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Horologist Honoured



TECHNOLOGY, CULTURE November 30, 2016


George Daniels invention was licensed by Omega (Picture: EJ Ward, Sino) Some of the world's leading watch makers will be gathering at City University in London later to celebrate the life and work of a "watch-making pioneer". Ge...

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Plans for "Chinese Hollywood"



BUSINESS, SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST November 29, 2016


Credit: Universal Pictures China will start work next year on a $2 billion One Belt, One Road theme park and film studio in Chongqing as Beijing works to increase the success of Chinese films overseas. One Belt, One Road is an i...

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London Auctions Postponed for Chinese New Year



CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST November 29, 2016


The news is a sign of the growing importance of Chinese buyers to the fine arts market. Picture Credit - Pixabay Several art sales in London, at three separate auction houses, have been cancelled and rescheduled in February to av...

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Why Brexit may be Good for your (Chinese) Garden



BUSINESS, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST November 28, 2016


The prospect of Brexit has apparently dampened the enthusiasm of British gardeners to import plants and seeds. Pictured - some Cherry Blossom. Photo Credit - pixabay. 'How many flowers are there in an English country garden?' Th...

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Lancaster London, a London landmark



LONDON LIFE, FOOD, CULTURE, TRAVEL November 25, 2016


Lancaster London is about to become Royal again (Pictures: Lancaster London) The Lancaster London hotel first opened in the late 60s, during the heyday of “Swinging London”, and since then they’ve seen the evo...

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