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China National Peking Opera Company lands in London for dramatic encore



CHINA , UK, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, EAST MEETS WEST October 20, 2017


The China National Peking Opera Company will return to the UK for the third time when it brings four performances to London's Sadler's Wells this weekend. Romantic comedy The Phoenix Returns Home and tragic military drama A River...

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Didi-backed Taxify in uncertain position in London



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, TRAVEL October 19, 2017


Innovative global firms have been barred from doing business. Photo credit - Pixabay   Taxify's London operation was (and remains) temporarily suspended.   Taxify, an Estonian Uber rival which has received backing fr...

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Chinese authorities consider Irish beef



CHINA , FOOD, EAST MEETS WEST October 19, 2017


Ireland is keen to export more beef to China, not least due to concerns about the impact of Brexit on the country's huge meat industry. Photo credit - Pixabay   Chinese authorities are in the process of considering approval...

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Diwali Explained



EDUCATION, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, EAST MEETS WEST October 19, 2017


It's Diwali, so we thought we would get our very own Kavita in the studio to explain what it's all about Listen in for laughs, info and a lot of fun A mix of music, news, facts and lots of fun East Meets West a breakfast show w...

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5000 England school pupils will be on track to Mandarin fluency by 2020, says British Council



CHINA , EDUCATION, UK, Europe October 19, 2017


An education programme teaching Mandarin Chinese to England secondary school pupils has released progress results for its first cohort of students, estimating that 5,000 pupils will be on track towards fluency by 2020. The Britis...

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