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Pilots Flock to China to 'Live Like Kings'



BUSINESS, CHINA August 18, 2016


Commercial pilots are spreading their wings to 'live like kings' in China. That's according to Bloomberg, who report that experienced Captains and First Officers are leaving US and European airlines in large numbers to live ...

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Thought London House Prices were Bad? Try Shanghai!



BUSINESS, CHINA August 18, 2016


A collection of land in Shanghai has fetched a record-breaking price of over 11 billion yuan ($1.6 billion). That's according to China Daily, who report that the land was sold on Wednesday for 1.4x the asking price at auction. T...

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East London Borough Voted Least Happy in UK



BUSINESS, LONDON LIFE August 16, 2016


A borough in East London has been voted the most miserable place in the UK to live.  Barking and Dagenham came bottom in the poles with residents complaining of rude and unfriendly neighbours, according to an annual survey b...

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City of Wuhan sends 150 delegates to Manchester for 30th anniversary of links



BUSINESS August 16, 2016


The government of Wuhan sent approximately 150 delegates to Manchester in mid-July to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the twin-city relationship.   The China-Britain Business Council supported one of t...

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China's $11 Billion Coal Problem



BUSINESS, CHINA August 16, 2016


In June, we reported on China's efforts to reduce reliance on coal power. Amongst these, there was news that new coal power stations could face suspension until 2018, with a possible extension beyond that. It's now been revealed...

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