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5,000 trains make China - Europe journey



CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST October 20, 2017


In the UK, the first direct service between China and the UK made national headlines in January. Photo credit - Pixabay   An astonishing 5,000 trains have made the journey between China and Europe since direct services bega...

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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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5G coming in three years, half of users will be Chinese



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA , EAST MEETS WEST October 19, 2017


New research has suggested that China will be a global leader in 5G. Photo credit - Pixabay   5G will be with us by 2020. China is expected to be a global leader in the fastest ever cellular technology.   Even five y...

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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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