CULTURE

 

Lady in China wins the Guinness record for longest eyelashes



THAT'S ODD, CHINA , UK, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST September 08, 2017


Guinness World Records - originally the Guinness Book of Records - the ultimate authority on record-breaking achievements, started out as an idea for a book of facts to solve arguments in pubs.   You Jianxia of Changzhou, J...

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A five-hour wait in Shanghai to see 100 objects of world history



CHINA , UK, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST September 08, 2017


Yao here. My friend told me that people in my hometown have been waiting 4 to 5 hours under the sun outside the Shanghai Museum for the exhibition “British Museum: A History of the World in 100 Objects”. The exhib...

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Chinese design label LER revisits Normcore in its debut at London Fashion Week



CHINA , UK, FASHION, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST September 06, 2017


Hello, Yao here. My hometown fashion brand is coming to London for debut show. A Shanghai-based brand, LER, will make its debut at London Fashion Week from the 15th to 19th of September. Its AW2017 collection will be presented in ...

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Been to London's new village spot yet?



Europe, FASHION, LONDON LIFE, FOOD, CULTURE September 05, 2017


London's got a new village for you to explore. Cosier than Mayfair and closer than Bicester, we'd like to introduce you to Connaught Village.A stone's throw from the tourist shopping mecca we all love to hate, also ...

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BRICS host gained World Heritage Status



CHINA , Europe, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST September 05, 2017


The director of the general of UNESCO, issued a world heritage certificate for BRICS host Gulangyu Islet in Xiamen, China.   A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area which has been officially recognized by the&...

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