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High price tag dents iPhone performance in China



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA , EAST MEETS WEST October 04, 2017


Perhaps the forthcoming launch of the iPhone X will boost Apple's lagging performance in China? Photo credit - Pixabay   Apple is apparently suffering from slow sales in China as a result of the price point of its latest mo...

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Irish Government in bid to attract Chinese students



CHINA , EDUCATION, EAST MEETS WEST October 04, 2017


A photograph taken inside the library of Trinity College, Dublin. photo credit - Pixabay   The Irish Government has revealed plans - and funding - to grow collaboration between Chinese and Irish educational institutions. &...

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Monarch collapse could bring British pilots to China



CHINA , UK, TRAVEL October 04, 2017


The collapse of British low-cost airline Monarch leaves a number of highly trained pilots looking for work. Photo credit - Monarch   British budget airline Monarch went out of business this week - many of their former pilot...

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Chinese Navy in London for the first time.



CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST October 04, 2017


In a speech quoting Churchill the Chinese Ambassador to the UK called for deeper links between the Chinese and British militaries.   Ambassador Liu Xiaoming quoted Winston Churchill saying: “Continuous effort, not s...

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730th order for China's first passenger jet



CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST October 03, 2017


  The Commercial Aviation Corp of China has announced the 730th pre-order for it's new C919 large passenger jet.   The plane is reportedly 10 per cent less expensive than its closest competitors. Designed with the glo...

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