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Meeting President Michael D. Higgins

Meeting President Michael D. Higgins

It was an honour and privileged to meet President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins during his visit to the Embassy of Ireland in Beijing as part of his cultural exchange through November-December 2014.

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TIME FOR A CHANGE?

TIME FOR A CHANGE?

The new look ETP website is online! It’s been a busy and exciting few years growing our business and helping our fabulous clients source and develop products. While we’ve enjoyed every minute, our old website was looking a little left behind. It has served us well, but it was definitely time for a sprucing up. Hopefully you’ll find the new layout easier to navigate, and you can expect to see a lot of exciting changes and...

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Irish Trade and Investment Mission to China

Irish Trade and Investment Mission to China

Recently, I had the privilege of attending the breakfast for the Irish Trade and Investment Mission to China. Hosted by Enterprise Ireland, there were some really poignant speeches from An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton. Afterwards, I also briefly visited the Tourism Ireland lunch, which was in great attendance by many locals. It’s clear that there’s a real drive back home to make...

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Enter the Panda is proud to support the 20th Annual St. Patrick's Day Irish Ball, Beijing 2012

This year marked the 20th Anniversary of the St. Patrick’s Day Irish Ball in Beijing. With the luck of the Irish, St. Patrick’s Day this year landed on a Saturday, so around about the time everyone back home was lining Dame Street for the parade, we were all dolled up for an event that raises tens of thousands of Yuan for great causes each year. As well as supporting the Beijing GAA and Beijing Celtics clubs, this year the Irish...

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The Irish Times – Business News – December 2011

The following is an article that was on the back cover of the Irish Times Business News Section, Friday December 23rd 2011. It was interviewed and written by Joanne Hunt. To view the full article on the Irish times website, click here. WILDGEESE: EMIGRANT BUSINESS LEADERS ON OPPORTUNITIES ABROAD Shane O’Neill – Co-founder, Enter the Panda, Beijing “I WAS so sure I’d be back, I didn’t even visit the Great Wall,” says...

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China Daily European Weekly – Cover Story – December 2011

The following is an excerpt from a China Daily European Weekly cover story entitled “Little to Cheer About”. It deals with the effects of the economic downturn on consumers, retailers and Chinese suppliers. David Bartram of China Daily spoke with Enter the Panda about our experiences on the ground here in China. To read the full article click here. “There has certainly been a notable tightening of the purse strings this...

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