BUSINESS

 

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...

READ MORE

 

Chinese Firms Invest in Australian Airline



BUSINESS, CHINA , EAST MEETS WEST June 21, 2016


Two Chinese Investors - HNA Group and Nanshan Group - have bought a stake in Australia's second largest airline. The deal sees them acquire nearly a third of Virgin Australia - a carrier operating over 100 aircraft on domestic an...

READ MORE

 

Chinese Flight Attendants Trained in Combat



THAT'S ODD, BUSINESS, CHINA June 21, 2016


Flight attendants at Chengdu East Star Airlines have undergone combat training to help cope with a rise in unruly passengers. According to The Mirror, the recruits have been through tough military-style exercises, including lifti...

READ MORE

 

Loan Sharks Demand Nude Photos



THAT'S ODD, BUSINESS, CHINA June 21, 2016


Loan sharks in the Chinese province of Guangdong have been demanding naked pictures of female clients as a guarantee for loans. The illegal lenders have been making contact with victims through P2P finance services. They've then...

READ MORE

 

Could Chinese Wine Overtake French?



BUSINESS, CHINA , CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST June 20, 2016


China has the world's largest market for wine, with sales of over a billion litres last year. The sheer size of the market has inspired a new generation of Chinese vineyards, creating wines that could ultimately surpass the Frenc...

READ MORE

 

 

 
 
Booking.com

Playing Spectrum Sino