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High Heels in Japan, Two Steps Back For Feminism?



CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST June 28, 2016


Women in Japan are being urged to wear high heels in an attempt to empower them.  Thats according to The Japan High Heel Association (JHA) who are calling out those who wear flats to swap to stilettos, claiming it not o...

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Photos from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival



CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST June 27, 2016


Here are some of our favourite photos from the London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2016. We were bringing listeners all of the atmosphere from the festival, along with behind-the-scenes interviews and news. Gerry Edward...

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First Major Exhibit of Chinese Sculpture Artists in UK



CHINA, CULTURE June 23, 2016


An exhibition of China's finest sculptural artists is coming to the UK.  A raft of Chinese contemporaries will showcase a series of outdoor sculptures and multimedia art at the Cass Sculpture Foundation in West Sussex i...

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Mandarin Takes Off in Nigeria



CHINA, CULTURE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST June 22, 2016


As economic ties with China grow, more and more Nigerians are leaning Mandarin. That's according to The Japan Times, who report that the language could soon join the syllabus at Primary and Secondary schools. China currently inv...

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Hong Kong Most Expensive City for Expats



BUSINESS, CHINA, UK, CULTURE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST June 22, 2016


An annual study has named Hong Kong as the most expensive city in the World for expats. Mercer’s 2016 Cost of Living Survey, reveals that the city has pushed Luanda, Angola to second position. Zurich and Singapore...

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