CULTURE

 

Virginia man gets confused with department store John Lewis



TECHNOLOGY, UK, FASHION, ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE November 16, 2017


If you've ever had a bad experience at John Lewis, chances are you've taken it to Twitter. But have you checked who you're tweeting at? For years, angry UK customers have been sending horror stories of their department store mish...

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EastEnders’ James Willmott-Brown has the highest salary in soapland



CHINA , UK, ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST November 16, 2017


  -The typical earnings across major soaps (£25,855) is less than the UK average salary -Emmerdale’s residents have the highest average earnings (£26,854) -Market inspector Robbie Jackson takes home jus...

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Free film festival this weekend in London to celebrate Hong Kong cinema



CHINA , UK, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE November 16, 2017


Creative Visions film festival is set to take place in London this weekend, celebrating Hong Kong cinema over the last 20 years with three days of free film showings including UK and European premieres. The Creative Visions lineu...

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What’s on in Chinatown: adventures in Hong Kong culture



CHINA , UK, LONDON LIFE, FOOD, CULTURE November 16, 2017


This week, London’s China Exchange is celebrating all things Hong Kong culture with a free exhibition, food, workshops and talks. Here are a few top picks: Make a brilliant brew with a milk tea master Meet your new fa...

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Chinese hip-hop in Manchester



CHINA , UK, ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE November 14, 2017


We've reported extensively over the last few months on the rapidly growing business and cultural connections between China and Manchester. Photo credit - Baidu   Tizzy T - one of the biggest names in Chinese hip-hop - ...

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