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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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China bike sharing could inspire London and Paris



TECHNOLOGY, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST January 06, 2017


Chinese companies have been pioneering in incorporating 'ride sharing; technology into bicycle systems. Photo credit - Pixabay 2017 will mark the tenth anniversary of the Velib scheme in Paris, one of the world's first ...

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UPDATE: Izmir explosion: Blast reported outside courthouse in Turkish city



TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST January 05, 2017


A large explosion has been reported outside a court in the Turkish city of Izmir. There was no immediate confirmation of the cause of the blast or any casualties. It follows a series of terror attacks across Turkey by Isis and K...

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China Builders to Help with Israel's Housing Crisis



TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST January 05, 2017


Jerusalem - a city with a housing problem. Photo credit - Pixabay A deal has been agreed between China and Israel which will see as many as 6,000 Chinese builders help to construct new Israeli housing. According to The Jeru...

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Chinese firm Buys Stake in Diamond



BUSINESS, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST January 05, 2017


The Diamond 42 is one of the most popular light aircraft in the world. Photo credit - Diamond AircraftA Chinese aerospace firm has agreed to purchase part of the European / Canadian firm Diamond Aircraft.Founded and based in Austr...

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