […]

19 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Morgan Cars Beijing showroom opened by HM Ambassador Sebastian Wood

And so finally, we opened the showroom and had the British Ambassador, Sebastian Wood, a Morgan Plus 8 and Mr Wu all arrive on time. We launched our China 250 Wings project also , and invited Stuart James to be on the stage with us. As always with these affairs, the reports of our ability, […]

09 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

18 Years of EASTWEST Public Relations in Asia

June 14th 1995 I arrived in Singapore to open the communications agency which has reached 18 this year, formerly eastwest communications and today known as EASTWEST Public Relations. I had GBP3,000 as start up capital, two large green suitcases and a borrowed Toshiba laptop. In those days there was not the Internet, email, nor mobile […]


28 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Starting the WheelsplusWings initiative

  Today met with Thomas Ofner, Martin Barnes and Stuart James to start the campaign to sell 250 Morgan Super Sport Junior cars and donate RMB1.8 to WheelsplusWings.