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First Flight for Chinese Airliner



CHINA , TRAVEL June 29, 2016


After 14 years of research and development, China's first jet airliner made its first commercial flight on Tuesday. The ARJ21, made by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), has a price tag of $30 million, and...

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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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Tesla Plans Shanghai Factory



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA , TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST June 21, 2016


Tesla Motors - one of the World's leading manufacturers of electric vehicles - is rumoured to be planning a manufacturing facility near Shanghai. Bloomberg reports that the firm has signed a tentative agreement with Jinqiao ...

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First Air Route from Manchester to China Opens



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST June 10, 2016


The first ever direct flight between Manchester and Beijing has launched. Hainan Airlines will fly the route four times a week, becoming the first Chinese airline to fly directly to a UK city outside London. According to ITV New...

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