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William Saunders Exhibition of Qing Dynasty Shanghai photography



CHINA , LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST October 27, 2016


Pic: A Qing Dynasty woman by William Saunders Londoners will be able to look at life in the Qing dynasty next month when a display of photographs from William Saunders goes on display at China Exchange. Saunders was born in...

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World’s First Dedicated Auction of Banksy in London



UK, CULTURE October 11, 2016


The first ever dedicated auction of works by the celebrated street artist Banksy is going to be held in London on Wednesday. Banksy is known for satirical works, and has managed to remain anonymous throughout his 25 year career...

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Stratford-upon-Amur? Bard's Birthplace Heads to China



CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST October 07, 2016


Stratford-upon-Avon is known around the world for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare, and the home of the renowned Royal Shakespeare Company. The town attracts over 5.5 million visitors every year - but soon, some o...

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Prince of Wales Kicks off National Poetry Day



UK, CULTURE October 06, 2016


(Photo: REX/Shutterstock) Today is National Poetry Day and to mark the studious event, The Prince of Wales has selected one of Seamus Heaney's celebrated poems for a special reading.  A recording of HRH Prince Charles ...

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Bodge-Job from Hell - Builders Concrete Over Great Wall



CHINA , CULTURE September 22, 2016


Looking after an ancient monument can't be an easy task, especially when you need balance historical preservation against the need to keep said monument accessible for the public. However, officials in Liaoning province may ...

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