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Sainsbury's to Send More Tea to China



BUSINESS, CHINA August 01, 2016


(image: J. Sainsbury) You know the old saying about sending coals to Newcastle? Well Sainsbury's is going to be sending more tea to China, which sounds like a modern day equivalent. According the Guardian, the UK retail gia...

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Uber to Merge with Chinese Rival in $35 Billion Deal



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA August 01, 2016


Uber is set to merge its Chinese business with local rival Didi in a deal that could be worth $35 billion. That's according to Bloomberg, who report that the rumoured deal could mark an end to the costly battle for customers betw...

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A Third of Overseas Choosing NOT to Study in UK



CHINA , EDUCATION July 29, 2016


Almost a third of students overseas have said they won't be travelling to the UK to study.  The Brexit result is apparently the reason for the choice, with many claiming the country appears "less welcoming." A survey shows ...

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Lucky Workers in China Get 7-Day Paid Holiday



CHINA , LONDON LIFE July 29, 2016


Today is National #4pmfinish day! Whether this will actually come to fruition for Londoners (weeps) I am not sure. Over in China, however, many will be enjoying an amazing seven day paid holiday; slightly better than an hour off r...

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Chinese Scientists Change Colour of Sheep



TECHNOLOGY, THAT'S ODD, CHINA July 27, 2016


Forget black sheep, scientists in China are exploring ways for consumers to change the animals wool colour.  Official news agency Xinhua reports that researchers in Urumqi have bred sheep with eye-catching designs using...

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