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Could the next train link China and UK in 2 days?



TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST January 17, 2017


A fleet of Chinese high speed trains. Photo credit - Pixabay British railway passengers are not used to good news. We regularly report on the latest strikes, cancellations and fare rises, and journey times are often slower n...

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Chinese tourists flock to London after Brexit vote



LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST January 13, 2017


Chinese tourists are flocking to London in record numbers since the UK’s vote to leave the European Union weakened the pound against the yuan.   Businesses in the capital have reported record takings over the Christma...

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More Austalians and British look for work in China



BUSINESS, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST January 12, 2017


Workers of all professions are being attracted to China. Photo credit: Pixabay An increasing number of workers from Austalia, Ireland and the United Kingdom are being tempted to look for jobs in China. That’s according to ...

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Hainan Airlines lands at House of Fraser, Birmingham



CHINA , UK, TRAVEL January 11, 2017


Birmingham’s vibrant - and fast developing - city centre. Photo credit - Thinkstock A department store might not seem like the most obvious place to find a business class airline seat. However, that’s exactly what&rs...

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China overtakes USA as largest electric car market



TECHNOLOGY, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST January 06, 2017


An electric car pictured in the USA. Photo credit - Pixabay Electric car sales in China saw stratospheric growth in 2016, leading the country to become the world's number one market for the vehicles. Over the course of the year,...

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