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Tobacco Consumption in China Falls



CHINA , HEALTH, EAST MEETS WEST June 23, 2016


In a victory for Government health policies, tobacco consumption in China has fallen for the first time in over 20 years. The Financial Times reports that there's been a fall of 2.4%, although the Chinese market remains enormous,...

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Ban for Celebrity Relationship Insurance



THAT'S ODD, CHINA , EAST MEETS WEST June 22, 2016


Innovative insurance products, which promised to compensate Chinese fans in the event that Taylor Swift and Tim Hiddleston should break-up, have been removed from sale. The Daily Telegraph reports that people had p...

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Mandarin Takes Off in Nigeria



CHINA , CULTURE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST June 22, 2016


As economic ties with China grow, more and more Nigerians are leaning Mandarin. That's according to The Japan Times, who report that the language could soon join the syllabus at Primary and Secondary schools. China currently inv...

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'Chinese Netflix' Enters US Market



TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, SHOWBIZ, EAST MEETS WEST June 22, 2016


A Chinese company, often referred to as 'The Netflix of China', is set to enter the US market. Yahoo News has reported that LeEco could provide services to rival some of the biggest names in technology, including Apple and G...

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Hong Kong Most Expensive City for Expats



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, CULTURE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST June 22, 2016


An annual study has named Hong Kong as the most expensive city in the World for expats. Mercer’s 2016 Cost of Living Survey, reveals that the city has pushed Luanda, Angola to second position. Zurich and Singapore...

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