Guangbiao Chen is a very wealthy Chinese businessman who enjoyed his 15 minutes of fame last week by arriving in America and proclaiming his intention to buy a stake in the New York Times. The most fantastical piece of the story, however, is his business card (above).
Red Banner Sister, this blog’s alter-ego, has a business card to match:
Red Banner Sister recently announced her intention to buy a controlling interest in the Chinese fast food chain Kungfu (真功夫). Will she be rebuffed as Guangbiao Chen was?
Business Insider article with details on Chen Guangbiao’s desire to buy the New York Times
New York Times article referencing Chen Guangbiao’s interest
Business Insider article on Chen Guangbiao business card
Slate’s Chen Guangbiao business card generator
Who is Mei Lanfang (梅兰芳)?
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