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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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Real Christmas Magic



THAT'S ODD, SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAINMENT, EAST MEETS WEST November 15, 2017


A quarter of Brits find Christmas more stressful than divorce! The average cost of the festive season is totalling a massive £700. New research from Zeek.me reveals more than half of cash-strapped shoppers are dreading the ...

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CSI (Crime Scrabble Investigation)



THAT'S ODD, ENTERTAINMENT, EAST MEETS WEST November 15, 2017


Allan Simmons, one of the game’s top-billed British players, has been barred from tournaments for three years after an inquiry concluded he had broken the rules of the word game. It appears that during competition Allan Sim...

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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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Peppa Pig is a bad influence, vents parent in viral social media post



THAT'S ODD, CHINA , UK, ENTERTAINMENT November 13, 2017


Much-loved cartoon character Peppa Pig made the news in China over the weekend when an exasperated parent took to social media complaining that the show was leading her child towards rowdy behaviour. The British animated show, ai...

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