CULTURE

 

‘Chinese WhatsApp’ enters V&A Museum as first piece of social media app collection



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA , UK, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST September 25, 2017


Hey, Yao here. One of the most famous inventions in my country is coming to England! WeChat is China’s most popular social media platforms and its pioneering UX design is helping it to re-shape daily life across the country....

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Globe on Screen launches in China



CHINA , UK, CULTURE, TRAVEL September 25, 2017


Hi, Yao here. ‘To be, or not to be: that is the question’. Sounds familiar? Well, Shakespeare’s plays  are coming to China on screen. China's rich dramatic heritage mirrors the epic scale, complexity and uni...

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Pawsome! Meet the dog who's walking for charity



THAT'S ODD, UK, CULTURE September 24, 2017


Winston pictured at the start of his Winchester Walk. Photo credit - Canterbury Cathedral   Winston the Border Terrier is walking three and a half marathons to raise money for charity. I've never been the greatest fan...

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7 kinds of Chinese dumplings to try right now



CHINA , UK, LONDON LIFE, FOOD, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST September 20, 2017


26th September is National Dumpling Day in the UK (apparently it’s a thing, people). From dumpling fans Yao and CJ, here’s a rundown of fantastic foods and where to find them in London.   1. Shuijiao Com...

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London East Asia Film Festival announces star-studded lineup



CHINA , UK, SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE September 13, 2017


The London East Asia Film Festival yesterday announced a stellar selection of films showing this October in 7 London venues, including Picturehouse Central, Regent Street Cinema, Empire Cinema Haymarket, ODEON Panton Street and Ri...

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