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National Ballet of China dazzles London



SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST December 01, 2016


Credit: Sadler's Wells Theatre The National Ballet of China’s triumphant UK tour has come to London and won glowing reviews from the national and city press. The Peony Pavilion, a 22-hour epic Kunqu opera that has been comp...

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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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