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This post is part of a new weekly series about sources that can give you context for researching prospects and doing fundraising in different countries around the world. Full prospect research in these countries will require many different sources, but the ones highlighted in these posts will help you orient yourself, whether you are new to international prospect research or a fundraiser who is just starting to work with prospects living in a particular country. If you need further assistance with your global fundraising efforts, please contact IFI.
This English-language publication, available on a subscription basis, provides daily news. The publishers of SCMP also put out several associated lifestyle magazines about Hong Kong.
This online telephone book allows you to search for individuals and businesses in English or Chinese.
You can use the vast (and free!) database on this website to look for real estate sale prices and market values across Hong Kong. The website allows you to search by building name or street address in either English or Chinese.
This website has extensive information about Hong Kong’s publicly-traded companies and related topics.
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China has become a significant focus of many American fundraising offices over the last decade. At the same time, prospect researchers have learned that finding information about prospects in China can be incredibly challenging.
Do you want to learn more about researching prospects in China? If so, please join me next week as I give an online presentation on this topic for the California Advancement Researchers Association (CARA). I will introduce research resources for mainland China, as well as tools to help you overcome the language barriers you may encounter in your work.
This one-hour webinar will be held on Thursday, 22 January 2015 at noon PST/3:00PM EST. To register for the event, please visit the CARA website.
This magazine is Russia’s major business publication, with a deep online archive of articles about Russian companies and business executives (in Russian).
The Russian edition of the global business magazine provides wealth lists and other detailed information about Russian business executives and companies (in Russian).
This ranking of Russia’s top companies (in Russian) is provided by Expert, another business magazine.
What’s the difference between a closed joint stock company, an open joint stock company, and a limited liability company in Russia? Read this legal website’s FAQ (in English) on corporate types outlined in the Civil Code of the Russian Federation.
A 2013 article in The Guardian about Russian children attending independent schools in the UK.
A Russian-language website about the third sector in Russia, with a searchable database of foundations and charitable organizations.
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